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12 Famous Things To Do In Scenic Pink City Jaipur

Jaipur is a city full of experiences. Jaipur is the capital state of Rajsthan State in India. It is also known as the Pink City, due to the dominant color scheme of its buildings. Excessive number royal palaces and forts with elaborate architecture is major tourist attraction to visit and explore Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) is probably Jaipur's most recognized building with intricate and fascinating facade. It has five floors that contain rows of small windows and screens (gawaksh).
Established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the city Palace was the administrative and ceremonial seat of the royal family. Located in the heart of Jaipur, the palace is now a popular museum. The palace complex features grand courtyards, beautiful gardens, and elaborate temples and two main palaces – Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal.

Jantar Mantar Observatory

The Jantar Mantar is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Kachwaha Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The monument was completed in 1734. It features the world's largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. The majestic palace looks surreal under the night sky.
Amber Fort is an iconic tourist attraction in Jaipur and on top of the list of things to do in Jaipur. The town of Amer was originally built by Meenas and and later it was ruled by Raja Mansingh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style elements designed combinely in Indian and Mughal architecture.
Amber Palace

Upon reaching Jawahar Circle, you will see a huge door of up to 9 arches & pink colors located. This is Patrika Gate, most colorful gate of Jaipur. A monument in simple appearance if it were not for the fact that upon entering the visitor can discover a unique color show. Proof of a craftsmanship & creativity worthy of a country like India, the Patrika Gate.

Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur. Nahargarh fort, Amber Fort and Jaigarh fort were main defense points of city. Walls extended over the surrounding hills, forming fortifications that connected this fort to Jaigarh.

Moti Dungri Fort

Moti Dungri is a Hindu temple complex dedicated to lord Ganesha in Jaipur. It was built in 1761 under supervision of Seth Jai Ram Palliwal. The temple is a popular tourist attraction in the city.
The Birla Mandir is a beautiful temple structure situated at the foothills of Moti Dungri Fort. This mesmerizing temple is built in white marble which glows at night. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. Exterior of Birla Mandir is featured with Gods of all religions including, Jesus Christ, Buddha, Confucius.
Gatore Ki Chhatriyan is the royal crematorium grounds for the Kachhwaha community, ruler of Jaipur. This is very quite and peaceful place which is very soothing and beautiful. The cluster of royal tombs is mesmerizing tourist attraction of Jaipur.
Elephant ride is one of the major attraction for those tourist visit Jaipur with there family.
Camel ride is also popular in list of things to do in Jaipur. Jaipur sight seeing is incomplete without elephant and camel ride.
Jawahar Kala Kendra is a multi arts centre of Jaipur in India. It was built for the purpose of preserving Rajasthani arts and crafts. The centre has been made in eight blocks housing museums, one amphi theatre and the other closed auditorium, library, arts display rooms, cafeteria, small hostel and art-studio. This building is designed by Charles Correa.
Ranthambore National Park near Jaipur is one of the most popluar destination. Tiger sighting here attracts various wildlife photographer and other tourists.
Jhalana Leopard Conservation reserve near Jaipur is counted amongst the best places in the country to spot the leopards. This is also one of popular tourist destination of Jaipur.
Jaipur is one of the biggest market of gems and auspicious stones in India as well as Asia. A very huge amount of business in gems stone is done here everyday.
One must not miss Rajasthani cuisine in visit of Jaipur. Dal bati and churama is most delecious dish of Rajasthan. Rajasthani cuisine was influenced by both the war-like lifestyles of its inhabitants and the availability of ingredients in this arid region. Food that could last for several days and could be eaten without heating was preferred.
Jaipur bazar (Market)- Street market of colorful Rajsthani cloth complete shopping desire of tourists.