Jaipur Tourism, City Guide, Jaipur Travel Guide _ Tourism Infopedia

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Jaipur, Rajasthan called the Pink city. We bring you the list to explore more about Jaipur and enjoy your stay.

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5/9/2016 Jaipur Tourism City Guide Jaipur Travel Guide | Tourism Infopedia http://www.tourisminfopedia.com/destination/indiarajasthan/jaipur/ 1/6 Jaipur Pink City Invoking the unparalleled legacy of the Rajput era Rajasthan’s capital city Jaipur presents a fascinating cityscape to behold. Known as the Pink City it gets this label from the panorama of pink-shaded houses lining the old city. Lying in Eastern Rajasthan Jaipur is an enthralling mix of age-old temples grand forts opulent palaces and magnificent museums. From the royal City Palace to the extravagant Jal Mahal from the majestic Nahargarh fort to the awe-inspiring Hawa Mahal- all forms Jaipur’s glory. The unrivalled extravagance of the Amber Fort is the city’s star attraction which dazzles every visitor. A bustling metropolis Jaipur is a melting pot of different cultures and traditions. Languages like Marwari and Rajasthani are prominent along with Hindi. The flamboyancy of the rich Rajasthani culture reverberates in Jaipur’s festive fervour.  The city comes alive while hosting the myriad of festivals like Teej and Gangaur. Its unique cultural heritage expresses itself during the Elephant festival where the mighty animal acquires a unique festive spirit.

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5/9/2016 Jaipur Tourism City Guide Jaipur Travel Guide | Tourism Infopedia http://www.tourisminfopedia.com/destination/indiarajasthan/jaipur/ 2/6 The countless traditions of folk art and crafts make the pulse of this artistic city. Be it the Bandhini or block printing lac bangles or blue pottery- Jaipur’s local artists have given birth to some of the unique trend setting features of India’s fashion scene. Similar to the rest of Rajasthan the essence of royalty perfumes through its culinary landscape. A single meal of its trademark Dal Baati Choorma and Ghevar served with warm hospitality and sheer love leaves you rejuvenated. So come and explore Jaipur a city that litters past in the present. Jaipur has a pleasant climate and October to March is the best time to visit the city. Every corner of Jaipur is an attraction that can wow any traveller. Come here to witness and adore legends manifested in its every fort museum parks and gardens. Once here you will experience a blast from the past and you will be hooked forever with this place in your memory lane. Amber Fort Popularly known as residence of Begum Jodha the Amber fort is a defining image of Jaipur. A must see attraction on your travel itinerary the Amber fort is iconic and royal in its every bit. The Suraj Pole the sun confronting the royal entrance of the fort is a masterly blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The other marvels of the fort include the Ganesh Pol Sila Devi temple Sheesh Mahal Magic Flower fresco and Maan Singh Palace. If you would like to add some thrill to your journey take an elephant ride up to the fort. Also to enjoy the light and sound at the fort is a perfect way to spend your evening in Jaipur. Don’t forget to spot the scenes from the movie Jodha Akbar shot at this site. Opening Closing Time: Open daily from 9 am – 5:30 pm Entrance Fee: Indian/Foreigner: Rs. 25/Rs. 150 Elephant Ride: Rs. 550 one way Sound and Light Show: English 7:30 pm daily: Rs. 200 Hindi 8:30 pm daily: Rs. 100 Hawa Mahal A popular landmark of Jaipur the palace of winds or Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh for royal women to view the bustling streets of Johari Bazaar while staying veiled behind the windows. Make your way to the top and enjoy a similar view. Opening Closing Time: Saturday – Thursday: 9 am – 4:30 pm Entrance Fee: Indian/Foreigner: Rs. 10/Rs. 50 Camera Fee: Still/Video – Rs. 20/Rs. 70 Main Attractions Traditional Foods Events Shopping Accomodation Transportation

