Alluring & historical Jaipur is the Paris of India. This is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The colorful city has frenzied streets with ebb and flow of people, rickshaws and motorbikes making their ways. The buzzing crowd in the Pink city is like a swarm moving and jostling around. Jaipur was the first planned city built by Sawai Jai singh. The spectacular forts and amazing picturesque views and colourful tradition keeps you intact with the place. Know All about Jaipur and must visit the historic & royal place for grandiose welcome.
Why Is Jaipur the Pink City?
Jaipur Travel Guide: Places To Visit And Things To Do.
The vibrant spirit of Jaipur is endearing and the historic culture is the uniqueness of the city which no other place in India holds. The city holds a vital role in the history with so many forts and ‘Mahals’ with top sights which are must see in Jaipur.
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About Jaipur seasons.
1. Jaipur is located in semi- desert region which has three seasons.
i. First is warm dry winters.
ii. Second is hot summers.
III. Third is intense monsoon.
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Best time to visit Jaipur.
i. The Best time to visit Jaipur is in winter season which are from November to February.
ii. Jaipur tourist season is the winter season when the weather is sunny and moderate cold at day and chilling at night.
iii. Jaipur temperature is generally hot at day and cold during nights.
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Places to Visit Jaipur.
1. Choki Dhaani.
i. Choki Dhaani, as the name suggests, is a ‘Special Village’.
ii. It is a one-stop place to eat, have fun and entertainment.
iii. The place is a paragon of art and design which has enthralled people from all walks of life.
iv. The Choki Dhaani village is a colourful rich Rajasthani heritage which leaves you in astonishment.
v. The ethnic culture & traditions are the main attraction of the place.
vi. The place has village style photo studio, animal rides, astrologer, mehndi persons, games zone, folk entertainment.
vii. You will be welcomed with a welcome drink, snacks and vegetarian north Indian & Rajasthan cuisine dinner.
viii. All the activities in Chokhi Dhani village gives the exact feeling of traditional village.
ix. This is a perfect spot to spend time with family and friends and alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited.
x. Chokhi Dhani adult ticket – Rs. 700/- per head.
xi. Chokhi Dhani Children ticket (3 yrs to 9 yrs) – Rs. 450/- per head.
2. Hawa Mahal.
i. All the history and art lovers must visit Hawa Mahal which was utilized by the royal ladies to have a glance at the regular life of people from above and not let anyone from outside see them.
ii. The Palace of Winds in Jaipur is situated in South of Jaipur built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.
iii. The palace has five floors with different colourful and vibrant rooms with mini windows and sandstone grills. The place has pillars and corridors and fountains in the centre.
iv. There is a small museum with paintings and some rich relics which evoke the royal past.
v. You can have a visit with family and friends and a good deal to explore and enjoy the architecture.
vi. Shopping and eating area around Hawa Mahal is good to have interesting Rajasthani food.
vii. Hawa Mahal ticket fee for foreigners is Rs. 200/-.
viii. Hawa Mahal ticket fee for Indians is Rs. 50/-.
ix. Hawa Mahal timings are 9:00am to 4:30pm.
x. The best time to visit Hawa Mahal is in winters in a pleasant weather.
3. City Palace.
i. City palace includes Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces in the complex.
ii. It has old historic important artefacts, the armory collection is grand with dresses and jewellery.
iii. This is a palace where people struck in awe and are overwhelmed to look at the architecture.
iv. A guide accompanies a group of tourists and convey all about palace and its history.
v. It is a great place to take photographs and is heaven for photographers.
vi. City Palace timings are 9:30am to 5:00pm for 7 days of the week.
vii. City Palace entrance fee for adult is Rs. 300/-.
viii. City Palace entrance fee for child is Rs. 200/-.
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4. Jantar mantar.
i. Jantar Mantar in Jaipur was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai singh who was always intriguide by movement of celestial objects.
ii. Jantar Mantar is made of stones and is a very large structure.
iii. It is basically an astronomical observatory which measured distances, positions of celestial objects. This structure also predicted his fate in wars.
iv. The beautiful architecture is accompanied by light and sound show.
v. The guide will provide you with all the interesting details regarding the history which explains the significance of structures.
vi. This is a scientific instrument which will make you feel astounded with all the spirited colors and creative narration.
vii. Jantar Mantar ticket fee for foreigners – Rs. 200/-.
viii. Jantar Mantar ticket fee for Indian citizens – Rs. 50/-.
viii. The Jantar Mantar visiting of timings are 9:00am to 5:00pm.
