Jaipur is one of the oldest cities in India known as Pink City. The city of Jaipur, called the capital of the state of Rajasthan, is located in a semi-desert region. This city was built by Raja Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Amber with the help of Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. Vidyadhar Bhattacharya was an architect of Bengal. It is the first city in India which was built according to the Vaastu Shastra. This place is a splendid example of Hindu architecture, which is made in the form of Pithapada i.e. the eight-part mandala. King Sawai Singh was aware of Madhon, astronomy and for this reason he gave more importance to the number 9 and kept the 9 in the construction of the city. It is the symbol of 9 digits, 9 planets.
The city of Jaipur, known for its forts, palaces and havelis, attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pol and Jal Mahal are some of the popular tourist places of Jaipur.
Dal baati – churma, onion ki kachori, kebab, khurt ko khato and achari murg are famous dishes here. Food lovers can eat all these dishes at the Nehru Bazaar and Johri Bazaar, both markets are street food markets where all kinds of local food carts are located on the roadside. Apart from this, the famous sweets of Jaipur Ghevar, Mishri Mawa and Mawa Kachori are also very popular all over the country.
1. Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal is known for its excellent architecture and historical significance. This ancient structure is counted among the essential sightseers here, which this tourist visiting Jaipur wishes to see. This huge palace was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. This palace has 953 windows, due to which the flow of air in this palace is always there, hence this is called the palace of air. This palace was constructed mainly for Rajput royal women, so that they could see the activities of the city.
2. Birla Temple
Birla temple is counted among the special attractions of Jaipur, which is constructed from marble. This temple is also called the temple of Lakshmi Narayan. The gardens spread around the temple complex greatly affect the tourists. Inside the temple complex, you are able to see the depiction of scriptures in glass windows, three magnificent domes and marble statues, which are astonishing to the tourists. If you want to spend some time in solitude then you can come here.
3. City Palace
The City Palace Pink City is located in the middle of Jaipur, where the Maharaja used to sit. This palace has two main buildings named Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. City Palace Jaipur The palace is situated towards the northeast of central Jaipur, which has many chowks and buildings. This City Palace Jaipur palace was built between 1729 AD and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. The architecture of this City Palace Jaipur palace is a mixture of Rajput, Mughal and European art. Presently Chandra Mahal has been converted into a museum. The architecture of this City Palace Jaipur palace is a mixture of Rajput, Mughal and European art. Presently Chnadra Mahal was converted into a museum.
4. Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar was built in 1734 at the time of the establishment of Jaipur. This legal school built by Sawai Jai Singh has international importance. It was constructed to know the time, sunrise and sunset and constellations. The founder of Jaipur, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II was himself a scholar and a passionate astrologer.
Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur, in the hills of Aravali. The original name of this fort was Sudarshangarh but later it was named Nahargarh due to the residence of tigers. Nahargarh Fort The fort of Nahargarh, Jaigarh is connected to Jaigarh Fort with fortifications. Sawai Ram Singh renovated this fort “Nahargarh Fort” in 1868. The two-storied building in this fort is Madhavendra Bhawan, which has the suit of the king and his 12 queens. It is divided into 9 small apartments.