Jaipur — The Beautiful City of Rajasthan
Jaipur is popular as “Pink City” and situated in the royal deserts of the Rajasthan state which is also part of golden triangle tour packages India. Jaipur has many beautiful places like marvelous palaces, magnificent forts, museums, havelis, colorful bazaars and temples. Jaipur is one of the biggest and capital city of Rajasthan state. This beautiful city was discovered by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year of 1727 AD. Beautiful Monuments and forts of Jaipur represents the glorious part of this city. This city capture lot of tourist from its amazing visiting places.
In this city, there is one of the finest tourist destinations is Amer Fort which is located on the Aravali hills. It is situated 11 km far away from the city and was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. This fort is remarkable not only for its beautiful palaces, but for the majestic splendor of its surroundings as well. This beautiful fort is the complex of marvelous palaces like as Sheesh Mahal (the Mirror Palace), Diwan-e-Khas (the Hall of Private Audience), Diwan-e-Aam (the Hall of Public audience), and the Sukh Mandir, which is protected by sandalwood doors inlaid with ivory. It is one of the finest amalgam of Hindu and Muslim architecture.
In Jaipur, there are located a fine example of Rajput and Mughal architecture, i.e. The City Palace. The City Palace is the complex of many beautiful structures like Chandra Mahal (the Moon Palace, a seven storey palace), Diwan-e-Aam (Hall of Public Audience), Diwan-e-Khas, Mubarak Mahal and a museum which has royal collection like Mughal artifacts, Manuscripts and Royal Costumes.
In this beautiful city, there are located a marvelous monument, i.e. Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). It is the five storey semi octagonal building which is constructed in the shape of Lord Krishna’s crown and has the small 953 windows. Basically, the windows of this palace were designed for the ladies of Royal families to watch the activities of the market below without being seen.
The Jantar Mantar is one of the finest monuments of this city and was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in the year of 1734 CE. This observatory has world’s biggest stone Sundial and also the UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this observatory there are, you can see the 400 year old devices to identify the movements of the universe.
In Jaipur, there are finest palace of this city is the Jal Mahal (the Water Palace) which is located amid the beautiful picturesque Mansagar Lake. This amazing palace was prepared by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century. Best time to visit this beautiful city is the month of November to February. The tour and travels in jaipur offer the great opportunity to visit the marvelous city of Rajasthan.