Wonderful and budget Trip to Jaipur in India
|By: Abhinav Jain | Mar 26 2012 | 409 words | 743 hits|
Jaipur city is a capital of Rajasthan, which is a state located in the north western part of India. There are many monuments in Jaipur, that are painted in pink colour and thus it is called the "pink city" of India. It is a wonderful city and is also referred as the ‘Gateway of Rajasthan'. There are many remarkable tourist attractions to visit in the city. As you think about the city, first thing that comes in your mind is large palaces, forts, heritage buildings etc.
Some major places to visit in the city are JantarMantar Observatory, Hawa Mahal, and City Palace Museum, Amber Fort, Jal Mahal, Ram Niwas Garden, Jaigarh and Nargarh Fort etc.
Amber fort is situated at the hill in Amer. It was made by Raja Alan Singh Chanda. The fort is made up of sandstone and marbles and is famous for its architect and pleasant climate. Other forts like Jaigarh fort and Nargarh fort are also famous and liked by the tourists because of their beautiful interiors and unique style of architecture.
Hawa Mahal is also beautiful palace built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. It is also called as "Palace of wind" and consists of many windows. It is an amazing monument that consists of five - storey with remarkable carvings. It is made up of sandstones and was basically builtfor Rajput women to look outside the palace with the help of hundreds of windows in it.
Jantar-mantar was built by King Sawai Jai Singh in 1718. It is made from sandstones and marble and has beautiful architecture. It consists of many scientifically designed instruments to study the movement of stars.
City palace museum is another place to visit in Jaipur city that allows you to view various rajasthani miniature arts, weapons, manuscripts, and other things used by the members of royal families.
The accommodation in Jaipur city will take you close to the Indian culture and traditions. The rooms in the hotels are decorated in a traditional style to provide you a comfortable stay.
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Abhinav Jain is an expert travel writer. He has written many articles on tour packages in India
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