An article on Places to visit in Jaipur

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An article on Places to visit in Jaipur

The lives of the people of this age are very hectic as the race to fast track life is continuing. There are many elements that keep life away from these tough things. Holidays, tours and trips are some of those that help people relax and enjoy the beauty of life. This is when the tourism industry came into the picture. There are many tourist destinations all over the world that are very popular among the people all over the world and these destinations are very famous. India is among those places where every year there are thousands of tourists that turn up to India for the holidays. There are numerous places in India that are very popular among the tourist all over the world and these places are not only for holidays as these places are also part of history. The famous part of the triangle is Jaipur. So let’s focus on the some of the attractions in Jaipur –

The City Palace, Jaipur

city palace Jaipur

This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and there are many people and tourist that visit the place every year. There are two places in the city palace, which are the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. The city palace is a palace complex and is a very large area. In ancient times, this place was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The city palace is now a museum and one of the famous in the country. This palace complex was built in the year 1729 and 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh II, who was the ruler of Ajmer.

The Hawa Mahal

hawa mahal

The Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds is one of the popular tourist attractions if Jaipur. The palace was built in red and pink sandstone. There are many facts about the place. The palace was built high and was built so that the women of the palace can observe the festivals in the streets without being noticed. It is a high screen wall structurally. The palace was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. The designer was Lal Chand Ustad and the form that was based was Lord Krishna. The place looks like a honeycomb from a distance.

The Jal Mahal

jal mahal

Jaipur has one of its famous palaces in the middle of Man Sagar Lake known as “The Jal Mahal”. The palace was developed by Maharaja Jai Singh 2 of Amber. The palace is of five storied buildings built-in red sandstone. When the lake is complete, the four floors get subsided under water and only remaining top floor gets represented. A garden with domed passages was built on the veranda of the palace. The palace at each curve has partially octagonal towers built with a graceful cupola. Contrary to the lake of gator, there lie chantries and cenotaphs built by Jai Singh 2 within the landscape garden.

Ram Niwas Garden

This is one of the most popular places that is situated in the city of Jaipur. The garden was built in the year 1868 by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh of Jaipur. The garden is located in the middle of the city. The garden is almost 76 acres in area. There are many attractions in the garden such as the bird park, the Zoo and Ravindra Rang Manch Theatre. There are also the art gallery, exhibition ground and gymnasium. The garden is also known for its several cafes and picnic spots. Within the garden, there is the Albert Hall Museum.

Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace

The Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace are a very popular palace garden in Jaipur. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Jaipur and every year there are thousands of visitors that come to this place from all over the world. This place is located 6 km from the Jaipur city. This famous garden was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1779. There are different stories in the place, including multi-level gardens and fountains. There are also many sculptures and paintings that represent the life of Lord Krishna. The palace is situated in the Jaipur Agra Highway.

Jawahar Circle

Jawahar Circle is a popular garden that is situated in the city of Jaipur. This garden is constructed by the Jaipur Development Authority. This is a very popular place and is the biggest circular park in Asia. The garden is located in the Malviya Nagar area which is near to the Sanganer Airport. The total area of the garden is about 452 m and there are many tracks in the park. There are also many other attractions inside the park such as fountains. Jogging track, lay ground etc. There are many people who visit this park every day and this place is one of the best leisure parks.

Amber Fort

amber fort

Amber Fort which is also known as the Amber Palace. This fantastic structure was built by Raja Man Singh in the year 1592 AD. The fort was built with sandstones and marbles and it is the perfect design that the Hindu kings represented. There are also temples inside the fort. Shila Devi Temple and the Ganesh Pol temple are two of the famous temples of the fort. The fort is situated in the place called Amer, which is almost 11km from the city of Jaipur. There are large lamp-posts and cobbled paths in the fort. There are almost 1.4 million visitors in the fort every year.

Jaigarh Fort

jaigarh fort

Jaigarh Fort was built by Sawan Jai Singh II and it’s basically designed those days as battlements and is also connected to the Amber Fort. After that one can also visit the Sambhar Salt Lake that is the largest inland salt lake in India and every year there are many tourists that visit this place from all over the world. This fort is one of those forts that resemble the design of the Amber fort. This fort is also known as the Victory fort. The fort is about 3km in length. There is also a famous cannon named as Jaivana.

Statue Circle

Statue Circle is one of the most admired monuments in Jaipur. There are many further such monuments and places that make Jaipur, what it is today. Apart from that the mystical view of the deserts and the sands make it a perfect destination for tourist and them also most of the time gets a feel of royality. There are countless such places all over India and Golden triangle is one of the best. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations and there are many people who visit the place annually. This place has been attracting thousands of tourists over the years.

Nahargarh Fort

This is one of those places that are known for its historical facts. This fort is situated in the Aravalli Hills. The city view from this form is majestic. The Nahargarh Fort is actually built by the kings, so that it can protect the city forming a ring of defense. This fort was built-in the year 1734 the great Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The walls of the fort extend long forming a fortification. This is the fort that was never attacked in the history. In the year 1868, the fort was further extended by Sawai Ram Singh.

