Jaipur is a historical city of Rajasthan. It is also its capital and it has many forts and other ancient buildings. Tourists from across the world and also tourists from India crowd this city throughout the year. There are so many interesting places to visit here that you will find your days of vacation are limited.
Nahargarh Fort is an interesting place to visit which has a haunting past. It is folklore here that Prince Nahar Singh haunted this place and there is a curse on this fort. Amer Fort is yet another Fort Worth visiting due to its stunning view. It is possible to climb on top of the fort by an elephant or a jeep. It’s better if you have hired a guide. Hotels near Gopalpur bypass Jaipur is good place to stay.
Jaigarh fort is loved by history lovers or students of archaeology. There is an exhibition of armours and ammunitions used by the former soldiers of this princely state. These are kept in a museum. There is one cannon here which is arguably the largest in the world. If you are not much interested in the artefacts or armoury, you may simply loiter around and soak in the aroma of the past. There is a garden also here where you may sit and relax.
Your next destination could be Moti Fort that is on Nehru Marg. There are lots of greens with tall trees surrounding this majestic building. Entry into this fort is not permitted.
Hawa Mahal of Jaipur is as famous as Jaipur. It has become an emblem, an insignia, a stamp of the brand of Jaipur. It was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. There is a mesmeric view of city palace from the top of this building.
The look of Jal Mahal is stunning especially during the nights when it glitters in lights that radiate from its body. It was constructed by Jai Singh, one of the successors of Jai Singh 1st.
There is a building known as Royal Gaitor that lies under Nahargarh Fort and it contains cenotaphs of the princes who were cremated here.
Hotels near Gopalpur and OYO hotels in Jaipur
Hotels near Gopalpur bypass Jaipur are options for a stay for a few days, but OYO hotels and homes are better. They provide nice, clean rooms with attached washroom. Parking is free and there is complimentary breakfast provided by the hotel.