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Jaipur, the royal pink city

Jaipur is the city known for colors, for history, for royalty, and for food. This is an ideal place to get a glimpse of the royalty that ruled Rajasthan once. The city though has so many heritages that are the reflection of their lavish and royal past has today moved ahead with time. Today one can see the blend in the past and the present in that city.

The city received the name of being the pink city as most of the houses there are in the shades of it. The city shall leave all the visitors to this place with awe and one will fall in love with the royalty and for a few minutes can even relive it. One can get a car rental in Jaipur and visit some the places mentioned below:

MotiDoongri Ganesh Temple:MotiBoongri Ganesh Temple is one of the most prestigious and sought after temples that are present in Jaipur.

All the invitation for anything new or auspicious first reaches this Temple before reaching anyone else in Jaipur. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and one can see him in a new avatar every day. The idol of the Lord is made to change his clothing every day.

In addition to the traditional values that are present in this temple, the temple is also very famous for its architecture. The pristine white marbles of the temple have some magnificent white carvings in them which are a sight that one should not miss.

HawaMahal: HawaMahal, more popularly known as the Palace of Winds is one of another breathtakingly beautiful architecture that is present in Jaipur. This palace was built by the great Maharaja SawaiiPratap Singh especially for the royal ladies. In the olden days, the ladies of the royal family were not allowed to go out in the public as much and the main purpose behind this architecture was to be able to view the busy streets of Johari Bazaar from the netted windows up there.

Today one can climb up the five storeys architecture to enjoy the same view as that they enjoyed earlier.

Nahargarh Fort: This fort is also known as the Tiger Fort and is one the summer residences that were built by the royalty. The whole city’s view is seen from this fort.

The fort also houses the temple of Nahar Singh Bhomia. It is believed that his spirit had haunted the palace and destructed any construction work done in the same land. One can book a taxi in Jaipur and reach this place.

Jaipur is also very close to Ajmer (134.7kms) and one can visit this city as well from the city of Jaipur. Ajmer is another small city present in Rajasthan which is packed with culture, tradition, and diversity. This is a heritage city that was founded in the 7th Century during the time of the Chauhan Dynasty. Today, this city is known for its religious aspects and also for education.

This is a city that has its deep roots in the history. The city was ruled by many and as a mark one can see several monuments and heritages that have been left by them. One can also find a unique blend of Hinduism and Islam in this city.  One can hire a Jaipur to Ajmer cabs and visit this place.

Dargah Sharif: This is one of the world famous Dargah which has been dedicated to KhwajaMoinuddhinChishti. The complex has several monuments inside its premises. Along with the magnificent architecture, one can also enjoy the very soulful qawwalis inside the premises of this Dargah.