Jaipur is one of the best tourist destinations in India which has been affectionately referred as the Pink City. The most popular Jaipur attractions and places to visit are the ancient palaces and forts, with elaborate architecture that serves as a resplendent reminder of their royal heritage. Visitors to the Jaipur can get to enjoy and experience the attractions and also they can pleasure their eyes with the magnificent display of its royal Rajput heritage in its imposing forts and impressive palaces. Check out the following places that must not to be missed when you plan a visit to Jaipur. (Image by Ativsrivastava)
Must Visit Places in Jaipur
Jaipur houses large number of attractions that must be at least once in a life time that definitely worth your effort and visit. Make a visit to Jaigarh fort, which is located in Amber that is well known for its stunning structure, and also you can get to find out the well maintained garden and a stunning museum. Pleasure your eyes by exploring City Palace, which is the gigantic fort that houses huge array of buildings, courtyards, temples and gardens that has been built with a perfect blend of Indian and European styles of architecture.
Spend some time in Hawa Mahal, which is the beautiful five-storeyed building, designed to replicate the crown of Lord Krishna and also you can get to see the pink and red sandstone on the exterior gives it a magnificent look in the morning. Make a visit to the Nahargarh Fort that gives a mesmerizing view of the pink city of Jaipur. If you are interested in instruments, you can make a visit to the Jantar Mantar that offers the huge collection of astronomical instruments. If you want to know more about the Jaipur history, you can also make a visit to Jagat Shiromani Temple, Jal Mahal, Albert Hall, Govind Devji Temple and much more that definitely speaks about the royal culture of Rajasthan.
Other Places in and around Jaipur
Make a visit to the Central Museum that houses the rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces that is open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm. If you want to get some knowledge regarding education, you can make a visit to the Birla Planetarium that offers unique audio-visual education about stars and entertainment with its modern computerized projection system.
Spend some peaceful time in Laxmi Narayan Temple that is well known for the intricate marble carvings in white marble, which is wide popularly known as Birla Temple. If you want to spend some more time in Jaipur, you can also make a visit to other places such as Amber Fort and Palace, Govind Devji Temple, Shesh Mahal , Raj Mandir Cinema and Hanuman Temple and much more. (Image by Daniel Mennerich)
Shopping in Jaipur
Jaipur is not only famous for its astonishing forts and palaces, but also famous for shopping as the fantastic place is also known as the shopper’s paradise. Explore Anokhi is famous for its high quality, block print textiles, particularly clothes. When you think of Jaipur, one of the first things that come to mind is the famous blue potter that is available in the wider range in the Kripal Singh Shekhawat. There are also other places that you can visit.
Explore all these places and have a blast in your trip. Enjoy!
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