Thu. Jun 13th, 2024
Jaipur

Jaipur, referred to as the “Pink City” and the “Paris of India,”   Jaipur is renowned around the world for its beautiful architecture, astrology, forts, monuments, palaces, handicrafts, culture, and, last but not least, its fascinating cuisine.

The unique feature of a trip to Jaipur is the conserved heritage from the year 1727.

As one of the points of the Golden Triangle of Indian tourism, Jaipur is well-known on the global tourism map as well as pincodes of various places in Jaipur.

1. Amber Palace

Rajput architecture is best shown by Amer Palace. Mughal architecture has a strong impact on many of its structures and works. The stunning, magnificent castle is built of red sandstone and marble and is divided into four floors, each of which has a courtyard.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 08.00AM to 09.15PM

2. Hawa Mahal

In the year 1799, Kachhwaha Rajput king Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh constructed the Hawa Mahal. The maharaja was so inspired by the Khetri Mahal’s architecture in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, that he chose to style his own palace after it. That idea led to the creation of the Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Breeze.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.00AM to 05.00PM

3. City Palace

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh erected the City Palace in Jaipur at the same time that he transferred his court from Amber to Jaipur. The City Palace served as the Maharaja of Jaipur’s ceremonial and executive palace until 1949. Jaipur is now the state of Rajasthan’s capital. The palace facility includes a number of buildings, a number of courtyards, galleries, restaurants, and offices for the Museum Trust.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.30AM to 07.00PM

4. Jantar Mantar

Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur built the observatory famous as Jantar Mantar in 1724. The Jantar Mantar’s primary goal was to compile astronomical tables that would aid in predicting the timing and movement of celestial bodies including the sun, moon, and other planets.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.00AM to 04.30PM

5. Nahargarh Fort

The beautiful Nahargarh Fort is located above the stunning Pink City of Jaipur. The creator of Jaipur, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, constructed a massive building in 1734 that would not only defend the city but also enhance its beauty and wealth. It was first known as “Sudarshangarh Fort” after being renamed “Nahargarh,” which refers to “Abode of Tigers.”

Opening timings: Opens all days from 10.00AM to 10.00PM

6. Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal, sometimes referred to as the Water Palace, the Floating Palace, or the Underwater Palace, is considered as one of the best specimens of Rajput and Mughal architecture in the whole world. The palace was first constructed in 1699 and has undergone several renovations. The Jal Mahal palace may give you a breathtaking view of the Man Sagar Lake and the Nahargarh hills.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 12.00PM to 07.00PM

7. Rambagh Palace

Kesar Bardan, the queen’s favorite maid at the time, oversaw the creation of Rambagh Palace in the year 1835. However, it was soon evolved into a palace and utilized as the Maharaja of Jaipur’s home. This palace, which is constructed of marble and sandstone, is a remarkable example of the amazing art created at that period. Rambagh Palace outside and inside are both equally regal and span 47 acres of land.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.00AM to 05.30PM

8. Jaigarh Fort

The Rajputs’ creation of artillery was centered at Jaigarh Fort. The Jaivana presently resides there; when it was built there in 1720, it was the biggest cannon on wheels in the world at the time. It was made at this foundry, which is also where it is.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.00AM to 05.00PM

9. Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir was constructed in 1988. The marble architecture, classic architectural features, and statues that make up the temple’s elegance are well known. The Birla Family has taken up the task of constructing several marble temples around the nation. The temple’s land belonged to the King of Jaipur, who gave it to the Birla Family for the sum of one rupee (1 INR) so that it might be constructed.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 08.00AM to 09.00PM

10. Sheesh Mahal Amber Fort

One of the most visited tourist destinations in Jaipur is Sheesh Mahal, also referred to as the Palace of Mirrors. It was constructed from red sandstone and marble. Even a tiny beam of light may naturally illuminate the entire palace and reflect in all the other mirrors, which is what gives this palace its beauty.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.30AM to 04.30PM