Forts in Jaipur

There are a lot of people who love to pay visit to the city that has a lot of importance on the royal land of Rajputs. Yes, It is the Pink City of the state namely Jaipur. Jaipur is the perfect place for you in Rajasthan if you're a lover of historical monuments. The place is filled with forts and palaces. Situated at a distance of around 11 kilometres is the Amber Fort in Amer. It was built by Raja Man Singh in the year 1592. The place has a perfect combination of Hindu and Mughal architecture and the exterior is made up of red sand stone and marble. There are a lot of areas where even today the carving is as it was and not suffered from the time as well as the natural elements also.

 

Among some of the famous Jaipur forts, is the Jaigarh Fort. It was built by Sawan Jai Singh II in the year 1726. This fort is connected to the Amber Fort with passages and protects the Amber Fort within its complex. It has huge walls and watchtowers and its architecture has an Indo- Persian look. The visiting hours of the place are from 9:30 in the morning till 4:30 in the evening. However, the area covered by the palace cannot be covered within this much time if one wants to really visit the monument in depth.

 

The Nahargarh fort was built by Jai Singh II with the motive of keeping the city safe. It is perfectly edged in the Aravalli Hills and has splendid beauty. The best time to visit the place is during the month of October till February. The Jantar Mantar in the Pink city of Jaipur, is a fort and an observatory as well. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh, and consists of 14 astronomical instruments. It has a huge sun dial that tells the time perfectly and many other scientific instruments as well. It is the perfect combination of religion, art and science, and is considered to be one of the largest observatories ever built.

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