JAIPUR

The Pink City is replete with historical landmarks that echo its past glory and living traditions. Discover palaces and forts, temples and gardens, crafts and pageantry here. There is no dearth of things that one can do in Jaipur. To begin with there is sight-seeing, and the city offers an incredible array of historical sites. Right from forts like the Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and Nahargarh Fort, to the City Palace to other monuments like the Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal, Jaipur’s rich history offers innumerable opportunities to catch a glimpse into the past.

Amer Fort, it is one of the well known preserved forts in Rajasthan, it was also known as royal capital  for seven long years before Jaipur was founded. It has covers wide area and complex of several palaces like meeting halls, gardens and temples. The Amer Fort was built in the later half of the 10th century the great legendry King Raja Man Singh.

Amer Fort

The City Palace, built by Sawai Jai Singh, it come to know as official seat of Royal Family of Jaipur after 1922. After Independence of India Royal Family officially donate a large part of the palace as a museum, displaying its excellent collection of artifacts and other legends known and used by the Rajput royalty.

City Palace Jaipur

Jantar Mantar was built in 1728, by Sawai Jai Singh’s it is a unique observatories. Jantar Mantar is equipped with instruments that have been specially designed to predict accurate movement of stars. This place signifies the love of king towards astronomy and astrology and high point of medieval Indian astronomy.

Well at last  one of the important  places in Jaipur is Hawa Mahal also known as “Palace of Winds” which was built in 1799. It is an unusual design five storied structure with a facade of extensive lattice- work in stone. Aristocratic Rajput women to look out at the bustling bazaar below while remaining unseen used it.

Jaipur is  well connected cities in the country, because the fact that it is such a huge tourist attraction. Their is also a special luxury train  ‘Palace on Wheels’ runs once a week from Delhi from September to April. The train, which goes on round trip of the State of Rajasthan, makes its first stop in Jaipur.