Jaipur is situated in the middle of Rajasthan and is just at a distance of 240 km from Delhi. The roads are so good that one can easily reach Jaipur from Delhi in four hours. Jaipur is famous for many things, especially for the historical monuments. It is also famous for Jaipur local sightseeing. There are lot of places one can easily visit in Jaipur.
So let’s talk about the famous places in Jaipur for local sightseeing–
1- Amer fort– It is situated at the top of Aravali Hills and have a reflection across the Maotha Lake. It is an architectural masterpiece which has a significant reference in Indian history. It is visited by approx five thousand tourists daily. It is situated just eleven kilometres from Jaipur city. It is built by Man Singh in the sixteenth century. Amer fort is also a paradise for photographers.
2- Hawa Mahal– Hawa Mahal is built by the Rajputs and is constructed by using red and pink sandstone. It has a pyramidal structure which almost looks like a crown. It has many tiny windows. It is a five-floor building and every floor has chambers which are unique from the other. When you enter, a fountain welcomes you and then tourists can go to see the different floors. From the top of the Hawa Mahal, we get a view of the city palace, Jantar Mantar and many more places in Jaipur. There is a small museum which holds some old paintings. It is one of the most famous place in the Jaipur local sightseeing list.
3- City palace-City palace is one of the most famous place among the tourists in Jaipur.It was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in the year 1729. The complex of the palace occupies one-seventh of the walled city. It is so famous because it used to be the seat of Maharaja of Jaipur. It is divided into many courtyards, buildings and gardens including Chandra Mahal and many other historic palaces.Chandra Mahal is now a museum but in the past, it was part of the royal residence. Many things in the museum are unique handcrafted products which were the belongings of the royal heritage.
4- Nahargarh Fort-Nahargarh Fort is situated in the pink city of Jaipur.It has many countless palaces and beautiful historic buildings which tell us how rich and magnificent history this city holds. It has two neighbouring forts one is Amer Fort and the other one is Jaigarg fort. These three together were responsible for holding the defence of the city. It is situated on the Aravali hills and was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1734.It was originally called Sudarshangarh fort but was later renamed to Nahargarh Fort. It gives a breathtaking view of the city and its wall is extended to meet Jaigarh fort.
5- Jantar Mantar– It is situated in the city palace region of the city. Jantar Mantar is named as the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world. It was built during the year 1727-33. It is built in such a way that it allows the observers to notice the position of heavily bodies with their naked eyes. Jantar mantar is built in such a wonderful way that it’s beauty is one of the things to experience in Jaipur local sightseeing list. There are many other places in Jaipur local sightseeing list but these are the most famous one. Raj Taxi provides the best affordable packages for all these places. They also provide car hire in Jaipur and also provide local cab service. They have expert guides who know everything about Jaipur local sightseeing. They tell you everything about this richly historic city. For more detail about their packages you can call them on- +91 7425-092-479 or you can visit their website- www.rajtaxisevice.com