Jaipur Sightseeings

Jaipur Sightseeing, Tourist Places in Jaipur, What To see in Jaipur

Jaipur Sightseeing

– Enthralling Places, Breathtaking Views Hawa Mahal – Hawa Mahal cam-e into existence in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Falling in the most recognizable monuments of Jaipur, it is the most sought after places in Jaipur. The building constitutes the 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monuments that have 152 windows with hanging latticed balconies. Birla Plantarium – Here is something that offers unique audio-visual education about stars and entertainment with the help of modern computerised projection system. One can watch the show adhering to the following timings: 11.00, 13.00, 15.00, 17.00, 18.00, and 19.00 hrs.

Galta

The holy pilgrimage centre is recognized for its magnificent appeal. Adhering to the Sun God, it subscribes to the idea of natural spring. Its picturesque appeal mesmerizes even the keenest travelers. The ridge area makes it appealing and gorgeous that provides an impressive view of the city. As the legend goes, sage Galav was deeply involved in offering a difficult penance here.

Motidoongari

Perched on a hill top on the southern horizon, it represents as a replica of a Scottish castle.

Laxmi Narayan Temple

It is situated just below the Motinagri, recognized for the intricate marble carvings. It is popularly known as Birla Temple

Jantar Mantar (Observatory)

It is built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. In fact, the idea behind its origin was to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. With keen understanding and introduction of sun-dial provides accurate time, which is subject to daily corrections. It can visited from 9.00 to 16.30 hrs.

Ishwar Lat

It is known as the ‘Swarg Suli’ or ‘heaven piercing minaret’ and the tower is great. It exactly lies near Tripolia gate. Built by Maharaja Ishwari Singh in the year from 1744 to 1751, it is one of the most sought after places. It also offers the most breathtaking view of the city.

Central Museum

It is situated in the Ram Niwas Garden exactly. The magnificent building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert. You will be delighted to witness the rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces kept there. Timing 10.00 to 16.30 hrs,

Dolls Museum

This place gives you access to a collection of beautiful dolls collected and kept from all over the world. It is situated on Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg. Timing 10.00 to 16.00 hrs, Phone: 2619369

City Palace and SMS II Museum

It is located in the heart of the old City as it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. A fine bled of Rajput and Mughal architecture; it is the seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre. One can view the gardens and the city. With Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience), it has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts. There is also Diwan-E-Khas, which is known as the hall of private audience, which gives a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal, has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. One can also see a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. You can always view a huge collection of armory and weapons. Timing is from 9.30 to 16.45 hrs.

Jalmahal

We go on our way to Amer, which is recognized as a small palace that is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Renovation is going on that makes it altogether awesome.

Gaitor

Situated at the foot hill of Nahargarh, Gaitor is one of the memorials and a tribute to the former rulers of Jaipur. As the place is graceful, it is carved with cenotaphs in white marble.

Jaigarh Fort

It is exactly situated on a distance of 15 kms and stands atop on a hilltop. It overlooks the palaces and city of Amer. One can also enjoy the world’s biggest cannon on wheels, which is the Jai Ban. The reign of Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh is exceptional. With twenty feet long barrel and pumped in the cannon, it is simply magnificent. Timing 10.00 to 16.45 hrs

Nahargarh Fort

It reigns supreme on a hill, which is about 600 ft. above the city. The fort was built in 1734. If you look at the walls you will find that it runs along the ridge and within are architectural beauties. One can get enthralled from structures such as Hawa Mandir and Madhvendra Bhawan. Timing from 10.00 to 16.00 hrs

Maharani Ki Chhatri

It constitutes the funeral place for the royal ladies, which is marked by some wonderfully carved cenotaphs.

Sisodia Rani Garden

It lies on the road to Agra, which constitutes the magnificent palace garden and was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1710.

Vidhyadhar Garden

As we go on the way to Agra, it is built by Viyadhar, the chief architect and town planner of Jaipur. It is magnificent as it is dotted with gardens, which also gives you access to galleries and pavilions. The beauty is enhanced with exquisite murals, depicting Lord Krishna. Timing 9.00 to 18.00 hrs

Kanak Vrindavan

It lies on the way to Amer. It is one of the newly restored temples, which lies near Jal Mahal. It has beautiful gardens and is popular picnic place. You will be surprised to know that it has been the best location for film shooting.

Amer Fort

As we witness the old capital of the Kachhwahas, we find that it reigns supreme in terms of a range of craggy hills. Its remarkable feature is majestic grandeur that makes its surroundings simply awesome. With sturdy battlements and beautiful palaces, the place reigns supreme in terms of Indian Tourism. As it constitutes the finest blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture, it represents the secular culture of our country. As the solemn dignity of the red sandstone stands atop, it is reflected in the lake at the foot hill. As the original palace was built by Raja Man Singh, further work was done by Maharaja Mirja Raja Jai Singh and Sawai Jai Singh. As one strolls in the corridors of this magnificent place, one finds that it is lavishly ornamented and displays the riches of Amer. There is also Sukh Mandir, which is graced along with Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khaas.

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