Duration : One Day Tour
Highlight Places : Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Albert Hall and Birla Mandir.
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, is an emblem of prosperity and oscillation. With its stunning heritage forts, cromlech palaces and enchanting Havelis, Tourist attractions include the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, Albert Hall and jaipur local market for shopping. Explore the one day tour with welcome India travel.
Tour Details :
Hawa Mahal - Hawa-Mahal is built by Maharaja Sawai Singh in the year 1799. The palace is the integral part of the city which literally means the "Palace of Winds". The Hawa Mahal is the ultimate landmark of the city. Hawa Mahal is the five storied palace which is shaped in the pyramid structure. The Hawa Mahal was having the 953 fine and small casements. Through the small mesh windows of Hawa Mahal the miraculous view of the sunlight is seen in the early dawn. This landmark of Jaipur is undeclinable in the country and is the first tourist attraction for the people.
Jal Mahal - The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur lies on the way to Amber and it is at a distance of 6.5 km from the striking city of Jaipur. There are many memorials of the royal families which the tourists can bystander on their way to the palace. The Jal Mahal Palace at Jaipur is strategically placed in the center of the Man Sagar Lake. It is really inspiring to see the first four floors of this fabulous building, which are submerged under the waters of the lake. Only the top floor of this beautiful palace is visible to the watcher. The lake and the palace offer some of the best views that are simply a feast to the eyes.
City Palace - situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture; it houses a seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the center, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwaan-E-Aam (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwaan-E-Khaas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons.
Amber Fort - Amber Fort built in 16th century by Maharaja Man Singh, it sprawls on the hillside. Its construction was started by Raja Man Singh but completed by his offspring Jai Singh. Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthan fort palace. Amber today is nothing but a reflection of the glorious past of the fierce Kachwaha Dynasty that ruled over this region from 12th to 18th century.
Jantar Mantar - built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provides accurate time, which is subject to daily corrections.
Nahargarh Fort – Nahargarh fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the pink city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The view of the city from the fort is breath taking. Along with Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort it formed a strong defense ring for the city. During the Sepoy revolt of 1857, Nahargarh served as a refuge for Europeans fleeing from the havoc created by mutineers in neighboring states.
Jaigarh Fort – Jaigarh fort located on one of the vertex of the Aravalli range of hills is built about 400 m above the Amber Fort. It provides an transcendent view of Aravalli hills and the Amber Fort down below. The fort features cannon named “Jaivana”, which was manufactured in the fort precincts and was then the world’s largest cannon on wheels.
Albert Hall Museum - situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert. It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces which shows the real view of the civilization of the ancient time.
Birla Temple - Birla Mandir in the well planned city Jaipur, Rajasthan is one of the famous Birla temples located throughout India, built with modern approach. The temple is popularly known as Laxmi Narayan Temple that is built on the base of Moti Dungari hills at the lower portion of Dungari Fort of Jaipur. The Mandir is built by Birla’s family who are connected with Indian social and industrial history. These temples are very renowned for its architecture and design with finest quality of white marbles.
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