Jaipur sightseeing places are very beautiful and incredible when tourists come to Rajasthan tour then they should watch these places. It is known as pink city and also for its “”Rajwada Nature” the crown of Rajasthan built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in eighteenth century. It is the largest city and capital of Rajasthan.
The kingdom of amber was ruled by Sawai Jai Singh II. Amber is the capital of kachahavas was his birth location. On december 31, 1699, amber saw him become a king when he was only 11 due to his father’s death. He was awarded with the title of saramad-i-raja-i-hind by the mughal emperor muhammad shah on 21 april 1721. He was then called raj rajeshwar by the emperor on 2 june 1723. On the occasion he was also called raja dhiraj and maharaja sawai. The meaning of sawai is a one and quater time greater than his rivals, and this title is even today used by his descendants. Mathematics, architect, and astrology fascinated him greatly.
Jaipur tourist places has been added in the India’s most famous sightseeing spots. Recently it has been added in India’s Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur, Agra. It is famous for its colorful culture, history, traditions, festivals, sweets, handicrafts items, sanganeri printed clothes and other local particulars which you can’t see anywhere in the world.
History of Pink City
Rajasthan is the land of kings. Since last decades of 16th century it has a history or brave Rajput Kings and their courageous queens. It has hundreds of forts, Mahals (King’s Palaces), royal memorials, temples, religious and such others spots. It is also one from these cities having a rich heritage of 400 years old traditions, cultures and one of the best spots to be visited in the world. It is known for its various forts, temples, gardens and ancient Indian architectural designs.
It is known as the world’s first planned city in last 500 years of world history. It is the best example of Indian architecture and astrological city planning. Amer’s Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1693-1744) founded it in eighteenth century. He was a great warrior, scholar and astronomer. He had interest in various arts, architecture, astronomy, astrology and other ancient Hindu sciences. He belongs to lineage of Kucchwaha Rajput. He was a courter in Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Besides it, It has one more quality that it is the safest place for tourist as holds a great history of peaceful environment. No war was fought on its land neither in Mughal Empire nor during British regime. Even on today it is assumed as one of the most safe tourist site.
Maharaja Sawari Jai Singh chooses Pink color for beautiful city. He ordered all citizens to paint their buildings, home and temples in pink colors that are why it is known as Pink City. During 19th century It started to extend outside of the city walls. Now It has ten times larger than 1947’s pink city including an excellent fusion of old and modern architecture.
Local conveyance is so good that you can’t amaze. You can travel in local city easily as It has the world’s best local conveyance facilities equipped with local buses, RTDC buses, auto rickshaw, rickshaws, taxi, cars and motor cycles too. It is you who will choose. There are wonderful connectivity from one point to another point, so have an enjoy of local sightseeing.
Tourist Spots of Pink City
Amber Fort: Amer was the capital of founder Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. Later he planned another beautiful city and established Jaipur as world’s first pre-planned and well structured city.
Jaigarh Fort: World’s first and last fort which could not conquered till today from its establishment. Currently it is a tourist site and you can have a good view of the whole city including local hills, Mansagar lake, city and forests.
Nahargarh Fort: another wonderful place to visit. Like Jaigarh Fort it is also situated on hills and you can view city.
City Palace: City Palace is a living monument blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture. It is King’s house since its foundation. Today it has renovate as a museum of historical details, culture and traditions which you can see yourself.
Govind Devji Temple: Temple of Lord Krishna and his concert Radha Rani. It is also known as city Bhagwan (God).
Moti Doongari Temple: Temple of Lord Ganeshji and local citizens never start any work before preying him. It was built to protect the whole City.
Birla Temple: World’s first air-conditioned temple. It is built with white marble.
Akshardham Temple: Dedicated to Swami Prabhupad and Lord Krishna. Built with sand stone is an architectural monument for international devotee’s destination of Lord Krishna.Kanak Vrindavan – It is very beautiful garden. We can see Shree Krishna and Radha statues at there.
Galta: It is known as pushkar or ‘Kumbh Ka Mela’. It is dedicated to the Sun and has natural scenery to view the scene. It is a famous Hindu holy place of India. Tourist should visit this place to see city Culture.
Pink City Monuments
Jantar Mantar: Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh was keen into astronomy. He built five different astronomical observatory in India’s various sites, It was also one of them. It was first biggest observatory before 20th century. Hawa Mahal: Palace for queens. Its beauty can’t be written or tell in words. It is an experience to feel yourself.
