Monday, 3 October 2011

Rajasthan Shines Jewel – Jaipur

Rajasthan as one of the brightest jewels of India shines owing to great historical palaces, bravery forts, mysterious deserts, hospitable people and one the most delicious cuisines ever to be tasted. A land of sand and raja-maharajas draws with both Indian and international tourists. Situated in North of India it has a right to named as one of the greatest part of Incredible India where a wide range of attractions are offered to getting an out-of-the-world experiences.

Jaipur – the capital city of Rajasthan, the city of victory, one of the most historical meaningful city in a past and major business centre with all requisites of a metropolitan city today. The first planned city of its time, symbolizing the royalty of the bygone era, Jaipur is truly worth to visit.

Built in 1727 by great Rajput king, Maharaja Jai Singh II it carved step by step a radiant reputation of city where one can breathe the fragrance of history.

In addition, popular as Pink City, Jaipur is pink in it is. Reference to its distinctly colored buildings, which were originally painted this color to imitate the red sandstone architecture of Mughal cities.  The present earthy red colour originates from repainting of the buildings undertaken for a visit by the Prince of Wales in 1876.

Let’s see deeper to the most attractive historical places of Jaipur

City Palace
Jaipur City Palace
Historical landmark that collect a several wonderful structures, guarding by two elephants carved in marble in an entrance, City Palace reflects a perfect marriage between the classic Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. One of the richest Museum contain collections of different types of national Rajasthani dresses, Mughal and Rajput weapons, swords encrusted with jewels and magnificent scabbards. Picture gallery with a rich collection of paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and a garden glassy all peaceful and relaxing nature of India.

Hawa Mahal
Hawamahal Jaipur
"Palace of Winds", "Palace of the Breeze" is unique red colored establishment, decorated with intricate latticework look like a five-story pyramidal shaped monument that rises to a height of 50 feet (15 m) from its high base and it walls pierced with hundreds of windows. Its purpose was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen.

Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar Jaipur
Located very close to the City Palace, build during the period 1727-1734 by Maharaja Jai Singh Jantar Mantar is a stone observatory that consist fourteen major geometric devices (or yantra in Hindi). With help of them it’s possible to measuring time, tracking stars in their orbits, predicting eclipses, determining the celestial altitudes and ascertaining the declinations of planets.

Amber Fort
Amer Fort Jaipur
Great example of a marvellous architectural style, Amber fort, built in the 16th century  know is one the best places to visit in Jaipur. The touristy thing to do is to hitch an elephant ride to the top of that great place.

Shopper’s Paradise
National costumes and clothes, various gifts and huge range of handicrafts, sparkling stones and colourful textiles, embroidered juttis, explosion of flowers, elephants, ox carts, and wares…With smell of deep aromas and spices, presentations of cobras dances – all this chaotic mix make our visit of bazaar unforgettable.

Incredible peace of India, Jaipur always ready to present you best shines sides of it jewels. Rich historical culture, hospitable hotels and people, unforgettable royal palaces and delicious cuisines will make your holidays memorable. Book a Rajasthan Tour and understand that words are not enough to describe all perfectness of this place…

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