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A Monument in Jaipur
Written by Amirthavarshini on October 2, 2020 Share on

Bask In The Glory Of Jaipur

How excited are you to dive deep into the legendary heritage of our country? Quite often, we learn about the rich culture and tradition of India through the monuments that speak volumes on the skills and hard work of the ancient Indians. In nurturing such knowledge, the ‘Land of Maharajas’ or the ‘Pink city’ plays a pivotal role since day one. So, why not a visit to the land that uplifts the pride of the country in all possible ways? With majestic forts and palaces, centuries-old architecture, the monuments in Jaipur are limitless and awe-inspiring. Brimming with an unimaginable vibrancy, the shutters of your camera will never be tired of clicking amazing Instagrammable pictures. Here are some of the top Jaipur monuments that you should never miss during your trip.

Also Read: Jaipur Tour Plan for 4 nights and 5 days- Rediscover the Rajput history

Monuments in Jaipur

  • Hawa Mahal
  • Amer Fort
  • City Palace
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Albert Hall

1. Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal
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When you are in Jaipur, you cannot simply miss Hawa Mahal which is one of the most spectacular monuments in Jaipur. It is one of its kind and no other attraction can match the legacy of Hawa Mahal in the world. Built-in the year 1799, the monument is made of pink and red sandstone. You will be amazed by the exteriors of this palace that resembles the honeycomb of a beehive with 953 small windows. If you want to experience a well-lit view of the Hawa Mahal, visit during night time. Alternatively, if you visit the place during the daytime, the vivid colours of the glassworks enhanced by sunlight will captivate your eyes.

  • Address: Hawa Mahal Road
  • Entrance Fee: INR 50 for Indian Nationals, INR 200 for Foreigners

2. Amer Fort

Architecture of Amer Fort
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Situated in Amer, Rajasthan, Amer Fort is one of the spectacular monuments in Jaipur. Initially, it was built during 1592 by Raja Man Singh. Boasting a rich Hindu culture, the Fort stands out in terms of architecture and design. It also closely resembles a grand temple and is considered as the stronghold of the Rajput Maharajas. Do not miss strolling through the 4 wondrous courtyards and soak in the sights.

  • AddressDevisinghpura
  • Entrance Fee: INR 100 for Indian Nationals, INR 500 for Foreigners

3. City Palace

Your next stop would be the City Palace that portrays the unmatchable legacy of the Rajput kings during the ancient times. The palace has 9 impressive structures which make it one of the most mesmerizing monuments in Jaipur. They are the Govind Dev Ji temple, the Maharani Palace, the Bagghi Khana, Diwan-E-Khas, Diwan-E-Aam, Pritam Niwas Chowk, the Entrance Gates, the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. You will surely fall in love with each and every part of the palace all over again.

  • Address: Jaleb Chowk
  • Entrance Fee: INR 75 for Indian Nationals, INR 300 for Foreigners

4. Jantar Mantar

We all know Jantar Mantar since we were kids as one of the most remarkable monuments in Jaipur. Since it is similar to the one in Delhi, there’s often a confusion between the two. However, the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of the few equinoctial sundials in the country. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II between 1724 and 1735, the monument has played a key role in tabulating astronomical tables and to track the sun, the moon and planetary movements. Learn more about this working observatory and the astronomical instruments that were used in the past. I’m pretty sure that you will be surprised after a learning trip to Jantar Mantar

  • Address: Kanwar Nagar
  • Entrance Fee: INR 50 for Indian Nationals, INR 200 for Foreigners

5. Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort
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Also known as “Cheel Ka Teela” or Hill of Eagles on the Aravalli Range, Jaigarh Fort is one of the fascinating historical places in Jaipur. This fort is not only a jaw-dropping architectural marvel but also offers a scenic retreat. The views of the Aravalli Range and the Amber Fort from the top will surely make your heart skip a beat. Be sure to look out for the Jaivana cannon on the wheels. Also, explore the key components of Jaigarh Fort namely, Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Aram Mandir and Vilas Mandir.

  • Address: Devisinghpura
  • Entrance Fee: INR 35 for Indian Nationals, INR 85 for Foreigners

6. Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort is one of the fascinating monuments in Jaipur that was built during 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Later, the monument got extended as years progressed. The culture and historical importance of Nahargarh Fort is surely commendable. Offering an enchanted view of Jaipur city, Nahargarh Fort has always been a surprise element for travellers and locals. Explore Madhavendra Palace and enjoy the stunning view of Jaipur city from the terrace of Nahargarh Fort.

  • Address: Krishna Nagar
  • Entrance Fee: INR 50 for Indian Nationals, INR 200 for Foreigners

7. Albert Hall

Albert hall front view
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Head to Albert Hall which is both a museum and a monument. Boasting rich historical importance, it is one of the important monuments in Jaipur. The foundation stone of the Albert Hall was laid by King Edward II during 1887. The impressive structure of the hall will surely make you go awe. You can witness an awe-inspiring and enlightening collection of artefacts, paintings, sculptures, crystal works, and metal works that are kept here. As you go inside, you will discover a lot more in this historic museum.

  • Address: Museum Road
  • Entrance FeeINR 40 for Indian Nationals, INR 200 for Foreigners

Also Read: A 2-Day Itinerary To Jaipur – Exploring The Pink City At Its Best

To inspire the wanderlust in yourself, these are the perfect monuments in Jaipur that will make you go awe! The true epitome of royal splendour with a blend of Islamic and Rajputana architectural styles are truly the gems of our country. While these gorgeous attractions brighten your days, the place is appealing even after the sun goes down! You will absolutely forget looking at your watch when in Jaipur. The beautiful blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture along with the richness of art in Jaipur are indeed a sight to remember! Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Jaipur right away. Also, you can connect with us via Whatsapp and craft your dream trip at ease. Unwrap the world with Pickyourtrail!

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