The Best Places To Visit Jaipur.
The Pink City (Jaipur) the capital and the most significant city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is a marvelous city bursting with life, background, and majestic structures.
The city Jaipur is always a hub of tourism in India. During 1876, it was ordered by Maharaja Ram to color the city pink for the welcoming of the Prince of Wales. The colorful events and the mysterious attraction of the castles make this place a fascinating tourist spot for an unforgettable vacation.
The Amber Fort located about 10 km from Jaipur on New Delhi road. Amber Fort constructed with red sandstone and white marble, very famous due to its Hindu art style.
The Maavtha Lake in Amber Fort is a shortened form of the word “Mahawata,” a large “wat” or banyan tree grown at the edge of the lake.
Dil Aaram Bag is located on the north side. The Saffron Flowerbeds garden known as Kesar Kyari is in the middle. The architecture is a complex mix of Rajput and Indian customs, the ornamentation in the palace is a mixture of Muslim and Hindu expressions.
Amber Fort elephant ride is a favorite attraction among sightseers, Three to four tourists can ride at a time on one elephant. If you are touring Jaipur in summer must carry water and caps as the temperature is always high in the summer season.
Garh means fort and Jai named after Jai Singh who was one of the Maharajahs here. A Maharaja is a Hindi term which expresses Great King and Rajasthan is a Land of the Kings.
Like this place, there was a dozen of kingdoms that were all ruled independently for hundreds of years.
Jaigarh Fort also knows as Hill of Eagles. If you are a young, energetic person, you should try Amber Fort tunnel going to Fort Jaigarh.
There are so many places and attractions in the Fort such as world’s largest cannon and cannon foundry, many temples, and towers. The Greeks came through here; Genghis Khan came through here and the Mughals, which was a Muslim empire from Central Asia, they all passed through here. Pretty incredible place. So much history.
Hawa Mahal-Palace of the Wind.
Mahal means palace in Hindi, and this translates to Palace of the Wind. So back in the day when the city was built this was the woman’s section of the city and this area right here was designed so that women could look out onto the road, but not be seen.
The Maharaja at that time were Hindu, but in that time Hindus also had to be covered from public view so this was a way of doing that. It was painted pink which is a symbol of hospitality here in honor of the Prince of Wales who was coming here to play polo with the Maharaja.
Going to Amber Fort, there is a beautiful palace call Jal Mahal one of the best tourist locations. Jal Mahal seems to float on Lake Man Sagar and enrich its beauty.
This palace in the middle of Mangar Sagar Lake is a bright pearl among the blue waters. Decorated with fancy lights from top to bottom, Jal Mahal is one of the Best Places for a Night Visit in Jaipur and makes travel unforgettable.
City Palace(Chandra Mahal).
Chandra Mahal is a seven-story building, the previous residence of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II will delight you with its beauty. The Museum in the lower levels has many historical collections of the 15th century such as weapons, beautiful paintings, carpets, and many other unique things belong to Maharaj and Royal family.
The largest astronomical observation station among the other five, made by Jaipur king Sawai Jaya Singh. He was a good ruler, astrologer, town planner, and a great mathematician. The only functional Jantar Mantar till today is here in Jaipur. There are 16 geometric devices created to measure time, observe planets in orbit around the sun and observe objects from the sky.
Jaipur’s Most Famous Festivals.
Culture and Tradition of Jaipur. Jaipur is not only about beautiful castles, palaces, and monuments, but also famous for its striking Cultural festivals as well.
Pushkar Camel Festival.
Pushkar Camel Festival is likely to be a holy ceremony, also a camel trading ceremony. It is pretty damn interesting. Just Imagine more than 50000 camels and over a million people, it is going to be a feast for the eyes.
It lasts 13 days, every day different competitions and trading activities and as an extra advantage you can also enjoy hot air balloon tours and camel safaris.
International Kite Festival.
One of the Jaipur’s famous and colorful festival is Kite Festival celebrates all from small children to older people celebrated every year on Makar Sankranti day on 14 January, that day Sky is full of multi-colored kites, and everyone is busy in kite flying enjoying snacks and loud music.
It is one of the leading festivals of Jaipur and the states of Rajasthan. The word Gangaur came from the words Gan and Gaur, used for Lord Shiva including Goddes Parvati( wife of Lord Shiva).
This festival is for women only. Newly married and unmarried females are main participants of this festival. Married women worship Lord Shiva also Goddess Parvati for comfortable and pacific espoused life, and unmarried girls pray for the husband of their choice.
Another famous event is The elephant Fair, celebrated in March every year in Jaipur at Chagun Stadium. Tourists, especially from Europe, rush to Jaipur to see this amazing fair. Elephant parade, horse, and camel races, a variety of shows performed by local artists are the main celebrations of this festival.
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