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Red Fort In New Delhi

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Red Fort is one of the fort made by mughal emperors. It was being made in seventeenth century. It was the place from where king of whole ancient India lived and ruled the whole country. 


History :
It was built by Shah Jahan in around 1639 AD when capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. This was built with Red stones so its called Red fort. This Fort have Importance as its located in Capital of India and it was used by Mughal's for ruling the country.





About This : 

At present every year on Republic day and independence day Indian national flag is hoisted at Red fort , New delhi. President and Prime minister also joins the celebration So it has importance all over India.


My Experiences : 




When i entered Red fort i was amazed at its unique construction. It has beautiful architecture which is made in Mughal culture. Its art is a bit similar to forts in Rajashthan which has glazed dome at top of the building or a place which gives it a Mughal architecture look similar to amber fort and so…

places to visit in jaipur







Jaipur is capital of rajasthan. this is also known as pink city. this is called so because the colour of buildings was in geruva (a light brown colour) by sawai man singh. this is a beautiful city which have many destinations to visit. Most of these places are related to history and also represents unique architecture.
Rajasthan is full of historical view as well as forts and different kind of cultural festivals. Jaipur city is surrounded by walls around the city which are known as "parkota", which were used in ancient times to protect from enemies.



Places to visit in jaipur

  • Jal Mahal 

                   
Jal Mahal in Jaipur
Jalmahal was constructed by Madho singh in 1750 AD. It was built only for staying there during hunting season.

Jalmahal is one of the best places to visit in Jaipur so we will recommend to surely visit this place whenever you are visiting jaipur as this is a beautiful palace. In this a palace is surrounded by water, which is a lake. Name of this lake is ManSagar Lake.                              

Jal Mahal Palace

Landscapes are surrounding around this place which may be a good view for nature lovers. when you go to this place you can feed fish.

Visiting this place will take very less time so its must to visit if you are going jaipur. you can feel relaxed near lake. There is also a Chaupati near to lake so it can be good to spend time there if you are going there with family.

Basically it all depends upto you to spend time there but it will take around 30 minutes to 1 hour atleast to visit this place.

Beautiful Palce Jalmahal View

How to go in Palace:

Unfortunately it is not possible to go inside palace because this is not possible. so you can only view the palace from far distance, though you will absolutely feel its beautiful architecture.

  • Hawa Mahal : 


History: 
Hawa mahal is one of unique monuments of architecture. Its the only type of palace of this design around the globe. there is no such historical palace anywhere else like this. This was made by maharaja Pratap singh in 1799 AD. 

About Palace: 

In Hawa Mahal 'Hawa' means "Air" and 'Mahal' means "Palace". So after this it makes a palace of wind i.e. a wind palace. Its designed such that air strikes with the windows and it circulates internally inside the palace. 
                                    
Hawa Mahal in jaipur


This palace is constructed with amazing architecture and design which is integral part of its beauty. It is worth visit place if you are visiting jaipur. this is an easy trip which means you will not get tired because its not a big palace or a fort like amer fort. so it will take less time too. though it will be great to take breakfast before heading there.

How to reach: 

This place is in center of city so it is easy to go to this place. this is at "Badi Chopad" in Jaipur.

Best time to go :

the best time to go this place is in morning. it will be good if its 10-11 AM because at this time rush is less. It will only take around 1 hour to visit this place if you take enough time to know about this place.



  • Amber Fort                     


Amber Fort View

This is a fort surrounded by mountains and landscapes located in jaipur city. It is combination of Mughal and Rajasthani Architecture. It is a huge fort and also placed in UNESCO world heritage places.

It is unique in itself because of its architeture and natural heart touching views in surroundings. There are two more forts, i.e. Nahargarh fort and Jaigarh fort near this one but both are root is a bit different to reach there.

Amer Fort evening view
When to go: 

This maybe a worst experience if going there in summer season because temperature is around 45 to 52 degree celcius which is too hot. It maybe good time to go there in winter season as it is surrouded with fog around it which makes it more beautiful with surrounding landscapes.

