Tired of the hustle and bustle of Mumbai? Want a great holiday where you can relax and have a great time sightseeing? Then pay a visit to the ‘pink city of India’, i.e. Jaipur. Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Survey has ranked Jaipur as the seventh best place to visit in Asia. Jaipur has it all – the amazing palaces, the rich culture, the majestic forts, the tasty cuisine, the scenic garden, the colorful bazars. Jaipur is indeed a traveller’s paradise and hence you must visit Jaipur. Mumbai and Jaipur are well connected to each by all domestic flights in India. Mumbai to Jaipur flights are available in plenty and are very comfortable.
Jaipur got the title of ‘pink city’ because the city was painted pink to welcome the Prince of Wales in 1876. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the king of amber, founded the city of Jaipur in 1727.
The major attractions of the city are:
The city palace is a palace complex and it consists of Mubarak Mahal (auspicious palace), Chandra Mahal, Pitam Niwas Chowk (inner courtyard) Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience), Diwan-I-Aam (hall of private audience), Maharani Palace (the palace of the queens), Bhaggi Khana (museum) and Govind Dev Ji temple. The Chandra Mahal is the main and the most majestic building of the city palace. It is a seven-storey building and is well known for its architecture, floral decorations, unique paintings, etc. The Diwan-I-Khas has two of the largest sterling silver vessels in the world and they have been mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records. They weight is about 340 kg and have the ability to hold 4000 liters. Bhaggi Khana houses many chariots, European cabs, palanquins etc.
The Jal Mahal:
The Jal Mahal is a palace built in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. The Jal Mahal is truly an architectural marvel and the picturesque view and the surroundings of the place are stunning.
The Hawa Mahal:
The Hawa Mahal is five-storey, beehive shaped palace built in Rajput style. The Hawa Mahal has 953 small windows or jharokhas, which are decorated with lattice work. The main reason behind building this structure was to permit the royal women to watch the day-to-day life of the people without flouting the stringent rule of purdah or face cover.
The Jaigarh Fort:
Jaigarh Fort is considered as the toughest fort out of the three forts of Jaipur, as it was never seized. The fort is the home of the world’s largest cannon- the Jaivana.
Ram Niwas garden:
Ram Niwas garden is a picturesque and a scenic garden spread over a wide area of 33 Acers. The scenery of colorful flowers, the sound of the bee, the scent of the freshly cut grass is divine. People come here to relax and enjoy.
The scrumptious Rajasthani cuisine is to be tasted here. Roam the vibrant bazars of Rajasthan and do buy some of the amazing handicrafts sold here.
Hence, what are you waiting for? Grab your tickets and enjoy the ethnicity of Rajasthan. Tickets of Mumbai to Jaipur flights can be booked on our online portal. Many domestic flights in India offer good service at cheap rates.