Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Jaipur
As Jaipur is one royal city you will witness all palaces, temples, and also many other interesting and eye-catching places like the Hawa Mahal which is also famous as the palace of Winds and this was well designed by Sawai Pratap Singh. This was built up by him to protect himself and get all the updates of the things ongoing outside to the public.
If you want to have the perfect picture of the Rajput culture then take a look at the Amber fort and also the Shitla Mata temple which is situated in the north of Jaipur. It was well-built by Maharaja Man Singh. Amber Fort is another eye catchy palace. It includes Jai mandir, Diwan-i-Am, Sheesh Mahal, Sikh Niwas, and the Kali temple.
Hawa Mahal, built in 1799 by Sawai Pratap Singh, was designed by Lalchand Usta. It is a five-story structure that has more than 950 windows. The latticework was built for allowing women to watch the everyday life of the city. Hawa Mahal is situated near the Johari Bazaar and provides a beautiful view of the entire Pink City.
Jaigarh Fort which was built by Sawai Jai Singh has a very massive cannon Jai Ban mounted. It is said to be the largest in the country which is supposed to be the largest in the country. Jantar Mantar which is one of the most significant places was built by Jai Singh II and it has all the instruments through which the astronomers measured the position of stars and calculated the eclipses.
The Jal Mahal which is situated in the right middle of a small lake was supposed to be the hunting place for all Rajputs and this place is only visible from the banks of a lake that is man-made. other places to look at include Laxmi Narayan Temple, Govind Devji Temple, Albert Hall, B M Birla Planetarium, etc.
Amber Fort and Shitla Mata temple situated in the north of Jaipur built by Maharaja Man Singh gives you a perfect picture of Rajput architecture which overlooks a lake that reflects several terraces and pavilions. Amber is famous for its spectacular Sheesh Mahal, Jai mandir, Diwan-i-Am, Sikh Niwas, and the Kali temple.
JAIPUR TOURIST PLACES
HOW TO REACH
Traveling to this Pink city is not at all a difficult task from metro’s like Mumbai Delhi etc. it is easily accessible by road, air and also railways. There are continuous domestic flights and trains available which can take you to this city. As you can also travel by road you can always hire a private cab which will drop you at the desired place in Jaipur. Traveling by road will make things greatly interesting because you can here take a look at the lush green valleys and the chirpy birds.
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