Hawa Mahal

~ the Palace of Breeze ~


Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan state in India. It was built in 1727 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II when he had shifted from Amber and chose Jaipur to be his new capital city. He instructed Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya to do a complete and thorough city plan for Jaipur so Jaipur is the very first planned city in India. Read here to find out more about Jaipur’s history. Below is a list of attractions in Jaipur that showcases the historical side, the traditional architecture and artistic side of Rajasthan.

One of the attractions in Jaipur - Maharaja Palace JaipurAttractions in Jaipur

Jaipur is full of history and legends.  It is rich in culture and heritage. Come visit Jaipur and you won’t be disappointed.  The following list is arranged by their popularity.

  • Hawa Mahal
  • Amber Fort (More about Amber Palace)
  • Jal Mahal
  • City Palace Jaipur (More about City Palace Jaipur)
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Galtaji
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Birla Mandir Temple (Laxmi Narayan Mandir)
  • Moti Dungari Temple
  • Jawahar Circle
  • Johari Bazar <Read more>
  • Chandra Mahal (inside Royal City Palace)
  • Albert Hall Museum
  • Central Park Jaipur
  • Tripolia Bazar
  • Bapu Bazar Jaipur
  • Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden
  • Royal Gaitor Tumbas
  • Ramganj Bazar Jaipur
  • Khole Ke Hanuman JI Temple
  • Govind Devji Temple (inside Royal City Palace)
  • Ganesh Pol Gateway
  • Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing
  • Aigarh Fort

Attractions in Jaipur - Palace of Wind

Don’t you know that a few Guinness World Records were made in Jaipur.  One of them is displaced in the City Palace at the moment.  Check it out!


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