The pink city of Jaipur is a major tourist destination in India and part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit. Jaipur is also serves as a gateway to other popular tourist destination in Rajasthan such as Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Photo Credit and Source – Rajasthan Tourism
Amer Fort is located 11 km from city and principal tourist attractions of Jaipur. The fort situated high on a hill and declared World Heritage Site along with five Hill Forts of Rajasthan.
City Palace of Jaipur is a majestic red and white building, lies in the heart of Jaipur city. The palace complex houses Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, a museum and Govind Dev Ji Temple.
Nahargarh Fort is one of the principal tourist attractions in Jaipur along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. The fort was shown in scenes of the movie Rang De Basanti.
Jaigarh Fort is also called Cheel ka Teela overlooks the Amber Fort. The fort located on one of the peaks of the Aravalli range of hills and has an impressive square garden.
Hawa Mahal palace is located on the edge of the City Palace and most distinctive landmark of Jaipur. Palace of winds is a five storey building with 953 small windows, constructed of red and pink sandstone.
Jal Mahal or Water Palace of Jaipur is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, towards the north east of Jaipur. The Jal Mahal palace is known for architectural beauty and best place for birds watching in Jaipur city.
Jantar Mantar of Jaipur is one of the Jantar Mantar monument in India and world’s largest stone sundial. The monument is a UNESCO World Heritage site, Located near two most famous attractive landmarks of City Palace and Hawa Mahal.
Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in Rajasthan, situated in Ram Niwas historical Garden. The museum has a rich collection of sculptures,paintings,carpets and near by Ram Niwas Garden also has a bird park.
Galtaji Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, located only 10km away from the city. The temple is famous for its natural water springs and also known as Monkey temple for rhesus macaques living in the temples, These monkeys have been featured in National Geographic Channel documentary film as Monkey Thieves or Rebel Monkeys.
Birla Mandir of is most beautiful attractions of Jaipur city, located at foot of Moti Dungri fort. Birla Temples are also known as the Laxmi Narayan Temple is one of the 18 Birla temples located all around the country.
Govind Dev Ji Temple is located in the City Palace complex dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple is one of the 7 temples dedicated to Thakur of Vrindavan and one of the most popular temple of Lord Krishna in India.
Central Park is the largest park in Jaipur and paradise for bird watchers. The park has 206 feet high first day and night monumental National flag, walking and jogging track and host number of migratory and native birds.
Chand Baori stepwell is situated in the village of Dausa district near Jaipur. Abhaneri stepwell is one of the oldest step well in India and most attractive landmarks in Rajasthan along with Hashat Mata temple.
Sisodiya Rani Bagh is a place with multilevel gardens, located 6 km from Jaipur city. The Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace is one of the best gardens in Jaipur, lies on Jaipur Agara highway.
Rambagh Palace was the residence palace of the Maharaja of Jaipur, now converted to a luxurious heritage hotel by Taj. The Rambagh Palace is known for its magnificent architecture and a must visit place in Jaipur.
Places of interest in Jaipur also include Sanganeri Gate,Sri Kali Temple, Raj Mandir and Garh Ganesh Temple. Another major tourist attraction of Jaipur is Chokhi Dhani and the city also known for its Sweets called Ghevar and Mawa Kachori.
Jaipur Zoo is located near Albert Hall Museum and house different birds and animals. The Zoological Garden is also house rare white tiger and part of the breeding programs of ghariyal, cheetal and crocodile.