The official “pink city” of India, is much more the capital of Rajasthan than its pink-red tinged architectures and historic splendor. The majestic forts, royal palaces, vibrant cultures, traditions, the bustling lanes of markets, colorful artifacts, dazzling silver & gold jewelery, stunning textiles, amusing fabrics, and many other things make the city the best destination to visit in India. The main reason behind, why Jaipur is a Golden Triangle Tour city? It is so because the cities of the Triangle tour connects the nation’s capital Delhi with Agra and Jaipur forming a triangular pattern on a map of India. Here are some of the reasons why Jaipur is the most notable destination of India?
The royal fortress, Amer Fort
The majestic fortress highly describes the brilliant architectural style of a bygone era which is comprised of yellow and pink sandstone with white marble. The complex of the citadel includes beautiful structures such as Suraj Pol, Jaleb Chowk, Ganesh Pol, Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khaas, etc. The jewel of Jaipur, Amer fort was built by Raja Man Singh which was also designated as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
The beautiful palace, Hawa Mahal
The Palace of wind/ breeze, Hawa Mahal is a monument that lies in heart of the pink city and yet it never fails to stand out as a majestic architecture and glorious history. A beautiful structure of red and pink sandstone that includes stunning 953 small windows which are also known as jharokhas that are adorned with gorgeous intricate latticework.
Astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar
Among the marvels of Jaipur, Jantar Mantar is the most notable attraction of the pink city. An astronomical observatory was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, a Rajput King. Jantar Mantar is comprised of 19 astronomical instruments that shows the time, date, and zodiac signs. It is also one of the UNESCO’ World Heritage Sites attraction.
Royal heritage site, City Palace
Situated at the middle of the pink city, City Palace was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Majestic architecture of this fortress reflects a fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The complex is comprised of gardens, buildings, museums, temples, and courtyards which gives the palace a grand view that showcases the magnificent royal grace. The palace was a former seat of Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan.
Mouth-watering taste of cuisines of Jaipur
The pink city is not only famous for its forts, palaces, and heritage sites, but it is also widely famous for the Rajasthani delicacies that fill water in the mouth within a single bite of it. The most popular dishes of Jaipur are dal, batti, churma, mawa kachori, lassi, etc.
The finest artwork of craftsmanship is better displayed in its beautiful ornaments which includes silver and gold jewelry, lac bangles, kundan meenakari jewelry, etc. Ornaments are a symbol of beauty and royalty of Royal women.
Chokhi Dhani Village
A perfect way to experience the rich culture, tradition, and village lifestyle of Rajasthan in one place. Chokhi Dhani village resort is a cultural heritage site at Jaipur which is just 20 kilometer on the south side of the pink city. Have a chance to taste the delicious delicacies of Rajasthan at Chokhi Dhani Village Resort. You can enjoy the folk dance and music performances, magic show, puppet show, various rides, etc in the resort.
Apart from these, there are many other things which makes it a most popular city in India. So, plan your tour with the Best Golden Triangle Tour and get a chance to discover the land of royals.