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Jaipur Travel


Golden Triangle Jaipur Tours

Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, the largest city of the Indian sub-continent. The first planned Indian city, Jaipur, is also the biggest city of the state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is one of the prime Golden Triangle tourist destinations of Rajasthan. In order to explore the various parts of the capital city, tourists must arrange for compete Golden Triangle Jaipur Tours.

The erstwhile royal capital, Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who was the king of Amber, in the year 1727. Jaipur is popularly called the 'Pink City' of the desert state of Rajasthan. The entire city is dotted with a number of historical landmarks. The taste of Rajputs and various royal families that have ruled Rajasthan flashes from each and every part of Jaipur. Considered a pride of Rajasthan, Jaipur boasts of picturesque locales, historical landmarks, numerous shopping areas and many more. Jaipur is one of the cities of Rajasthan that reflect the rich culture and tradition of the state.

Major attractions in the city

City Palace: City Palace is majestically standing in the heart of Jaipur. It offers a wonderful example of Mughal & Rajput architecture. The City Palace houses beautiful structures like museum displaying some rich collection related to history and culture of Rajasthan such as Mughal carpets and costumes, weapons, rare manuscripts etc. City Palace also include a Mubarak Mahal , Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience), 7-storey palace 'Chandra Mahal' (moon palace), and the Diwan-e-Aam (the hall of public audience)

Sightseeing in Jaipur, Golden Triangle Jaipur Tours Jantar Mantar : Jantar Mantar is not to be missed destination in Jaipur. Built in 1718, Jantar Mantar signifies the medieval astronomy. It is built by the astronomical king Sawai Jai Singh. Sawai Jai Singh is the founder of Jaipur. Jantar Mantar built in stone and marble, is a place which is occupied with scientifically designed instruments to study the movement of stars. Among the most remarkable instrument is "Ram Yantra," which is used for gauging altitudes.

Hawa Mahal: "Palace of Winds" or Hawa Mahal is the most stunning site in Jaipur. It is a famous tourist attraction in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal offers a wonderful sight to behold. The magnificent Hawa Mahal, still speaks the story of the royal family. One can also find the glimpse of Mughal architecture, which is perfectly blended to look distinct form others. Hawa Mahal is believed to build for the womenfolk where they had to strictly follow purdah system. The small windows serve the women to watch the different activities taking place on the streets. It has 953 small windows decorated with artistic work.
The circulation of air through the windows represents the marvelous touch and
keeps the palace always cool.

Amber Fort: Tour to Jaipur is incomplete without paying visit to the Amber Fort. Amber Fort is built in red sandstone and white marble. It is a palace of the complex construction, it was built in the 16 th century AD by Raja Man Singh and completed finally in 18 th century by Sawai Jai Singh. Truly it represents a fine blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. You can enjoy the beautiful view surrounding areas from the fort. Amber Fort is the hub of gardens and temples, halls, pavilions, palaces, which were built by Raja Man Singh.

Samode : Samode though a small village, is famous for its exquisite beauty Samode Palace and Garden. The highlight of this building is the exquisite Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Khas which is painted with original paintings and also the mirror work.

Tonk : Tonk is an old town of the mid 17th century. It is located 100 Kms from Jaipur. The new town is a colorful assortment of mansions, mosques and colonial buildings. Golden Mansion or The Sunehri Kothi is especially noted for its mirror work.

Exploring the tourist landmarks on a tour to Jaipur

Jaipur Tours in Rajasthan India mainly involves visit to the numerous forts, palaces, havelis and temples and various other landmarks that testifies the grandeur of past of the city. Tours and travels of Jaipur includes visit to the City Palace which is a perfect combination of Mughal and Rajasthani art and architecture. This architectural glory of the city of Jaipur is now presently transformed into a grand museum. The palace museum displays a huge collection Rajasthani costumes, miniature paintings, royal belongings and many more.

Some other important historical places of interests that can be explored while on a Jaipur tour Govind Devji Temple, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Amer Fort, Sisodia Rani ka Bagh, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal and many more.

Golden Triangle Jaipur Tours

Touring the shopping areas of Jaipur

Apart from visiting the numerous historical landmarks, travel and tour of Jaipur in Rajasthan also involves visiting the various shopping areas of the city. Jaipur is often considered a shoppers' paradise. A number of shopping areas have filled up the entire capital city of Jaipur. The vibrant shops and bazaars is one of the major crowd pullers of Jaipur. The tourists can choose from a wide variety of artifacts, handicrafts, fabrics works and many more from the shops.

How to reach

By Air : The nearest airport of Jaipur is the Sanganer airport; it is at a distance of 11 km approx. from the city center. There are direct flights to Aurangabad, Mumbai, Jodhpur, Delhi, Udaipur, and many other prominent cities from Jaipur.

By Rail : From the capital of India, Delhi, there are many trains that connects Jaipur and many other cities in Rajasthan. Among many trains Palace on Wheels is foremost among them. Other relevant trains include Pink City Express, and Shatabdi Express from Delhi.

By Road : By a well-maintained road, Jaipur is connected to Delhi. It is also well connected to many favorite tourist destinations in Agra and Rajasthan. Therefore, the road connectivity to Jaipur is quiet superior.