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The famous pink city of India, Jaipur, is an outstanding tourist destination to explore in any Rajasthan Tour Package. From royal palaces to majestic forts, Jaipur offers a wonderful experience of history, heritage, cultures, and festivals. The warm welcoming vibes of the city attract travellers from across the world which is inherent the Rajasthan’s imperial culture and heritage wealth. If you are someone planning a trip to Jaipur, here are some of the best places to visit in Jaipur to soak in the splendor of the city to the hilt.
1. Amber Fort & Palace –
An opulent fortress with a hilltop is set on an Aravalli Hill range and encloses many opulent palaces within its premises. The majestic Amber Fort and palace are steeped in the history of Rajasthan and remain a glorious example of architectural brilliance. The fort premises include many places like the Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Niwas, Diwan-e-Khas, or Diwan-e-Aam. You can attend the evening light and sound show held here every evening bringing alive the fort and its history.
2. Hawa Mahal –
The famous and iconic Hawa Mahal is a five-storied edifice made of red and pink sandstone architecture. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 and features around 953 small windows called Jharokhas. The interior chambers of this edifice enjoy a cooling effect due to the breeze blowing through the windows.
3. City Palace –
Within the heart of the city lies the enormous City Palace. It is one of the most amazing tourist attractions in Jaipur, showcasing the fine fusion of Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture. The flawless engravings and fine artwork make this place a must-visit in Jaipur. The monument is adorned with sprawling gardens, courtyards, halls, royal residences, and art galleries.
4. Jantar Mantar –
An astronomical observatory recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site dates to 1734 and was built under the command of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The observatory encloses many astronomical instruments that show the time date and other things. It has been featuring the world’s largest sundial which is why it is considered the must-visit place in Jaipur.
5. Jal Mahal –
Right in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake, Jal Mahal is a spectacular five-storied edifice featuring the Rajput style of architecture. The palace was built as a hunting lodge for the rulers of this land. When the lake is full, four of these stories remain submerged under the water and only the top one remains visible. It is the best place to watch the sunset or sunrise at the lakes.
6. Albert Hall Museum –
There are many palaces, and forts are not the only historical places to see in Jaipur. Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in Rajasthan. It is a treasure trove of artifacts that gives you a glimpse into the region’s rich history and heritage. It was named after the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward. Discover the rich collection of jewelry, paintings, ivory items, sculptures, crystal works, carpets, and metal artifacts.
7. Jaigarh Fort –
When you are selecting some of the best places to visit in Jaipur, it is a must to enlist the Jaigarh Fort in your local sightseeing tour. Jaigarh fort dates to around the 18th century when it was built on the Cheel ka Tila or the Hill of Eagles in the Aravalli Range like a crown. The rugged beauty of the fortress boasts red sandstone architecture. It was a major center of artillery production for the rulers of this land.
8. Nahargarh Fort –
The rocky ridges of the Aravali hills cradling on the hilltop, Nahargarh Fort is a majestic monument overlooking Jaipur and offers a stunning view of the city’s landscape. The monument’s architecture dates back to 1734 by Jai Singh II, the then maharaja of Jaipur. The opulent Nahargarh Fort was a part of the city’s defense circle along with Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort.
9. Chokhi Dhani Village Resort
Offering the finest experience of Rajasthan’s rural lifestyle and rich cultures in all its vibrant ways. The village resort is where you can enjoy authentic Rajasthani food, folk music, puppet shows, dance performances, magic shows, and a lot more. Experience the rawness of Rajasthani heritage cultures and traditions while being in Chokhi Dhani.
10. Birla Mandir.
Popularly known as Laxmi Narayan Temple, the Birla Temple is one of the most magnificent ancient temples in Jaipur. It was built with resplendent white marble stones. The temple stands right against the backdrop of lush greenery and presents breathtaking views of nature. The enormous walls of the temples are ornamented with various scenes and quotes from the Bhagavad Gita.
So, now that you know where to go and what to do, do not wait, just go and discover Jaipur in its best way. Pack your bags and leave for an exciting trip to Jaipur with your family or friends for an amazing holiday Jaipur trip package.