Places to visit in Jaipur- Best Jaipur Travel Guide With Details

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan in India. This city is also popular as Pink City because most of the buildings are of pink color. The best places to visit in Jaipur are amber, Jal mahal, and many more. These represents a unique culture and history that attracts tourists from all around the world. This beautiful city is among the top tourist destination in the world.

The most popular tourist places to visit in Jaipur are as below.

Jalmahal

Jalmahal in Jaipur
View of Jalmahal

It is a palace that is surrounded by landscapes and water. So, this is also famous as the water palace. This palace has amazing architecture and design. The mountains around it make it a scenic view. It lies in Mansagar lake which is one of the largest sweet water lakes of Jaipur.

History

This palace was built by Rajput ruler Madho Singh in 1750 AD with a purpose of stay during hunting season.

Even if it is a beautiful palace. But, You can only see this from the lakeside. However, if you are a foodie then spend some time at chaupati and taste a delicious dish on the street stalls.

Attractions of Jalmahal

  • The view of the palace with landscapes
  • Chaupati at street side
  • Festivals occur near this lake

Visiting time- It takes around 1 hour to visit this place.

You can get the ultimate views of this palace from the terrace of CCD cafe which is in front of this lake.

Hawa Mahal

Hawamahal In Jaipur
Hawa mahal Top View

This is a unique monument of architecture which is a UNESCO world heritage site. This palace is also famous as a wind palace that has more than 950 windows. These windows allow the passage of air. So, fresh air blows inside this palace.

History of Hawa Mahal

It was built by Maharaja Pratap Singh in 1799 AD. As he was a devotee of Lord Krishna. So, this palace is in the shape of the crown of Lord Krishna.

Visiting Time- It takes around 2 hours to visit this place.

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Amber Fort

Amber fort Jaipur
Amber fort with Maota Sarovar

This is a fort on a hill which is a combination of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Amber Fort is the largest fort of Jaipur that is a UNESCO world heritage site. The magnificent landscapes and a lake make it, an amazing destination to visit in Jaipur.

Attractions of Amber Fort

  • Beautiful landscapes around it
  • A lake in front of this fort; Locals call it as maota lake
  • Amazing architecture of palace- Sheesh mahal
  • Shila Devi temple
  • Elephant ride- It costs 1500 to 2000 rupees per head

How to Reach

Amer town is around 10 kilometers away from Jaipur. So, it is easy to reach here. You can book a taxi or cab from the city railway station. However, if you want to experience local culture then travel on a city bus.

Where to Stay- Amber town is a beautiful place to spend holidays. Because it is adjoining mountains all around. You can get all budget and luxury hotels in this town.

Best Time to Visit- In the summer season, Jaipur is so hot. So, better to visit this city during winter.

Nearby Destinations – Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, And Kanak Vrindavan Ghati

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City Palace Jaipur

This is a palace of the Royal family of Jaipur. It shows the lifestyle and Rajput culture. The architecture of it is indeed alluring. There is a museum with antiques and artifacts of ancient times. You must visit this place if you want to know about the history of Rajputs of Jaipur.

In front of this palace, there is a temple of lord krishna. This temple is popular as Goving devji temple.

How to reach- It is near to the city. so, you can reach here easily by booking a cab or taxi.

Nearby Attactions- Goving devji temple, and Jantar mantar.

Albert Hall

It is a Museum with extremely amazing architecture. This museum is made of sandstone that shines bright during the evening laser show. It has artifacts from all around the globe. There are around 15 art galleries with the collection of artifacts, sculptures, pottery, and many more attractive antiques. A beautiful green garden in this museum makes

As Jaipur was under the rule of Britishers. So, this museum was built in honor of Prince Albert Edward.

Attractions of Albert Hall

  • A lush green garden
  • Various sections of Art gallery
  • Extremely beautiful architecture

Jantar Mantar

This is a place with instruments that were used for measuring astronomical units. There are many instruments to determine units of time and distance. This is a UNESCO heritage site that is a historical and educational place to visit in Jaipur. This is one of the 5 Jantar Mantar of India.

History- It was constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh II during the early 18th century. The main purpose of it was to detect time and other astronomic and scientific units.

Jaipur Zoo

Jaipur Zoo
White Tiger in Jaipur Zoo

This is the largest zoo in Rajasthan. If you are an animal lover then, this is the must-visit place in Jaipur. There are many different species of animals like white tiger, hippopotamus, lion, and deer. However, there is an aviary in front of this zoo, where you can explore the birds and cranes. And also, reptiles like snakes, crocodiles and many more.

How to reach- this zoo is just 4 kilometers to Badi chaupar. So, it’s easy to reach here.

Nearby destinations- Albert Hall Museum, Hawa Mahal

These are the best places to visit in Jaipur that you must visit. However, there are many other things to do in this city. You can experience culture of jaipur by visiting markets.

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How to Reach Jaipur

Jaipur is well connected with other cities of India. You can reach here by Bus, Train or Flights. You can reach here by domestic or international flights. So, book your tickets in advance to avoid any problem at last moment.

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