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A Glimpse of Pink City - Jaipur

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Jaipur –Capital of Rajasthan, also called pink city due to used pink stone and its building’s color. It is very popular city in all over world for its culture and heritage tourist attraction. When you visit Jaipur, must visits a number of hill forts, series of places and number of palaces which are increase its divinity. Jaipur is famous for beautiful jewelry, fabrics, handicrafts, embroidered shoes and dye scarves. Jaipur city have romantic charm and glimpse of royalty and tradition. It is imperial city, amazing legends of romance and heroism. Jaipur is popular tourist place, located at 260 km from New Delhi and forms a part of Golden triangle along with Agra and as like gateway for other places such as Jodhpur, Jaislmer and Udaipur. Famous festival are Teej, Gangaur and Kite festival.

Places to Visit:
Amer Fort: It is located in Amber, 11 km from Jaipur known as Amer palace. This palace have beautiful structure and nice courtyard with Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-i-Aam and Sukh Mahal. Royal elephant ride and walk uphill is very famous. Also inspired by Hindu and Muslim Architecture.

Hawa Mahal: It is also called ‘Palace of the Winds’ and one of the tourist attraction place in is very beautiful five-storey building of pyramid shape. It has 953 windows with lattice design and it looks very glamorous.

Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh: It is a beautiful garden, situated on Jaipur-Agra road. Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh fascinate the people for its amazing landscaping and charm. This garden designed on the theme of eternal lovers, Radha-Krishna. It is connected to Jaipur by roads and can be reached by local buses or you can also hire taxi or cab service from Jaipur to reach this garden.

Vidyadhar Garden Jaipur: This garden is very beautiful and was built in the memory of Jaipur's chief Architect, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya.In this garden the tranquil lakes, flower beds and close to the Sisodia gardens and it also have wonderful, sylvan lakes, terraced lawns and fountains.

Jantar Mantar: Combinition of religion, science and art, name given to a series of five, magnificent structures built in Jaipur, New Delhi, Ujjain, Varanasi and Mathura. The term 'Jantar Mantar' is taken from the Sanskrit terms 'Yantra' and 'Mantra' it means 'instruments' and 'formula' respectively.

Jal Mahal: Jal Mahal, also called the “Water Palace”, influenced by Mughal-Rajputana style of architecture- fascinates a large number of visitors from all over and it is stands in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. It is five storey building in which four levels of the building submerge under water.
 One day cabs/taxi tour that includes the Amer fort, the Jal Mahal and the monkey temple will pay very efficient price. It is connect to Jaipur by bus and is on the main route between Jaipur and Amer, appears to float in the centre of Sagar Lake. 

Birla mandir: It is located in tilak nagar, jaipur, Rajasthan. This is known as Laxmi Narayan Temple, dominates the skyline of southern and is one of the most beautiful temple in Jaipur.

In this temple, 'Janmashtami' is celebrated with great enthusiasm and also dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. In the inner part of this temple magnificent shrine, beautifully sculpted idols of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi and others can be seen.

Nahargarh Fort: Nahargarh Fort was founded by Maharaja Jai Sawai Singh, stands at the top point of the Aravali hills and refers to "the Abode of Tigers”, therefore fort is also known as the Tiger Fort. It looks nice in the night.

How to reach

By Air-The Jaipur Airport is located at Sanganer. It has the facility of flights to Delhi, Jodhpur, Hyderabad and Pune. When you reached at the airport, hire a taxi/cabs and visit city.

By Train-There are several trains which connect Jaipur to Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, and Jodhpur. Every train stops at Jaipur junction and some of trains stop at Gandhinagar and Durgapara.

By Road-Jaipur, the pink city is connected with all major cities of India through National Highways. There's also a very good cabs service between Jaipur and Delhi and buses provided by Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC).

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