Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1736 on a hill top called Cheel Ka Teela or Hill of Eagles. The hill lies in Aravalli Mountain ranges and from Jaigarh Fort, you can get panoramic views of the hills, and Amer Fort. It is believed that Jaigarh Fort and Amer Fort are connected by passages which are now closed to public. Amer Fort […]

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Amer/Amber Fort

Amer/Amber Fort

Amer Fort (also called Amber Fort) is located in a small hilltop town called Amer which is 11 km from Jaipur. Surrounded by beautiful Aravalli mountain ranges and facing Maota Lake, Amer Fort sets a great example of the traditional Indian/Rajput architecture.  As with most forts of Rajasthan, Amer Fort too has carvings on ceilings, walls and windows and you will amazed with the intricacy of the […]

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Jaipur

Jaipur

Amer/Amber Fort Jaigarh Fort City Palace Jantar Mantar Jal Mahal Location Locate on Maps Where to stay? Jaipur Distance Chart From Distance (in km) Delhi 275 Jodhpur 340 Chandigarh 530

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Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is an observatory built in the 18th century and has a collection of about 19 architectural astronomical instruments. It is very surprising to know that these astronomical instruments are built with cement and marble structures. They can be used to see the time of the day, the zodiac sign of the day, instruments to find the position of heavenly bodies and so on. Jantar […]

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City Palace

City Palace

The City Palace is located in the heart of Old Jaipur City. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, and has architectural styles varying from Mughul to Rajput to European styles, with a touch of Indian architecture too. Entrance to the city palace As you enter the city palace, you will be lead to Mubarak Mahal. Mubarak Mahal was built by Maharaja Madho Singh II […]

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Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal (translates to Water Palace) is an extremely beautiful palace built in the middle of Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur. The palace was originally built in the 18th Century by Maharaja Madho Singh I to act as a lodge during his duck hunting explorations. The palace was then enhanced by the then Maharajas over several years. The palace has five floors of which three to […]

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Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park was earlier called Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Located at Bharatpur, in the Uttar Pradesh-Rajasthan border, this bird sanctuary is known to host more then 230 species of birds during the peak season. In earlier times, Bharatpur town used to be flooded frequently by rains during the monsoon. Hence an earthen dam was constructed to prevent the water from flooding the surroundings. This created […]

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