The industrial city of Bangalore does not offer the tourist a rich cultural heritage. If a traveller wants to experience culture than the best place to visit is Jaipur – the pink city of India. There are more than 50 weekly Bangalore to Jaipur flights ferrying passengers from Bangalore to Jaipur. The cheap airfare is one main reason why Bangalore and Jaipur are well connected.
Jaipur ‘the pink city of India’, the capital and the largest city of Rajasthan is well also a major tourist destination. Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Survey ranked Jaipur as the seventh best place to visit in Asia.
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the monarch of amber founded Jaipur in 1727. Jaipur is known as ‘The pink city’ because the city was painted pink to welcome Prince of Wales in 1876. Jaipur is famous for its palaces and forts and for its rich cultural heritage.
The stunning Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City palace, Ram Niwas garden Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, and Amber Fort are some of the major attractions.
The Jal Mahal or the ‘Water palace’ is a palace situated in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. The stunning view of the palace in the middle of the lake and surrounded by the Aravalis is purely amazing. It is a remarkable example of Rajput style of architecture. One has to take a boat to reach the Jal Mahal.
Hawa Mahal or the ‘Palace of the winds’ or the ‘Palace of breeze’ is a spectacular and a majestic palace constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, in 1799. The five-storey structure is shaped like a beehive and the palace has 953 windows or jharokhas. The jharokhas are small windows decorated with lattice work. The main purpose of such windows was to let the royal women observe the street without breaking the strict rule of purdah or face cover.
Jantar Mantar observatory built by Jai Singh II between 1727 and 1734, has been bestowed the title of ‘UNESCO world heritage site’. Jantar Mantar observatory is a geometrical and an astronomical wonder. It has fourteen major geometric devises to predict eclipse, measure time, position of the planets, orbital time of earth, etc.
The Amber Fort:
The Amber fort is a massive fort built in the Rajput and Mughal style. The best way to reach the fort is by hitching an elephant ride. The aerial view from the tower of the fort is astounding.
Ram Niwas garden:
Ram Niwas garden is spread over a wide area of 33 Acers and is a great place to relax and unwind. It is filled with trees, flowers and manicured lawns.
When in Jaipur do not miss the Rajasthani cuisine, which is served at its best here. The Rajasthani kulfi, which one will get in abundance on the roads, are quite effective in beating the heat.
Hence, a visit to this vibrant and cultural city of Jaipur is necessary. Tickets of Bangalore to Jaipur flights are available on our online portal. Try our website for convenient booking and cheap airfare.