Popularly known as the 'Pink City', Jaipur is located in the western state of Rajasthan in India. Jaipur is a major and very popular travel destination in India. Jaipur carries a exquisite charm that makes it different from any other destination in the world. The historical monuments that it endorses narrates the stories of the gallantry of Rajput rulers during the ancient past. Travel to Jaipur which will enable you to have peep into the cultural heritage of India.
Sangner airport, 30 minutes drive to major hotels
Well connected to all the major cities in India. Shatabi Express is the ideal train from Delhi.
RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation) buses connects Jaipur to major cities like Delhi, Agra and within Rajasthan.
Jaipur Travel Informations
64.75 sq. km. Jaipur City
Best time to visit :
Rajasthani, Hindi, English
Major attractions :
Amber fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal
Jaipur Travel Attractions
The Amber fort is located on the outskirts of the Jaipur city on a low hill. The palace can be reached on the back of an elephant which is an exhilarating experience in itself. This fort in Jaipur has various beautiful travel attractions within the complex including Jai Mandir and the famous hall of mirrors or the Sheesh Mahal.
City Palace :
City Palace showcases an impressive blend of traditional Rajasthani and
Mughal architecture styles. Within the complex there are a series of courtyards, gardens and buildings. Other travel attractions of Amber Fort in Jaipur include Chandra Mahal, Sri Gobind Dev Temple and the Museum that adorns a variety of ancient artifacts.
Jantar MantarJantar Mantar is a major travel attraction of Jaipur, considering the fact that it was constructed in the period when there were no instruments available for measuring time. One of the biggest observatory out of five that was built by Sawai Jai Singh in Northern India. It can be called ancient science laboratory as it is observatory and various 'Yantras' in it are designed by experts to observe the movements of sun, moon, planets and the stars. It has two Ram Yantra, used for gauging altitudes are phenomenal instruments.
The impressive building of Hawa Mahal in Jaipur India is a memorable sight. Hawa Mahal ornately carved windows that attracts tourist attention. You will be just spellbound to view such beautiful multi layered palace, which offers an interplay of red and pink sand stone, carefully and painstakingly outlined with white borders and motifs. This beautiful building in the heart of Jaipur is a major Jaipur travel attraction.