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Places of Interest in Jaipur


The city of Jaipur is known for its beautiful monuments and palaces. The monuments of Jaipur were mainly built by the maharajas that carried the true spirit of culture and customs of ancient Rajasthan.

Jaipur is known for its wonderful forts, palaces, gardens and temples. Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jaigarh Fort, Jantar Mantar, Ram Niwas Garden, Jal Mahal, Amer Palace; are some of the excellent places of interest in Jaipur.

Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, which is a wonderful tourist destination in Rajasthan. The Pink City of Jaipur has a number of architectural wonders that attract tourists from all over the country and abroad.

Jaipur is situated in the state of Rajasthan and is located almost 258 kilometers from Delhi, which is the capital of India.

Hawa Mahal is one of the most common places of interest and a popular tourist attraction in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal is the most visited tourist destination in Jaipur.

The City Palace is yet another excellent landmark that was built by Kachchwah Rajput rulers of Jaipur.

The City Palace is known for its Mughal and Rajput architecture. It is said that a part of the palace is museum which houses a wide collection of rare manuscripts, Mughal carpets and costumes, along with Mughal and Rajasthan miniatures.

Jantar Mantar is another wonderful sight to visit. Built in 1718 by Sawai Jai Singh, Jantar Mantar Observatory is one of the five observatories that were constructed by the king. The observatory was mainly constructed to check the movement of the stars. The observatory was mainly build in by stone and marble.

Built on the hilltop outside Jaipur, Amber Fort is another famous tourist attraction in Jaipur. The Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century and was completed by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. The fort offers magnificent views of the surrounding area. The fort is a mix of Mughal and Rajput architecture and is built in red stone and white marble.

There are a number of other tourist attractions in Jaipur which are listed below like the Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Govind Deoji Mandir, Rambagh Palace, Kanak Valley and Laxmi Naryan Temple

Jaipur is attractive with its beautiful monuments and colorful marketplace that promises to offer tourists a wholesome experience.

Many hotels in Jaipur provide cultural programs that include puppet shows, music performances and folk dances that make Jaipur tour a memorable affair for tourists.

Forts & Palaces in Jaipur

  • Amber Fort
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Jal Mahal
  • City Palace
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jantar Mantar

Holy Places

  • Birla Mandir
  • Govind Devji Temple
  • Jagat Shiromani Temple
  • Kalki Temple
  • Moti Doongri Temple

Museum

  • Dolls Museum
  • Government Central Museum
  • Hawa Mahal Museum
  • Museum of Indology
  • Sawai Man Singh II Museum
  • B M Birla Planetarium
  • Modern Art Gallery

Gardens

  • Ram Niwas Garden
  • Zoological Garden
  • Vidyadhar Garden
  • Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh
  • Kanak Vrindavan Garden

Sanctuary and Wildlife

  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Sariska National Park
  • Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary