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The Pink City of Jaipur

The Pink City of Jaipur

Pink City of Indian and the state capital of deserted vistas, Rajasthan, is referred, affectionately as pink, simply because of excessive pink walls and buildings in the old city, attracts visitors each year with its spectacular miscellanies of a long-gone era. Amongst most popular destinations that take the topmost spots as prime Jaipur attractions are the prehistoric palaces and fortresses, with intricate architecture serving as an incredibly classic and resplendent reminder of their royal inheritance, Jaipur is one such place where people of all kinds, from across the world want to just be there and witness the magic of a city that has a history of over 1000 years old full of sagas so delicious, that time seems short to grasp them all. With this thought, let’s take a look on few of the best attractions not to miss while visiting Jaipur.

City Palace – Jaipur

The combination of Rajput, Mughal and European drafts-man which apparently is the reason behind excellent city design leading. City Palace was the home of Sawai Maan Singh and it boasts of marble pillars and engraved interiors which are a rarity in other parts of the region.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar

Also known as the birthplace of astral instruments, built by the great Raja Jai Singh III of Jaipur whose intellect as a king was famous across the country. All the instruments implanted in Jantar Mantar are surprisingly accurate even today that leaves a lot to visitor’s imagination to wonder about.

Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh is a stunning fort in the Jaipur region that posed a strong resistance ring for the pink city during the war times under King Sawai Man Singh. It offers a fabulous vantage point and breath-taking bird-eye view of the Jaipur city.

Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort is known as the triumph castle built by the King Sawai Maan Singh III to defend the amber fort and the fortress complex within it. The world’s biggest cannon are kept here which depicts the pride and honor behind the fort.

Amber Fort

Amber Fort has an astonishing history that reflects the triumph of Sawai Maan Singh and formation of Mata temple stone in the fort. The remarkable architectural design actually forces people to relish and feel the lushness of the culture.

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal or the wind palace is considered as a masterpiece of architectural finesse and superb feat in terms of building design. Hawa Mahal is a fortress with small windows on the outer which guides the winds into the palace to bring the ambient temperature down to the coolest and expels the hot winds out of chambers above the windows.

Besides all of above mentioned places, Jaipur is also known as a base station to mystical places. Places which carry a great aura along with them that has attracted visitors since the time immortal.