The Pink City Jaipur: Unveiling the Enchanting Capital of Rajasthan

Posted On : 28-7-2016
The Pink City Jaipur

Jaipur, often referred to as the Pink City, is the capital city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city gets its nickname "Pink City" due to the dominant color of its buildings, which were painted pink in 1876 to welcome the Prince of Wales, later known as King Edward VII, during his visit to the city.

Jaipur is a popular tourist destination, attracting travelers from all around the world with its rich history, vibrant culture, and impressive architectural heritage.

Jaipur - The Ancient 'Pink City' of Rajasthan

Amber Fort

Amber Fort is one picturesque edifice that is constructed using red sandstone and white marbles. This majestic architecture represents a glorious blend of Islamic and Rajput framework. The interiors, as well as the exterior, are built in a polished style. An elephant ride up to the main gateway is one of the high spots of a tour to the magnificent Amber Fort.

These majestic creatures embellished with customarily painted shapes. The elephants will carry you safely up the high slope that leads to the fort. You must show up ahead of time to ensure the elephant ride.

City Palace

The City Palace is a repository of imperial articles that belong to the chevaliers of ancient times. This attraction draws a lot of visitors from everywhere. The palace is the ideal fusion of traditional Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. Each and every aspect of the noble structure captivates the visitors. The incredibly royal antiquities stored inside the palace tells a lot about the royal families that used to live there.

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal represents the popular architecture of the Rajputs. Due to the amazing view that this palace offers, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jaipur. The Hawa Mahal, literally meaning 'The Palace of Winds' is a pyramid-shaped palace which consists of five floors and 953 windows which are adorned with lattice.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is one of the five lookouts constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The place stores antiquated astronomical apparatus. The most piquant device here is the Sundial. This instrument helps in calculating the meridian and local pass time by ascertaining the shadow that casts on it. In addition, there are various other properties of the celestial bodies that can be computed using this instrument.

Birla Temple

Birla Temple is situated below the Moti Dungri Hill in the city of Jaipur. The temple is built using white marble sculptures which creates a dazzling effect for the visitors. You can also experience the picturesque representation of spiritual saints, winners, sages and other famous people who have contributed to world history.

Albert Hall Museum

Located in the Ram Niwas Garden, the Albert Hall Museum grandly exhibits the colorful art and culture of Rajasthan. The museum is abundant with an elegant collection of ornamental wares, sculptures, metalware, diminutive portraits, paintings as well as an Egyptian mummy in addition to various other objects of art. The museum also gives you an insight into the rustic life of Rajasthan with displaying pottery, woodwork, brassware, and costumes.

So, prepare to treasure a lifetime experience by making a visit to the land of brilliant sand, camels swinging, and pleasant oasis. One cannot explore the entire region on a single tour because of the vast stretch of the city. There are loads of attractive tours in the city that will always leave you wanting for more.