Jaipur is recognized as the Pink City of India. Hordes of travellers book flights tickets for this destination as it is one of the most popular cities in India where heritage convene tradition and visitors acquire a glimpse of the rich Indian culture.
Jaipur, also known as the Pink City founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, is a royal place rich in culture, architecture and heritage and also full of majestic palaces, splendid fortresses and majestic ‘havelis’. Once a princely city, located in the desert state of Rajasthan, Jaipur further features massive sand dunes, hills and rugged terrains. All this and much more continue to lure holidaymakers who book tickets and board flights and plan to opt for thrilling outdoor activities, sightseeing and safari tours – out in the desert as well as in the wild. Here is what keen travellers usually incorporate in their enriching Jaipur holiday after getting hold of tickets on flights to the region.
Jaipur spoils one and all with choices when it comes to interesting attractions, be it for domestic or an international tourist disembarking flights here. The City Palace provides a holistic experience with its beautiful and intricately designed gardens, exquisite courtyards, carved doorways and decorative art. It offers tickets to the world of historic architectural marvels in India and thus attracts a number of holiday makers to its exquisiteness. It consists of the Badal Mahal, Chandra Mahal and Sarvato Bhadra constructed during Sawai Jai Singh’s reign. Pritam Niwas and Diwan-i-Am were later added in the 18th century. Tourists landing on flights to Jaipur can certainly enjoy the feel of being a royal here!
Jantar Mantar, an observatory was built by Maharaja Jai Sing who had a strong belief in astronomy. The literal meaning of Jantar Mantar is a calculation instrument. It is one of the largest among the other observatories built by him and was built keeping in mind astronomical concepts and analysis. Holidaymakers booking their flights tickets to travel to India can surely choose Jaipur as their tourist destination to check out this fantastic observatory. All visitors to the Pink City are amazed at this creation and can observe the ‘flights’ of time with the change in position of the sun during the day. Jantar Mantar is the pride of the state and even India and the fact that tourists need not buy entry tickets to witness this astronomical marvel make it more appealing.
Hawa Mahal, meaning “palace of winds”, is an amazing piece of art created by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in Jaipur. The king was a keen patron of arts and Hawa Mahal is an excellent example of his royal taste in art and architecture. A very famous monument with excellent architecture highly impresses tourists who lands on flights to Jaipur in India each year. The purpose of the mahal was to make it easy for women to take in the sights through the windows, as they never appeared in public.
Built by Sawan Jai Singh II, the Jaigarh Fort is bound by huge battlements and is linked to the famous Amber Fort. The massive structure was originally built to protect the Amber Fort along with the palace within the fort. In addition, it gives the visitors a breath-taking view of entire Jaipur. The holidaymakers also get highly enamoured by the cannons, the hall of warriors, the armoury and the museum within it. Jaigarh Fort, a favourite spot for tourists securing air tickets and then boarding flights bound for India, was originally built to secure Jaipur from rivals and warring kings.