Famously known as the ‘Pink City,’ Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur gives you a glimpse of the entire Rajasthan.
Jaipur is one of the three cities in the Golden Triangle of Indian tourism. Rajasthan is one of the flashiest and most colourful states in India and its capital Jaipur has been a cultural jewel in Indian history for hundreds of years. This city is a perfect blend of the past and present, it has beautiful and well-maintained forts, camel rides, bustling street markets and what not.
Best Sightseeing Places in Jaipur
Amber Fort and Palace: Also known as Amer Fort, it is located in Amer, which is around 11 kilometers from Jaipur. Perched on a hilltop, this 15th century fort is impressive both in size and structure, it is visited by over five thousand tourists daily. The splendour of Amber Fort is heightened with car rental in Jaipur during the Light and Sound Show in the evening which is a must watch.
Jantar Mantar: Jantar Mantar equipped with 14 fixed geometrical instruments is the largest stone observatory in the world. Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory site built in the 1738. Among the 20 instruments found at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, it also houses the largest sundial in the world. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to daily corrections that can be visited with Jaipur car rental service.
Nahargarh Fort: Nahargarh Fort is the ideal place to visit and to get the panoramic view of Jaipur city. Built as the summer palace for the royal family, the main palace within the fort is known as Madhavendra Bhawan. The walls of the fort run along the ridge and within are architectural beauties like Hawa Mandir and Madhvendra Bhawan.
Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds is the Jaipur’s most iconic landmark. Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799 and is regarded as the signature building of the city. The first impression is indeed charming - a pink honeycombed facade replete with 953 latticed windows. Jaipur car rental would help you to reach the place within time.
City Palace: Located in the heart of Jaipur, City Palace is the most remarkable monument in the list of places to visit in Jaipur. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during the years 1729 to 1732, the City Palace depicts typical Rajput style architecture complete with layers of chambers and halls.
Taking car rental in Jaipur would be a great option to roam around and explore the beautiful places of Jaipur.
Ghewar: This is the traditional sweet of Rajasthan which is circular in shape. deep fried and laden with pistachios and almonds. This sweet is favourite among the locals and travellers.
Kachori: Pyaaz kachori from Rawat ki Kachori is one of the famous snack of Jaipur. Kachori is fried snack that can either be sweet or savoury. Don’t miss to have this popular kachori with a hot cup of tea!
Daal Baati: A popular dish of Rajasthan, daal baati is daal served with hard wheat rolls (baati). Seasoned with ghee and served hot, most local eateries in Jaipur have it on their menu.
Lal Maas: Lal maas is a lamb dish that dates back to royal times, literally translated as ‘red meat’. Doused in spices, yogurt and chillies, the flavour of the gravy is heightened by it being cooked on a slow fire for many hours.