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Touring Jaipur - Peeping into the Windows of the Past

1/28/2016 Dhanur Chauhan 0 Comments

Specked with radiant castles, magnificent fortifications and captivating gardens, Jaipur is an immaculate amalgamation of magnificence with tastefulness. This desert capital of India portrays the majestic existence of the Rajput rulers and their fanciful vision. Established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1727, Jaipur was painted in pink in 1876 to welcome Prince Albert and Queen Elizabeth II. From that point forward, this sublime city has been wearing this shading, and grasping its guest with amazing affection, benevolence and care.


Take a heritage walk through the quaint alleys and bazaars of Jaipur to dig deep into the roots of the royal history that is attached to this Pink City. The city is very well connected by roads, railways and airways to the major cities of India. So you can very easily get the Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata or Mumbai to Jaipur flights if you have plans to explore this gorgeous Rajputana city.

1. Amber Fort and Palace
 While the high walls guarded its inhabitants from enemy assaults, the fundamental fortress of Amber Fort served its inhabitants with every one of the extravagances and amenities. Scenic background of the Maota Lake and stunning views of dawn and dusk add to the everlasting excellence of this castle. The Sheesh Mahal is additionally one of the enrapturing halls to visit inside of the Amber Palace. Beautified with various bits of mirror tiles, this place was outlined in such a way, that even if a solitary beam of light entering it could enlighten the whole complex.

2. Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh for the imperial women so they could cherish the hustle-bustle of the Johari Bazaar outside without venturing out into the crowds. This compositional marvel has left a considerable number of voyagers expanding in awe. Art and architecture lovers are often found adulating about this spot. So get ready for some hair raising truths about this Palace of Winds. Genuinely, hair raising!

3. Jal Mahal
Situated amidst the Man Sagar Lake, this royal palace is also a combination of Mughal and Rajput styles of structural planning, like the other historical marvels of Rajasthan. Fabricated in red sandstone, the Jal Mahal palace is a five-storeyed building, of which four stories stay submerged when the lake is filled. Do not miss the stunning sight of the royal residence in the evening with gleaming lights enhancing its splendour manifolds, making it one of the most famous tourist places in Jaipur.

4. Jaigarh Fort
The mighty and humongous Jaigarh Fort was built in 1726 and holds extraordinary attraction for military mates. Flanked by towering doorways and watchtowers, it contains the world's biggest gun on wheels. The gun has never been shot however, and neither has the fort been sacked. Moreover, the fortification has stayed in place over its long life, and is extremely well safeguarded.

5. Sisodia Rani Garden
Sisodia Rani Garden is considered as the exemplary spot of the everlasting affection between Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and his second queen, Rani Sisodia Jai Singh. The imperial women of Jaipur used to visit this gorgeous garden to revive themselves far from the political traditions of the castles. Hundreds of years back, this green enclosure was open just to the ladies of the illustrious families and the lords, but now it is flooded with tourists who just gape at it in awe.