The Pink City
Jaipur happens to be the capital of the state of Rajasthan in India and it is also known as the Pink City. It's located in the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and it is a significant tourist destination that attracts a large number of tourists each year.
Jaipur is a town of palaces and forts. There are lots of old havelis with gorgeous architecture, art, and colorful paintings. You are able to take pleasure in the enchanting bazaars with numerous local individuals in conventional colorful dresses. It's one of the three towns in the Golden triangle that comprises of Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. The city has its own exciting fascinations for the tourists.
This city welcomes all to enjoy the fusion of the historic and social heritage of the traditions of the Rajput kings. You must make it a point to see all the well-known forts, along with other places of attraction while on a Jaipur trip. These forts depict the bravery and heroism of the valiant Rajput leaders. Among the must visit places, Pink City, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar deserve special mention.
City Palace Complex
City Palace is an outstanding palace complex in the core of the Jaipur city. This magnificent palace complex accommodates numerous gorgeous palaces, pavilions, temples, as well as gardens. Chandra Mahal, Maharani Palace, Mubarak Mahal, Pitam Niwas Chowk, Bhaggi Khana, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Am, Govind Devji Temple, City Palace Museum, etc. are some of the prominent structures in the City Palace complex.
Hawa Mahal is an amazing monument and a must see tourist spot in Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built this magnificent 5-storey building in 1799 and it resembles the shape of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. The primary attraction of the building is its 953 windows called Jharokhas which are marvelously embellished with intricate latticework. This elaborate latticework allowed the royal ladies to see the everyday life on the street below without being seen from outside.
Jantar Mantar Observatory
Jantar Mantar had been built by Maharaja Jai Singh II during his regime. It's a collection of numerous architectural instruments and it has been amongst the most popular destinations to see during Rajasthan trips. Jai Prakash Yantra, Ram Yantra, and Samrat Yantra are the primary destinations right here.
Amber Fort is a splendid monument situated on a mountain within the outskirts of Jaipur. It's an excellent fusion of the Hindu and Muslim architecture. Its amazing architecture appeals to tourists from all over the globe. There are lots of gorgeous structures in the fort complex. A ride on an elephant's back to ascend the fort complex is a really wonderful experience.
This post was originally published on My Travel Trips.