Top 5 Most Tourist Visited Places in Jaipur

30 09 2015

Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan is a major tourist spot in India. Every year, this historic city attracts thousands of visitors from across the world, who come to explore its various colorful facets. Dotted with numerous tourist attractions, the imperial Jaipur was founded on Nov 18, 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh II, the ruler of Amer. The places that are most visited are the elaborate architecture of its ancient forts and palaces, which are glorious reminder of its royal heritage.

1) Amer Fort
The spirit of the grand Amer is eternal. Built in marble & red sandstone, the fort is around 11kms from Jaipur. It consists of a number of impressive palaces, gardens, halls and temples. A very eminent attraction here is the evening Sound and light Show, which brings alive the fort’s majestic history. To add to the experience, an elephant ride up the hill to the main doorway is also available.

amer fort of Jaipur

2) Jaigarh Fort ( Victory Fort)
Located about 15 km from, Jaigarh Fort of Jaipur is one of the most spectacular Forts of India, and a perfect destination for travelers interest in the majestic past of India. Main attraction is the huge canon, which is said to be the world’s largest canon on wheels. Most of the structures belong to Medieval India, which are worth exploring. This fort is at the top while Amer Fort at the bottom. Above all, the fort offers a remarkable view of the city below.

Jaigarh Fort

3) Hawa Mahal
Built in the 17th Century by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, this ‘Palace of the Winds’ Winds’ is one of the most renowned tourist attractions of Jaipur. Owning a shape of the crown of Lord Krishna, the structure rises to 5 storeys and is famous for its windows. Interesting fact about its interiors is that there are no stairs that connect the storeys, rather connected with slopes.

Hawa Mahal

4)Nahargarh Fort
Seated in the Aravallis Hills, Nahargarh Fort offers a breathtaking view of the bewitching Pink City. The fort is among the most famous tourist attraction of Rajasthan. The architecture is notable and depicts a mix of India and European architectural style. This is the same fort where ‘Rang de Basanti’ movie was shot. Within the complex, there is a cafeteria and restaurant too.

Nahargarh_Fort

5) City Palace
One of the best places as a tourist destination, the spectacular City Palace is one of the distinct landmarks of Jaipur. ‘Mubarak Mahal’, ‘Chandra Palace’ and other buildings form a part of the palace compound. Its royal architecture is a blend of Mughal, Rajput and European styles. The palace offers an insight into the rich tradition of a long-gone era.

Inside the City Palace
So, what are you waiting for? Plan your tour to Jaipur with Devraj Niwas, Jaipur.

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Top 5 Places in Jaipur To Enjoy the Monsoon Magic

20 07 2015

Experiencing Jaipur during rains is quite an experience. The dust is washed away, the carpet of lush greenery is laid and a dash of romance is added to make you fall in love with the spellbinding beauty of the city all over again. There are few spots in Jaipur that are worth exploring to enjoy pitter-patter to the fullest.

Jaigarh Fort
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At any given time of the year, Jaigarh Fort is an ideal place to visit and undeniably, a must- visit in monsoon. During rains the fort and its lush green surrounding turns extremely breathtaking and pristine.

Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal Jaipur

Another, one of the most sought after monsoon destinations of Jaipur. Literally a ‘Water Palace’, it beauty lies in its location as the palace stands in the centre of the lake with a beautiful backdrop of green carpeted Mountains. An amazing place to revel in the romance of rains. (Image via travelasvolunteer.org)

Nahargarh Fort

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When the entire city is revived and gets a new lease of life, it becomes absolutely a sight to catch from top of the Nahargarh fort. Don’t forget to get your best camera and binoculars to get the best capture.  (Image via Avinash Maurya)

Amer Fort

amer fort of Jaipur
There is a special charm about the Amer Fort during the rains, which is hard to ignore. It is the iconic attraction of the city and needs to be a must on your itinerary. (Image via geekPhotography)

Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh

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The beauty of refreshing greens of Sisodia Rani ka Bagh is taken to a whole different level while it begins to pour. A perfect place to drive to in the rainy season. (Image via MakeMyTrip)

Plan with us a wonderful trip to Jaipur this Monsoon to experience the beautiful and soul-nourishing side of Rajasthan. With a close proximity to top tourist destinations, Devraj Niwas, Jaipur is the best boutique hotel to stay and experience excellent services. Check out our website to get glimpse of our property and book your stay : http://www.devrajniwas.com/





5 Must- Visit Places in Jaipur for History Buffs

30 03 2015

Famous for traditional old monuments, Jaipur is one of the most magnetic and must-visit cities of India. Forts, palaces, local markets, zoos, temples, etc, – with so many places to visit, times always falls short to take a complete tour of the city. Even if your trip to Jaipur is short, you must visit the following places to catch a glimpse of impressive history of Jaipur.

Hawa Mahal (Palace Of Wheel)
No tour to Jaipur is complete without seeing Hawa Mahal. Constructed in 1799, Hawa Mahal is a landmark of Jaipur. Experience the pink city through the jharokas which overlooks the main street of Jaipur’s lively Old City, was built so that the women of the royal household could watch the streets below without being observed.

hawa Mahal
Visiting Hours: 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. daily

Nahargarh Fort (Tiger Fort)
Forming a remarkable backdrop of Jaipur is the Nahargarh fort. For exotic tales and brilliant sight of the Man Sagar lake and the vast sprawling city of Jaipur, a visit to the beautiful Nahargarh is must. The fort was built 1734 by Jai Singh for the protection of Amer in 1734 and extended in 1868.The fort is located on the Aravali Hills. 

nahargarh Fort
Visiting Hours: Sunrise to sunset, daily. Palace opens from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. daily

Jaigarh Fort
Built in 1726, the massive Jaigarh Fort contains the world’s largest cannon on wheels, and holds great appeal for military lovers. It’s amongst the most well preserved monuments of medieval India. The cannon has never been fired though, and neither has the fort been captured.

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Visiting Hours: 9 am to 5 p.m. daily

Amber Fort and Palace
Amer Fort is another breathtakingly beautiful tourist attraction of Jaipur. It was the original home of Rajput royalty until Jaipur city was constructed, and contains a number of breathtaking palaces, halls, gardens, and temples. The fort entrance is reached by walking up the hill, going in a jeep, or taking a lurching elephant ride. The evening sound & light show, which brings alive the Fort’s history, is impressive and must-see.

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Visiting hours: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm daily (Image via Google)

Albert Hall Museum
This old and famous museum was modeled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The large concert hall was constructed in 1876 for one sole purpose, to ensure Prince Albert of England would visit Jaipur during his tour of the country. This extravagant gesture by the Maharaja guaranteed the prince’s visit and today the Albert Hall Jaipur has been converted into Albert Hall Museum (Central Museum) that displays relics from Jaipur’s history.

Albert Hall
Visiting Hours: 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. daily

If you haven’t got a chance to know history of monuments of Pink City yet, plan a trip to Jaipur right away. To add comfort and luxury to your trip, the Devraj Niwas, Jaipur offers you a boutique accommodation in the heart of pink city. Set amidst lush greenery, the property is situated at just 1.5 km from Jaipur Junction and 5 minutes drive from Sindhi Camp Bus Station.








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