Jaipur trip with Tours North India offer ample opportunities to travelers to get familiar with the history, architecture and culture of the pink city. The city offers number of attractions such as the City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Central Museum, Govind Deoji Mandir and many other attractions.
Top Atttractions of Jaipur in 2012:
One of the major attractions point of Jaipur, City Palace is an epitome of brilliant architecture of the past. Initially, the palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II. The palace museum houses a collection of armory, ethnic dresses, paintings, artifacts and household items once used in the royal past.
JANTAR MANTAR : Constructed by Sawai Jai Singh in 1718, Jantar Mantar is a beautiful site to visit on your trip. It is one of the five observatories that constructed to revise the astronomical tables. Maharaja Jai Singh II had a passion for astronomy. Jaipur Jantar Mantar is a specimen of the wisdom of the past.
Amidst shimmering waters of the lake, Jal Mahal in Jaipur once served as a hunting lodge for the royal family. Romantic surroundings of the palace spruce up the charm of the bygone era.
HAWA MAHAL :
Don't forget to visit Hawa Mahal on your Jaipur attraction tour. Also referred as the palace of winds, Hawa Mahal displays the fine Rajput architecture. Built by Sawai Pratap Singh, royal ladies used to see the proceedings of the court and day-to-day activities of streets from small-screened windows of the palace.
NAHARGARH FORT :
On your tours to Jaipur attractions in Rajasthan, travel to Nahargarh Fort located on the hilltop was built to boost up the defense of Amer. It was constructed in 1734 by Maharaja Jai Singh.
AMER FORT :
Perched on the top of the hill, Amer or Amber Fort showcases a blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Built by Raja Man Singh, this red stone and white marble structure belongs to the 16th century but its construction was completed in the 18th century.
Travel to Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur. Also referred as the Victory Fort, this imposing fort was built in the 18th century. Visit the museum that houses a collection of armory, artifacts and paintings. Have a glance at Jaivana, which is the largest cannon on wheels in the world.
SISODIA RANI KA BAGH : This picturesque garden was set up in the Mughal style for the wife of Sawai Jai Singh. Feel the bliss as you stroll through the lawns. See beautiful fountains, water channels and floral lawns.