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Amber Fort, Jaipur
Written by Rahul on May 18, 2020 Share on

Best Tourist Spots and Places to visit in Jaipur City

Jaipur is one of the tourist-friendly city in India. The capital of Rajasthan is also called the Old City. There is another name called as Pink City owing to the colour of the building. This capital city is located 268 KM from New Delhi. This city is inscribed as one of the world heritage sites with the UNESCO. Jaipur is home to the Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar which are UNESCO world heritage sites and some of the best Jaipur attractions. This city is part of the Golden triangle circuit with Delhi and Agra. This city is one of the earlier planned cities of modern India and was designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. The Jaipur city has a monsoon-influenced hot semi-Arid climate. It has very hot summers and mild winters. Hindu is the majority religion here followed by Muslim and Jains. Let us have a look at Best Tourist Spots in Jaipur.

Amar Fort in Jaipur
Amar Fort | P.C – Google Images

Interesting Facts

  • Hawa Mahal, the first building to be built without foundation is in Jaipur.
  • The world’s largest free literary festival is hosted by Jaipur.
  • Jaipur has the biggest circular park in Asia, developed in the highway traffic circle.
  • This city has the world’s expensive hotel room suits.
  • Jaipur houses the marvellous Jantar Mantar.

5 Best Tourist Spots in Jaipur

1. City Palace

Sawai Jai Singh built the City Palace in the year 1729 AD and 1732 AD and is one of the most sought after Jaipur monuments by tourists. The palace inside it has Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal. Later the Chandra Mahal became Museum that houses exclusive handcrafted art of Jaipur. From this castle, you will see the glorious view of the Pink city. This view will take you into a different world. This is one of the best places to visit in Jaipur.

Timings:
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM every day. 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM for night viewing.

Tickets:
200 INR for Palace viewing (Indians) and 700 INR for tourists

City Palace Jaipur
City Palace Jaipur | P.C – Google Images

2. Amber Fort

The palace is located in Amer and is 11 km from Jaipur City. Built by Raja Mansingh in the year 1592, this is one place worth visiting in your Jaipur sightseeing tour. This Palace gives the blend of Hindu Muslim Architecture. The Red Sandstone and Marble construction have 4 entrances. Elephant Riding and Light-Sound show are some of the things that can be done in the Palace.

Tickets:
25 INR for Indians and 200 for tourists

Timings:
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open on all days)

Amber Fort Jaipur(Best Tourist Spots in Jaipur)
Amber Fort Jaipur | P.C – Google Images

3. Nahargarh Fort

This majestic fort is one of the best places to see in Jaipur as it overlooks the City of Amer and Jaipur. This was the defence fort of the Aravalli rivers. The localities use this fort as their hangout place as it provides some amazing viewpoints of the city. Take the tour of the Jaipur wax museum and have a night view from the iconic restaurant.

Tickets:
35 INR for Indians and 85 INR for Overseas tourists.

Timings:
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Open all days)

Jaipur city view from the Nahargarh Fort
Jaipur city view from the Nahargarh Fort | P.C – Google Images

4. Jaigarh Fort

Also known as the Fort of Victory, this Jaigarh Fort is one of the most famous Jaipur tourist attractions as it houses the world’s largest Cannon. This fort was the house of all the Weapons and artilleries. It is fortified and spread through the distance of 3 KM. You can visit the artillery museum and grab a stunning view of the Lake.

Tickets:
50 INR for Indians and 200 INR for Overseas tourists.

Timings:
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open all days)

Jaigarh Fort Jaipur (Best Tourist Spots in Jaipur)
Jaigarh Fort Jaipur | P.C – Google Images

5. Hawa Mahal

This Architectural pinnacle of Jaipur City is a masterpiece and one of the top Jaipur sightseeing places. Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, The Hawa Mahal has 953 windows. This is to provide ventilation. The 5 storey building does not have any stairs to climb to the top but has slopes. You can visit the Archaeological Museum and even shop in the Pink Bazar.

Tickets:
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Timings:
10 INR for Indians and 50 INR for tourists

Hawa Mahal Jaipur(Best Tourist Spots in Jaipur)
Hawa Mahal Jaipur | P.C Google Images

Jaipur is one of the cities that is tourist-friendly in India. You will be amused even to be in this God-blessed country. The above-mentioned places are some of the best Jaipur tourist spots. This place has many more things to offer. Keep tabs on Pickyourtrail website to view fresh articles on domestic travel.

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