A Handy guide for travelers to enjoy the Pink city

Trip to India is incomplete without seeing Jaipur which renowned as "The Pink City." Jaipur is well known as Heritage City because of its culture, beliefs, traditions & old forts, and monuments. If you have craved to have a deep knowledge of the lifestyle of the rulers of the former era, then Jaipur is the city for you.

Strong forts, intricate-architecture, fancy elephant rides, hear the accounts from past, the city never fails to astonish you.

So, I thought it's enough to decide on a trip to Jaipur. Let's look over the top list of tourist attractions in Jaipur.

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1.) City palace (Jaipur royal heritage)

The glorious City Palace in Jaipur is the most famed tourist attraction positioned in the old city. It was established by Maharaja Sawai Mansingh in the years of 1729 to 1732. At one time it was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. So it is famous for history, architecture, and photography.

The beautiful City Palace has two entrances, the main one named as VIRENDRA POL and the other as UDAI POL. When you enter through the main entrance then you'll get to see the Elegantly designed "Mubarak Mahal "which is a combination of Islamic, European, and Rajasthani architecture.

Tickets- for Indians ₹200, for students with IDs ₹100, for tourists ₹700 and for museum visit it costs different, for Indians ₹500 and for foreigners ₹1000.

Opening time-You can visit any day of the week between 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.

2.) Hawa Mahal (The palace of breeze)

Hawa Mahal is widely known as the palace of breeze as there are so many windows (jharokha's). It has 953 tiny windows which allows plenty of air to pass through and that makes it a summer place to visit.

Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh established Hawa Mahal to allow royal ladies to see festivals on the street being unseen by the people. It has all the architectural features as it was built by the rich architectural expertise in the past in 1799.

Hawa Mahal is a five-story beautiful building. An attractive fountain welcomes you inside the main palace, from whereon you can make your way up to enter it.

It has a small museum inside it as well which holds some rich relics and paintings. Tourists here can learn about its sandstone structure. Hawa Mahal is not a place to miss if you plan a trip to Jaipur.

Tickets-₹50 for tourists and ₹10 for Indians.

Opening timings-9.30 a.m. 4.30 p.m.

3.) Jantar Mantar (an equinoctial sundial)

Do You know the fact that Jantar Mantar is ranked amongst the largest stone observatories in the world? Because of its scientific values, rich culture Jantar Mantar is also featured on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.

So if you're planning a trip to Jaipur and doesn't visit Jantar Mantar then you're Missing a great experience.

Well, let's know more about it,

Jantar Mantar was built during the reign of Maharaja Jai Singh ll. He had a lot of interest in subjects like architecture, philosophy, and astronomy. No doubt about his keen interest i.e astronomy which led him to construct the world's largest observatory.

The geometric devices available in Jantar Mantar measures time, observe constellations, and orbit around the biggest star. This astrological instrument allure every astronomer and architect throughout the world.

Tickets- ₹40 for Indians and ₹200 for outsiders

Opening time- Till Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

4.) Amber fort

Amber is one of the most-visited fort in India, once the residence of Rajput rulers. It is considered the most prominent tourist attraction of Jaipur and was also declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013.

Amber fort was constructed in the 16th century by Rajput ruler Raja Man Singh and was completed by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. It is located on Cheel ka Teela which is 11km far from the main city.

Once you reach the car parking area, you can go to the entrance of the fort (Suraj Pol) by fancy elephant ride, jeep, or by your own vehicle.

Amber fort has four courtyards to visit.

  1. First courtyard (Jaleb chowk)
  2. Second courtyard (Diwan-i-aam)
  3. Third courtyard ( Ganesh pol, sheesh mahal, Diwan-e-Khas)
  4. Fourth courtyard (central pavilion)

There is also a 50 minute light and sound show played every evening at the Maota lake, positioned at the bottom of the fort which has become very popular among tourists.


Tickets type Indians Foreigners

Entry ticket ₹100 ₹500

Night entry ticket ₹100 ₹100

Light & sound show 295 295

Timings- Amber fort opens daily during,

8 Am to 5.30 Pm / 7 pm to 10 pm

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