In this article, I’m gonna discuss about Sightseeing in Jaipur and how you cover major attractions in one day.
Jaipur, a city replete with the finesses of architecture and beauty is the shining jewel in the royal crown of Rajasthan tourism. Touring this beautiful pink city in one day would be like a heritage visit to all the spellbinding attractions of the city filling you with the memories you can dwell upon for lifetime. Sai Ram Tour and Travels is a tour agency in Jaipur has crafted this one day sightseeing in Jaipur package in which you can embrace your love for this city and fall in love with every bit of it.
In our one day sightseeing in Jaipur they try to cover all the major famous destinations of the city so that you don’t miss out on anything. To get the best out of your Jaipur tour we have divided the your tour in two parts i.e. the first part of the trip covering all the attractions in city center including the Royal City Palace, The Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and the local street shopping.
The next part of the trip takes you to a visit of all the architectural grandeur of the pink city which are situated at a bit outskirts like Amber Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort and Jaigarh Fort. This way you will you able to cover all the major attractions in one day in a systematic manner.
Sightseeing in Jaipur –Amber Fort:
The fort defines the existence of the words “Magnificence and glory” in its true essence. Amber fort also known as Amer Fort is located at a distance of 13 km from main Jaipur Railway station in Amber.
Amer fort is one of the most prominent and glorious places to visit in Rajasthan if you truly want to indulge in the history and architecture of the bygone era. The fort stands high on the hilltop and is bejeweled with magnificent halls namely Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Aam, Sukh Niwas and Sheesh Mahal which adds more glitter to its beauty.
Popularly known as the “Palace of Winds”, this place is the prime tourist destination of Jaipur and is often used as face of promoting Jaipur Tourism. The architecture of the palace is Rajputana style and has a honeycomb like shape.
It was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh of Jaipur in the year 1799 for the continuation of the royal city palace and therefore it extends from the edge of city palace. The palace has 953 windows which as natural cooler and also has women’s chamber (Zenana) which was constructed for royal women of the bygone era so that they can watch all the street activities.
Jantar Mantar is located in the vicinity of Hawa Mahal and it is also counted among the most visited tourist places of Jaipur. This astronomical observatory was constructed during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and it has a collection of almost 19 rustic astronomical instruments.
The center was developed to measure the movements and distances of the celestial bodies. The time to visit the place is from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Known to a very few, the fort was earlier known as Sudarshangarh Fort and later the name was changes to Nahargarh fort which means “the abode of tigers”. Being one of the prominent places in Jaipur tourism this magnificent fort captivates hearts of all the tourists with its architecture and view it imprta from the top.
You would be enchanted to have a look at the marvelous sunset from the top of the fort which seems to unfurl all the hues of beauty bestowed on this beautiful pink city. It was constructed to mark the safety of Jaipur. The fort stands magnificently amidst the Aravali Ranges of Rajasthan and showcases the amalgamation of Indo-European architecture.
The royal City Palace:
Located in the heart of Pink City, this stunning place has been a royal residence of Maharaja of Jaipur (leader of Kachhwa clan) and one part of the palace is still home to the present day royal family. You will spot numerous tourists coming to witness the magnificence and splendor of this royal palace.
The architecture of the palace is truly marvelous having hues of both Rajputana as well as Mughal architecture. City palace has a shape of grid avenues adorned by landscape gardens, bejeweled courtyards and huge walls around to serve as the guard to the royal palace. The entry of the museum starts with remarkable “Mubarak Mahal” which seems like greeting all the visitors in the most royal manner possible.
In the evening either you can walk along the streets of old city and shop around the local shops to buy some souvenir of the trip. The next step in under Sightseeing in Jaipur is the local market. The local market of Jaipur is famous for handicraft items, handlooms, wooden items, miniatures of forts and palaces, hand woven rugs, antique silver jewelry and leather items. You may also dine the village restaurant “choki dhani” and enjoy your meal in the traditional rajasthani manner.
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