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Exciting places to visit in Jaipur


Jaipur is known as the pink city of India. The beautiful buildings of this city were painted into pink colour to keep in par with the Mughal Empire structures which were built with red stones. The elegant Jaipur fort is a must visit as the city tells a lot of brave stories of the Rajputs who are the natives here. This city was founded in the year 1727 by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II who was then the ruler of Amber. This city is the home of a huge number of arts and crafts apart from the elegant Jaipur Palace and other museums and temples.

Here are some best things that you can do in this city.

Ride the air balloon

This is said to be the best way to explore the city of Jaipur from above. One can get a total bird’s eye view of this beautiful city and one can relish the entire panoramic view of the city from the above. One can fly over the forts and the palaces and also over the lakes which is a beautiful experience. These rides are best done very early in the morning or in the late afternoon when the wind is high and the sky is clear.

Visit HawaMahal

When in Jaipur, visiting HawaMahal is a must. This is the most magnificent and exquisite palace in this city. Not only have that, one can also taken a walk along the city to get to know the place well. Yes, if you do not walk down the streets and narrow lanes of a city you cannot get the actual essence of the place. Once you start walking down the lanes, you can get to see the flower markets and spice markets along with jewellery markets and shops of silver crafts. You can also get to see some houses which are more than 200 years old and some old constructions which resemble the haveli and palace designs of constructions. Do not forget to have lassi and samosa while you discover the city on your own. They are the delicious street foods available there.

Amber Fort

It is located in the small historical town of Amber or Amer in Rajasthan this fort was built in the year 1592 by Rajput King Maan Singh. This fort is about 20 minutes drive from the pink city of Jaipur. The construction showcases both Hindu and Muslim style of architecture. This fort also has a beautiful light and sound show in the evening which tells the story of the fort on how it was built and about the dynasty which ruled then.

Nahargarh Fort

This was built as a defensive fort on the Aravalli Range and from the fort one can get to see the entire city of Amer and Jaipur. This fort has some stunning viewpoints and also a favourable picnic spot for the tourists. The entire fort is well connected and decorated with murals.

For hotel booking in Jaipur, one has to check online sites to see the availability of rooms.

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