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Title: Top 10 Attractions and Places to Visit in Jaipur


1
Jaipur
  • Jaipur, the capital of Indias Rajasthan state
  • It was also Known as Pink City for its
    Trademark Building Color
  • Hawa Mahal is the "Palace of Winds" or "Palace
    of the Breeze", is a palace in Jaipur
  • The Jantar Mantar monument of Jaipur, Rajasthan
    is a collection of nineteen architectural
    astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput
    king Sawai Jai Singh.

2

Tourist Places in Jaipur
  • Amber Fort and Palace
  • City Palace
  • "Hawa Mahal" Palace of the Winds
  • Jantar Mantar Observatory
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Markets and Shopping
  • Monkey Temple
  • Government Central Museum
  • Elefantastic
  • JALMAHAL

3
Amber Fort and Palace
  • It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man
    Singh.
  • Amber Fort is known for its artistic style,
    blending both Hindu and Rajput elements.
  • It is one of the principal tourist attractions in
    the Jaipur area, located high on a hill.
  • The Amber Fort was built in red sandstone and
    marble.

4
City Palace
  • The palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by
    Sawai Jai Singh II
  • Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II is known to have
    commissioned work for building the outer wall of
    the city's complex.
  • The City Palace of Jaipur is a collection of
    royal articles belonging to the raja-maharajas of
    the past era.

5
"Hawa Mahal"
  • The renowned 'Palace Of The Winds', or Hawa
    Mahal, is one of the prominent tourist
    attractions in Jaipur city.
  • Built in 1799, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur .
  • Hawa Mahal also known as the 'Palace Of Winds'.

6
Jantar Mantar Observatory
  • Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory built
    by Raja Jai Singh II in 18th century.
  • The 'Jantar Mantar' at Jaipur, being the biggest
    conservatory in the country.
  • Popular structures within the Jantar Mantar are
    the 'Samrat Yantra', the 'Hindu Chhatri', the
    'Jaiprakash Yantra' and various geometric
    structures with astronomical devices to probe the
    'universe'. 

7
Jaigarh Fort
  • Jaigarh fort is also known as the fort of victory
    and is the most spectacular of the three-hilltop
    forts that overlook Jaipur.
  •  The display includes a collection of canons,
    many of which are exquisitely decorated and were
    used in the Mughal campaigns led by the Rajput
    King, Raja Man Singh.
  • It was the royal treasury for several years.

8
Nahargarh Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort is located on the sheer rugged
    ridge of Aravali Hills and it forms on impressive
    northern backdrop of Jaipur.
  • The Indian state of Rajasthan is famous for its
    royal heritage.
  • Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja
    Sawai Jai Singh II, founder of Jaipur, on the
    Aravali hills, as a retreat place. Nahargarh Fort
    is connected to the Jaigarh Fort through its
    fortifications.

9
Markets and Shopping
  • Johari Bazaar is the most popular market of Jaipur
     and if you have a wedding coming up in your
    family, this is the place to shop from.
  • India is brimming with a rich cultural heritage. 

10
Monkey Temple
  • The Galtaji Temple known as Monkey temple is
    among the coveted tourist attractions of Jaipur.
  • The temple itself - nicknamed the Jewel of Jaipur
    - is perched between the cliff faces of a rocky
    valley and the complex features many pavillions,
    holy bathing pools, and shrines. 

11
Government Central Museum
  • Albert Hall Museum Jaipur or the Central
    Museum exhibits items that reflect the cultural
    aspect of Rajasthan bygone era.
  • Enjoy a rich cultural heritage and old-world
    charm at Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur, which is
    known for an old Egyptian Mummy and armory
    section.

12
Elefantastic
  • The Elefantastic is an interesting elephant farm
    and a fascinating tourist site of Jaipur.
    Conserving the Indian Elephants in a vast reserve
    is the main aim of the place. There are camping
    facilities within this area.
  • You can also available Special rides upon the
    trained elephants.

13
JALMAHAL
  • Possibly the most serene sight amidst the chaos
    of Jaipur is the beautiful Jal Mahal Jaipur, the
    Water Palace.
  • Built in 18th century, Jal Mahal Palace is known
    for its architectural beauty in India. 
  •  It is noted for its intricate architecture. Like
    Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal name too is taken from
    hindi language which means Palace on water.

14
Hot Attractions
  • Kite Festival
  • Elephant festival
  • Gangaur Fair

15
  • Kite Festival A festival with a difference - as
    kites take to the sky all over Jaipur. In the
    evening, kites with lights in them and fireworks
    brighten the skies above. Anyone who likes kite
    flying wouldnt want to miss this.

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  • Elephant festival It is held on the day of Holi
    festival, usually in the month of March. The
    festival features Elephant polo and Elephant
    Dance. The most beautifully decorated elephant is
    awarded.

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  • Gangaur Fair  A festival devoted to Goddess
    Parvati. It is time for young girls to dress up
    in their finery and pray for grooms of their
    choice while the married women pray for the
    well-being of their husbands. 

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