Famous by the name of “Pink City”, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. For its heat and tiring weather, the best time to visit this city is during the Winter season. The rainy season might be soothing as well. The city offers many attractive tourist destinations. Uncommonly rich with the glorious history of India, the city is prestigious for History lovers.
Situated atop a hill, it is a primary tourist destination in Jaipur. The palace is built in a secured artistic manner. Its long winding paths offer a lovely variety of scenic beauty. They offer an Elephant ride up to the fort, which gives a thrilling experience for obvious reasons. The history is well represented by the guides and the artefacts and decorations truly make them alive. A visit in the dusk is a thrilling visit indeed. The sunset brings out an incredible atmosphere that enthralls the heart throughout.
Overlooking the Amer Fort and Maota Lake, the Jaigarh Fort was originally built for the protection of Amer Fort. Profoundly skilled water harvesting system and security checking high walls are the most stunning historical remnants that astonish the tourists. Along with that, the “Jaivana cannon” is totally worth a visit, for, it was the largest cannon built in the 18th Century, according to the local tourist guides. More than 3 kilometers long, this fort, under the clear sky is breathtakingly beautiful for every traveler.
Built on the edge of the Aravalli hills, the Nahargarh Fort, provided security to the Jaipur city along with the Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. The name Nahargarh means, ‘abode of tigers.’ The place was designed and built mainly for living peacefully. The Queen’s palaces are insightful and the enchanting view from the roof of the Fort is breathtaking. Many movies like “Sonar Kella”, “Rang de Basanti”, “Sudh Desi Romance” were filmed in this fort. The construction of this fort did not take place all at once, but with time and patience the whole fort was built. Comfortably situated, this fort, looks over the whole of Jaipur city.
Jal Mahal, translated as the “Water Palace”, is situated in the middle of the “Man Sagar Lake” in Jaipur. It is an architectural showcase that provides a picturesque view for the tourist. The palace built in red sandstone is a delightful sight, from the land surrounding the lake. Best visited after the dark, for, the lights reflected on top of the water truly assigns awe on people’s faces.
City Palace of Jaipur:
The City Palace was the administrative and ceremonial place for the Kings of Jaipur. Religious, Cultural, industrial, and Intellectual spaces were offered in the City palace. Currently it is the museum of King Man Singh the second and continues to be the home of the Jaipur royal family. The palace complex is consisted of several buildings, galleries and restaurants. A thoroughly observant exploration of the City palace offers more knowledge in a day than a person can learn in a week by reading about Jaipur.
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