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Jaipur most commonly known as Pink City is the foundation of and named after Sawai Jai Singh II. This place gestures tourists through splendid display of royal Rajput heritage through its striking forts and remarkable palaces. Additionally warm hospitality of people and plethora of handicrafts for shopping makes it a renowned place.

The festivals celebrated in Jaipur are also one of the craze of the tourists. Tourists can enjoy modern Jaipur Literary festival as well as traditionally celebrated festivals like Ganguar, Teej as well as Kite festival.

An ideal time to visit Jaipur is winters as the temperature can dip up to 8.3°C. Summers are too hot and so it cannot be the best time to visit. Usually the temperature is 45°C in summers.

Would you like to travel Jaipur in winters? You would be glad to know that Jaipur is well connected through roadways, airways as well as railways. To explore this place you can get buses and other public transports. Exploring Jaipur through hiring comfortable and luxury cars give you the best experience.

Few things that you cannot miss up in Jaipur are as follows:

Forts and Palaces

Amber Fort located around 1 km from the city is worth visiting. In the complex of this fort there are temples, pavilions as well as gardens constructed by the rulers. Elephant ride is highly famous there. Tourist can take a ride from the chowk that is palace complex to the Sita Mata Temple.

Around 8 km from the city is the Nahargarh Fort. A beautiful building has been added by the later rulers and it is floodlit at night.

A well preserved medieval fort is Jaigarh Fort. It is located high on the hill and just few kilometers from Amer Fort. There is a museum of weapons which has a greta compilation of swords and small arms. Also exhibited a enormous and massive cannon called as Jai Ban Cannon. This is believed to be the largest cannon on wheels throughout the world.

A red sandstone structure that is intricately developed latticed windows also called as jharokhas is one of the well known monuments of Jaipur. It is a five storey palace that is properly visible from the streets of Deohri bazaar.

The adobe of the former maharaja in the city of Jaipur is City Palace. It is located in the heart of the city. There is a textile museum and weapon museum which includes Rajasthani dresses as well as rajput and Mughal armoury. Also there is fascinating compilation of paintings, carpets, etc.

Monuments and temples

Jantar Mantar is one of the largest of five astronomical observatories constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh. It is the house of eighteen elaborated and distinctive instruments. This observatory has become UNESCO world heritage site.

Apart from this other interesting places are Sisodia Rani Palace comprises of wonderful gardens as well as Gaitor which is a memorial to former Maharajas. There is sun Temple at Galtaji.

Heritage hotels and Havelis

If the tourists want to get real feel of the royal life style heritage hotels and havelis can be the bets option. Majority of the residences as well as palaces are converted into luxury hotels. An impressive luxury hotel is Rambagh Palace, a very beautiful place to stay at. Other such havelis and hotels are Narain Niwas, Raj Mahal, Samode Haveli, etc.

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