Pink city Jaipur is a Royal bliss of colorful phantasy, boast among magnificent forts and palaces. The royal ambience with in the lap of natural serenity makes it the most romantic destination in Rajasthan.
The City Palace of Jaipur still the residence of last ruling family. Jaipur is a UNESCO world heritage site, that is an unique evidence of Mughal and Rajput architecture.
Heritage And Culture Of Pink City Jaipur
The Pink City Jaipur is culturally as wealthy as Rajasthan. The palaces and heritage structures of royal buildings shows the mix of Mughal and Rajput gharana style architecture. Jaipur is famous for it’s majestic forts and palaces made of pink sand stone and for that it is called Pink City.
Jaipur is a city of ethnic culture and mix of modern generation Hindu ,Jain and Marwari which is unique as Rajasthani culture stands. The variety of Mughal palaces, Rajput Forts, Muslim Dargas, Jain and Hindu temples shows multiple culture and heritage in Jaipur as well as in Rajasthan.
The Iconic monument of Jaipur is Hawa Mahal, which one of the heritage building of Jaipur and city Icon. Hawa Mahal or the Wind Palace is the most popular tourist spot which is made by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Sing. The Hawa Mahal made of red and pink sand stone with 956 Jhaokhas in a pyramid shape.
Tourists can indulge with plenty of festivals that occasionally held in Jaipur. The famous festivals are Elephant fair, Kite festivals, Teej and Gangour festival reflects the real heritage and culture of Jaipur. Jaipur is also famous for it’s royal ethnic culture of food. Among the delicacy of Ethnicfoods, famous are Dal Baati Churma, Gatte Ki Sabji, Ker Sangri, Missi Roti and Bajre ki roti with pure Ghee.
Jaipur also a shopping paradise for tourists. It is famous for handloom of jaipuri ethnic cotton fabrics and dress, carpets, households, cushions, bed covers and many more with ethnic jewelries all are tremendous popular all over the world. Camel leather items and handicrafts also export globally.
The Best Places To Visit In The Pink City Jaipur
Pink City Jaipur is famous for it’s majestic royal palaces, forts, temples which is made of pink sand stone and marvelous architectural masterpieces. The famous places to explore in Jaipur are Amber Fort and Palace, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jantar Mantar and City Palace.
Other famous temple and gardens are Galtaji, Gavind Devji Temple, Birla Temple,and Moti Dungri are the most popular tourism spots in Jaipur. Apart from those temples royal gardens also worth seeing places those are Kanak Vrindavan Garden, Sisodia Rani Bag and Vidyadhar garden to visit in Autumn and Spring for fully blooming beauty.
Amber Fort And Palace In Pink City Jaipur
The Splendor and Grandeur of majestic fort and Palace Amber Fort is the pride of Pink City Jaipur. Located on the top of the hills the palace is an fabulous example of Mughal and Rajput Gharana style of architecture. Amber fort was built in 1592 AD by Raja Man Sing, who was Rajput commander in Akbar’s army.
Later it was expanded and renovated by Raja Jai Sing I according to history. The Amber Fort boast 4 court yards within it’s span and various other buildings are also located with in the each court yard. The famous buildings are Palace of Man Sing I, Gardens, Tripolla Gate, Lion Gate, Dewan-I-Aam, Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Mahal and others.
Jaipur tour is incomplete without visiting Amber Palace. Tourists can reach to the palace with Jeep or Elephant ride which is also adventurous and enjoyable.
City Palace Of Pink City Jaipur
City Palace located in the heart of Pink City Jaipur. The grand existence of City Palace covered the areas of 1/7 of the Jaipur city. City palace itself a city where visitor found fort, Gardens, court yards, museums, Dewan-I-Khas, display of weapons at the Maharani Palace, Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal are important to visit.
The palace is also an magnificent evidence of Mughal and Rajput gharana style of architectural masterpieces. This grand palace was built by Sawai Jai Sing II. The Museum in the Palace displays the collection of Rajasthani Dresses and royal out fits, Rajput and Mughal weapons and shords of all shapes and sizes. The walls of the Palace is decorated with mirror, murals and magnificent arts which reflects a stunning insight of bygone eras.
Jantar Mantar Of Pink City Jaipur
Jantar Mantar is located on the Pink City Jaipur, which is a place where the world’s largest Sun Dial and other mathematical instrument of scientific measurement are placed. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and worth to must visit for the tourist. This site is preserved and renovated every year by the Government for accurate measurement.
The world’s largest sundial is called ‘Samrat Yantra’ is placed within the Jantar Mantar along with other instruments. The name of other important instruments are ‘Hindu Chatri’, ‘jaiprakash Yatra’ and other 14 geometric instrument with astronomical devices to probe the universe.
Jal Mahal of Pink City Jaipur
Jal Mahal in Pink City Jaipur is a splendid example of unique architectural masterpiece. located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake which is 5 storied building and first 4 stories submerged in water of the lake. The spectacular palace is a major tourist attraction of Jaipur.
Boats are available from the bank of Man Sagar lake to reach the Palace. The Palace was enlarged and renovated by Maharaja Jai Sing II. It is open for visitor around the year.