The foremost city planned in the desert of Rajasthan is Jaipur. This is the land which is rich in history as well as natural beauty. The architectural structures of the city give resemblance of royal as well as rajput family. This is the city which attracts lot of tourist from India as well as outside India. Jaipur is the place that is surrounded by three sides through rugged hills which comprises of great forts as well as magnificent palaces, gardens as well as mansions.
This city being a royal city one can find many palaces, temples as well as many other fascinating places. One of such place that is must visit is Hawa Mahal. Other name for this palace is palace of winds. This was the palace that was specially designed for the women of the loyal household through Sawai Pratap .A perfect picture of Rajput architecture can be reflected in the Amber fort which is located in the north of Jaipur build up by Maharaja Man Singh. This fort is very well known for Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Kali temple, Sikh Niwas as well as Jai Mandir. Another fort which will grab your attention is Jaigarh fort built by Sawai Jai Singh. Watch towers of this fort are must watch and the huge walls of this fort are referred to as parkotas. One of the places that is worth paying attention is City palace. It has amazing carved arches which have been give support through grey as well as white marble columns which also comprises of colored stones as well as golden motifs. The entrance of this palace has two elephants that are carved with marble. At this place there is museum which comprises of enthralling armory of rajput as well as mughal weapons, different dresses, swords and many more such interesting things.
In case you are planning to discover this place then getting to Jaipur is very simple especially from places such as Delhi and Mumbai as this city is well connected through rail, air as well as road. You can get innumerable flights through places like Calcutta, Mumbai as well as Delhi. In case you would like to travel through rail then you can get easy rail fro, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad as well as Lucknow. Reaching to Jaipur through road is also one of the best options and for this hiring a cab can be a great idea as it can make your trip exciting and interesting.
Founded on: 18 November 1727
Founded by: Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II
Coordinates: 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E
Geographical Area: 11,152 square KM
Population: 6.6 Million
Average high temprature °C (°F): 31.9 (89.5)
Average low temprature °C (°F): 18.5 (65.3)
Best time to travel: October - March