Amber Fort & Palace
Raja Man Singh built the Amber Fort and Palace in 1592. It’s located 11 km from the city and symbolizes Jaipur’s pride and the elegant Islamic Architecture exemplary. Palace of Man Singh I, Garden, Tripolia gate, Lion gate, Diwan-I-Aam, Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Mahal, etc., are all embraced within the 4 courtyards the vicinity of the Amber Fort.
The City Palace was founded simultaneously with the city of Jaipur, and Amber Kachwaha kings used it for hunting. It’s a large city right in the heart of Jaipur containing forts, palaces, courtyards, gardens, etc. You can tour some prominent monuments like Diwan-I-Khas, the weaponry exhibition at the Maharani Palace, and the Baggi Khana, a museum of the Maharaja’s rides within the City Palace.
953 windows covering the lace-like walls can be unique enough to consider Hawa Mahal worthy of seeing. This 5-story building constructed in 1799 was also named the “Palace of Winds.” It was made of red and pink sandstone built by Lal Chand Ustad that allowed free air circulation. The entrance gate opens to an extensive courtyard enclosed by two-story structures on three sides. Hawa Mahal was constructed to enable majestic ladies to watch the city’s bustles outside without being seen.
Jantar Mantar is one of the specious observatories in the world. Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur built Jantar Mantar in 1724 to collect astronomical tables to precisely measure time and predict celestial bodies’ positions. Tour within the famous buildings of Jantar Mantar, including the “Samrat Yantra,” the “Hindu Chhatr,” and the “Jaiprakash Yantra.”
Jal Mahal lies in the heart of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. Maharaja Jai Singh II renovated and extended this splendid symbol of Rajputana legacy. To prevent any flood, the king of Amber constructed a dam between the two neighboring hills during the 18th century. Then, the five-story palace was partly drowned. The first four floors are covered with water. You can take a boat trip on the bank of Man Sagar Lake to reach Jal Mahal. You’ll be offered a great view of the lake and the palace from the Nahargarh Fort.
Nahargarh Fort, lying on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, together with Jaigarh and Amber Forts, formed a defense belt for the pink city of Jaipur. At 9 km from Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort welcomes your eyes with the breath-taking views of Jaipur city. The fort houses multiple structures like a temple dedicated to the Rathore prince and an outdoor yard for the king’s public meeting with ordinary people.
Sawan Jai Singh II constructed the Jaigarh fort in 1726 AD on the Hills of Eagles at 500 feet above the sea. Jaigarh Fort offers the world’s largest cannon on the wheels (Jaivana Cannon) and a panoramic overlook of the surrounding. The sandstone-constructed fort with an area of 3 km is known as the strongest monument of Jaipur protecting Amber Fort and famous by the name of “Victory Fort.”
Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing
You’ll find the best and oldest forms of Rajasthani art in Anokhi Museum. It was made to preserve and disseminate hand-printed textiles. Here, you can try the best block painting garments and communicate with the artisans. Beyond exhibition and promotion of the oldest art form of Rajasthan, Anokhi Museum conducts several educational workshops for schools. Different daily demonstrations on block carving and printmaking are also available.
A Shopping Spree on the Jaipur Markets
Jaipur is the center of souvenirs. Don’t say goodbye to Jaipur without walking around from store to store to Bapu Bazaar. The paradise of jewelry lovers is Johari Bazaar. Locally made textiles, bedazzled slippers, and handcrafted trifles are located several blocks southwest of Johari Bazar.
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