No Rajasthan tour is complete without a visit to the city of Jaipur. The city of Jaipur is also known as pink city. In fact, in many Rajasthan tours, Jaipur turns out to be the highlight of the tour. The city provides a great touring experience for with its riot of colors, wonderful people and a number of tourists. The city also has a high historical significance as it had been under the rule of a number of kings. Jaipur Tourist attractions are plenty and each of them offers a unique charm. Hence, these attractions are not to be missed at any cost during a Rajasthan tour.
Located 258 kilometers from Delhi, Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Enclosed with seven gates, they also bear names like Ajmeri, Sanganeri and Chandpol. It has derived its name from the founder of the city, Maharaja Jai Singh II. The historical significance of the city is also a major factor for drawing so many tourists. Visiting the city is a great way getting close to the culture and history of the region.
Various Jaipur Tourist attractions
Jaipur has reached new heights as a tourist destination. Some of the most popular Jaipur Tourist attractions are as follows:
- Sisodia Rani ka Bagh,
- Jantar Mantar
- Albert Hall
- Chawki Dhani
- Hawa Mahal
- Governtment Central Museum
- Amer Palace
- Jai Garh
- Nahargrh Fort
- City Palace
These tourist attractions of Jaipur are attractive for different types of tourists. History lovers will just love their experience of visiting these spots as most of the tourist spots are overjoyed to find out various features related to the history of the place. However, even if you are not a history lover then also the visit is worthy as the various features of these tourist spots will also let you get close to the rich culture of the region. The art work found in many of the palaces and structures in Jaipur will give you an idea about the splendid architecture of the place.
Shopping in Jaipur
Jaipur's status as a tourist destination has got a great boost because of the presence of a number of shopping areas in the city. In fact, it is a shopper's paradise. Tourists visiting Jaipur buy a lot of items. The various forms of handicrafts available in the market here are famous through out the world. There are a number of other items available in the shopping areas of Jaipur. Items like brass work, enamel or Minakari done on gold and silver, Bandhej (tie and dye) print, Sanganeri and Bagru block prints and textiles are some of the famous items that give an exciting look to the shopping in Jaipur. Hence, if you are planning a Rajasthan tour then a tour to Jaipur is a must to enjoy the true flavor of Rajasthan. In fact, there are number of tour operators which offer packages to Jaipur.