AMBER FORT AND PALACE
This palace is located amidst rocky Aravalli Hills. Amber Palace is a must-visit place in Jaipur. The palace was laid by Raja Man Singh I and was completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh later. The astonishing beauty of the red sandstone and white marble adds to its magnificence.
The main building served its people with all the necessary luxuries and amenities. The scenic backdrop of the lake, panoramic views of sunrise and sunset contribute to the eternal beauty of this palace. Aesthetic wall paintings and the use of precious gems and jewels in these paintings makes it a timeless beauty.
‘Palace of Mirror’ is also one of the captivating places to visit within this palace. It is decorated with several pieces of mirror tiles. The design of the hall is in such a way that even a single ray entering into it can illuminate the entire hall in the palace.
Nahargarh Fort is the ideal place to visit to get the most magnificent view. It was built by Jai Singh II. This fort was first named Sudarshangarh and was later renamed Nahargarh. This fort was also a safe shelter to the British wives during the Sepoy Mutiny that happened in 1857.
It is located at the Aravalli hills. During the night, Nahargarh Fort offers a scintillating view of the entire Jaipur city.
Rooms in this fort are well connected through common corridors. They are decorated with intricate wall and ceiling paintings. The royal families also use this fort as one of their picnic spots in Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal is one of the most popular tourist places to visit. It is also known as the Palace of the Winds. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1798. Hawa Mahal is a five-storey extension. This unique Mahal has 953 small windows, called jharokhas, decorated with aesthetic latticework.
This palace was built in ancient times but reflects the scientific vision of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The windows of this palace are designed in such a way that irrespective of the time or season of the year, a cool breeze will always blow inside the palace. Because of this reason solely, Hawa Mahal is today a popular place to visit in Jaipur for tourists.
Do visit Jaipur for its magnificent and spectacularly made royal structures. It is a place that will surely amaze you with its architecture.