Hello, seeker welcome to Jaipur-a city with a courteous past and shining present, and perhaps the most lovely destination in India if historical trance is the matter of concern. The capital of the largest Indian state – Rajasthan, Jaipur is neat and well-planned and fondly named as the ‘Pink City’. This is because the city holds the most of what King Sawai Jai Sing built in 1727 available in a good condition.
Jaipur was planned by a Bengali architect Vidhyadhar Chakravorty, who divided the city into nine blocks and laid down wide straight streets. A Jaipur tour gives the visitors a wealth of historical monuments to explore, which stand unique with their architectural grandeurs.
If you’re on a Jaipur tour, it’s almost impossible to avoid its vibrant cultures & customs. From surprising traditions & cultures, through local feasts & festivals to exotic nightlife, Jaipur has an interesting blend of cultures pertaining to its rich past and arousing modernity. People in the city are warm and friendly. One can see them (a lot many who come from nearby villages) in typical Rajasthani dresses – men with turbans and women in ghagra-Choli and traditional Rajasthani ornaments. Jaipur has its own style of dance & music with Ghoomar and Kathak being the popular ones.
In fact, the city had to pay heavily in past to inherit what it has today. Just visit this wonderful land and you get a heady cocktail laced with royal legends that are stiff enough to strike on even the rosiest of imaginations.
Here is some place to visit in Jaipur :-
The Divine beauty of this grand structure will surely leave you mesmerized. Built by Raja Man Singh I in 1952, Amber Fort has a unique architectural beauty that combines both Hindu and Mughal architecture. This majestic fort was once the capital of Minas. It has many attractions including an ancient temple named as ‘Jal Mandir’ and a beautiful hall of mirrors called ‘Sheesh Mahal’. Mirrors in Sheesh Mahal are set artistically where even a tiny ray of light gets a reflection in mirrors and lights up the entire hall blindingly. Besides this, colorful gardens, precious stones and royal paintings inside the forts are also worth exploring.
The City Palace:
A tingling fusion of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, City Palace is one of the most alluring buildings which Jaipur could inherit. This legendary palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and reflects an outstanding work of architecture. The complex has a series of courts, picturesque gardens and exclusive buildings which are simply awesome. Besides this, a number of impressive structures such as Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Place Museums are worth exploring if you have an interest in history & cultures.
Standing upright as the entrance to the City Palace, Hawa Mahal is an excellent instance of Rajputana architecture in Jaipur. The architectural design of this five-story palace is much more closure to Rajasthani culture, and also it offers the visitors with panoramic views of the city and surrounding areas. The pyramid shaped structure has 953 small windows which reflect superb architecture preferred by the royal families of Rajasthan.