Jaipur is the capital city of the most cultural state of India, which is Rajasthan. It is known for its vibrant colorful streets, historic monuments, forts and the hustling bustling city market. Jaipur is also known as Pink City because of the monuments that were made with pink sandstone that recall us the story and glory of Rajput rulers. There are many places to visit in Jaipur like Hawa Maha, City Palace, Janta Mantar, Jal Mahal, Albert Hall Muesum, Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Sisodia Rani Bagh, Rambagh palace, Birla Mandir, Ram Niwas Garden, Abhaneri step well and many more. Here is our list of top historical places to visit in Jaipur.
City palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Jaipur and was built in 19th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. It was built with a mix blend of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles and provides a glimpse of royal lifestyle.
Hawa Mahal is located very near to the City Palace and is constructed with red and pink sandstone with around 900 windows in it. It was constructed to enable ladies of the royal family to observe and enjoy the streets of the city.
Jantar Mantar is another famous place to visit in Jaipur. The monument has number of astronomical instruments made of stone and brass.
Jal Mahal is built in the center of a manmade lake called Man Sagar Lake and has some amazing Mughal style courtyards and gardens. You can take a boat ride to reach the palace to cherish the beauty of the palace and the peaceful surrounding lake.
Nahargarh Fort is popular for its exquisite craftsmanship and amazing interiors decorated with murals. The Madhvendra Bhawan is major attraction of the fort and terrace of the fort provides a chance to witness the magical sunset.