Monday, 15 January 2018

Famous Tourist Place To Visit in Jaipur

Jaipur is also known as Pink city. It is the capital of historical Rajasthan. It was founded by Maharaj Jai Singh II. He was the ruler of Jaipur from 1699 to 1744. Initially his capital was Amber which is 11K.M from Jaipur. Maharaja felt the requirement of shifting his capital city with the increase in population and rising scarcity of water. 

With a proper plan development of the city was started in 1727. Architecture of the city was developed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. It took 4 years to complete the major places. It is now a very popular tourist as well as a wedding destination known global for its rich history, culture, interesting locations and splendid forts and palaces. The beautiful Nahargarh, with the royal Hills acting as the backdrop sets a perfect atmosphere for romance.

 The amazing palaces and monuments and a calm scene on Nahargarh are indeed an experience of a lifetime. Jaipur still has the old marketplaces that sell unique and ancient art forms that one can take home as mementos of their brilliant visit to this stunning city. If you are planning a visit to this heritage destination and looking for hotels near Jaipur Bus Stand or hotels in Jaipur near historical palaces, then one of the supreme options for you could be The Hotel Arco Palace. The hotel has created a place for itself with its faultless service standards, peaceable ambience and astonishing views of the historical.

To make your trip an unforgettable one, here is a list of few places that you should not forget to visit in Jaipur even if you are on a business or a leisure trip.

      Amer Fort
Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometres. It is located 11 kilometres from Jaipur. Located high on a hill, it is the main tourist attraction in Jaipur. The town of Amer was formerly built by Meenas and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh 2nd in 16th century, Maan Singh started to rule the area adjoining the fort which was called as the Amer state. The fort is now called as the Amer fort and the city is called as Jaipur. Amer fort or Amber Fort is located a little away from the main city of Jaipur. It is a significant tourist destination in this city.

Visitor Information
Famous for: History, Photography, Seeking Experience
Entrance Fee Foreign Tourist: 550 per Person
Entrance Fee Indian Tourist: Rs.100 for Indians
Visiting Time: 10 AM - 5 PM (Daily)
Visit Duration: 2 to 3 hours

  Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort stands on the control of the Aravalli Hills, supervising the city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh once formed a strong defence ring for the city. 

The fort was formerly named Sudarshangarh, but it became known as Nahargarh, which means 'abode of tigers'. The popular trust is that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia whose spirit haunted the place and blocked construction of the fort. Nahar's spirit was mollified by building a temple in his remembrance within the fort, which thus became known by his name.

Travel tips
Visit Nahargarh Fort along with Amer and Jaigarh Fort. You will get decent lunch options here. So, it’s seamless to be visited around afternoon.

  • You will need around one hour time to discover the fort.
  • Wear comfortable cotton dress and shoes. You will be doing amples of walking under the sun.
  • Bring water and canned juice. Put yourself hydrated all the time.
  • You can reach here by taxi or by hiring autos near Amber fort.

If you are a true lover of ancient architecture and monuments then Jaipur will amuse you with its many palaces and castles. There are many more temples, gardens, lakes and markets, which will absolutely require you to travel with some time in hand. It is worthwhile that you plan your trip beforehand and choose hotels in Jaipur for an exact royal, unforgettable experience and to create memories that you can relish for a lifetime. 

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