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A sea of Palace Windows: Jaipur

by Manish Kumar Marketing Head

Pink city Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. Jaipur owns to its title of being the first planned city in India. This modern city is one of three corners of the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. The origin of Jaipur dates back to 1727 when the capital of the empire was moved here by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amber. The architecture of the city based upon Vaastu Shastra. Accommodation in Jaipur is of little concern as it is a tourist town for most of the year and many hotels are available.

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Jaipur has an airport, a railway station, and a bus stand and is very well connected with other states. Hotels near Jaipur bus stand are easy to get and provides all basic amenities for a comfortable stay. There are many historic sites in the city which gives us a feel of its royal past. The City Fort is right at the centre of the Old City. The palace has a fantastic blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It is a very big fort and inside the fort, you will be thrilled to see the Mubarak Mahal, The Armoury, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i-Am Art Gallery, Pitam Niwas Chowk & Chandra Mahal among other sites. The honeycombed hive like the structure of the Hava Mahal is the most distinctive landmark of the city. It was constructed in 1799 specially for the ladies of the royalty. The top offers fabulous views over Jantar Mantar and the City Palace in one direction and over Sireh Deori Bazaar in the other. There is a small museum inside as well. There are some glorious views seen from the Nahargarh Fort which was built in 1734. This sturdy fort overlooks the city from the north.

The Jal Mahal sits in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. This grand palace made of beautiful red stone is mostly submerged under water. Amber Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site is a melange of Hindu and Mughal styles. Made entirely of red sandstone and white marble, the interior utilizes carvings with precious stones and mirrors. The museums of the city have a rich collection of artefacts showcasing the royal roots of the city. Most noteworthy museum of the city is The Albert Hall Museum which is also called the Central Museum. Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing displays a chosen collection of block-printed textiles alongside tools and related objects.

Find accommodation in Jaipur or one of the Hotels near Jaipur bus stand and set out to taste the amazing cuisine of Rajasthan. Nitro’s, Peacock Rooftop Restaurant, Jaipur Modern Kitchen, Handi Restaurant and Pandit Kulfi are some frequently visited eateries in the city.


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