Rajasthan in 10 Days

Topics: Jaipur, Rajasthan, Agra Pages: 7 (2000 words) Published: August 20, 2007
Circuit RAJ/04: Jaipur(4)-Bharatpur(2)-Agra/Mathura

Jaipur – Bharatpur174 kms
Bharatpur - Agra56 kms
Bharatpur – Mathura42 kms

Jaipur (4 Nights)
The Rose Pink City founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743), is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is surrounded on all sides by rugged hills, crowned with forts & enclosed by embattled walls. Houses with latticed windows line the streets with their rose pink color and so is known as the "Pink City". Jaipur today is a mixture of Modern city and the traditional Jaipur and an extremely popular tourist and conference destination.

Access: Jaipur accessible by Road from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad or by Train from all over India

Mumbai to Jaipur

Train NameOriginDep.TimeDestinationArr.TimeDays Of Run

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Prime Attractions of Jaipur

Hawa Mahal
The Hawa Mahal, is an interplay of red and pink sand stone, carefully and painstakingly outlined with white borders and motifs. Amber Fort
Overlooking the Delhi Jaipur Highway, the image of the Amber Fort is beautifully reflected in the lake below. Within the Fort lies the famous Jai Mandir (Temple) with its world renowned Sheesh Mahal, a hall full of Mirrors. Jal Mahal

The Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur is noted for its intricate architecture. The Palace was developed as a pleasure spot. Hawa Mahal
At the entrance to the City Palace is Jantar Mantar, the 'Yantralaya' of Sawai Jai Singh II, the last great classical astronomer in India. Birla Mandir
A Modern Temple fro the house of Birlas known for its carvings and peaceful surroundings. City Palace (Jaipur)
The City Palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture. Govind Devji Temple
Located in the central pavilion of the elaborate sprawling Jai Niwas Garden, to the north of the magnificent Chandra Mahal, is the miniature temple of Lord Krishna. Govt. Central MuseumThis is the oldest Museum in the State. Nahargarh FortBeyond the hills of Jaigarh, stands the fort of Nahargarh like a watchful sentinel guarding Sawai Jai Singh's beautiful capital. Sawai Man Singh MuseumThe exhibits comprise of the ancestral collections built up by the successive rulers of Amer and Jaipur. Sheetla Mata FairLocated in the Dil-e-Aram Gardens, of Amer, the ancient capital of Jaipur, was established in 1949. BagruThe village on the Ajmer Road is known for its block prints called as the bagru prints Jaigarh FortIt is a military structures preserved almost intact, containing palaces, gardens, open and covered reservoirs, a granary, an armoury, a cannon foundry Modern Art GalleryShows a selection of works by the well known modem artists and sculptors of Rajasthan. Museum IndologyCreated and established by Acharya Ram Charan Sharma 'Vyakul' in 1960, the Museum of Indology has a collection of Folk and Tantra art. Sisodia Rani Ka BaghAlong the road to Agra through a narrow gorge in the south-eastern corner of the walled city, is situated Sisodia Vidyadhar's GardenVidyadhar Garden, is a beautiful vineyard, which unfolds itself in the valley. It is named after Vidyadhar Bhattacharjee, the architect of Jaipur.


Sheetla Mata Fair : The Sheetla Mata Fair is held in March-April, the month of Chaitra, in village Seel-Ki-Doongri, Jaipur. Doongri is a hillock on top of which the shrine of Sheetla Mata stands.

Banganga Fair : The Banganga Fair is held annually near a rivulet, 11-km from the historical township of Bairath in Jaipur district, on the full moon day of Vaishakh (April- May). Visiting the Banganga Fair, taking a bath and paying homage to the holy sites in the vicinity at this time is...
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