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5/9/2016 Jaipur Tourism City Guide Jaipur Travel Guide | Tourism Infopedia http://www.tourisminfopedia.com/destination/indiarajasthan/jaipur/ 3/6 Jantar Mantar Taking pride of having the largest sundial in the world Jantar Mantar is a world heritage site that showcases how modern science mingled with traditional knowledge of astrology. In order to grab its full essence one must take a guided tour 30 minutes to 1 hr and would cost Rs. 100. Opening Closing Time: 9 am – 4:30 pm Daily Entrance Fee: Indian/Foreigner: Rs. 20/Rs. 10 Jal Mahal Standing erect on the Man Sagar Lake and constructed by Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799 Jal Mahal or the Water palace is a unique attraction in Jaipur. Its grandeur lies in its location as the palace cum hotel is surrounded by the lake giving a spectacular view. The palace boasts the classical blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Made of red sandstone it is a five-storeyed building where only the top storey is visible to the naked eye. Although the palace looks breath-taking all the time views from this dazzling palace is more captivating during the rainy season. It has beauty in its core and of course it should be there in your travelling checklist to Jaipur. Opening Closing Time: 9 am to 5 pm Entrance Fee: Rs. 50 Jaigarh Fort The Jaigarh fort which seems to articulate the sagas of Rajputana bravery and prowess was once a royal treasury and defence system of Amber. A majestic fort this site is an embodiment of walls watchtowers and bastions. The sight of Jaiwan the largest moving canon in Asia is the main attraction of the fort which was used only once in its lifetime. When there don’t forget to visit its armoury section Vijay Garh to get a glimpse of legendry Rajput spirit. Opening Closing Time: 9 am – 5 pm Daily Entrance Fee: Indian/Foreigner: Rs. 25/Rs. 75 Camera Fee: Still/Video – Rs. 5 City Palace Carrying the throne of Maharaja in the past the grand architecture of the City Palace speaks for the strong alliance of Rajput and Mughal styles. The palatial complex is home to several other small attractions including Mubarak Mahal Chandra Mahal Diwan-i-khaas Diwan-i-Aam and Maharani Palace. Behind this palace is the Chandra Mahal which is still the royal residence of the successors of the royal family. Opening Closing Time: 9:30 am – 5 pm Daily Entrance Fee: Indian/Foreigner: Rs. 40/Rs. 300 Camera Fee: Still/Video – Rs. 50/Rs. 200

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5/9/2016 Jaipur Tourism City Guide Jaipur Travel Guide | Tourism Infopedia http://www.tourisminfopedia.com/destination/indiarajasthan/jaipur/ 4/6 Govind Dev Jee Temple Jaipur is home to an array of temples one of which is the famous Govind Dev Jee temple. One of the oldest temples the temples is visited by millions of followers. Devoted to Lord Krishna the temple is also famous for its grand architecture. Opening Closing Time: Open daily from 5 am – 9 pm Laxmi Narayan Temple/ Birla Temple The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his various Avataars. Its impressive architecture is a result of elaborated carvings in its inner walls which makes it a masterpiece. It is adorned with light effects at night which enhances its beauty manifold and one must not miss the opportunity to witness it. Opening Closing Time: 8 am – 12 pm 4 pm – 8 pm Daily Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh for his second wife a Sisodia princess the verdant gardens allows witnessing royalty and grandeur in its full form. It is donned with murals representing the eternal love story of Radha-krishna and many anecdotes from wars in history. Opening Closing Time: Open daily from 8 am – 4:30 pm Entrance Fee: Rs. 25 Nahargarh Fort Popularly known as the Tiger fort the Nahargarh Fort was used as the summer residence by the nobility. Reach the top for a grand view of the city especially in the evening. Pay some homage at the temple of Nahar Singh Bhomia who seemingly haunted the site and evaded any attempts of construction. Remember Masti ka Pathshaala Yes the song was shot here only. Visit and see yourself. Opening Closing Time: 10 am – 5 pm Daily Entrance Fee: Indian/Foreigner: Rs. 10/Rs. 30 Camera Fee: Still/Video – Rs. 20/Rs. 70 Choki Dhani The Choki Dhani village resort is a place where you will find something for everyone. With a traditional rural setting it allows you witness the spirit of Rajasthan at single glance. It transfers you to the world of Rajputs and provides you the chance to treat yourself with lots of exciting activities. Enjoy the elephant camel and bullock rides live performances puppet shows folk dances magic shows and acrobatics- all in all come here for a delightful experience. Do remember to feast your taste buds with the traditional Rajasthani Thali which is a pure gastronomic delight. Opening Closing Time: Open daily from 6 pm – 11 pm Entrance Fee: Rs. 450 Including meal

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