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Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. The city is nick named as "the Pink City". The city boasts of world-renowned monuments. The monuments which draw the largest crowds to Jaipur are the Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal, Jai Singh's City Palace and Jantar Mantar Observatory.
The main tourist attractions in Jaipur are:
Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal or The Palace of Winds was built by Pratap Singh in 1799. The Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. The monument is made of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows.
City Palace: This Palace is a wonderful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture. Inside the palace there are the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Jantar Mantar: This is the best and largest preserved of the five observatories in Rajasthan. The observatory was built by Jai Singh II.
Amber Fort Palace: The construction of this Rajasthani fort palace started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. The palace is a great example of Mughal and Hindu styles of architecture.
Moti Dungri: This is a small hill in the middle of Jaipur. The word meaning is pearl hill, because the hill looks like a drop of pearl. There is a palace also which was once occupied by Maharaja Madho Singh's son.
Gaitore: This was the final resting place of the Maharajas of Jaipur. The monuments of the former Maharajas are chhatris made in typical Rajput architecture. The chhatri of Sawai Jai Singh II can be seen here.
Jal Mahal: The other name of Jal Mahal is Water Palace. This was built in the middle of 18th century by Madho Singh I and was used for the royal duck shooting parties. An embankment leads to Jal Mahal Palace situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.
Galtaji: This is an ancient pilgrimage centre lying beyond the gardens amidst low hills. The pavilions, temples, and holy kunds ie; natural spring and water tanks along with lush landscape make it a must visit place. There is also a small temple of the Sun God built by Diwan Kriparam on the top of the highest peak.
Chokhi Dhani: This is an ethnic village resort in Jaipur and a perfect place to visit. Here you can see a blend of simplicity at the same time modern amenities can also be seen.
Jaipur is the best place to shop and you'll find attractive variety of goods available there. The most popular items include precious gemstones, silver jewelry, bangles, clothes, blue pottery, and textiles. The place has a warm climate between October to March and it is best to visit the city at that time.
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