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Golden Triangle Tour
The Golden Triangle Tour is a tour of the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur in India. These three historical cities form a triangle and have the very best tourist places. The Golden Triangle Tour is a very popular tourist package.
Tourist places in Jaipur
Jaipur, the pink city, is a very popular tourist destination. Jaipur is a very well planned city and has beautiful historical monuments, museums, parks and landscapes. Jaipur, along with Delhi and Agra, makes India's Golden Triangle Tour.
Central Museum, Jaipur
The Central Museum in Jaipur is located inside the Albert Hall. Formally opened in February 1887, the Central Museum has beautiful pieces of art and craft under the sections, Arms and Armour, Sculpture Gallery, International Art, Pottery Collection and Musical Instruments.
Albert Hall, Jaipur
Albert Hall is a historical building located in the Ram Niwas Garden in the city of Jaipur. Albert Hall was built in 1876-87 during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II. It was designed by the English architect Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. Albert Hall houses the Central Museum.
Nahargarh Fort is an eighteenth century fort situated in Aravalli hills close to the Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur. The fort is noted for Madhavendra Bhawan, a big palace inside the fort. The fort offers a bird's eye view of the city of Jaipur.
Jaigarh Fort is situated on top of the hill named Cheel Ka Teela (Hill of Eagles) in Jaipur. The fort has a cannon foundry, the Jaivana cannon and palaces. Since it is at a good height, it offers amazing views of the surrounding Aravalli Hills and the nearby Amber Fort.
Amber Fort, pronounced ä-mêr fort and also written as Amer Fort, is a sixteenth century fort located in the hilly town of Amer, about 11 kilometers from the city of Jaipur. It was built by Raja Man Singh, the Kacchwaha King of Amber and a celebrated Navratna in the court of Mughal emperor Akbar, in 1592.
Hawa Mahal is an iconic palace in the city of Jaipur built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Hawa Mahal has a unique facade with exterior color matching with the theme of pink city Jaipur and with 953 small windows.
City Palace, Jaipur
City Palace, Jaipur is a complex of palaces and was the official residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The palace complex comprises of beautiful gardens, courtyards and buildings. City Palace is a top tourist destination.
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Jantar Mantar at Jaipur is an observatory with architectural instruments for astronomical measurements and observations. Jantar Mantar was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II during 1724-1735. Jantar Mantar at Jaipur is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Man Sagar Lake and Jal Mahal
Man Sagar Lake is an artificial lake, about 400 years old, in the city of Jaipur. It was built as a dam to store water for the city's population. Jal Mahal is the Water Palace, situated in the middle of the lake. Jal Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the ruler of Jaipur during 1778-1803.