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Jaipur Tour Attractions

By: Sanjog | Jul 28 2010 | 397 words | 1019 hits

Jaipur, the princely city of Rajasthan never fails to leave a hypnotic effect on the senses of tourists with its royal attractions. It is among the most visited destinations of Rajasthan where tourists come from far and wide to savor the taste of royalty of the raja-maharajas of the bygone era. Popularly known as the Pink City, Jaipur takes immense pride in its majestic palaces and forts which were once the royal abodes of the erstwhile kings. This city is also an important destination of the famous Golden Triangle Tour which is a big hit with international tourists.

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Jaipur tourism has a lot to offer starting from stunning palaces to forts, monuments, gardens, heritage hotels, museums, fairs and festivals and handicrafts. Some of the finest heritage hotels are located in this city. This 300 year old city was founded by Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur tour will surely take you back in time to the era of kings.

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Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, the land of raja-maharajas, culture, legends, heritage and royal attractions. Rajasthan is famous the world over for its rich cultural heritage which encompasses fascinating attractions.

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Palace on Wheels is a luxury train of Rajasthan which is among the ten most luxurious trains in the world. Jaipur is one of the destinations covered by this train. On board Palace on Wheels tourists are no less treated like kings and queens to offer them old-world charm of Rajasthan.

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Although there are several tourist attractions in Jaipur but the must-see ones are:

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City Palace: It is a treasure-trove of royal articles. Once the palace, now it has become a museum. Built in traditional Rajasthani and Mughal styles of architecture, the Palace is the famous landmark of the city.

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Hawa Mahal: A huge palace pierced with more than 900 windows is a popular attraction of the city. Its architecture is simply mind-blowing.

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Forts of Jaipur: Amber Fort is the most stunning fort of Jaipur. Its superb architecture and stunning interiors decorated with mirror work, carvings and paintings are very attractive. Jaigarh Fort and Nahargarh fort are the other famous forts of the city.

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Ranthambore National Parknear Jaipur is world famous for its tiger population and a variety of other wildlife species. It is also a Tiger Reserve.

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Jaipur Elephant Festival: It is the most celebrated festival which coincides with Holi. It is marked by several cultural activities like music, dance, elephant race, elephant beauty pageant etc.


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Jaipur, one of the enchanting attractions of Rajasthan Tourism beckons you for a royal travel experience. Jaipur tour offers palaces, forts, museums and heritage hotels which take the tourists to the era of raja-maharajas. The City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber fort and Ranthambore National Park are the must-see attractions of Jaipur.
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