5. Jal mahal.
i. Who doesn’t want to watch all those Glorious forts and palaces built by royals? All those interesting stories behind them are so much fun.
ii. The Water Palace is located 4 km to the north of Jaipur on main Amer-Jaipur road.
iii. It has the most serene sight with shooting lodge for Kings.
iv. Jal Mahal is must visit places in Jaipur which has migratory birds, species of fishes, rich flora and fauna.
v. The Jal mahal has small market stalls and camel rides for some fun.
vi. This a place to visit with family or friends to hang out.
vii. The visiting hours for Jal Mahal is 6:00am to 6:00pm.
6. Amber Fort.
i. If you come to Jaipur, Amber fort is a must visit place in Jaipur.
ii. This fort is on the list of top attractions in Jaipur.
iii. The history of the Amber fort says that Maharaja Man Singh started the constructed the construction in 1592. It is a fusion of Hindu and Mughal style architecture.
iv. The place has four courtyards, palaces, halls & gardens.
v. Amber Fort visiting hours are 8:00am to 5:30pm.
vi. Amber Fort entry fee for Indians is Rs. 25/-
vii. Amber Fort entry fee for Foreigners is Rs. 150/-.
7. Albert Hall (Central Museum).
i. The most decorative and delightful views can be experience in Albert hall Jaipur.
ii. The Albert Hall has been converted to Albert Hall Museum which gives a glance at antiquity of the old times.
iii. The visiting hours in Albert Museum is 9:00am to 5:00pm.
iv. The Albert Hall Museum entry ticket is Rs. 150/-.
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8. Nahargarh Fort.
i. Naharfort is an ideal place to visit in Jaipur.
ii. The scenic view of the city is seen from the fort which was built to tighten the security by the King.
iii. The most mesmerizing view to see is at night when all the lights lit up to give a sparkling view of the city.
iv. The place has decorated walls and paintings. The jungles are seen from the view which were the popular hunting places in the historic time.
v. The Naharfort visiting hours is 9:30am to 5:30pm.
vi. Entry fee for Indian in Naharfort is Rs. 10/- for Indians.
vii. Entry fee for Foreign Nationals in Naharfort is Rs. 50/-.
9. Jaigarh fort.
i. The ‘Fort of Victory’ is 15 kms from Jaipur, 500 ft. above sea level and is a magnificent place to look out for royal experience.
ii. The construction is sophisticated, the wall carvings are worth seeing and the rainwater harvesting system is amazing.
iii. Jaigarh fort was built to store the weapons which are also seen now that are preserved and being displayed.
iv. The museum also displays photographs and war utilities of Rajput rulers.
v. Jaigarh fort entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 85/-.
vii. Jaigarh fort entry fee for Indians is Rs. 35/-.
viii. Jaigarh fort visiting timings are 9:00am to 4:30pm.
What to eat in Jaipur? Where to eat in Jaipur?
i. The Rajasthani food is famous for its spicy food and a variety of dishes.
ii. The best place to eat rajasthani food in jaipur includes Spice court, Brown sugar, Jaipur Modern kitchen, Tapri Central, Laxmi Mishtan bhandar.
iii. Jaipur street food is also famous which includes Jaipur Famous dishes such as Dal Bathi Churma, Pyaaz Kachori, Ker Sangri, Gatte ki Sabzi.
iv. Jaipur famous sweets are Rabri ghevar, Mava Kachori, Churma, Gujia.
v. The Best Rajasthani thali in Jaipur is at ‘Natraj’ which is on MI Road near Bapu Bazaar, Shri Thaal village Restaurant in Vaishali nagar, Laxmi Mihthan bhandar at station road. These comes in Jaipur must eat places.
vi. The Rajasthani thali in Jaipur includes Dal bati churma, Kadi, Gatte ki sabzi, aloo pyaaz ki sabzi, roti, rice salad, jalebis.
vii. Jaipur food and culture is as delightful as Jaipur’s people and a great place to explore for different culture lovers.
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Markets in Jaipur.
i. What to shop in Jaipur? Well, it is not at all a difficult question. Jaipur has so much to offer in a traditional way, be it traditional clothes, traditional furniture, artefacts, jewellery, footwear and what not.
ii. The local markets in Jaipur are the ideal places to visit for shopaholics and antiques lovers and even someone doesn’t like to shop much gets something irresistible not to buy.
iii. The tradition of the royal city is glanced in the shops and stalls of clothes.
iv. The sparkling markets includes Johri bazaar and Bapu bazaar with beautiful lanes shows how lit up people are.
You must have got the idea of Jaipur as a city which was planned according to the Vaastu Shastra by a Bengali architect. The roads in Jaipur city are east to west and North to South. The lifestyle of Jaipur can be known through Jaipur culture trip by visiting the places in Jaipur, eating what is famous in Jaipur and wearing cultural dress of the place. Knowing the local customs and traditions of Jaipur is an ecstatic thing to get acquainted with the city. The blissful city takes you to the enthusiastic journey which is worth enjoying and takes you to cloud nine.