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Jaipur Tour and Travel guide
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Pink City is the name which is famous for Jaipur, the heart of Rajasthan. Delicious food, ethnic culture, heart winning music and dance with mind blowing royal hospitality is in-built in this Rajputana land. Jaipur isan attractive destination among tourist because of the fabulous Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort, GaltaKund, GovindDevJi Temple as they all belong to the reign of Raja Sawai Man Singh II who was a great patron of art and architecture.
Jaipur at a Glance
Best time to Visit Jaipur October to March
Languages spoken Hindi, English and Rajasthani
Seasons Summer (March-June), Winter (November-February), Monsoon (July-September)
Religions Hindu, Islamic, Jainism, Sikhism
Temperature Summer (32.4°C to 45°C) & Winter (4.3°C to 22.2°C)
Cuisine Rajasthani food and Different country foods
It is also known as Maharani ki Chatri where the remnants of queen of Amer has been preserved in her fond remembrance. Other then this it was the royal cremation ground for royal family of Amer. Gaitor is enroute of Amber Palace and has distinct architectural design.
Raja Sawai Man Singh was the king who set up the Jaipur City and named it as his capital. It is located in the walled area of Jaipur city. The architecture of City palace is the perfect reflection of 20th century’s Rajathani and Mughal School of Art including the marvellous painting work . It has beautifully designed garden with large variety of decorative flowers, Huge Halls, perfect dining area with lavish decoration everywhere showing the true colors of Marwar.
Sawai Man Singh was a great patron of art as well as maintained area of interest in archaeology. Jantar Mantar is the archaeological marvel for its visitors around the world especially for those who are keenly interested in knowing the progress of science in that era. Distinct structures using stones and marble have been erected scientifically for measuring and ascertaining ascertain day length, seasonal fluctuation and many other observations.
In the beginning of Sawai Jai Singh era he developed Amber as the capital of Jaipur. It is 10 Km away from Jaipur. Its palace and complex area have latticed gallery , Dewan-e-Aam (for general public), lavish garden, grand entrance and Kali Temple is a mesmerising monumental marvel where one can reach by using Elephant Safari feeling the royal living.
Nearby Amber Palace is Jaigarh Fort one of the strongest fort of Asia. It has a wide collection of armours and Jai Ban is the USP of Jaigarh which is the largest cannon of the world. Jaigarh is basically an army purpose structure which was meant for guarding Amber Palace.
As the name suggest, Jal Mahal is located in between the water nearby Amber Palace enroute. It was built for leisure time for King and his Queens for bird watching, scenic beauty, Garden Tour as it has maintained eye soothing view surrounded by hills on both sides.
It was built by sir Swinton Jacob and located nearby Ramniwas Bagh. This museum has rare collection of painting, artefacts, wall hangings and many other unique and antiques belonging to 18th, 19th and 20th century. The other thing which makes Albert Hall different and outstanding is the specimen of Egyptian Mummy
Pink City has vivid architecture for every tourist taste. Birla planetarium is located on Statute Circle which has white marble statue of Sawai Mansingh. Birla Planetarium is built out of white marble has live demonstration through projects and modern technology offers view of cosmos and planetary movement.
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