Places of Tourist Interest and List of Hotels in Jaipur

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Jaipur is the largest city and the capital of Rajasthan state in India. The city is also called the Pink City and remains remarkable amongst the pre-modern Indian cities for regularity and width of its streets laid out into 6 sectors. These are separated by a broad street about 34 meters wide. Nowadays, it is growing fast and the private enterprises as well as the government are completing a variety of developmental projects.

Places of Tourist Interest in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal

This palace was designed in 1799 by Lal Chand Usta and built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh shaped like the crown of Hindu God. The 5-storey palace is constructed of pink and red sandstones with a tinge of white lime. The side of the building along the street has about a thousand small windows. Its name was derived from the name of the breeze that goes through these windows. It keeps the atmosphere cool even during summer.

Jaigarh Fort

This fort is situated around 15 kilometers from Jaipur. It is one of the spectacular forts in India and the center of artillery production of Rajputs. The fort is home to the Jaivana, the world’s biggest cannon on wheels. The 5 kilometer long canal could be seen entering the fort to bring water from the hills and become stored in the fort for army men.

Nahagarh Fort

This fort stands on the edge of Aravalli Hills and has an overlooking view of the pink city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Along with Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort, it formed a tough defense ring for the city. This fort serves as the refuge for the Europeans fleeing from havoc created by mutineers in neighboring states. The fort is also known as the hunting residence of the Maharajas.

List of Hotels in Jaipur

Chokhi Dhani

This 5-star hotel is situated in the Tonk Road in Jaipur. It has vibrant and colorful interiors. The hotel provides a pleasant and calm environment to its guests. It was also designed in pure Rajasthani style. This hotel has a royal swimming pool one can refresh and relax in as well as a shopping arcade within its premises, catering to every need of the guests.

The hotel offers 73 attractively decorated guestrooms and these are categorized into 8 suites and 65 cottages. All guestrooms are equipped with modern amenities such as satellite televisions, coffee makers, refrigerators and direct dial telephone lines along with voice mail and irons with ironing boards. The hotel’s complete address is 12 Miles, Tonk Road, Via-Vatika Jaipur.

Hotel Mansingh

This hotel is situated in Sansar Chandra Road in Janpur and it is close to the Sindhi bus stand as well as the railway station. The hotel’s guestrooms are well furnished, elegantly decorated and fully equipped with all the essential modern amenities. It has an ultra modern health club, Jacuzzi and sauna. The also offer baby care facilities, car rental services, money exchange facilities, a swimming pool, standby generator and so much more.

Hotel Jaipur Palace

This 5-star hotel is located in Tonk Road in Jaipur and it is close to the Jaipur International Airport. It is also 5 kilometers away from the Jaipur Railway Station. The hotel is ideal for business travelers. It provides special arrangements for puppet shows and cultural programs. It has 80 spacious and beautifully decorated guestrooms with modern amenities.

It also offers banquet facilities, a beauty salon, laundry facility, on-site multi-cuisine restaurant, a business center, badminton court and medical facilities. The hotel’s complete address is Sahakar Marg, Tonk Road.


Source by David Urmann

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