" The Pink City " - Jaipur

2019-05-23 06:07:05

Tourism or Traveling is a fantastic activity that you could contemplate to shrug off the stress from your mind and spend some alone time and figure out life. To refresh the mind by letting in the freshness and knowledge altogether, traveling not only wakes up your senses but gives you a whole new perspective of seeing life. Whenever you visit a tourist place, you might encounter things that you haven’t experienced before and gains knowledge about the culture, religion, etiquette, and the atmosphere of that particular place.

Jaipur is a beautiful Tourist place near Delhi. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and popularly known as the ‘Pink City of India’. The distance from Delhi to Jaipur is only 264 Km, it is about 3 hours and 57 minutes of running by road. Some famous places are Jal Mahal, Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, Albert Hall, Hawa Mahal, and Jantar Mantar.

Let’s know about them a little:

Albert Hall - Jaipur 

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Albert Hall Museum is one of the best ways to enjoy the culture of Rajasthan. Named after the Victoria and Albert Museum of London owing to its architecture similarity, this attraction of Jaipur holds Indo-Saracenic architecture and exclusive stone ornamentation. Particularly famous for Metal Art, Arms and Armor, Pottery, Sculptures, Miniature Paintings, Clay Works, Marble Art, Garments, Woodwork and Furniture, and International Art, this is a great place to explore for History Buffs, Photo fanatics, Experience Seekers, and Wanderers. The museum is open from 9 in the morning until 5 in the evening, throughout the week.

Hawa Mahal - Jaipur

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Built in the year 1799 for the woman of the royal palace, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is structured in the shape of Lord Krishna’s crown. It is a five-story building with 953 Jharokas from where the woman of the palace used to look at the processions and events. The palace has carved and arched small chhatris or dome-shaped pavilions showing the lushness of glowing Rajputana architecture. The Hawa Mahal is located on the main road near Badi Chaupar and City Palace complex. It is walking distance from other attractions such as Jantar Mantar and City Palace.

 

Lakshmi Narayan Temple - Jaipur

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Lakshmi Narayan Temple or Birla Mandir is the famous temple in Jaipur depicting the significance of Hindu Mythology. Dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu, the temple is a proud landmark. The royal architecture of the temple is built using white marble and designed beautifully with religious interiors. Located below Moti Dungri Fort, it is easily accessible with all sorts of transport. The temple opens at 06:00 in the morning for the general public and closes by 09:00 in the night. It also closes during the day for other puja purposes.

Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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Another attraction famous for Fortress history and culture, Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory used to measure the distance and positions of celestial objects. Constructed beautifully by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh, it boasts the heritage of Rajasthan. The vivid colors and creative narration will really make you appreciate the beauty of this scientific instrument. The place tells a lot about the interesting history of Rajasthan. The light and sound show is the USP of Jantar Mantar for which you can buy the tickets and enjoy the magical representation with your family and friends. You can visit the place at any time.

Jal Mahal - Jaipur

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Known as the Water Palace, Jal Mahal is like a jewel nestled among the Nahargarh Fort and Man Sagar Lake. Built by Maharaj Madho Singh, Jal Mahal is a complete representation of the royal heritage of both Rajput and Mughal characteristics. Right in the middle of the Lake, it was used to host the duck-hunting parties in the past. Due to its location, it is accessible easily by every mode of transport. Around 5 kilometers from the center of the city, Jal Mahal can be ideally visited October.

 

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