Jaipur City Sightseeing
The beautiful capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur fondly referred as Pink City is known for clan of rulers, majestic forts and amazing palaces. The walled city is called Pink City because of the usage of the colour of stone. The bazaars of Jaipur sold some stunning embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and outstanding wares. The city with picturesque locales have been founded by Sawai Jai singh II. While your exciting Jaipur City Sightseeing, you will enjoy the timeless architectural planning, rich cultural heritage, stunning forts and palaces.
City Palace of Jaipur is one of the significant sightseeing attractions. The grand palace has huge courtyards, gardens and buildings having a brilliant combination of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The magnificent peacock gate displays the intricate art and craft. Nowadays, royal family is residing in the beautiful Moon Palace also known as Chandra Mahal.
Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal is one of the most popular city seeing spots of Jaipur. In was built in the year 1799 and has five floors with rows of small windows and screens. The Wind Palace was constructed for the women of the royal household so that they can watch streets without being seen by others.
The famous holy temple of Hindus, Galta Monkey Temple is beautifully positioned amidst two granite cliffs. The peaceful and serene environment relieves the visitor from all tensions and worries. The peaceful temple is a part of a huge complex having three sacred pools of water.
Another famous city seeing spot of Jaipur is Jantar Mantar Observatory. King Jai Singh II constructed it from 1727 to 1734. Every structure of Jantar Mantar has specialized astronomical function. There are 14 time structures which measures time, predict eclipses and track stars.
If you are a complete shopoholic then Jaipur is a brilliant place to shop some great stuff and art work. You can buy some magnificent stuff from the local markets. The markets are flooded with lots of precious gemstones, silver jewellery, bangles, clothes, blue pottery and textiles. So have a great time with Jaipur sightseeing with your dear ones!