Jaipur : The PINK CITY OF INDIA
Jaipur known as the Pink City of India has a number of an architectural miracle that draws tourists from throughout the country and abroad and is one of the best tourist places in India . Most foreign tourists coming to India and explore magnificent forts and Havelis of the city. There are a number of attractions including Jaigarh Jaipur, Nahargarh, Deoji Govind Mandir, Rambagh Palace, Kanak Valley, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Hawa Mahal, Jal road, Amer Fort, City Palace, etc. Jaipur with beautiful monuments and colorful bazaars offer promise visitors a rewarding experience.
Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital is a wonderful tourist attraction in Rajasthan. Jaipur India won the wild, as the pink city because of pink wash applied to the building. A trip to Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan, is the abode of the extensive boulevard and beautiful gardens. India Jaipur was founded by Sawai Jaisingh II, in 1727 AD, still retain the glory of history and rich culture.
Rajasthani jewelry, art, and fabrics maintain young and have a few treasures for shoppers. beautiful things are in great demand in the international market. Jaipur trip with romantic grace takes one to an era of kingship and heritage. A trip to Jaipur, one of the most valuable areas of Rajasthan.
The spirit of the king can be seen clearly ancient monuments that adorn the city, the people’s way of life, culture and food. Surrounded by three strong heart, carpeted with lush gardens and decorated with a tranquil lake, a visit to Jaipur was a pleasure for visitors. To find some of the main tourist attractions and places to visit in Jaipur, read on.
Let’s see the places to visit in Jaipur
Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)
Become a major attraction of Jaipur, built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh it is the most recognizable the monument of Jaipur. Rise building, which opened the old town was buzzing on the main road, has 953 windows with overhanging latticed balconies is a beautiful example of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for royal ladies watch, enjoy a procession and other events.
City Palace is in the heart of the best examples of the cultural heritage of the city that was built the last ruler of Jaipur Rajput kingdom Kachchwah. City Palace is classic examples of the Mughal & the Rajput architectures. Part of the palace is now a museum containing a collection rare manuscripts, arms, the Mughal rugs and the costumes, and Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures. Diwan-I-Am (Hall of the general spectator) have elaborate decor and a collection of manuscripts, Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) have marble foot gallery of Mubarak Mahal have rich collections the costumes and textiles. There is a clock tower near Mubarak Mahal. Called “Saleh Khana”, had a collection of arsenal and guns.You should surely add this to your checklist in places to visit in Jaipur .
Jaigarh fort is one of the few intact in Rajasthan. The fortress is located about 15 km from the center of Jaipur is a major attraction for tourists.
Jaigarh built by Jai Singh in the year 1726.it standing on a hill overlooking the castle and the town Amer. The biggest gun in the world on wheel counterbalanced Ban Jai here, built during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh. With twenty feet long barrel and pumped into the barrel of a gun.
Decorating a solid backbone of the Aravalli Hills, Nahargarh Fort was built by Raja Jai Singh. (15 km). Cresting a hill about 600 feet. Above the city, the fort was built in 1734. 9 km of the road through the hills of Jaipur and the castle can be reached along the zigzag path that begins two kilometers to the north – west of the old city. , In the castle, you can visit the Madhavendra Bhavan housing the nine apartments of Maharaja Ram Singh nine victims.
Known as Amer Fort, this is one of the most magnificent monuments, located on the outskirts of the former capital Kachhwahas city.Amer standing atop a steep hill. It is the perfect combination of Hindu and Islamic architecture. Solemn dignity of red sandstone and white marble pavilions, when reflected in the lake at the foot of the hill, is a spectacle. Amber, as it exists today, is the work of three dominant kingdoms, which include Man Singh and Jai Singh I and II.
The palace complex decorated and offer plenty of Amer. Sheesh Mahal camera mirror. Diwan-i-Am or Hall of hall of beautiful proportions hearing open to public on three sides and is decorated with two rows of pillars. Diwan-e-Khas or the courtroom had a mosaic work well in the glass. Sukh mandir is guarded by sandalwood doors decorated with ivory. For a large ornately carved lattice windows in the castle, the beautifully painted doors, finely sculptured pillars crave for space and attention.
Govind Dev Ji
Part of the city palace complex, Krishna temples in honor of the royal family first. Image from Vrindavan, which is located in the tower of the chapel of the temple are missing, very religious royal patron deity worshiped by most Hindus in the city and its surroundings.
Museum Centre or the Royal Albert Hall in the Ram Niwas Garden. This is a large garden and a zoo, a greenhouse, an aviary, a museum and a sports field. Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II built in 1868 as project aid against the subjects of the tortured hunger.
Albert Hall was changed to the Central Museum proudly displays the art and culture of Rajasthan and describes the Rajput morality with these lines: “A Rajput puts his life in danger if forced to abandon their faith if he loses the earth, and if pursued femininity. ”
Now, a magnificent collection of metal products, decorative objects, natural history specimens, paintings, miniature portraits, sculptures, and an Egyptian mummy among various another object. Rajasthani village life is shown through costumes, ceramics, metals and wood products.
Some melancholy the specimens on display like a horse’s skull, skeleton and stuffed cobra, also found in this museum. There is some time in the lobby Ravindra Manch, modern outdoor theater, and the gallery has been added to the museum to promote cultural activities.
It is one of the five observatories in India by Maharaja Jai Singh built. Jai Singh was appointed the observatory Jantar Mantar, which is actually pronounced as ‘Yantra Mantra’, yantra for instrument and mantra for formula.Providing an understanding of science and astronomy, which houses ancient astronomical instruments chiseled in Pierre. The device is more interesting here sundial. shadow on it helps to determine the elapsed time and the local meridian. In addition, a variety of objects and celestial attributes can be calculated with it.
The observatory comprises of 14 main geometrically devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars in their orbits, providing a decrease in the planet and determine the height of the heavens and the associated ephemeris. Each set and instruments “concentrate”.
Each tool is built of stone and marble, and has an astronomical scale, generally marked on the marble inner lining; bronze plates, all surprisingly precise manner, are also used. Completely restored in 1901, the Jantar Mantar declared a national monument in 1948.
Only 6 km on the road to Amer, this small palace is situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.Built in 1799 of red sandstone, the water palace is quixotic. water calm lake reflects the intricate carvings make a fabulous spectacle could have dreamed. The five-story building, the first four floors is located in the bottom of the lake, and only the top floor overlooking the lake. The castle also offers a panorama of the truth of migratory and other exotic singing herds.
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