Jaipur – the Pink City

Jaipur is a vibrancy of old and modern mixtures and is also known as Pink City. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is the royal state. Jaipur is one of the most popular tourist circuits of the country along with Delhi and Agra. Jaipur, the pink city is successfully held in an old-world charm with its old town surrounded by walls and gates and sketches on the background of lovely rosy color. Jaipur is home to many UNESCO World Heritage settings; including Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar, and it boasts numerous splendid forts, palaces, temples, and museums. Bapu Bazaar, Tripolia Bazaar, and Johri Bazaar are the most popular bazaars in the region. The city local food is also well known and the Ghewar, Pyaaz Kachori, and Dal Baati Churma are among the most popular foods. The Jaipur is for many years one of the most glamorous cultural treasures in the history of the Indian subcontinent. The best places in Jaipur are the magnificent buildings, the history of valiant wars, the glorious forts, and palaces, and the diverse characters. Jaipur provides a variety of choices for travelers with people known for their hospitality.

How to reach
The closest airport to the city of Jaipur is Sanganer Airport. It is 10 kilometers from the center of the city. The airport has links to major Indian cities such as Mumbai and Delhi. From Mumbai or Delhi airport, foreign tourists can take flights to Jaipur. You can go from Jaipur International Airport. If coming from rail Jaipur is linked with different cities by the railway junction in Jaipur. Jaipur has a strong road network with major Indian towns. The major national roads linking Jaipur town and other cities are NH 8, NH 11, and NH 12. New Delhi’s national capital is only 235 km away from this lovely city, while Agra, the town of the Taj Mahal, is only 220 km away. Ajmer at 130 km, Mathura at 196 km, and Gwalior at 250 km are some of the other important towns. Good services such as buses from Jaipur to Delhi are available.

Best time to travel
Jaipur is located in three distinct seasons of an arid semi-desert area. Therefore, pre-planning is necessary. Jaipur has three seasons: a warm dry winter, a hot spring/summer, and a brief yet intense season with mountains. The winter months from November to February are not surprisingly the best season to visit. Jaipur, and this is the highest time of the tourist season.

Famous places of attraction in Jaipur are:

Amber Fort and Palace, Jaipur
Amber Fort is a magnificent fort with hilltops and a rich palace in its premises. Amber Fort, one of Jaipur’s most famous forts, remains a magnificent example of architectural brilliance, steeped in tradition. The sound and light display that you will enjoy every afternoon brings to life the fort and its history.
Location : Devisinghpura
Fort Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; every day
Light and Sound Show Timings: 7:30 pm (English), 8:00 pm (Hindi)
Entry Fee:₹ 25 for Indians; ₹ 10 for students, ₹ 200 for foreigners
Light and Sound Show Tickets: ₹ 250 + GST

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur
Nahargarh Fort is a magnificent monument overlooking Jaipur and offering an impressive view of the city landscape, is situated on the rugged ridges of Aravali Hills.
Location: Brahampuri
Timings: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm; every day
Entry Fee: ₹ 10 for Indians; ₹ 50 for foreigners

Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur
You can abandon Jaigarh Fort when you make a list of must-visit spots in Jaipur. This 18th-century fortification stands at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level and adorned Cheel Ka Tila or Aravali Hill as a crown. This fort with a red sandstone construction is characterized by robust beauty. The Jaivana cannon, once the world’s largest wheel cannon, is one of the principal attractions of Jaigarh.
Location: Devisinghpura
Timings: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Entry Fee: ₹ 35 for Indians; ₹ 80 for foreigners

City Palace, Jaipur
The City Palace is situated in the center of Jaipur, one of the most excellent tourist attractions. This palace is a magnificent architecture blending Rajput and Mughal designs. The museum also houses the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I royal garments.
Location: Jaleb Chowk
Timings: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm; every day
Entry Fee:
Indians – ₹ 40 for adults; ₹ 25 for children (5 to 12 years old)
Foreigners – ₹ 300 for adults; ₹ 200 for children (5 to 12 years old)

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Hawa Mahal is a five-story pyramid building made of red and rosy sandstone and is one of Jaipur’s most popular tourist attractions. It has 953 small windows and looks like a honeycombed hive. Due to the wind flowing through its incredible gates, the interior chambers of this building have a refreshing impact. You will get a wonderful view of the town’s palace and the Jantar Mantar if you go up to the summit of the Hawa Mahal.
Location: Badi Choupad
Timings: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm; every day
Entry Fee:
Indians –₹10 for adults
Foreigners – ₹ 50 for adults

Leave a Reply