Jaipur is truly a royal city with unmatched, beautiful architecture, majestic historic past and amazing history. Jaipur is a vivid and the first organized town of India. It is one of the most unique tourists' locations, and has been thronged by numerous visitors from across the planet. Jaipur is not only an historical well designed town but provides great traditional historical monuments that feature of beautiful structure .
City Palace :- The Maharani Palace or the Queen’s Palace is also present in the complex of the City Palace. The palace is a beautiful amalgamation of the Rajput and the Mughal style of architecture. Now, this building has turned into a museum devoted to King Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur and is a popular heritage site.
Jaigarh Fort :- It is perched at an elevation of 400 ft from the Amber Fort on the Hill of Eagles. The Diya Burj, a seven storied structure is the highest point of the city fort and provides a panoramic view of the entire city.
Jantar Mantar :-
The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five observatories and also houses the world's largest sundial. The Jantar Mantar houses various architectural and astrological instruments that have caught the interests of astronomers, historians and architects around the world.The astronomical observatory consists of fourteen major geometric devices for measuring time, tracking constellations and, even for, observing the orbits around the sun. Popular structures within the Jantar Mantar are the 'Samrat Yantra' (the world's largest sundial), the 'Hindu Chhatri', the 'Jaiprakash Yantra' and various geometric structures with astronomical devices to probe the 'universe'.
Laxmi Narayan Temple:-
It is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. This temple is also known as the Birla Temple. The idol of Lord Vishnu has been made from a single piece of marble stone.
Moti Doongri :-
Moti Doongri or the Pearl Hill is popular due to the presence of a palace and a shrine. A temple dedicated to the Hindu Lord Ganesh is located on top of the hill.
Nahargarh Fort :- It was named after Nahar Singh, the Prince of Jaipur. The word ‘Nahargarh’ means ‘the abode of tigers’. In the fort, there is a Madhavendra Bhavan, which used to be a summer resort for the Kings and their families. Now the place has become a popular picnic spot.
Akshardham Temple– Akshardham Temple is one of the well-known tourist attractions of Jaipur. The temple is known for its beautiful architecture, magnificent idols, sculptures, and carvings. and is dedicated to the Hindu God, Narayan.
Albert Hall - Albert Hall is being used as a museum displaying a grand collection of metal sculptures, paintings, ivory, carpets, and colourful crystals.
Amber Fort– It was the capital of the rulers of Kachchawaha for almost seven years before Jaipur came into existence. Temple of Goddess Shila Mata, Diwan-e-Aam, Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pole, Sukh Niwas, Jas Mandir, Dilaram Bagh, and Mohan Bari are some of the other tourist attractions of the Amber Fort.
B M Birla Planetarium–The place is well equipped with latest computerised projection systems and provides spectacular audio-visual entertainment. It is counted among the modern planetariums of the country having a Science Museum.
Central Park– It is situated in the centre of the city and boasts of a big garden along with the Rambagh Polo Ground and club. The place is ideal for bird watchers as a number of migratory and native birds come here every year.
Chandra Mahal– The Mahal covers one-seventh part of the area of the City palace, and at present it is home to the Maharaja of Jaipur. There is a seven-storied citadel here, the first two floors of which are part of the Sukh Niwas Hall. In addition, there is the Rang Mandir, the Shobha Niwas or the House of Beauty and the Chavi Niwas or the House of Mirrors.
Ganesh Pol - There are seven main gates in the Amber Fort and Ganesh Pol is one of them. A magnificent idol of the Hindu Lord Ganesh done in beautiful colours is placed here. The entry through this gate was exclusive to the Kings and their families so that they could easily get inside the fort, into their private chambers without being disturbed. . The gate represents the amalgamation of the Mughal and the Rajput style of architecture.
Govind Devji Temple– Govind Devji Temple, located in the Jai Niwas Garden of Jaipur is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Krishna. The idol of Lord Krishna was originally kept in a temple of Vrindavan, but later the King of Jaipur, Sawai Jai Singh II reinstalled it here as his family deity.
Hawa Mahal - This is a five storied building, made of red and pink sandstone and have more than 950 windows. It was designed by Lal Chand Usta for the women of the palace so that they could enjoy the view of royal processions through the jali screens.
Jain Mandir- This beautiful seven-storied building resembels to the temples of Dilwara in Mount Abu. The construction of the Mandir was completed in the 10th century and dedicated to Lord Adinath. The idol of the deity is believed to be more than 400 years old. There is another idol of Lord Parsvanath.
Jal Mahal– Jal Mahal is a beautiful palace situated amid a small lake. The palace was built as a hunting lodge for the kings and their families. The Jal Mahal can be seen from the banks of the lake.
Sheesh Mahal– Sheesh Mahal, popularly known as Hall of Mirrors is located inside the Amber Fort . The mirrors on the ceilings and walls reflect light rays and lighten up the hall completely.
Garh Ganesha Temple - Garh Ganesha temple is devoted to Lord Ganesha, Located at the top in he Aravali hills, close to the Nahargarh hill. In the Garh Ganesha temple, Lord Ganesha is establised in the statue of child Ganesha – Vigra Purushakriti .
Maharani ki Chhatri - Maharani ki Chhatri of Jaipur is basically a funeral area for the Royal ladies or Maharanis of Jaipur. Maharani ki Chhatri is famous for its magnificent cenotaphs which were built in the memory of various ladies of the Royal families.
Gaitore – Gaitore is famous for its cenotaphs or ‘Chattris’, well known as Gaitore Chattris. Gaitore correctly pronounciation is ‘Gaye ka Thor’ which means resting place of departed souls.
Dolls Museum – Dolls Museum is like a ‘Fairy Tale’ museum in Jaipur. Marvellous collection of cute dolls from all over the world can be found here which describes the culture and tradition of different countries.
Vidyadhar Garden – Vidyadhar Garden is one and only strategically well planned garden in Jaipur city. Vidyadhar garden is well preserved and maintained garden built in the memory of Jaipur’s chief Architect, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya.
Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing – Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing located in the ancient pink ‘Chanwar Palkiwalon ki Haveli’ also known as Anokhi Haveli. Anokhi Museum of hand printing is the foundation which is charitable and works with a core objective of preserving the traditional customs and works of artisans of Jaipur.
Kanak Vrindavan Garden – Kanak Vrindavan Garden is scenic garden which resemble like the Lord Krisna’s Vrindavan. Located at the bottom of Nahargarh hill, Kanak Vrindavan was built around 280 years ago by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh for recreational purposes.