The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur stands gloriously as a testament of time boasting all of the beautiful palaces and forts in all its majesty while also embracing modernity and blending it with the city’s own personal style. Right from moment you enter the city you are welcomes with the warm sight of massive palaces, perfectly maintained monuments against the vast range of mountains in sight. So, where do you begin when there is so much to cover? Here’s a glimpse into the breakdown...
- Walk down history
Always start with the outskirts where the historical structures still stand tall guarding the city – Amber Fort and Nahargarh Fort. On your way you’ll even catch a glimpse of the Jal Mahal which has been closed for renovations for nearly a decade now. Once you’re in the city, the points of historical significance are scattered all across. Starting with the City Palace, which houses the gate from the cover of palace of illusions, to Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal, you cannot miss any of these. Most of these points of interests also have some great cafes around it which offer amazing views for photo ops!
- Food, food and food
You cannot come to Jaipur and miss out on the amazing food! Right from the famous kachoris to laal maas there are so many dishes you must have for the authentic experience. We absolutely recommend taking the drive out to Chokhi Dhani for the best food experience you could get in Jaipur. Moving on, there are many trendy bars and cafes in Jaipur which are insta-famous for all the right reasons. These include Anokhi Café, Bar Palladio and many more.
- The best properties
Home to some of the finest and most opulent hotels in the world, Jaipur offers the best of hospitality nestled in well-maintained palaces. Rambagh Palace, Jai Mahal Palace, Sujan Mahal Palace and even JW Marriott – these properties amid their vast lawn, beautiful architecture and luxurious service offer an unparalleled experience. You must visit their properties for a meal during your Jaipur visit for the perfect end.
Jaipur is so culturally and historically rich, it’ll leave you planning your next trip to cover all the spots you missed and trust us there will be many as the attractions are endless.
Here are some other points of interest you cannot miss:
- Jaipur Bazaars – get the local experience while you bargain for locally made and sourced clothes and footwear.
- Jaipur Literary Fest – Held every January this is another feat you can travel around to make the most of your trip!