Top 10 Tourist places in Jaipur. Are you planning for a trip? It takes a lot of efforts to decide a right place to go and then if you choose the place then you have to further decide to choose a tourist destination to visit. If you love to ride an elephant ride, passionate about forts and marvelous architecture, Then Jaipur is the only place to visit. So go ahead have a look at the top 10 tourist places in Jaipur –
HAWA MAHAL – Palace of the wind “Hawa Mahal” build by Pratap Singh situated in Badi Chaupad, Jaipur. It has 953 pink windows (Jharokhas) on its outside wall and extends to the jhenas. This allows a cool breeze to blow through the mahal and keep it cool and airy in summer. Hawa Mahal is a unique and popular tourist place that should not be missed in Rajasthan.
JAL MAHAL – The place and the lake around the Maan Sagar lake renovated and enlarged by Maharaja Jai Singh II. The Jal Mahal is also known as water palace, Maan Sagar lake serves as a home of a variety of migratory birds. Traditional boat makers from Vrindavan are always there to help you to enjoy the boat ride in the same Royal Rajput style wooden boats. Bird Watching, Camel rides and Chaat chopati available on the bank of the Lake cannot be missed if someone is visiting this palace.
ALBERT HALL – Albert hall museum is located in Ram Niwas garden Jaipur, is the oldest museum of the state. The museum gets its name from the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, because of the similarity of architecture. it’s Looks interesting for those who love history and how the earlier royalty lived!! lots of weapons, clothing, musical instruments, jewelry, tribal art s, clock and other accessories are in display.
CITY PALACE JAIPUR – The palace complex situated in the heart of Jaipur city and constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. This palace is a mix combination of Rajput, Mughal and European architectural styles. City palace includes the ‘Chandra Mahal’ and ‘Mubarak Mahal’, and many other complexes in it. There are three main gates to the palace which are Tripolia Gate, Virendra Pol, and Udai Pol. The palace complex situated in the heart of Jaipur city. the palace offers great architecture and the stunning view of the Pink City and also an insight into the rich heritage of a bygone era.
JANTAR MANTAR – Jantar Mantar monument which is a UNESCO world heritage site build by Maharaja Jai Singh. Jantar-Mantar is a corrupted version of ‘Jantra’ meaning instrument. ‘Mantar’ meaning calculate. The Jantar Mantar is a set of 19 colossal astronomical observatory instruments. The main purpose of this was to predict the movement of the Sun, Moon, and Planets. it is located near to City Mahal and Hawa Mahal.
SISODIYA RANI KA BAGH – The garden was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh for his second queen Sisodia Rani, Udaipur princess. There are natural beauty and shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Hanuman in the vicinity of this royal garden. the walls of the garden decked with beautiful paintings of the eternal lovers, Radha and Krishna, in Sisodia rani garden there is excellent green space filled with plants, energy, and attracstarted by flowers. Sisodiya rani garden can today be enjoyed by every group of people who visit this.
AMBER FORT – Construction of the fort was Raja Man Singh, the fort includes the Diwan-e-Aam, the Diwan-e-Khas, Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace) or Jai Mandir and Sukh Niwas. there is a temple dedicated to lord Shila Devi. The fort made up of sandstone and marble. Amber Fort is open daily from 8 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. there are four courtyards in the fort, the first one is Jaleb chowk courtyard, the second one is the house of Diwan-e-Aam ,the third courtyard is Diwan-e-khas (also known as Sheesh Mahal)and the fourth courtyard include the palace of Maan Singh which has the Janana (women’s quarters) and if you want to reach top of the fort you can ride on an elephant, look the view of the city and enjoy the pleasure of elephant ride.
NAHARGARH FORT – Nahargarh fort was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Nahargarh is located along the Aravali hills overlooking a beautiful lake. earlier it has only mahal and few places to visit and eat. but now the glass palace and the wax museum is opened here so you can enjoy the natural beauty of the fort and museum at the same time. The fort is located at a height overlooking the entirety of Jaipur. There is a road uphill to the fort.and we can easily see the glimpses of peacock of the both side of the road. amazing place worth of visit.
JAIGARH FORT – The fort is made by Jai Singh II. Jaigarh fort is situated in cheel ka Teela (heels of eagles) of the aravali range. The fort houses the world’s largest cannon on wheels, a majestic palace complex and the assembly hall of the warriors known as ‘Shubhat Niwas’ along with a museum and an armory. The fort is built with thick walls of red sandstone and is spread over a vast range of 3 kilometers in length, with a width of one kilometer. a nice place in north of the Jaipur and a must watch when you visit the Jaipur city.
SARGASULI TOWER – The tower is known as “Tower of heven”. and made by king “Iswari Singh” The Sargasuli Tower is the tallest historical building in Jaipur. The entry of the tower is through a small door, entering by which visitors can see a beautiful round gallery that spirals upwards towards the mouth of the building. Every floor of Sargasuli Tower has a door which opens up towards a balcony. This tower provides visitors with the breath taking 360 degrees panoramic view of Jaipur City.
Author: Srishty Sonkhiya