Jaipur, as we all know today, is the state capital of Rajasthan. It is also known as the Pink City. More than all of these, Jaipur is also famous for its Dal Bati Churma. Jaipur forms an important part of the Golden triangle tour which covers Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Bean the erstwhile capital of the Rajput, Jaipur is filled with a lot of palaces and Forts, and it makes up the agglomerate of the royal places of Rajasthan including Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer.
Given its rich history and the richness of the kings who ruled Jaipur, there are a lot of places that have their contribution to Rajput history that you can visit in Jaipur. In addition to all of these, Jaipur also has a contemporary Chand that makes it an amazing place to visit even if you are not looking to visit Jaipur in a golden triangle packages.
Here are the list of places that you can consider visiting in Jaipur.
The first and foremost in the list of places to visit in Jaipur should be the Amber fort which is also known as Amer Fort. Situated at about 10 km from Jaipur, this place is made of sandstone and stands on a hill. The very site of this food makes you look at wonder at how the Rajput had amazing skills of building magnificent foods. This food gives you the best views of the Aravalli range and the Maota Lake. You can also choose to write to IV on the top of an elephant. It is interesting to note that this phone has a lot of gateways or Darwaza that were designed with the passing of elephants in mind. This fort has a Cafe Coffee Day and is one of its kind. Even Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a fan of this coffee shop.
Govind rajasthali cottage industries
Near The Monk Sagar lake when you return to the city from the Amber fort, you will be able to take a stop at this store. What is interesting to note about this store is that it serves as the one stop shop for the souvenirs of Rajasthan. it is not just a place for artefacts but also for a variety of other options Like even Jaipuri quilts and bed sheets. The prices could possibly be high but with the Assurance and quality and originality, the price is worth it and with the bargain option available, it only gets better.
Mansingh is one of the names that you will hear often in Jaipur and the Suburban areas. Mansingh Sagar is one of the Famous Monuments of Jaipur. If you would like to see how the Jaipur Kings managed to balance between the rich Grand teacher and the nature, you have to visit the man Sagar lake. The jayamahal, which is a Red sandstone Palace floats on the middle of the lake and this site is quite something to behold and gives the already Grand Jaipur and even grinder touch. This sandstone palace was built by Jaipur founder and King Sawai Jai Singh II and it was meant to be a pleasure Palace. Today, it stands as one of the most important landmarks in Jaipur.
The list of places to visit in Jaipur Mai start with the Amber fort, but it has to essentially include this amazing quintessential Landmark of Jaipur, the Hawa Mahal. The Hawa Mahal literally means palace of the wind. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1979 and the structure of this building was inspired by the Crown of the Hindu God Lord Krishna. This Mahal looks like a picturesque and intricately carved honeycomb and it has 953 lattice Windows. The cause of this Mahal is interesting to note. In the past, the royal ladies wear Forbidden to appear in the public and they had to observe the profession from a hidden place. This was Why the Hawa Mahal was built. These Windows not only give the approaches for this ladies to look but also the breezy environment for them to enjoy.
Laxmi Misthan Bhandar
The Lakshmi Misthan Bhandar or the LMB is located on the Johari Bazar road. It has been serving customers with delectable and authentic Jaipur food for more than 60 years. Interestingly, this restaurant serves 24 hours a day and there are amazing varieties of foods to choose from including but not limited to sweets, snacks, local delicacies and a lot more of the usual North Indian dishes like the samosa, aloo tikki and even a full course Rajasthani meal.
Jantar Mantar science observatory
Jantar Mantar science observe a tree is a symbol of India’s dedication and commitment towards learning scientifically. The Jantar Mantar was completed in the year 1734 and was commissioned by the Rajput Emperor Sawai Jai Singh II. It has the world’s largest stone sundial and is considered to be a UNESCO World Heritage site. Being quiet close to the city palace and the Hawa Mahal, it is a location that should never be missed on a tour to Jaipur. There are collections of about 19 architectural astronomical structures and each one serves a purpose. The love that the emperor Sabha Jai Singh hand towards astronomy is best exemplified in the collection of telescopes that he had. It is interesting to note that this king had telescopes within a century of the telescopes being invented in Europe.
Jaipur, which is known as the Pink City has a lot of attractions of different flavours and each of those attractions comes with a story of its own. This entire city is filled with things and places that you can lighter around and visit and at the same time, learn a lot about the rich history of the Rajputs who ruled over this place. No wonder, it is a constant feature in multiple travel packages like the North Indian tour package, the royal Rajasthan package and the golden triangle. Jaipur is a place that one should never miss visiting in their lifetime because it tells a lot of stories about the rich Legacy of the Rajputs in India!