PINK CITY IN INDIA
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is also known as the Pink City.An Ideal Definition for Travelers.This city is included in the selected UNESCO World Heritage City of the world.And it is the second city in India after Ahmedabad to which UNESCO has given the status of World Heritage City.Jaipur is the Golden Tourist Circle of India, which includes the other two cities of Delhi and Agra.
PLACES TO VISIT IN JAIPUR
1) City Palace jaipur:
The City Palace of Jaipur is a very popular and beautiful place located in the Centre of the city.This palace is one of the magnificent buildings of the city.This palace was built by maharaja Sawai Jai Singh 2,Who also founded the city of Jaipur.
A beautiful combination of Rajput and Mughal style architecture is seen in the palace.Its construction was started in 1729 and it was completed in 1732,This palace was constructed with red and pink sandstone,Those on which the fine cutting and the pictures made on the walls look very beautiful to see.Presently this palace has been converted into a museum by being dedicated to maharaja Sawai Jai Singh 2 of Jaipur.
Inside this magnificent building there are two main palace, Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. There are three main gates to go inside this palace, VirendraPol Udaypol and tripolia gate.Tourists can enter this palace only through the gates of Udaipol and Virendrapol, while Tripolia Gate is open only to the royal family. it is a symbol of rajasthani architecture.
Entry fee for indians: 200 per person for general, 100 per person for students.
Entry fee for foreigns: 500 per person for general, 200 per person for student.
Entry time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm everyday
HOW TO REACH: City Palace is only 4.1 km from the railway station,bus fare 8 rupees only.bus fare is only about 20 rupees only.If you are coming from the airport then it is 12 km away,You can easily get a bus from here. The bus fare is only 30 rupees.
2) Birla Mandir:
Birla Mandir was built in the year 1988 by the B.M. Birla Foundation.This temple is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and God Vishnu the king of jaipur gave this land to Birla family, all land is token of only one rupee.This temple is also called Laxmi Narayan Mandir and it is completely made of white marble.The temple is located at Tilak Nagar, Jaipur just below the Moti Dungri Fort.
Entry fee: Free from everyone
Timing: The temple is open daily between 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, as well as between 4:00 PM to 8:00 AM.
HOW TO REACH:The temple is located just 5.8 kilometers from the railway station,A little distance from the station you will get a bus which costs only 15 rupees.by flight:It is located just 8.3 kilometers from the airport. If you want to come from the airport, you can take a bus from there. The bus fare is only 20 rupees.
3) jal Mahal:
Jal Mahal situated on the centre of Para buli mountain in the middle of Mansharge lake.It is also called Eyeball because of its location in the middle of the lake.This palace was built by amber ruler Jai Singh 2.This palace was used by the King to spend special time with his queen.
That’s why it is also called romantic palace,It is five-storeyed palace with four storeys is always submerged in water,Only 1 storey is visible above, Surrounded by hills, this palace looks very beautiful and at night the palace looks more beautiful than you can imagine.
Theb Jal mahal attracts millions of tourists every year. international Kite festival is celebrated at this place on the day of Makar Sankranti and many foreigners also participate in this festival.It is strictly forbidden to go inside this palace. Only those foreign travelers who give donations get permission.it is a symbol of rajasthani architecture.
Entry fees: civilians are not allowed to enter.
Entry time: You can come here anytime in 24 hours and enjoy the beautiful view.It looks more beautiful at night.
HOW TO REACH: BY AIRPORT: airport is Just 16 kilometers away from Jal Mahal,bus fare 30 rupees,BY TRAIN:It is 8.4 km away from Jaipur railway station,bus fare 20 rupees.
4) Albert Hall Museum:
This museum located in Jaipur, Entering the Albert Hall museum you can see the number of kings in Jaipur that their paintings is arranged one after the other and their names are written below.it was stablished in the year 1887.When the Prince of Wales visited Jaipur in 1876, It took approximately 10 years to build and was completed in 1887.
Prince of Wales built this museum So the museum is named after him, Albert Hall.This museum is very famous for its old collected things.And the most famous of these is the 230 year old Egyptian mummy!This mummy belongs to a woman named Tu Tu.This mummy was donated from the Kairo Museum in 1987. It took more than 130 years to bring it here
Entry fees for Indian: 40 per person for general,20 per person for students.
Entry fee for foreigns: 300 per person for general, 150 per person for student.
Entry time: morning 9 a.m. to evening 5 p.m. everyday.
HOW TO REACH:The museum is located just 5 kilometers from the railway station,A little distance from the station you will get a bus which costs only 11 rupees.by flight: It is located just 10 kilometers from the airport. If you want to come from the airport, you can take a bus from there. The bus fare is only 15 rupees.
