Visiting the royal lifestyle and the lavishness of the past is only possible for a traveler who visits the princely city Jaipur. The alluring attractions around the city will drive you back to the era where people use to stay in forts and heritage palaces. The art and architecture of the city along with its unique culture and traditions offer a lifetime experience to a person who visits the city. There are several eye catching attractions around the city festivals and fairs, villages, rides on elephants and camels will offer a great vacation to people of all ages and different taste.
The City Palace located in the heart of the city is a living example of Mughal and Rajput architecture. This is one of the best locations of the city with a magnificent view to the garden. Diwan-E- Khas, Diwan –E-Alam are other places here that are worth of visiting. The museum here holds manuscripts, weapons, and rich collection of armory, jewelry, costumes and many more goods of the royal family.
The observatory built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh ll in the 18th century Jantar Mantar grabs the attention of every tourist and the best place of the city which no one must miss visiting. The world famous Hawa Mahal in Jaipur can be considered to be the symbol of the city which is a 5 storied architectural marvel of the Rajputs. This was used by the royal women to see the processions that take place on the street without getting noticed by the public.
Along with this the Jaigarh Fort, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal are some of the marvelous constructions with remarkable surroundings. The elephant ride at Amber Fort is an unusual experience and one can enjoy seeing the royalty of the Rajput rulers.
Apart from heritage sites and other architectural marvels one can spend good time seeing the beautiful gardens and the planetarium in the Pink City which is the home of several marvelous attractions.