Places To See In Udaipur

Jaipur - Destination

Places To See In Udaipur

Jaipur - Destination

  • Spoken Language
    English
  • Founded by
    Jai Singh II
  • Build In
    1727
  • Area in km²
    484.6 km²

Jaipur, Pink City

Jaipur is the capital of India’s Rajasthan state. It evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building color.

Amber Fort

Amer Fort is a fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India. Amer is a town with an area of 20194 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi) located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur. The town of Amer was originally built by Meenas, and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace.

City Palace Museum

The City Palace Museum inside the City palace contains a unique collection of the dresses, ornaments, paintings, weapons of Kachwaha rulers. The most attractive part of the museum are the two jars which are made up of silver. These two jars are considered to be the biggest and the largest silver objects in the whole world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The City Palce was built by Sawai Jai Singh II, which is located in the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur or the Pink City. The palace contains the life styles of Rajputs, Islamic and Europeans.

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Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal or the 'Palace Of The Winds' located in the heart of the beautiful Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the most famous tourist attractions and a prominent landmark of the city that is renowned for its rich cultural and architectural history. Built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh of the Kachhwaha Rajput dynasty, this beautiful structure is predominantly a high screen wall made of pink and red sandstone that facilitated royal women to get an eyeful of the street festivals and busy city life while remaining out of the view of public. This five-storey building in the shape of a crown of Lord Krishna with 953 jharokhas or windows and a beautifully decorated façade resembling a honeycomb of a beehive that gives one a feel of the rich heritage of the Rajputs.

Jantar Mantar

The Jantar Mantar, in Jaipur, is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century. It includes a set of some 20 main fixed instruments. They are monumental examples in masonry of known instruments but which in many cases have specific characteristics of their own. Designed for the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eye, they embody several architectural and instrumental innovations. This is the most significant, most comprehensive, and the best preserved of India's historic observatories. It is an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the end of the Mughal period.

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Jaipur Bazar

Been to the Bapu Bazar within the char diwari of the pink city. Great place to buy various traditional cloth and hosiery items at wholesale prices. While bargaining is rampant in some shops, there are many fixed price shops in the cloth market where one could get nice traditionally designed stuff at very reasonable prices. Besides bedsheets, blankets and other hosiery, there are many shops selling bangles, stones and traditional jewellery here. The entire stretch is best explored on foot