A trip to Jaipur, the pink city
The big city of Rajasthan called Jaipur is the one that attracts the most tourists around the world. With all the huge buildings with pink facades dating back to centuries ago, it has everything to seduce the heart of travelers and explorers.
Indeed, all houses in Jaipur are painted in pink, a color of terracotta, which is a pride and part of the cultural values of India. In addition, there is no risk of getting bored because there are many historical and cultural sites to visit as well as activities that you won't find in any other place. Jaipur can be described as a city of curiosity, endowed with a soft atmosphere and at the same time muffled and exalted.
A visit to the heart of Jaipur
The only way to discover the pink city is by visiting the most beautiful places and the most visited sites by tourists as well as the less known but overwhelmingly charming corners.
- Palace of the Winds: impossible to miss this palace also named Hawa Mahal, the most famous monument with an extraordinary infrastructure. It is very important to specify that this building has 953 windows. By taking a minute of silence, you can hear the sound of the breezes with a fresh air caressing the facade.
- Jantar Mantar Astronomical Observatory: former observatory classified at UNESCO, it is open to all for free every Monday. While visiting this place, one can appreciate a collection of equipment for observation and astrological preaching. These tools and instruments are made with bricks, thick stones and lime concrete.
- Monkey Temple: or Galwar Bagh, is a place where you can meet more than 6,000 monkeys jumping and wandering everywhere. However, to have the chance to observe them, you have to walk long walks. It is worth mentioning that the monkeys are not tamed.
The riches of Jaipur
Enter the world of the great city of Rajasthan without forgetting to visit unique sites like the Gem Palace. This site is the number one jeweler in India. Women and young people will be delighted to see jewels adorned with precious stones carefully crafted for generations by the hands of the Kasliwal family.
In addition, Amber Fort is a fortress clinging to a cliff and adorned by a nine-kilometer-long wall resembling the Great Wall of China. When you reach the top, you can have a view of the ruins and the Hindu temple as well as gardens surrounded by fountains, a real paradise. In addition, you can access the Amber Palace on elephant back every morning.
Enjoy the liveliness of the pink city
During your visit to Jaipur, apart from cultural visits, do not forget the other places that provide the pleasure and well-being of Anokhi. A fabulous place for those who love shopping, a textile shop offering various items such as Indian canvases, blouses, saris.
There is also the Jaipur Elephant festival, which is the event not to be missed in India. It happens on March 22 and 23 each year. A party where elephants, camels and horses are numerous with music and traditional dance. In order to participate in this festivity and to visit the paradise of the textile world of India, book on Opodo online travel agency. Opodo can make all the necessary steps for your stay in the pink city.