Jaipur city has a rich history and heritage, and is filled with historic and architectural gems that ooze royalty. It is a delight to the eyes and soul, and many people consider a trip to India incomplete without a visit to Rajasthan, and more particularly, Jaipur.
Some must-visit attractions of the Pink city are:
- Hawa Mahal – This is a grand fort, which was built without any foundation. As it stands without a proper foundation “in the wind”, it was named “Hawa Mahal” which translates to “the Palace of Winds” or “the Palace of Breeze”.
- Jantar Mantar – A popular astronomical observatory cum art gallery, built in century. Identified as one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, it has a beautiful architecture and various elements (including a massive “sun dial”) worth exploring.
- Jaigarh Fort.
- City Palace - A beautiful palace with sprawling gardens and pretty architecture, and located in the heart of Jaipur.
- Amber Fort.
- Albert Hall Museum.
- Nahargarh Fort - also known as “Tiger Fort” – it is a beautiful historic fort situated on a hillock called “Aravalli Hills”.