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Jaipur, even known as the Pink City, is a vibrant, beautiful and colourful city located in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. It is popular for its stunning palaces, charming forts, temples, and even markets, all of which reproduce the rich cultural heritage of the region. No matter you are a history buff, a foodie, or even a shopaholic, Jaipur has definitely something to offer everyone. In this post you would get to know about the things that you can do in this amazing city. And before you plan a trip, you can book rooms in Fairmont Jaipur for a wonderful, comfortable and amazing stayover.
Pay a visit to the City Palace
The City Palace is definitely one of the most iconic landmarks of Jaipur. It was constructed in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and is a mix up of Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. The palace complex encompasses numerous buildings, courtyards, gardens, and museums. You can even spend hours exploring the various rooms and galleries, marvelling at the intricate and charming carvings, paintings, and artifacts. The city palace is definitely going to give you a royal touch up and feel for sure.
Explore the gorgeous Hawa Mahal
The Hawa Mahal, or even the Palace of Winds, is another popular attraction in Jaipur. It is a five-story gorgeous palace with over 950 tiny windows, which were designed to simply permit the royal ladies to watch the street processions without even being seen. The palace is a fine example of Rajput architecture and even offers you stunning views of the city. You can be sure that you get some amazing views of the city once you are there. the point is you would have a great feel of the city of Jaipuri from there. the vibe is really ravishing and exciting!
Visit the Amer Fort
The Amer Fort is a magnificent type of fort located on a hilltop, nearly eleven kilometres from Jaipur. It was constructed in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh and even is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort is popular for its intricate carvings, mirror work, and even amazing paintings. You can even explore the overall different palaces, temples, and gardens inside the fort complex, and even relish a light and sound show in the entire evening. You would find it distinct and really beautiful for sure once you are there. whether alone, with a loved one or friends, the place will be a great visit spot.
You must go for a hot air balloon ride
In case you want to see the entire city of Jaipur from a different perspective, you can definitely take a hot air balloon ride. You can choose to soar over the city and relish breathtaking views of the palaces, forts, and even landscapes. The rides most of the times take place early in the morning or even late in the afternoon, and last for nearly an hour. You can be sure that your ride is fulfilling, adventurous and really unforgettable. Of course, the view of the entire city from that hight and that too in the middle of beautiful environs is going to be a memorable time for sure.
Visit the Jantar Mantar
You know what the Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory that built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It is a collection of 19 instruments specifically designed to measure time, predict eclipses, and even track celestial bodies. The observatory is a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must-visit for everyone, especially the science and history enthusiasts. You would get to learn so much in your single visit!
Explore the Jaigarh Fort
You know what, the Jaigarh Fort is a huge sized fort located on a hilltop, nearly fifteen kilometres from Jaipur. It was built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and is popular for its cannon foundry that produced some of the hugest cannons in the world. You can even witness the hugest cannon in the world, Jaivana, at this amazing fort. The fort visit is going to get you a wonderful experience and a peep into the times of the past.
Visit the Nahargarh Fort
The Nahargarh Fort is another amazing hilltop fort in Jaipur, located about 6 kilometres from this pink city. It was built in the time of 18th century and offers stunning views of the city. You can even explore the overall various palaces, temples, and gardens inside the fort complex. The fort is going to get you a royal pinch and experience.
Do shopping at the Bapu Bazaar
Ah, in case you love to shop or you consider yourself to be a shopaholic, you cannot miss the Bapu Bazaar in Jaipur. It is a vibrant market that simply offers a huge range of goods, including textiles, even jewellery, handicrafts, and souvenirs. You can even bargain with the shopkeepers and even get some great types of deals. The point is you would find some really japer touch items in this place.
The Delicious Food of the city
Jaipur’s cuisine is a delightful and delicious blend of Rajasthani and Mughal flavours, with dishes that are absolutely both hearty and flavorful. Visitors can simply sample traditional dishes like dal baati churma that is a blend of lentils, baked bread, and even sweetened cereal, or laal maas that is a spicy type of meat curry made with red chilies.
There are also myriad of street food options in Jaipur, including the famous pyaaz kachori that is a crispy fried pastry filled with spicy and tasty onion filling, and mirchi bada, which is a chili fritter packed with potato and rich spices. You try these street foods for once in this city and you are going to be licking your fingers all the time!
To sum up, it is time that you go ahead and book rooms in Fairmont Jaipur and ensure that you have a wonderful, memorable, Rich and unforgettable time in this pink city.