Incredible Rajasthan Is Incomplete Without These Top 10 Places to Visit in Jaipur
Jaipur is a beautiful city in the heart of Rajasthan that captures the culture, history and essence of our rich traditions. The beautiful city is often used as a pit-stop for those travelling further into Rajasthan and new places, but Jaipur itself is so beautiful that these top 10 places to visit in Jaipur should not be missed.
1. Amber Fort
This is the most iconic palace in Jaipur that offers a stellar view of the city. This UNESCO World Heritage Site can be best enjoyed with an elephant ride up to the fort, giving you a true royal experience. The design, architecture and structure of the palace is magnificent.
2. Hawa Mahal
The Palace of Windows is known for the architecture that has around 953 windows. The Mahal has a honeycomb structure that makes it extremely attractive. Shopping around the Hawa Mahal is a must if you are looking to buy traditional Jaipuri dresses, chappals and jewellery.
3. Jantar Mantar
This is a 18th Century monument that is also the largest sundial in the world. It is an example of ancient Indian engineering which was way ahead of its time. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The astronomical observatory has to be on your list.
4. City Palace
This is one of the most stunning monuments in Jaipur and was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The palace is a mix of Mughal and Rajput architecture and exudes royalty.
5. Nahargarh Fort
An early morning visit to Nahargarh Fort when the sun is not too strong or a visit at night is ideal to truly enjoy a mesmerising view of the Pink City from this fort. You can also visit the Jaipur Wax Museum in the fort. The first was built in 1734, but still stands strong as a testament of the power of Sawai Jai Singh II.
6. Jal Mahal
Located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake, the Jal Mahal is a beautiful palace from where sunrise should not be missed. Though you cannot enter the palace, a boat ride around it or viewing it from the lakeside is ideal.
7. Jaigarh Fort
Also known as Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles), the fort allows for a stellar view of the Amer Fort. It is also home to the world’s largest canon on wheels- Jaivana.
8. Chokhi Dhani
If you want to experience the village life, enjoy good food and spend an amazing evening- then Choki Dhani is the place to visit. It has everything- from camel rides to magic shows that allow you to experience the rich culture that Indian rural areas are known for.
9. Birla Mandir
The temple is known for its white marble and stunning architecture. It is situated on the Moti Dungri Hill and is an extremely peaceful and tranquil environment to be in.
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10. Jhalana Safari Park
The Safari Park is India’s first Leopard reserve and if you are someone who loves wildlife then a visit here is a must. The Safari will give you a chance to explore the flora and fauna of Aravalli range and is great for a good family time. Like this post?
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