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Take Tour to the Pink City - Jaipur, Rajasthan India

by Payal Mathur Travel Consultant

Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan in the Western parts of India. This is a historic city, where the Rajasthan Royals have ruled since the medieval period. They have built many architectural marvels, which are now the monuments and standing history of rich Rajasthan. It is known as ‘Pink City’ in the Royals time and you can see then now too. It is an international tourist’s destination for promoting luxury tourism for the foreigners. This Pink City is a tourist’s friendly place for the international tourists and the domestic tourists. Jaipur coordinates are 26.9° North and 75.8° East.

People from across the globe visit this place as historic tour, Desert Safari, adventure tour and Royal Rajasthan Tour. The winter season is the best time to visit Jaipur. You can see the below mentioned attraction in Jaipur tour.

Important Rajasthan Royal Palaces to Visit in Jaipur

  • City Palace (Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal)

  • Diggi Palace (Luxury Hotel)

  • Hawa Mahal (Wind palace)

  • Jal Mahal (Lake Palace)

  • Rambagh Palace (Royal Luxury Hotel)

Few royal palaces are luxury hotels. It promotes royal luxury tourism in Jaipur. Few palaces are important monuments and places to visit in Jaipur tourism. These palaces are the wonders of Rajasthani architectural marvels. You cannot see a similar palace in any parts of this world. They are beautiful structures made out of sandstone, granite and marbles.

Important Forts to Visit in Jaipur

  • Amer Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

  • Jaigarh Fort

  • Nahargarh Fort

You must not miss the splendid Amer Fort. All the three forts are built on the Hilltops of the Aravali Mountain ranges in Jaipur. These hill forts are the best place to see the Pink City and you will come to know, why it is called the Pink City.

Important Museum to Visit in Jaipur

  • Albert Hall Museum

  • Alice Garg National Seashell Museum Jaipur

  • Anokhi Museum

  • Dolls Museum

  • Jaipur Wax Museum (Nahargarh Fort)

  • Jawahar Kala Kendra

These museums display the art and crafts of the great Rajasthan Royals. They include few crafts of colonial influence too.

Important Hindu temples to Visit in Jaipur

  • Birla Mandir

  • Garh Ganesh Temple

  • Govind Dev Ji Temple

Apart from the Birla Mandir, the other two are famous ancient temples of Jaipur.

Major Garden/Parks to See in Jaipur

  • Jawahar Circle

  • Kanak Vrindavan

  • Ram Niwas Garden

  • Sisodiya Rani Bagh

These garden and parks has been present since the medieval times in Jaipur.

Major lakes to Visit in Jaipur

  • Chandlai Lake

  • Man Sagar Lake

  • Maota Lake

  • Ramghar Lake

  • Sagar Lake

  • Sambhar lake

These lakes are of fresh water and salt water. All are artificial lakes made in the time of Rajput Empires.

Wildlife/Zoo Places to See in Jaipur

  • Jaipur Zoo

Important monument to Visit in Jaipur

  • Jantar Mantar (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

You must not miss the place, as it is a 200-years old observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh II. This is the largest observatory among five others located in different parts of India. This is the best place for students and people interested in astronomical calculations.

Best Season to Visit Jaipur

The international tourists visit this place during the Elephant Festival (March), kite festival (14th January), Diwali and for the Desert tour in the winter seasons. The Jaipur tourism offers many tour packages. You can plan for a luxury royal tour or a budget tour. This Pink City has all types of tourist’s facilities and amenities. October to March is the best time to visit Jaipur. These months are winter season. The summer season is not advisable to visit Rajasthan, as the temperature will rise above 113 Fahrenheit. You can find sunshine in the winter season. Yet the temperature goes down rapidly from the evening. The nights are too cold in the winter season.


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