Jaipur carries a mystical charm that make it different from other
destination. It has exotic places to see such as the City Palace, Hawa
Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Amber fort, Nahargarh fort.
City Palace :
The City Palace of Jaipur is an impressive blend of
traditional Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. The vast palace complex
occupies one seventh of the walled city of Jaipur. Built by Maharaja Jai
Singh II of the Kacchwaha clan of Rajputs. Later additions have been made to
the palace complex by many of his successors.
» Hawa Mahal
Popularly known as the Palace of the winds, Hawa Mahal was built in
1799. It is one of the Jaipur's major landmarks, although it is actually
little more than a fa?ade. This five-storey buildings is a good example of
Rajput artistry with its pink, semi octagonal and delicately honeycombed
Built to verify astronomical observations made at Jaipur,
it is one of the major tourist attractions in the Pink city of Jaipur is the
sun dial of Jantar Mantar. The Jantar Mantar at Jaipur was conceived as a
quest for discovering the mysteries of the Cosmos. The Jantar Mantar is a
corruption of the Sanskrit word yantra mantra meaning instruments and
» Amber Fort
Situated 11 kms north of Jaipur, Amber was the ancient capital of the
Pink City. Started in 1592, the Ajmer Fort was completed by Maharaja Jai
Singh. An exquisite piece of the Rajput architecture, the fort stands on a
hillside. Through the balconies and terrace one can see the beautiful sight
of the lake.
Perched on the hills of Jaigarh, is the awesome Nahargarh
Fort, which provides a spectacular view of the city of Jaipur. Few of the
old structures, are in decrepit condition, except for the fine structure,
added by Sawai Ram Singh II and Sawai Madho Singh II.