Rajasthan is a colourful state, and Jaipur brings a touch of pink to it. This unique location, also referred to as the “Pink City of India,” is perfect for a luxurious vacation. Jaipur, which is brimming with opulence and warmth, is the ideal location for travellers from around the world to delight. Travellers with a variety of interests can pass the time for days enjoying the unique mix of historic and contemporary sites.
The warm and lively Pink city is a great location to learn about Rajasthani heritage and culture. The magnificent forts, palaces, and Havelis that are strewn across the city. Allow you to relive the rich lives of the Rajputana kings as you stroll through its narrow streets. To put yourself in their shoes to experience royalty. You might also go to the memorials and museums of notable rulers of the past. If you visit Rajasthan, you must choose to your stay at Hotel Hilton Jaipur to enjoy your stay with class. Here are some of the places that you can visit in Jaipur and they are as follows:-
● City Palace
The City Palace, which is in the centre of the old city, is home to exquisite courtyards, gardens, cenotaphs, and royal structures. The Rajput King Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who founded Jaipur, designed and built it. Later rulers who resided there expanded it. The palace is an exquisite fusion of Rajput, Mughal, and European architectural styles that exudes luxury. In a separate area of the palace, members of the previous governing royal family continue to live. Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Maharani’s Palace, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, and Bhaggi Khana are the palace’s most notable buildings.
The museum displays a rare collection of royal attire, including Pashmina shawls, Benaras silk sarees. And other items from the wardrobe of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I.
The walls and ceilings of the palace are decorated with Rajput weaponry from the fifteenth century. As well as beautifully preserved Rajputana paintings, Sanganeri prints, and folk needlework items.
● Amber Fort
11 kilometres away from Jaipur sits the fabled Amber Fort, a Rajputana palace dating back seven centuries. It is one of India’s most stunning architectural wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Amber fort, also known as Amer Fort, was built on the Aravalli hills by Raja Man Singh I in 1592. And finished by Mirza Raja Jai Singh. The magnificent stronghold, which was constructed from red, yellow, and white sandstone. And white marble, provides a breathtaking perspective of Maota Lake.
The magnificent palace comprises four courtyards and features landmarks like the Sheesh Mahal, Sitladevi Temple, Diwan-e-Aam, and Diwan-e-Khas.Suraj Pol and Chand Pol. The palace’s two principal gates, both lead to the Jaleb Chowk, the palace’s central courtyard. To get to the fort entrance, you can either take a car or enjoy an elephant ride. Explore the fort’s history with the stunning light and sound spectacular after spending three to four hours doing so.
● Jaigarh Fort
Jaigarh Fort was constructed on “Cheel ka Teela,” also known as the Hill of Eagles, to protect the Amber Fort. The fort, which is 500 feet above sea level, has sweeping views of
the Amber Fort and its verdant surroundings. The “Jaivana Cannon,” the largest cannon on wheels in the world that has only been fired once, is one of the fort’s main draws. The main observation tower, the water heritage path, Shubhat Niwas (the warriors’ assembly hall), and the armoury are other attractions. The complex is also home to a number of well-known temples, including Vilas Mandir, Lalit Mandir, Aram Mandir, and Kal Bhairav Temple.
● Nahargarh Fort
The Aravalli Hills’ Nahargarh Fort was constructed to protect the imperial Amber Palace, the home of the Rajput warriors. For 300 years, this magnificent building has commanded a view of the charming city of Jaipur.
As a getaway palace for the monarchs and queens, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II built it in 1734. Intriguing Indo-European architecture and an illustrious past have drawn visitors from all over the world. Important historical occurrences of the 18th century were witnessed at the Fort. As you explore the magnificent Sheesh Mahal, the wax museum. The shrine dedicated to the Jaipur Kings, and take pictures close to Jal Mahal, you learn more about the past.
● Jantar Mantar
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II constructed the astronomical observatory known as Jantar Mantar in the centre of Jaipur between 1728 and 1734. The observatory connected political, social, and religious behaviours to cosmology. And served as a meeting place for scientific civilizations from all over the world.
The largest of the five such structures created in Northern India, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has enormous stone tools for viewing celestial bodies with the naked eye that have remarkable geometric form combinations. Since the beginning of time, architects, mathematicians, painters, and historians have been drawn to the precision and accuracy of these astronomical instruments.
● Hawa Mahal
The Hawa Mahal, a 200-year-old monument in the middle of the city, is the most recognisable feature in Jaipur. The five-story palace, known for its distinctive honeycomb shape and Indo-Islamic architecture, contains 953 lattice work windows. It was constructed in 1799 as a summer palace by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. And was pink in colour with floral designs, dome-shaped arches, and patterned pillars.
The City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Sireh Deori Bazaar can all be seen clearly from the palace. The royal ladies were able to enjoy royal processions and regular market activities on the street without being seen by the general public because of the finely crafted windows, known as “Jharokhas.”
● Govind Dev Ji Temple
One of Vrindavan Thakur Ji’s seven famous temples is the Govind Dev Ji Temple in Jaipur. It is well known among Lord Krishna devotees and is situated within the City Palace complex. The temple’s exteriors and ceilings are artistically designed and covered with gold. To allow the pious king to see the idol from his home, the temple was erected in the compound between Chandra Mahal and Badal Mahal. Aartis and Prasad, often known as
“Bhogs,” are served seven times during the day. To take in the festivities of the festival, you can schedule your trip to the temple around Janmashtami.
Jaipur’s splendour is beyond what words can convey. Everything about this city, from the palaces to the forts to the monuments to the museum to the lake, is breath-taking. In Jaipur, you can see a lot in a day. But if you have more time, there are a lot of locations you can visit close by.
Apart from visiting places, you must choose your luxury stay at hotel Hilton, Jaipur to experience class and luxury. Therefore, we have listed some of the best places in this blog. That you must visit if you want to explore and experience Rajasthani culture at its best.