Jaipur, the largest state of India is also the capital of Rajasthan. It also has been famously known as the Pink city all over the world. Jaipur today is one of the most popular tourist spots all over the world. The ancient palaces that stand tall in this region are a symbol of the olden days and the royal era that was once there in India.
Jaipur has a lot to offer, starting from its royalty and then the beauty of its architecture. One can also enjoy the traditional Rajasthani dishes here. Jaipur is just a mere 268 kms away from Delhi and one can visit this place by hiring Delhi to Jaipur cabs.
Amber Fort and Palace: This Fort Palace is situated in the middle of the majestic and beautiful Aravalli Hills. Till this date, this palace is one of the places that one has to visit once in Jaipur. This work for this palace had started during the time of Raja Man Singh I but the finishing of the palace was done during the rule of Mirja Raja Jai Singh.
The palace also has Maota Lake to its backdrop and the view of the sunrise, as well as the sunset from the palace, is to die for.
One can also visit the Sheesh Mahal which is inside the Amber Palace. Sheesh Mahal is the palace of mirrors and the mirrors in the palace are placed strategically such that even a single ray of light entering the palace could light up the whole palace. One can enjoy the palace by simply booking an outstation taxi in Delhi.
Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal literally stands for ‘Palace of winds’ or is also known as, ‘Palace of Breeze’. This palace was built around in 1798 and was built by Maharaj Sawai Pratap Singh. A unique thing about the palace is its small windows which are known as Jharokas. These windows are built with little intricate details and are a sight to the eyes. Representation of the crown of Lord Krishna is seen in the entire palace.
Nahargarh Fort: Nahargarh Fort is one of the ‘Must see’ places in Jaipur. One can get a view of the Jaipur from this fort. This fort was built by Jai Singh II and was originally known as Sudarshangarh. The Maharaja had built this fort for the security reasons. It was later used as the place for shelter for the British wives during the time of Sepoy Mutiny during 1857.
The best time during the day to visit this place is during the night when the whole Jaipur city lights up. The fort has delicate walls and all the rooms in the fort are connected with the same corridor. The fort used to be a picnic spot for the Royal family during the olden days and today is easily accessible to one and all. One can book anInnova cab in Delhi and get to this place.
Abhaneri Step Wall: Abhaneri Step Walls is an excellent example of how the people during the olden days dealt with the heat. These step walls were used in the olden days to store water and were also used as a recreation spot for everyone.
These steps are located on the way to Jaipur and are situated on the Jaipur-Agra highway. One can book taxi in Delhi and go visit this place.
One can enjoy the richness of this place over the weekend and get rejuvenated for the long week ahead by simply booking a Delhi to Jaipur car rental.