Founded in 1727 by Sawai Jaisingh II, Jaipur is the capital city of the state of Rajasthan popularly known as the Pink City. The capital city of Rajasthan, this Pink City is steeped in history and culture. The bustling bazaars of Jaipur, famous for Rajasthani jewellery, fabric and shoes, posses a timeless quality and are surely a treasure-trove for the shoppers. This fascinating city with its romantic charm takes you to an epoch of royalty and tradition. Amazing forts, palaces, flourished gardens, trendy restaurants and shopping centers are the few of the attractions in the city that attracts tourists to visit there from all over the world all the year round. If you are on way to Jaipur then ensure that you explore top attractions of this place.
This museum was commissioned by Sawai Ram Singh II in 1876 A.D. It is one of the finest & most beautiful examples of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture designed by Samuel Swinton Jacob.
Hawa Mahal, a multi layered palace, is also known as Jaipur signature building, built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Extremely popular for its architect & structure, the Mahal is an interplay of red & pink sand stone.
Located in the heart of the old city, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. Houses a seven storey Chandra Mahal in the centre, this palace is a blend of Rajput & Mughal Architecture.
Built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the last great classical astronomer in India is a place worth to see. The modernistic structures known as 'Yantras' are the exceptional creations of this astronomer-king designed by him and built by experts to observe the movements of sun, moon, planets and the stars.
Encircled by large lush green gardens, Birla Mandir or the Lakshmi- Narayan temple is another center of attraction located below the Mooti Doongari castle.
It is one of the few military structures of medieval India preserved almost intact, containing palaces, gardens, open and covered reservoirs, a granary, an armory, a well-planned cannon foundry, several temples, a tall tower and giant mounted cannon.
Apart from, there are many other attractions of tourist’s interest as far as hotels and transportation facilities are concerned, it is no lesser than any metropolitan state having Airport, Railways and also offer good buses facilities.