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Jaipur Travel Guide

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  • Languages:
    Hindi, English and Marwari
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer (32.4°C to 45°C) & Winter (4.3°C to 22.2°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (March-June), Winter (November-February), Monsoon (July-September)
  • Climate: Semiarid
  • Nearest Railway: Jaipur
  • Nearest Airport: Jaipur (Sanganer)

Jaipur Travel Guide – Golden Triangle Holiday

Jaipur is the largest city and capital of Rajasthan and forms an integral part of India’s Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Delhi & Agra. This “Pink City of India” was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1727 and has a perfect blend of rich culture & royalty. This city is famous its cuisine, art & craft, traditional shops, gardens, palaces and forts. Golden Triangle Holiday is offering this Jaipur Travel Guide to make your trip to this city hassle-free and pleasant.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Jaipur

Amber Fort (Amer Fort)

Situated 11 km away from Jaipur, this fort was constructed in 16th century by Raja Man Singh over a hilltop and overlooks Maota Lake. Built of marble and red sandstone, this opulent fort has many highlights like Sukh Niwas, Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace), Diwan-e-Khas and many others. Enjoy elephant ride as well in this grand fort.

Jal Mahal (Water Palace)

Situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, this palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the 18th century with Mughal-Rajputana style of architecture. This five-storied palace is made of red sandstone and four floors remain under the water with visibility of only fifth floor.

Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)

This palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 and boasts a bee-hive structure with more than 953 windows. The architectural and cultural heritage of this palace reflects a wonderful fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture.

City Palace

Initially the construction of this fort was started by Sawai Jai Singh II between 1729 and 1732. This palace complex is a remarkable blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture. The most visited and most prominent structures in this palace are the City Palace Museum, Shri Govind Dev Temple, Maharani’s Palace, Mukut Mahal, Mubarak Mahal and the Chandra Mahal.

Albert Hall Museum

Located amidst the Ram Niwas Garden, this is the oldest museum in Jaipur and was opened for the public in 1868. It houses more than 19000 historic artifacts like marble statues, musical instruments, miniature paintings, tribal costumes, ceramics, sculptures, textiles, jewelry, ivory work, clay models and much more.

How To Reach

By Air
Jaipur city has its own airport (Sanganer airport) and well-connected through major Indian cities like Delhi and Mumbai. It is considered as the best option to reach Jaipur and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

By Rail
Jaipur is its own railway station and well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore and many others. After reaching Jaipur by train, you can hire a car to explore major tourist attractions.

By Road
Jaipur is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Agra, Delhi, Udaipur and many others. This city has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

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