Being naturally festive, the Pink City of Rajasthan is one of the best holiday destinations for kids and families of all kinds. A city full of architectural marvels, forts and palaces, well-manicured gardens, and unique courtyards and museums, it makes a great destination for the whole family to enjoy within the city as well as at some of the best picnic spots near Jaipur.
Hawa Mahal is considered as the landmark of Jaipur. Known as the ‘Palace of winds”, this five story building was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. This palace is decorated with 953 windows or ‘Jharokhas’ which are adorned with intricate designs.
Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela of the Aravalli range; it overlooks the Amer Fort and the Maota Lake, near Amer in Jaipur.
The Jantar Mantar monument in Jaipur, Rajasthan is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II, and completed in 1734. It features the world’s largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located near City Palace and Hawa Mahal.
Sitting prettily right in the centre of the Man Sagar Lake on the outskirts of Jaipur, lies the splendid and tranquil Jal Mahal. A masterful creation, it is bordered by the Nahargarh Hills. This low rise symmetrical Palace was once a shooting lodge for the Maharajas and now fascinates many visitors from all over the world.
Albert Hall Museum
Jaipur’s cultural beauty is well expressed in architecture and art forms. One of the best ways to enjoy the culture is museum. The best of all museums is Albert Hall Museum. This museum provides exclusive collection of artifacts, objects and other art forms.
Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh once formed a strong defense ring for the city.
Best Things To Do:
Elephant rides at Amer Fort, enjoy a royal stay at City Palace, boating at Man Sagar Lake, and more.
Best Time To Visit:
November to February