Tourist Attractions in Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, a state in India. It is also the largest city (484.64 square kilometers) in the state. More than 3 million people live in Jaipur, which was was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1726. Today, the city is a blend of ancient heritage and modern urban culture.
How to Reach Jaipur?
Jaipur is well-connected by air, rail and road. It has an international airport, the Jaipur International Airport. Jaipur Junction railway station is the main railway station and Sindhi Camp the inter-state bus terminal in the city.
Hotels in Jaipur
Jaipur Marriott Hotel
Lemon Tree Premier
Hotel Arya Niwas
Places to Visit in Jaipur
Jaipur, a versatile tourist destination, attracts tourists from all parts of the world. Here are some major tourist attractions in Jaipur.
If you want to spend quality time with an elephant, you need to visit Elefantastic. Here you can feed, wash and ride on elephants. You get many opportunities to connect with these wonderful creatures.
Located in Amer, around 11 kilometers from Jaipur, this fort houses architectural marvels. Perched on a hill, this fort was built in 16th century by Maan Singh I with red sandstone and white sandstone.
Jaipur Wax Museum
Located in Nahargarh Fort, this museum is gaining in popularity. It houses wax and silicon statues of famous personalities who have achieved great heights in their respective fields.
Sheesh Mahal literally means mirror mansion. Located in the Amer Fort, this palace was built by king Man Singh in 16th century. It stands on 40 pillars. Each pillar is decorated with mirror mosaics. Sheesh Mahal is an important part of Jai Mandir.
Located in the heart of Jaipur, this palace is a five-storey high red sandstone structure with more than 950 windows. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. It is a blend of Hindu Rajput architecture and the Islamic Mughal architecture. It is predominantly a high screen wall made of pink and red sandstone that enabled queens and princesses to view street festivals and busy city life while remaining out of the view of public.