Ishwar Lat (aka Sarga Suli): It was created to watch the whole city in emergency.
Gaitore (or Gatore) : It was royal cremation site for the royal clan of Pink city and Amer.
Sisodia Rani Garden: The beautiful palace of Rajput Queen(Sisodia Rani Garden) where they used to spend their time with other ladies of royal clan.
Jal Mahal: It was the only lake that provided water for Amber for 200 years. Now it has been developed by the Government and tourist can view beautiful evening with boat riding. You can see the Aravalli mountain hills, dotted with ancient forts and temples, the other side, heritage city. It is a very famous romantic place.
Monuments Timings and Entry Fee
|Name of Monuments||Telephone Number||Duration of Opening||Entry Fee|
|Amber Fort||2530293||8.30 A.M.- 6.00 P.M||20 Rs||100 Rs|
|City Palace||2608055||10.00 A.M.- 5.00 P.M.||75 Rs||300 Rs|
|Jantar Mantar||2610494||9.00 A.M.- 4.30 P.M.||10 Rs||50 Rs|
|Albert Hall||2570099||9.00 A.M.- 5.00 P.M.||20 Rs||50 Rs|
|Hawa Mahal||2618862||9.00 A.M.- 4.30 P.M.||20 Rs||50 Rs|
|Jaigarh Fort||2671848||9.00 A.M.- 5.00 P.M.||25 Rs||City palace Ticket|
|Nahargarh Fort||5148044||9.00 A.M.- 5.00 P.M.||10 Rs||50 Rs|
|Gaitor||9.00 A.M.- 5.00 P.M.||10 Rs||50 Rs|
|Sarga Suli||9.00 A.M.- 5.00 P.M.||5 Rs||50 Rs|
Animals Riding Spots
|Riding||Riding Place||Riding Charges|
|1. Camel||Jal Mahal||150 Rs.|
|2. Elephant||Amber Fort||1100 Rs.|
|3. Horse||Albert Museum||50 Rs.|
|4. Kalbalia Dance||Chokhi Dhani||10 Rs.|
Beautiful and unforgettable Famous Festivals
- Kite Festival
- Teej Festival
- Raksha Bandhan
- Gangaur Festival
- Dashhara Festival
- Deewali Festival
Yoga, Meditation and other Health Resorts
It is known as city of ancient Indian spiritual practices like Yoga, Meditation, Tantra, Astrology, Sanskrit learning, Mantra etc. It is also a witness of Hollywood celebrities city visiting to learn yoga and meditations basics. Some of good name are Kate Winslet, Nicole Kidman, Brittany Spears and so on.
Local Food Destinations
Chokhi Dhani: A perfect place for Rajasthani cuisine. It is famous for food serving with local traditions as you will get here waiters in rajasthani dreses with turban as well as you can enjoy local things like maze, kathputli (puppet) show, camel riding, horse riding, fruit raita, Dal Choorma Bati, Kari. It is perfect place for vegetarian peoples. Entry Charges only 350 Rs. for Indian and Foreigner.
Rawat Mishthan Bandar: Famous for Onion Kachori and Mawa Kachori, Samosa and sweets.
Kanji Sweet Bhandar: Like Rawat Mishtan Bhandar you will get superb tasty sweets.
Om Towers: Rajasthan’s first revolving tower where you can enjoy pure vegetarian food even you can stay there as it s a five-star hotel-cum-restaurant.
LMB: Another jewel in city food spot and famous for local sweet Ghewar and vegetarian Rajasthani food.
Natraj: Good place for non-vegetarian tourists situated at MI Road.
Niros: Another heaven for non-vegetarian peoples.
1. Raj Rambagh Palace Hotel: Located in City’s heart a former palace and a seven star staying place. You can find a room starting from Rs 22,500 to 130,000.
2. Oberoi Raj Vilas Palace Hotel: Situated on Goner Road. A perfect five-star place to stay here starting from Rs 22,500 to Rs.130,000.
3. Hotel Jai Maa Palace : A cheap but superb quality staying place.
4. Nirvana palace : A Heritage Look Hotel.
5. Vinner Point : A Affordable with full facility Hotel.
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- Central Museum (Albert Hall)
- Birla Planetarium
- Dolls Museum
- Traditional Puppet Show
- Traditional Jewelry and Gem Stone arts
- Stone sculpture
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