Visiting Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan can feel like a whirlwind of emotions. It is a city that blends the old cultural heritage with that of the modern city life style. The pink city of Jaipur boasts both the sprawling malls along with the bull drawn carriages beautifully at the same time within the realms of the city.
Entering the Pink city of Jaipur can take you on a time machine journey towards the older times where you can explore the tell-all signs of the grandeur of Indian Monarchies of Rajasthan.
We at Rajputana Cabs entertain more 500 travelers in explore Jaipur and thus we know that what are some great secrets which Jaipur has for you. Here are some of the must visit tourist places that speaks a thousand words about the beauty of the city:
Hawa Mahal which is located right at the main center of the old city of Jaipur features a beautiful blend of creative passion along with an amazing architecture. The term Hawa Mahal literally means the Wind Palace which was meant to be the summer getaway for the royals of Rajasthan.
The Amber Fort is also popularly known as Amer fort. It is one of the forts that was originally built for protecting the vulnerable Pink City. There are several armory rooms, living quarters, Sheesh Mahal and the lovely gardens.
A good thing about Hawa Mahal and Amber fort is that they from 2015 are offering sound and light shows. Thus it created a new Jaipur Night Tourism tour where travelers have the chance to explore Jaipur by night.
The City Palace had been the royal home for the monarchs for several years. It is located right at the heart of the city. The building is not only an expansive one, but its ornate designs make it a wonderful landmark of Jaipur too. You simply cannot miss visiting the City Palace when you travel to Jaipur.
Plus I would also suggest that one can rent a car in Jaipur from Rajputana Cabs and explore all these amazing tourist sites. Plus they have a special Jaipur Delhi Taxi service package which offers one way ride in a taxi from Delhi to Jaipur. So the travelers from Delhi need not to worry about catching train or bus for back home.
Plus for more information on some of the best tourist attraction in Pink city, we will suggest you to read lists from Tripadvisor and Lonely planet.
The Jal Mahal literally means the Water Palace. It is one of the most amazing places in Jaipur. The palace is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake which depicts a tranquil beauty right at the middle of the city. You can visit the Jal Mahal on a boat or you can simply sit on the banks of the lake and watch it from afar.
The Jantar Mantar is one of the best architectural masterpieces of Rajasthan. It is also an archaeological wonder from the 1700’s. Jantar Mantar is a series of Sundials which when looked from different angles of the place can tell the most appropriate timings of the day along with the date.
Prince Albert Hall Museum
The Museum was originally built by Queen Victoria to celebrate the visit of Prince Albert to Jaipur. It is home to several Indian artifacts that date back to several centuries. The building is elaborate and holds a lot of historical facts and figures about the city of Jaipur and the state of Rajasthan.
There are several other interesting sites that are worth visiting in Jaipur. And if you want to shop for memento or other paraphernalia from the city, do make it a point to visit famous marketplaces of Jaipur.