Jaipur is one of the most popular destinations among holidaymakers booking packages for holidays in Rajasthan. Ancient castles, regal residences & intricate architectures of the Pink City entice tourists to board flights to India.

With its grand sites exuding interesting royal past, Jaipur beckons keen travellers. Holidaymakers with a penchant for glorious and majestic history of India often net lucrative deals for travel packages to explore the royal residences and fortresses of this former princely state that is the reminiscent of the fascinating splendour of a bygone era. Let’s take a look at top five Jaipur’s obvious attractions that entice travellers to book holidays here.

hawa-mahalHawa Mahal
The unique design of the stunning five-storey pyramidal shaped structure of Hawa Mahal facilitates cool breeze to pass through the palace windows even in the hot summer evenings. Located at the heart of Jaipur, the palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, one of the most judicious rulers of the desert capital of India. The grand architecture of Hawa Mahal and the beautifully decorated interiors demand a visit from the tourists booking travel packages for gratifying holidays in the Pink City. If you are fond of the regal past of the Rajput community, a visit to the museum is highly recommended.

amber-fortAmber Fort
Just half an hour drive from the city centre, Amber fort is located majestically on a hilltop overlooking the Maota Lake. Foreign tourists taking holidays in this North-Western state of India are often found exploring the royal palaces, Diwaan-e-Aam, Diwaan-e-Khaas and various halls that depict the glorious past of Rajasthan. The castle was built by Maharaja Maan Singh I around sixteenth century. The architecture of this fortress is influenced by Hindu and Islamic art. The elaborated wall carvings, the huge ceilings, the wonderful murals displaying hunting scenes are simply astonishing. Visitors taking a tour to Amber Fort and wishing to experience a royal treatment can add an elephant ride to their travel packages.

City Palace
city-palaceAnother historical lure of Jaipur, the City Palace offers a holistic experience to locals as well as foreign travellers who buy holiday packages to Rajasthan, India. This heritage structure is located near Hawa Mahal and was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II around eighteenth century. Holidaymakers, particularly history lovers with an interest in the golden period of India often include this historically rich site in their tour packages while taking holidays in the North-Western part of India. The huge courtyard, private gardens, blended artistic displays of Mughal and Rajput arts, the detailed work of the bright coloured ‘Peacock Gate’ lives up to every penny spent on tour packages for the desert state of India. Besides, you can visit Chandra Mahal, museum and art gallery to witness the regal costumes and weapons of the former residents.

jaigarh-fortJaigarh Fort
This eighteenth century fort was built in order to protect the Amber fort and the palaces. Jaigarh boasts world’s largest cannon on wheels. The fortress has never been captured, neither the cannon has ever been fired. Hence, tourists taking holidays in Jaipur and taking a tour here, get an opportunity to witness the well-maintained castle. During Mughal period, the fort became one of the major cannon foundries of India and later it had become one of the best-preserved military bases of India. General vacationers as well as history buffs booking packages for holidays in the desert capital of Rajasthan get a panoramic view of Jaipur from the Diwa Burj Watchtower.

nahargarh-fortNahargarh Fort
Another masterpiece constructed by Maharaja Sawai Maan Sing II, Naharghar Fort is situated on the peak of rocky surface of Aravali Hills. Also known as Tiger Fort, this structure was built to defend the kingdom. The incredible design and planning of twelve identical suites of Madhavendra Bhawan astonish the local and international tourists buying tour packages for memorable holidays in Rajasthan, the erstwhile princely state of India.

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