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10 Photographs that ATTRACT you to travel to JAIPUR – The Pink City of Rajasthan

With rain showers in the city, this is the right time to click and save the amazing greenery and the Royal architecture of the pink city Jaipur. Travel to Jaipur in this season of loving monsoons.

Chand Baori Step Wall

 

Situated – Abhaneri Village near Jaipur

Chand Baori step well consists of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 stories. It extends approximately 30 m (100 ft) into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest step wells in India.

Amer Fort – The Royal Fort of Jaipur Royal Family

Situated – Amer Town near Jaipur

The Palace was once the residence of the Rajput Maharajas and their families. At the entrance to the palace near the fort's Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to Sheela Devi, a goddess of the Chaitanya cult, which was given to Raja Man Singh when he defeated the Raja of Jessore, Bengal in 1604.

Jaipur Villages - The Camel Safari

You can enjoy camel safari near the Jaipur city. The Samode Palace and the Choki Dhani is the ultimate place for enjoying a camel ride in the City of Jaipur.

Galta ji – The Monkey Temple of Pink City

Galtaji has been a retreat for Hindu ascetics belonging to Vaishnavite Ramanandi Sect, since the early 16th century. Its present temple was built by Diwan Rao Kriparam, a courtier of Sawai Jai Singh II, in the 18th Century.

Jal Mahal – The Water Palace of Jaipur

Situated – Middle of Man Sagar Lake Amer

The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. The ruler of Amer was motivated to build a dam to store water to overcome the severe hardships caused by the famine to the people inhabiting the region.

Hawa Mahal – The Wind Palace of Jaipur

Situated – In the Walled City of Jaipur

The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Its unique five-storey exterior is akin to the honeycomb of a beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas decorated with intricate latticework.

City of Jaipur – View From the Hills of the Aravalli

The city of Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amer who ruled from 1688 to 1758. He planned to shift his capital from Amer, 11 km from Jaipur to accommodate the growing population and increasing scarcity of water.

Sagar Lake Jaipur – The old source of water storage

Situated – Amer

Lake ‘Sagar’ of Amer was the primary source of water for the adjoining forts of Amer and Jaigarh as well as for the city of Amer and its people.

Statue Circle – Having the Statue of Jaipur King

Situated in the middle of a busy intersecting road of the pink city, Statue Circle is reminiscent of the rich history of Jaipur. It was built as a tribute to Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of the city.

World Trade Park of Jaipur – The trading experience of Pink City

World Trade Park is the most amazing and theme based shopping centre for Jaipurites and the tourists to the pink city. This structure is now a synonym to 'shopping' in the city.

 


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