Rajasthan is the most colorful region in India where legends of heroism and romance still echoes from its royal fort and palaces that stands majestically on hilltop to narrate the tale of a chivalry and audacity.
Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the Golden Triangle Tourism chosen from Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. He paramount bustling city and business center with all the trapping of modern metropolis but yet flavored strongly with historical charm that always surprises traveler. The old Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. The stunning backdrop of ancient forts Nahargarh , Amer , Jagarh and Moti Dungri is dramatic testimonials of the bygone era and a reminder of their lingering romance.
Hawa Mahal is built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the most recognizable landmark of Jaipur. The 5 storeyed semi - octagonal monument imposing than 152 windows was over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture . Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities in the street below. It now contains a museum presented. The " Jaipur past and present " exhibition is the special feature of this museum available again.
Jantar Mantar built in the eighteenth century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II , the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky . The sun - dial huge still provides accurate time , which are subject to daily corrections .
City Palace Located in the heart of the old city , occupies about one seventh of the old city area . The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture , contains seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the center , which produces a fine view of the gardens and the city . Diwan -E -Am ( Hall of Public Audience ) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan -E- Khas (Hall of Private Audience ) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a clock tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons. By measuring the time from 9.30 to 16.45 hours.