Jaipur, a prominent tourism spot and the capital of India’s Rajasthan state, is also called “Pink City” for its typical colours of buildings. The regal charm of the city has stood firm in the test of time and the heart of Jaipur is ornamented thecolonnaded and opulent City Palace complex, which today houses many museum collections of artistic works and textiles. Jaipur tour is ought to be an insight on the ruling years and lifestyle of the kings of the bygone era. If you love art, artisans, forts and architecture, Jaipur is definitely in your travel list. Most of theJaipur’s palaces have now turned heritagehotels; living in them during your Jaipur trip can make it an experience of lifetime indeed! There are many things more that make Jaipur so alluring – the royal ride on the elephants, stroll through the pristine villages, spending hours in the Biological Parks and many more. Here are some irresistible Jaipur attractions –
1. Pink City – Old City of Jaipur is known as the Pink City literally and this area will take you to the glorious past of the city, which is adorned with magnificent palaces. The founder of Pink city was Sawai Jai Singh II and the city was painted all in pink to cordially welcome Prince of Wales in 1876. The architectural brilliance says it all if you can spot the engineering done for excellent ventilation throughout. Don’t forget to shop jewelleries from this place.
2. City Palace – City Palace is right in the heart of Pink City. Constructed by Sawai Jai Singh II, in between 1729 and 1732 AD, this palace has the beautiful Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. Chandra Mahalis now a museum housing lovely handcrafted products depicting cultural heritage of Jaipur.
3. HawaMahal – This is an architectural marvel and a must visit spot in you Jaipur tour package. Also, known as the ‘Palace of the Winds’,Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh had included 953 windows in the planning for ventilation purpose. This five-storey building does not have any steps to reach the upper stories, instead slopes to connect each floor. Royal women of Rajput family stood at the windows to see the happenings in the city.
Apart from these 3 prominent tourist spots, Jaipur also has more places to visit like Amber Fort, JantarMantar Observatory,DeraAmer Elephant Safari etc. If you do not wish to miss out any of these entertaining zones, take help from the experts like Go Delhi tourism agency who prepares extensive tour packages for all kinds of travellers