Rajasthan is a northern state of India. Biggest in terms of land one of the strongest state in terms of culture and traditions in India. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region.

JAIPUR Capital City of Rajasthan known as Pink City is most visiting city in Rajasthan and also makes a “Golden Triangle with Delhi and Agra” which is quite famous among the travelers. Jaipur has lots of to offer like Forts, Temples, Museums, Shopping, delicious Cuisine and many more. Amber Fort is one of the finest fort in Rajasthan it will give some stunning view from its top. Weapons collection in City Palace Museum is awesome. Jantar Mantar is still working astronomical place. How can we forget Hawa Mahal which is must visit in Jaipur and do not forget to try some shopping in Johri Bazaar. Accommodation options are unlimited in Jaipur you can stay in a budget hotel or you can go for heritage properties which gives you a royal feel. You can also try Airbnb.

Amber Fort :

Best Places To Visit In Pink City Jaipur Rajasthan
Amber Fort Jaipur

Amber or Amer fort is one of the major tourist attraction and UNESCO world heritage site in Jaipur. Located almost 07 km from the city center. Build on a small hill in town Amer. This town was originally built by Meenas. Later it was ruled by King Man Singh I. The Fort was build during December 1550 to July 1614. It is one of the finest fort in Rajasthan. Fort was resident of Rajput Kings. Fort was build by Red sand stone and Marble. It is highly decorated by paintings and ornaments. Inside the fort you will find Diwan-e-Aam (Hall of Public), Diwan-e Khas (Hall of private audience), Sukh Niwas (Specially designed Cool Palace), Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace). Some of the more important places inside the fort are Ganesh Pole, Bedrooms of Queens, Royal Bathroom and courtyard.  Time and Entrance.

City Palace :

Best Places To Visit In Pink City Jaipur Rajasthan
City Palace jaipur (Image Credit Richard Moross)

This is the Place where Jaipur’s royal family still resides. A big part of the Palace was converted in to the museum and opened for public. City palace has some of the finest collection of weapons from Rajput families. Inside the palace you will also find Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Diwan-e Aam and Diwan-e Khas. You can also see the clothing collection of Rajput family here and a brief history of kings. This royal palace really make you feel like live that kind of royal life at least once. So don’t worry if you have some money in your pocket you can rent this palace for your wedding or some other events. So if you are looking for a royal wedding than it could be the right place for you.

Jantar Mantar :

Best Places To Visit In Pink City Jaipur Rajasthan
Jantar Mantar Jaipur (Image Credit Arian Zwegers)

Jantar Mantar is Second UNESCO World heritage site in Jaipur. A astronomical site which is still working very well. Jantar Mantar was built by the Rajput King named Sawai Jai Singh and is a collection of the architectural astronomical instruments. It is situated next to the city palace and Hawa Mahal. Jantar depends on sun to work properly so keep in mind when you plan to visit try to be there before 03 pm.

Hawa Mahal :

Best Places To Visit In Pink City Jaipur Rajasthan
Hawa Mahal jaipur

Hawa Mahal also known as wind Palace. It is like a signature monument of Jaipur. Most of the time when there is a discussion about Jaipur in magazines and social media it appears with a image of Hawa Mahal. Hawa Mahal was build by king Swai Pratap Singha in 1799 by the help of red sand and pink sand stone. It was a high raised wall with so many small windows for ladies of royal family to see outside on the road for festivals and celebration but nobody could see them back.

above are the some major attractions in Jaipur but its not all about Jaipur. There many more like Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal. So whenever you plan to visit Jaipur come with at least 3-4 days to enjoy it fullest.

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Hey, my name is Danish Akhtar and welcome to my website. I have been traveling the world since 2012 and finally decided in October 2015 to make this website to share my experiences around the world. I hope to not only give you tips, tricks and my personal insight for your own travel but save you time and money when you travel next So a little about my story, I was born in Nagina, a small town in Utter Pradesh India. I Passed out from University of Delhi in 2012 and decided that I needed to get some sort of career in that I can travel the world and could earn some smart amount. So that I m here working as assistant manager in a travel company beside that writing my experience of travelling which can help people.

15 comments

samra khan

Also tell the best places for food. If I am not wrong chowki dhani is on of the best place to have Rajasthan food. Right?
Tell more places for food.

    Danish Akhtar

    i will surely write about the best places for food in jaipur in my next post. yes chowki dhani is one of the best place for food.

samra

ok i will be waiting for that.

Sridhar @InterludJourney

love the way you tell about this place. It’s amazing information the places with wonderful pics. I’ve never gone there before. Noted it!

Carmen Baguio

These buildings look so interesting. I love architecture that has intricate details. I’ve never thought of visiting, but you’ve given me some places that I really want to see!

Colleen

Danish, I’m in love with your photography skills. These pictures are magical! I’ve officially added the Pink City to my list. Thanks for sharing!

    Danish Akhtar

    Thanks Colleen, i would be glad to see you in India…

Lydia@LifeUntraveled

Sadly, I didn’t have time to go to Jaipur while I was in India. The City Palace looks like a wedding cake – so pretty! I didn’t know those were astronomical instruments at Jantar Mantar – very interesting.

    Danish Akhtar

    Lydia you are always welcome to come again…

Wanderlust Vegans

Jaipur has lots of unique architecture to see! What an amazing building the Hawa Mahal is with all the windows. A trip to the City Palace would be amazing and I see why you say plan for 3-4 days in the area.

Juliette | Snorkels to Snow

I didn’t get the chance to visit Jaipur when I was in India but I must say, the architeture there looks quite something, judging by your photos! That first photo is incredible! Amber Fort would be so fascinating to see.

    Danish Akhtar

    yes Juliette Jaipur has some of the best architecture of Rajasthan. You should visit some day…

Bella WW

Jaipur Rajasthan seems to be a great city to explore. I would love to visit it and to admire its beautiful architecture, especially the Hawa Mahal.

Alberto C.

What an incredible city! I love the architecture and the colour of the stone, I’ve never seen anything like the Hawa Mahal before, I can’t wait to visit someday!

Maria

Jaipur looks like such a beautiful place. Ever since I was a child and see a photo of HawaMahal in a book that I want to visit it. Thank you for your post with great info and beautiful photos.

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