If you have a desire to know the lifestyle of Raja Maharajs then the city of Jaipur welcomes you, where the palaces and fortresses will surprise you and you will be surprised even by seeing the architecture here. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was settled by Maharaja Jai Singh II, ruler of Amer. In his name, the city name was Jaipur. Jaipur is also called Gulabi Nagari and there are many tourist places to visit in this Pincity
In Jaipur, there are many historical sites, fortresses and temples that recite their pride and you will feel that you have reached the time of the King-Maharajas. You will not be able to live happily after roaming around this pink city.
Hopefully you will like this tour of Jaipur city's sights and you will also want to visit this pinch to see it all around once. So, let's go to these historic sites in Jaipur today -
Amer Fort - The artistic model of Hindu architecture is the fort of Aamer, built by Maharaja Mansingh I. This four-storey fort made of red marble and sandstone stones is the site of the royal heritage, such as Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal and Hukam Niwas and the ancient temple of Shila Mata.
City Palace - City Palace is a palace of kings, with many buildings, patio, temple and garden. This palace is an excellent mix of Indian and European architectural styles, which were started by Maharaja Jai Singh II. This palace has Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Palace, Queen's Palace, Mukut Mahal and City Palace Museum. The innermost fort of the City Palace is a member of the royal family in the Chandra Mahal.
Hawa Mahal - This beautiful five-storey building was built by Maharaja Pratap Singh in 1799. There are 953 windows to the air in this palace, hence it is called Hawa Mahal. It was made for Rajput women. This palace made of red pink stones is also an archaeological museum.
Jantar Mantar - Jantar Mantar is one of the world's largest observatories created by Maharaja Jai Singh. Astronomical calculations were done with the accuracy of the instruments kept in this observatory. The world's largest solarium is also present here. The instruments present in this observatory were used to measure time, to predict eclipses, to monitor the stars and to find the orbit of the earth around the sun.
Jaigad Fort - This fort, built for the safety of Amer, is also known as 'Vijay Kila'. A secret route can be reached from Aamir Mahal to Jaigad Fort. The cannon placed in it is the world's largest cannon. In the Aravali range, this fort built on the hill of the eagle was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1726.
Nahargarh Fort - Located on the banks of the hills of Aravali, this fort has a beautiful view of Jaipur city. This fort used to be the residence of kings during hunting. This fort is also called Sudarshangarh and it was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1734.
Jal Mahal - The best example of architecture is Jal Mahal, which is present in the middle of the city of Mansaragar in Jaipur city. This palace was constructed by Sawai Jai Singh after Ashwamedh Yagna for the bathing of his wives and pundits. Now this palace is being developed as a bird sanctuary.
Albert Hall - Albert Hall is the oldest museum in Jaipur, which is composed of the inter-Arab architecture. Here every small thing connected with the royal tradition of Rajasthan can be seen almost because it is the official museum of Rajasthan.
Govinddevji Temple - The temple of Adarsha Dev Govinddavji of Jaipur is located inside the City Palace. It is said that the statue of Lord Krishna established in this temple was brought from Jai Singh II Vrindavan and was established here.