Central Park

The Central Park is one of the largest parks in the city and is constructed by the Jaipur Development Authority. The park is located in the center of the city as the name suggested. There is a huge garden that is green and also inside the park is the famous Rambagh Polo Ground. The park is also equipped with a jogging track and a running track. This park is also known for its bird watching season. There are many birds that can be observed in the park. There is also a large national flag inside the park and it is the tallest in the country.

Albert Hall Museum

Albert Hall Museum is situated in the city of Jaipur and in one of the most popular museums in the country. The building of the museum is situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This majestic Museum was constructed in the year 1887 and was designed by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. The museum is also known as the Government Central Museum. There are many artifacts and paintings inside the building. The museum as named after the King Edward VII. The construction of the museum was started in the year 1876. There are many visitors if the museum and every year than the number of tourists coming to this place are increasing.

Govind Dev Ji

Govind Dev Ji is a famous Hindu temple that is located in the city of Jaipur. The temple is situated in the city palace complex. The temple is dedicated to Govind Dev Ji, another name of Lord Krishna. The temple was constructed by the Raja Sawai Jai Singh II. One of the important practices that are done in the temple is ‘Aartis’ and ‘Bhog since the temple is constructed and still continuing with it. The image of the Lord Krishna in the temple looks like the image of Lord Krishna during his incarnation. This is a very popular temple and there are many people that visit this place every year.

Birla Mandir, Jaipur

there are several Birla temples all over the country and it is the most popular one among all. The temple is located in the Moti Dungari Hill. The temple is also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple. During night time the temple looks stunning and this was built-in the year 1988 by the famous Birla group of industries. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Krishna. The construction of the temple is done by white marble and is one of the finest structures in the city and all round the country.

Galtaji

This is one of the most popular places of the city and every year there are many Hindu pilgrims that visit the place. The temple is located in the Khania-Balaji town and is 10km away from the city of Jaipur. There are several Kundus inside the temples. Ancient stories also state that Galav, the saint lived inside the temple for many years. The complex of the temple is also known as the Monkey temple. There are large tribes of monkeys inside the temple. There are also natural water springs and that is why there are many visitors that come to this place from different parts of the world.

Kayak Vrindavan

Kanak Vrindavan is a garden located in the city of Jaipur. The garden was surrounded by the Aravali hills. This place is almost 8 km away for the city. The garden was constructed by the Kachchwaha Rajput Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh almost 275 years ago. Most of the time the garden is compared to Vrindaban where Lord Krishna performed Maha rash Lila. There are many visitors of this place from all over the world and there are many people from all round the country that visits this place. This place has been attracting thousands of tourists every year.

Jantar Mantar

This is one of the best architectural astronomical instruments design in the country and it was constructed by the Sawai Jai Singh, the Rajput king. There is a total of five such structures all over the country that the king built. This famous astronomical instrument has been listed in the World Heritage List. The meaning of Jantar Mantar is ‘calculation instrument’. There are a number of movies that have been shot here in the Jantar Mantar. The instruments are of high lengths. There have been several attempts to restore this heritage site and the government has been doing their best to restore the site.

Jawahar Kala Kendra

The Jawahar Kala Kendra is a multi art center that is located in the city of Jaipur. The main aim of this center is to preserve the arts and culture of the state. There are eight blocks in the center. There is also an amphitheatre in the center. There are also numerous other facilities such as arts display rooms, cafeteria, small hostel etc inside the center. This was designed by Charles Correa in the year 1986. There are two permanent art galleries and several other galleries. There are many incidents where the phases of time the culture and other heritage of a particular community disappeared and that is why it is so important to preserve the arts and culture. In that direction, this place has been doing wonders. The center also held different festivals every year and there are many people and tourist that visit this place every year during the festivals.

Jaipur Zoo

The Jaipur zoo is a very popular tourist attraction in Jaipur and its situated in the Albert Hall Museum. There are many people who visit this zoo every day. The Zoo was first opened in the year 1877. The zoo can be divided into two parts, one for mammals and the other part of birds and reptiles. There are many species of birds and animals in the zoo. There is also a Ghariyal breeding farm that is the fourth largest firm in India. The main aim of the zoo is to conserve the wildlife that is present in this area.

Rajasthan Assembly building

The Rajasthan Assembly Building is one of the major attractions in the city and there are many visitors from all over the world that comes to see this majestic structure. The Rajasthan Assembly Building is situated in the Jyoti Nagar. There are different designs such as Jharokas. Chhatries, Kamani, Baradaries, in the building. This is a very important place as India is the largest democracy in the world. The building is almost 145 feet high and the floor is about 6.08 lac sq ft. The dome of the building has a diameter of 104 feet.

There are many such places in India that are known for its historical importance, and these places are in all the corners of the country. The golden triangle is one of those that are very popular among the people all over the world and every year there are thousands of people that visit the golden triangle. Golden triangle is named after the three cities, Agra, Delhi and Jaipur and their geographical location that make a triangle when joined by a straight line. These three cities are the some of the best in India and the world and there are many historical monuments that are there in these cities. These historical monuments are very popular among the tourist all over the world and that is the reason why the demands of the tours are increasing every day. There are many tours and travel agencies all of India that provide quality tours and travels to the tourists that comes from all over the world to these golden triangle tours. There are many packages that these travel agencies provide and these packages range from 3 to 5 days.

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