5) Nahargart Fort:
This fort built in the security purpose of Jaipur, was built by Raja Jayshree.The first name of this fort was Sudarshan Ghar, but Nagar Singh Hooda had give this place to build this fort,That is why Nagaur Fort was named after him.The most worth seeing comes in this fort. Wax Museum in which statues of many celebrities like APJ Abdul Kalam, Mahatma Gandhi, Amitabh Bachchan remain Apart from this, you can see the Sheesh Mahal Deewane Mango present in this palace as before.
Entry fees for Indian: 50 per person for general,5 per person for students.
Entry fee for foreigns: 200 per person for general, 25 per person for student.
Entry time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday.
HOW TO REACH:Nahargarh Fort, 5 km from the railway station,bus fare 8 rupees only. Airport is 15 km far from there bus fare is about 19 rupees.
6) Jaigarh Fort:
Jaigarh Fort is situated on top of the Katila hill, it is a symbol of Jaipur.Which was built in the year 1726 was built by amber ruler Jai Singh 2.It was built to protect Amir Durg and castle council.This fort is also called the fort of victory, A person named Vidyadhar design this fort.
Due to being situated at such a height, the entire city of Jaipur can be seen from here.Earlier it was mainly the residence of the kings,But later it was used as a Arsenal. This fort has been made according to the Amir Fort.
In north-south it is 3 km long and 1 km wide.Inside this huge fort, Laxmi Vilas, Ram Mandir,Vilas Mandir,Lalit mandir is all that the royal family used to live here.The one canon have placed in Jaigarh Fort is the biggest canon in Asia.
Entry fees for indians:Only Rs 50 for adults and Rs 30 for students or children(5-12) if he\she is an Indian citizen,
Entry fees for foreigns:entrance charge Rs 100 for adults and Rs 60 for students and children(5-12) for foreigns.
Entry time:9:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday.
HOW TO REACH: Located about 15 km from Jaipur Junction railway station.To reach the jaigarh fort from Jaipur fort you have to change two buses first you have to go to Badi Chopar then from there you have to change the bus to Amer, after reaching amer you have to walk two kilometers from there you reach the fort.It will cost you only 28 rupees.
7) Hawa Mahal:
The Hawa Mahal located in the World City area of Jaipur was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.He was a great devotee of Shri Krishna. That’s why the design of this palace was made like the crown of Shri Krishna.Hawa Mahal is also known as The Palace of the winds or winds palace.And hence this palace has 953 Windows.This palace was specially built for the queens.There is no front door in Hawa Mahal. To get to it, you will have to go through the side door.Hawa Mahal got its name because of its fifth floor which is also called Hawa Mandir.
Entry fees for indians: 20 rupees for Indian.
Entry fees for foreigner: 50 rupees for foreigner’s.
Entry time: 9am to 5pm every day.
HOW TO REACH: It is located just 5.2 km from the station,You will get a bus from the station. Bus fare is only 12 rupees.
8) Bapu Bazar:
Babu Bazar is located just 4 kms away from Rajasthan station.Babu Baje is the oldest best market of Rajasthan. It is also known as the fashion street of Rajasthan.This market is the pride of Rajasthan. In this market you can buy Rajasthani Juti Bangle Lahthi at low price.
HOW TO REACH:It is located just 4.8 km from the station,you will get a bus from the station. Bus fare is only 8 rupees.
9) Ram Niwas Garden:
Ram Niwas Garden is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan.This is a garden which was built in 1888 by Maharaja Sawai ram Singh of Jaipur.This construction is situated on more than one and a half acres of land.Millions of people from all over the world come to see this garden and the British Royal lifestyle.It is also a popular picnic spot due to its beauty.
Entry fees for indian: 10 rupees for Indian.
Entry time for foreigner: 100 rupees for foreigner’s.
HOW TO REACH: It is only 4.4 kilometers away from railway station,You can easily get a bus from the station. The bus fare is only 8 rupees only.
10) Amer Fort:
Amber Fort is the most tourist attraction place of Jaipur.It was built by Maharaja mansingh in 1595.It took 157 years to build.The special thing here is the door which is also called Lion Gate.Deewane Aam Sheesh Mahal in Amir fort which was built for the queen and the people. can enjoy it too.Even today the bathroom and kitchen of the kings and queens are present in Amir Foot.
Entry fees for indian: The entrance fee for amer fort is only 100 rupees for indians.
Entry time for foreigner: The entrance fee for amer fort is only 100 rupees for foreigner’s.
HOW TO REACH: It is only 12.1 kilometers away from railway station,You can easily get a bus from the station. The bus fare is only 28 rupees only.