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Overview of Jaipur

Jaipur, popularly known as pink city of India is replete with historical Rajputana landmarks that echo its thousand years old history and rich culture. Pink city is inundated with mesmerizing ancient forts, palaces, temples and gardens, and we have all the plans to take you sightseeing of these architectural marvels. Jaipur is the first planned city in the India and its streets has distinguished streets unlike other Indian pre-modern Indian cities.

Home to famous Amer Fort, one of the largest forts in the country, Jaipur is an affluent city. Amer Fort contains huge complexes, massive halls, gardens and museums that represent the classic Rajput architecture and design. City Palace is another major attraction in the city, also Hawa Mahal, a magnificent monument that is situated on the edge of City Palace and has around 953 windows in it. It was built for the queens and princesses of the Palace so that they can eye the city’s hustle without getting exposed to the general public. Apart from that, Jaipur has many such monuments and structures that shout out the historic presence of kings and kingdoms.

Besides, the cuisines of Jaipur are exceptionally delectable being quite spicy and tang . Some of the dishes include Dal Baati Churma, Missi Roti, Gatte Ki Sabzi, Ker Sangri etc. Jaipur is a perfect city for onlookers and foodies who love to travel and eat equally.

Places of attractions

Amber Fort and Palace

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amidst the rocky Aravalli Hilla Amber Fort is a beautiful and magnificent Fort built in red sandstone and stands tall in the middle of the city glorifying the entire city by its mere presence. The tall citadels in the fort were made to keep luxuries and amenities in the fort intact and always available. Intricate wall paintings, frescos and the use of precious gems and jewels in these paintings add to its timeless beauty. This fort is not something to be missed in the pink city.

Things to do at Amber Fort and Palace: Visting The Place

City Palace

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

In the heart of Jaipur, lies the magnificent City Palace, an imperative monument in the list of places to visit in Jaipur. Protected by huge walls, this palace is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

Things to do at City Palace: Visting The Place

Hawa Mahal

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal is a prominent monument in Jaipur. The five stories building was built in 1798 with 953 small windows decorated with intricate lattice work.

Things to do at Hawa Mahal: Visting The Place

Albert Hall Museum

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The Museum was built in 1876 to commemorate the visit of Prince of Wales. This museum is home to one of the six ‘Egyptian Mummies’ in India. This Mummy was gifted as a souvenir to the museum by the Brugsch Bey of the Museum of Cairo. It displays various weapons, crafts, paintings and old royal attires.

Things to do at Albert Hall Museum: Visting The Place

Jantar Mantar Observatory

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh built this inspiring structure to study space. He was the known theorist of ancient India and was even successful in building a planned city of Jaipur. He built 5 astronomical instruments that were called Jantar Mantar which were the calculating instruments. The observatory has been declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Things to do at Jantar Mantar Observatory: Visting The Place

Nahargarh Fort

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Nahargarh Fort also known as Abode of Tigers is a massive Fort a few kilometers away from the city. From the top of the Fort, you can have the panoramic view of the beautiful city of Jaipur. The fort has also served as backdrop for many hindi movies.

Things to do at Nahargarh Fort: Visting The Place

Jal Mahal

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The famous Jal Mahal is named Jal Mahal as it stands in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Built in sand color stones, it is five-story building of which 4 stories remain underwater. This pristine Lake and magnificent Palace cannot be missed once you visit Jaipur.

Things to do at Jal Mahal: Visting The Place

Birla Mandir

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

One of the famous Birla temples is situated in Jaipur and is highly revered by the people of Jaipur. It is a massive temple built in white marble and looks exquisite and people have high beliefs in the God.

Things to do at Birla Mandir: Visting The Place

Weather in Jaipur

Jaipur has a hot semi-arid climate; summers are quite hot and humid. However winters are pleasant to visit this place.

Best Time to Visit

Winters months from October to March are the best time to enjoy holidays in Jaipur city.

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How to Reach

By Air

Sanganer airport is the nearest airport to the city of Jaipur. It is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from the city centre. The airport has flight connectivity with major Indian cities like Mumbai and Delhi. International tourists can take connecting flights to Jaipur from Mumbai or Delhi airport.

By Train

Every train stops at Jaipur junction from where you can hire a cab to reach the desired destination. 

By Road

When it comes to connectivity, Jaipur is well-connected to almost all other major cities of India by Road. You can hire a taxi or board a private bus to reach Jaipur by road.

Places to visit in Jaipur :
Amber Fort and Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Birla Mandir
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22 Tour packages available for destination Jaipur!

7 Days Golden Triangle Tour

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

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Camel Safari Tour in Rajasthan

Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days

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Classic Taj Mahal Tour

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

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Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

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Enjoyable Rajasthan Tour

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

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Exciting Rajasthan Tour

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

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Exclusive Rajasthan Tour with Taj Mahal

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

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Golden Triangle Tour with Tiger Reserves

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

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Golden Triangle Tour with Ranthambore

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

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Golden Triangle Tour with Khajuraho

Duration: 13 Nights / 14 Days

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Heritage of Rajasthan

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

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Indian Golden Triangle with Udaipur

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

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Jaipur Bharatpur Agra Tour

Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

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Maharaja Retreat Tour

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

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Maharajas Trail Rajasthan

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

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Pushkar Fair with Golden Triangle Tour

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

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Rajasthan Heritage and Culture Tour

Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days

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Rajasthan Honeymoon Tour

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

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Rajasthan Motorcycle Trip

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

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Rajasthan Tour

Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days

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Rajasthan Wildlife Tour

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

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Royal Palaces of Rajasthan

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

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