The majestic place, where the kings had once ruled, shines like a precious jewel even today. Rajasthan holds the aura which is both kingly and rugged. The royal palaces and the ancient roads whisper the kingly tales which modern generation still cannot forget.

While Rajasthan had witnessed many wars, it had its share of romances as well. Here you will find a fusion of kingly battles and regal love story. What could be a better place to explore with your spouse? Travelxploria brings to a quick glimpse of Rajasthan for the honeymooners.

In this part, we are featuring Jaipur which is a famous city and a beloved travel destination.

Jaipur

This is the most enthralling travel destination of Rajasthan. This historical city offers more than historic tales to the traveler. Here you will get to see colors. Jaipur is the combination old and new. Thus, this city is for everyone.

Jaipur offers a plethora of places to visit. Given below are some famous Jaipur travel destinations. We will cover Jaipur cuisine, in a separate article.

City Palace

Sitting snuggly in the center of the city is the City Palace. This is a popular place to visit when you come to Jaipur. The exterior of the palace had been built in the time of Jai Singh II. However, the exterior had been through many renovations later on. This palace offers a mixture of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Here you will find many buildings that had been built in different eras.

Hawa Mahal

This is another popular place to visit when you are in Jaipur. This travel destination has gained fame over the time. It is the most famous landmark of Jaipur. This five story massive dwelling is painted pink. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh has built this mahal in the year of 1799. He had built the mahal for the ladies of the royal house. From the mahal, the royal women could view the street and the daily life.

From the top of the mahal, Jantar Mantar and City Palace could be seen. Inside the mahal, you will find a small museum adorned with ancient relics. The corridor of the palace is really narrow. Thus, it can seem suffocating at times.

Jantar Mantar

Built in 1728, Jantar Mantar offers a great collection of sculptures. This unique place had been built to measure heaven. It had been named after Sanskrit Yanta Mantra. This means, instrument for calculation. When you come to visit this place, make sure to hire a tour guide. Otherwise, you will not be able to learn about all the instruments displayed here.

Isarlat

In the year 1740, Jai Singh II’s son Iswari built this minaret. A spiral staircase leads to the top of the minaret. From the top, you will get an amazing view of the city.

To avoid defeat from Maratha army Iswari committed suicide and his 21 wives followed his footsteps by taking honorable jauhar.

Central Museum

This museum is situated in the southern part of the city. Sir Swinton Jacob had created the building. It displays a combination of western and Indian elements. Additionally, it displays a huge collection of international artifacts as well. In the year 1887, the museum had been known as the Pride of Jaipur. The museum houses an Egyptian mummy. Other than the mummy, you will get to see vast collection of carpets, musical instrument and tribal dresses. This is a must visit place when you come to Jaipur. It allows you to get a glimpse of the time which the world had left behind.

So, that’s it for now. Travelxploria team will be back with more on Jaipur and Rajasthan shortly.

By Travelxploria | July 31, 2019 |

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