What can be more magical than a land filled with palaces and prestigious remains of the past era? Made by the effort of marvelous artisans of the land, this is the most heritage-filled land of this region to enjoy an experience of lifetime. Here are the top five attractions of the city to enjoy during your vacation.
The iconic attraction of the land is the hill fort of Amber. This hill fort is located a little away from the main city of Jaipur. However, it is always included as a part of every Jaipur tour packages and even in luxury train tours like Palace on Wheels and others.
This 16th century fort is made of marbles and red sandstone, expressing a mixture of Muslim and Hindu architectural style. If you are visiting Amber Fort, you ought to enjoy elephant riding, in-palace restaurant, light and sound show and others.
This magnificent palace is quite the landmark for historic architectural view. The palace was once the royal residence of the land during 18th century. This complex comprises of numerous palaces and among those, the Chandra Mahal has been turned into an exclusive museum, which holds collection of handicraft items, heritage objects and historic items. From the top, you can get a grand view of the city from this palace complex.
This was an ancient defensive fort of the kings. This fort overlooks the entire city of Jaipur and the main palace complex of Amber Fort. From the fort, you can get a great view of the city. This is a popular picnic and exploration region for the tourists. While visiting Nahargarh Fort, enjoy the wax museum, fort’s restaurant and the queen boudoirs of the structure.
This is the victory fort and is very famous among international tourists for holding the largest cannon of the world, Jaivana. This fort was the place where kings held a large quality of weapons, artillery and other war items. This fortification structure runs for three kilometers and is famous for its artillery museum and a great view of Lake Palace.
This wind palace was built in a honeycomb structure for the royal females to watch the outside world through the numerous windows, without being noticed by the locals. This beautiful palace of 18th century has 953 windows. Visit the archaeological museum inside the palace. While you are at the Hawa Mahal, explore the stores around the region for buying souvenirs.
Other iconic attractions to cover in the Jaipur are Jal Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Jantar Mantar, Birla Temple, Galtaji and others. If you find time, try exploring the regions around Jaipur like Ajmer, Sariska national park, Ranthambore National Park, Pushkar and others.