The pink city, Jaipur Rajasthan
Jaipur, also known as the pink city, is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich cities in India. It was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in November 1727 and also got its name from this brave Hindu ruler. Located in Northern India, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and also the largest city in this state.
Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, is the capital city of Rajasthan in India.
The town is known all over the world for its rich history, architectural marvels, museums, folklore and a host of things which takes you back to the era of Rajput warriors. No wonder Jaipur is a popular tourist destination for both domestic as well as foreign travellers. There is no shortage of things to do in Jaipur for a tourist.
Places to visit in Jaipur -
Hawa Mahal is an iconic building in Jaipur. Constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, Hawa Mahal is a five-storeyed structure been built in honeycomb style. Explore the numerous passages and balconies in the building. Take in the breathtaking views of the city from the top. It is better to opt for a guided tour of Hawa Mahal.
2. Nahagrah Fort
Think Rajasthan and you have majestic forts and palaces coming into your mind. Nahargarh Fort is one such majestic and magnificent fort, situated in the Aravalli mountain ranges in Jaipur. Nahargarh was earlier known as Sudarshangarh and was built in 1734 by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh II, primarily as a strong defence for Jaipur city.Today, Nahargarh Fort is one of the prime tourist destinations of Jaipur. At any time of the day, it is a visual treat to watch the splendid palace stand in its glory but in the evenings, the floodlit fort looks like a dream. You should visit the fort in the evening when you can get a great view of the city with lights on.
3. Amer Fort
Amer Fort or Amber Fort is a fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India. Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometres located 11 kilometres from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. The town of Amer and the Amber Fort were originally built by Raja Man Singh and additions were, later, made by Sawai Jai Singh.
Design is intelligence made visible.
Amer Fort is known for its artistic style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace. Mughal architecture greatly influenced the architectural style of several buildings of the fort.
AMBER PALACE -
Near Amer fort
BEAUTIFUL MELANGE OF ARCHITECTURE
One of the top tourist attractions of Jaipur, the huge Amer Palace Fort sits atop a small hill, and is located at a distance about 11 km from the main city. The magnificent Amer Fort is an extensive palace complex that has been built with pale yellow and pink sandstone, and with white marble. The fort is divided into four main sections that are graced with their own courtyards.
4. Patrika gate
Patrika Gate gives a sneak peek into the vibrant culture of Rajasthan as each pillar is dedicated to some or the other part of the state. It is the most Instagramable spot of the city. The pastel hues and the symmetry of this archway will make you go 'wow'.
5.Albert hall museum
The Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan. It is situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. Built-in the year 1876, it was initially planned to be a concert hall. It resembles the architecture of the Victoria and Albert Hall Museum in London, so, the name. Also known as the Government Central Museum, it is a standing example of the Indo-Saracenic architecture. Albert Hall Museum holds a large collection of artefacts brought from the different regions of the world that stand divided over a whopping 16 art galleries! So in the coming sections, you would get a chance of things to know about Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur.
6 .Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal or the Water Palace is one of the most majestic places to see in Jaipur. The city is dotted with marvelous architectural beauties and Jal Mahal stands at the forefront of these works of art. Standing amidst the center of Man Sagar Lake, the palace, when you first look at it, will give you the illusion of almost floating atop the lake and that is the moment when this sight takes your breath away.
7.The World Trade-
I haven't been everywhere but it's on my list!!
The city is world-famous for its architectural marvels like Hawamahal & Albert Hall. World Trade Park WTP Jaipur is the next generation architectural wonder. Its design catches everyone’s attention. The large mall is divided into two blocks; the North block and South Block. A wide city street separates these blocks. Nonetheless, a bridge joins two buildings.
Now it's time to know something more and internet about Jaipur -
🔷Experience the Exquisite Rich culture of Jaipur "aka pink city "
🔷Dance-Folk Dance and music provide spice to the life of the barren desert land .The main folk dance here is "ghooner" in which woman dance to the rhythmic beats along with flaunting there ghagharas and in the tunes of rajasthani folk songs.
The city is famous for its authentic Rajasthani delicacies that are mouthwatering and sumptuous.Famous dishes -
Dal bati churma
Gatte ki sabjzi
🔷Famous sweets -
🔹Chaugni ke laddu
Most of the cuisine prepared here are of pure ghee and butter.
🔷Festival -Jaipur experience large number of fairs and festivals .some of common festive celebrate here are
🔹Jaipur literature festival
🔹Chhat ka mela
Trust me this city is know as "stunning beauty of rajasthan.