Amer Fort in jaipur
Where to stay: 

In jaipur city there are many budget and premium hotels available. So its very easy to find a good hotel there. It will be good to book hotel or a guest house whatever suitable few days before your visit. There are some good hotels also available in Amer town as well, so it maybe a nice experience to stay there near to beautiful landscapes.

How to reach: 

Taxi and city bus both are easily available from jaipur city to amer fort. You can also hire an auto whatever preferable for you. If you have enough time to spend in jaipur then atleast once travel in city bus. If you want to know about city then travel in city bus is must.

From jaipur city , both AC and non AC buses are easily available. To identify, Red color bus is AC and blue and white color buses are non AC.

Attractions:  

Elephant ride: Yeah! you heard right. Elephant ride is also available to go to amer fort as it is on some hight from ground. This is a nice ride and maybe an adventure which is much much better than any other motored vehicles.

When an elephant walks on the slope , its a nice experience. It makes it much special when that elephant is decorated with beautiful clothes and it looks like a well dressed citizen. Lol

Cost of Ride: The cost of elephant ride is around 1000 to 2000 Rupees. Though it depends on your timing and some other conditions.

Video: 

Amer fort Jaipur




  • Jaipur City Palace

This was a redential palace of Royal families from jaipur in ancient times. When you will go at this place you can see how was lifestyle of those royal families. Of course there are many more to know about . It a museum where you can find some beautiful arcitecture of buildings as well. 

This is known as city palace as it is located in city and was a palace of Royal families. This is near to Jantar mantar and also near to center of city as well. 



  • Albert Hall Museum



This is a museum located near to centre of jaipur. This is a museum with antiques and unique architectural designs. this is a nice museum where a visitor can experience many things related to history and architecture.     

Albert Hall museum

History:


As India was ruled by England in 18th century so Foundation of Albert Hall  was laid during visit of prince of wales, england "prince Albert Edward" in 1876. Then after this Someone suggested "Sawai Madho singh II" to make a museum of arts in 1880. It was completed by architect Samuel winton jacob in 1887 who was an officer of jaipur govt. department. In 1890 Maharaja Ram singh forwarded this to upcoming generations.

Festival at Albert Hall in Jaipur
This museum is combination of "Indo-Saracenic Architecture" It also has some architectural designs and sculptures which shows Rajput and mughal styles.
I like its architecure and its also a nice historical and educational place which can be a nice visit for any age group.


  • Jantar Mantar

It was constructed by Maharaja Jaisingh II in early 18th century. This is one of Five Jantar mantar of India. The word "Jantar Mantar" means instruments used for measuring astronomical units and different methods of measuring time and distance. 
This place can be nice option to visit in jaipur. This is a historical and educational place so many things about history and astronomy can be learn by visitor. This is located in jaipur city area. this is easy to reach here. This is also a UNESCO World heritage site. 

In ancient times there were no clocks and long distance measuring instruments were being used. These instruments were useful for measuring complicated units. 

Time to visit: 

You can go here any time wheather it is summer or winter because it can be an educational tour to know about ancient inventions which brilliant indian minds did. They implemented science at the that time, though No one know names of those inventors till now. 

  • Galta Jil (Holy place)

This is a holy place for hindu. A lake Galta lake is famous in hindu religious. This is also known as Monkey valley, as there are monkeys at this place. It has amazing views as its surrounded with landscapes. 
I like one thing that anyone can feed monkeys but sometimes monkeys are aggresive so be careful whenever visiting this. 

  • Jaipur Zoo

       Jaipur zoo is a nice zoo where you can find many different kind of animals some of them are common and some are different. This is a nice place for Wildlife photography lovers too, but you have to pay if you want to take pictures in your camera. If you do cellphone photography then no problem, you don't need to pay for it.     
Deer at Jaipur Zoo




White Bengal Tiger
I liked this white bengal tiger which is mostly found in Asia. This is a beautiful tiger which is just walking inside boundary.
                                                 
Siberian Painted Stork Crane at jaipur Zoo
The one above is Painted siberian stork crane from siberia. There are many other species too like crocodiles, leopard , deer , cheetal and many more.

  • Nahargarh Fort

  • Jaigarh Fort


Keep water bottle and breakfast before your visit to any of these places as jaipur is humid and sometimes its temperature is too high.

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