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Top sights in Jaipur

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur welcomes all travelers with an eclectic mix of past and present. In Jaipur, camels and cycle rickshaws will traverse its crowded streets, lined with bright and colorful buildings, alongside speeding buses and motorcycles. But within this urban jungle lie many treasures: prepare to be wowed by its heritage buildings that are painted pink, tour the Jal Mahal and other palaces, or explore the local markets for textiles and street food. Offering a plethora of unique activities and experiences, you’ll never run out of things to do in Jaipur during your visit!

Amber Palace

Situated atop a small hill, Amber Palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jaipur! Designed by Raja Man Singh, the Amber Palace is known for its magnificent Hindu-style architecture that uses white marble and pink sandstone. At the palace, you can sightsee the King’s quarters, temples, and the other sections of Amber Palace, including the tunnels that connect it to Jaigarh Fort. To know more about the history of the palace and the fort, it is recommended to take a guide with you during your visit.
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Hawa Mahal

Originally built in 1799 to allow the ladies of the royal household to observe the everyday life in the city from above, Hawa Mahal stands out with its architecture, featuring a pastel pink exterior made of sandstone and 953 windows that allow for cool air. Once you reach the top, you’ll be treated to an amazing view of the city, particularly over Jantar Mantar and Deori Bazaar. After your visit, stop by the nearby market to pick up some souvenirs.
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City Palace, Jaipur

Discover how the royal family lives at Jaipur’s City Palace, a complex of courtyards and buildings located in the heart of the city. Here you can closely examine the lavish palace and artifacts such as clothing, weapons, artwork, and even the famous silver vessels that each weigh 370 kilograms! History buffs will also appreciate the trip to the armory, which houses the guns, swords, and other weapons that were used by the king and his army. For the best deals, purchase your ticket in advance.
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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

Learn about how our ancestors in ancient times studied science and calculated time at Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observation site from the 18th century. Recently designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll get to see various monumental astronomical instruments, including the world’s largest stone sundial, which has an accuracy of 2 seconds in Indian local time. For exact details on how each device works, you can pay for a local guide during your visit.
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