Things to see in Jaipur

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Jaipur.
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  • The fortified palace of Amber was the citadel of Kachhwaha until 1727, when the capital was moved to Jaipur. Successive rulers continued to go to him on important occasions seeking the blessing of the goddess of the family, Shila De...
  • The Hawa Mahal or Palace and the Winds, was built in the esthete 1799 for the Swai Pratap Singh, it is a whimsical structure that adds to the rich architecture of Rajasthan. The ornate facade, an emblem of the city today, is a baroq...
  • On my arrival in Jaipur I found a great traffic jam that was caused by a demonstration of the electric company workers. The curious thing about the scene was how orderly it all was as they had to manifest all of them into two rows i...
  • When we went to the Amber fort we were offered the possibility of riding an elephant, but our rickshaw driver recommended we wait because being a tourist site the tour was not going to be very long and it would also be expensive. Wh...
  • The City Palace in the heart of Jai Singh II has been the residence of the government since the first half of the eighteenth century. The large complex is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture, with wide open public buildings o...
  • The Jal Mahal is situated 8 miles north of Jaipur, the pink city of Rajasthan. This palace can be listed under one of the advantages of visiting India during the monsoon season. Why? Because only when it rains abundantly does the Ma...
  • Of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is the largest one and also the best preserved. It was built between 1728 and 1734. I found a huge collection of 16 instruments, which is often described as "the most log...
  • We went during the monsoon, at the time of the horrific floods in Pakistan. We went through the desert of Jaisalmer, a place where until three years ago there was virtually no rainfall. Now the monsoon went through many changes a...
  • We passed through the pink city on a rickshaw and arrived that the Monkey Temple which, honestly, we had zero intention of visiting, but it came highly recommended and we're glad we went. It's a small temple with some amazing views ...
  • It is an unforgettable adventure to travel those roads, with children coming from all over, visiting villages, seeing animals like cows, camels, peacocks etc. The city is also fun because the 4X4 did not go very fast and cars and bi...
  • In any carpet shop you go into there will be a live demonstration of how the carpets are made by hand with antique looms in rather precarious conditions. I had occasion to see this twice in two different stores. The images I'm uploa...
  • I have always loved cinema, and it has always been a great passion of mine. So, when I went to visit Jaipur, I had to take advantage of the great opportunity to experience the Indian cinema. Going to Raj Mandir was one of the strang...
  • Just few metres from the Pink City, this is the most important museum in the city. It used to be the town hall. For my taste, it is the best building. Inside you can see a large collection of antiques, ceramics, sculptures, paint...
  • We saw many snake charmers in Jaipur, but they were adults. It was strange to see children control the snakes, others doing amazing acrobatics with real flexibility. The cobra or viper is poisonous, but when you take a photo with th...
  • The Rajasthan Day celebration is especially poular in Jaipur, being the capital of the state. A parade occurs, with everybody dresseed in Indian traditional costumes and they have regional dances, bands, floats, rows of elephants an...
  • Coinciding with the day of Rajasthan, a series of festivals of all kinds are organized that continue throughout the month of March. One of these festivals is the culinary festival of Rajasthan. The flavors are very different from wh...
  • We walked through the market and everything was closing except the kiosk of a child, the father was not there but she attended us and we bought a quilt for the bed, more out of sweetness than for the quilt, what struck us was how aw...
  • This was the first stop we made with the Jeep, was a small village near Jaipur where a local demonstrated how to make vases, jugs etc. There were even two daring people who had private lessons, haha. What struck us most is potters ...
  • A giant and luxurious shopping center, aimed at tourists with high purchasing power. There are clothes, carpets, jewelry shops, etc. .. But for my taste is too Western and loses a bit of essence of what stores they have there.
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