Top 5 Attractive Places to Visit in Jaipur: Hey guys welcome again. If you are planning a place to visit this vacations then Jaipur is a good option. Situated in the state of the royal kings (Rajasthan) this city has many reasons that will force you to visit it once. Its lovely and royal monuments, its shopping places and also the flavors of Jaipur will drag you towards the city. Today in this article I will be telling you the Top 5 attractive places to visit in Jaipur.
Top 5 Attractive Places to Visit in Jaipur
1. Hawa Mahal
This is a five storey palace situated in Jaipur city. Made by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. This pink sandstone fairy tale Mahal was made in order that the ladies of the royal family can see what ever is going on the street in order that they would also not get exposed to others. This palace has 953 windows and narrow corridors which may get crowded some times . This palace has a shape of the crown of lord Krishna as the king was a devotee of lord Krishna. It has an interesting fact that there are no stairs to climb upwards to the fifth floor instead it has ramps to reach. It is a place that one must surely visit . You can take help of a guide to explore the palace.
Address:-Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002.
2. Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal located in the mid of the lake Man Sagar Jaipur city is a eye catching piece of work. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh ll of Amber. This palace is made of red sandstone in the eighteenth century. Four floors of the palace are merged in the lake and only the fifth floor is visible to us. You cannot visit the palace from inside as it is submerged in the lake. Sit in a royal styled architecture boat and take a look at the Rajputana beauty. If you are India than entry fees is 10 rupees and for a NRI it is 50 rupees.
Address: Jal Mahal, Amber Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302002.
3. Jantar Mantar
It is an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1720. The king loved astronomy,mathematics and religious practices. He built five same observatories in the North India of which Jaipur Jantar Mantar is the largest. There are fourteen major geometric instruments that tell the right time,situation of various planets and many more. Some of the famous are The Samrat Yantra (worlds largest sundail),Hindu Chatri and Jai prakash Yantra. If you want to know each instruments in detail and how they work then you must surely hire a guide.
Address:-Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002.
4. Amer fort
This fort is located in Amber town that is eleven kilometers away from Jaipur. It is one of the old forts of Jaipur which was made in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. The Amer Fort was built in red sandstone and marble and the Maotha Lake adds a spark to the entire Fort. The fort has four quadrants to visit to which you have to go through different doors. The main entry to the courtyard is through the Suraj pol or the Sun gate. The main attraction of this palace is the Magic Flower a fresco carved out of marble. It has many halls like the Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Mahal and the Diwan-ie-aam. If you want to explore this interesting palace more then surely take help of a guide.
Address:- Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001.
5. Johri bazaar
You must be thinking that Jaipur is all about forts and ancient monuments but this is not so. Like it is well known for the historical monuments it is also known for the shopping items. The work of beads and the clothes that you get. Johri bazaar stands first in Jaipur if you want to do shopping. This a really a crowded area whit number of shops selling clothes and jewelry and also food. You can get good quality of saree’s lehengas in a glittering gemstone work. Also it is well known for silver and diamond jewelry. Don’t miss the dahi bade there. So all women there who loves shopping then this destination is surely for you.
Address:-Johari Bazar Rd, Johri Bazar, Ramganj Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302003.
So I hope you would love to visit Jaipur a city full of joy and beauty of the royals. Thank you reading the article and visit again.