Jaipur, the capital of India’s most colourful state, is tagged as the pink city. Globetrotters from across the world come to experience the vibrant art and culture of the state. Jaipur has plenty of things to offer in terms of monuments, history, and sightseeing. Therefore, the city is all travellers delight.
With some stunning forts and magnificent palaces, the city has all rights to be on any travellers bucket list. I visit Jaipur was planned but rather accidental. Though, I always had a wish to explore the pink city. Not because of palaces but curious to know why the word pink s associated with it? Is it really every house in the state is painted in a pink colour?
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I will admit here that not the whole city is pink. This was not a shocker for me as o was somewhere prepared in my mind. Before you get confused or rather change your mind, let me tell you that the old city is still pink. But the question here is why Jaipur is in the everyone bucket list. I have actually curated a list of reasons below. So, let’s see it:
1. Albert Museum: Apart from its beautiful architecture, the museum also has a mummy inside it. Now, how many of you actually knew it. You can take pictures of the mummy. Next time when you are here, do take out time to see it.
2. Galtaji Temple: I was amazed to see such a beautiful temple in my life. So beautiful, surrounded by mountains, the temple looks every bit royal. It consists of holy kinds, pavilions, natural spring. Constructed using pink colour sandstone, the temple is nothing less than any palace.
3. Panna Meena Ka Kund: This one place I had found was on Instagram. While scrolling down the mobile, the place got stuck in my eyes. This place is located near Amer palace. The stunning symmetrical staircase can leave anyone spellbound. It’s an eight-story staircase pool and beautifully reflects the nature and religion. ’
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We all are aware of those overcrowded tourist places, those Instagramable places which reflects all over our feeds but how many of us will agree that we are actually ruining them? The hill stations especially are bearing the pressure of overtourism? . . . This is because may be we humans have a habit of going to same places and wants to experience the same enjoyment but not exploring some new places. I guess we should stop finding same things on Google and rather talk to locals to discover some new places. . . . This is what I did on my trip to Jaipur. The pink city needs no introduction. The most demanded tourist destination has many things to offer but when you travel little more you will find Chand Baori- India's largest Step well. A 95-km drive from Jaipur, this hidden treasure is less visited and not known to much. . . . To my shock, a Hollywood film 'The Dark Knight' shooting was done here. The place was holding its charm as there was less visitors. The geometrical pattern forms a magical maze and the consequent play of light and shadow on the structure gives it a captivating look. . . . . 🤔 🤔 🤔 . . . I am however now convinced with #Rajasthantourism tagline 'Jane Kya Dikh Jaye'. 📷 . 📷 📷 Please share your thoughts in the comment section? . . . . . #travelkatha #couplewholovestotravel #amazingrajasthan #photooftheday #rajasthandiaries #abhanari #storiesofindia #rajasthantourism #cntgiveitashot #portraitphotography #portrait_shots #rangeelorajasthan #travelblog #voyage #girlswhowander #sheisnotlost #travelgoals #portraitphotographer #rustorangediva #letsgoeverywhere #india_grams #portraitsofficial #travelrealindia #moodyports #travelingthroughtheworld #india_clicks #incredibleindia #indiangirls
4. Chand Baori: Chand Baori was built during the 8th and 9th centuries and has 3,500 narrow steps arranged in perfect symmetry, which descend 20m to the bottom of the well. Centuries ago, the step wells were built in the arid zones of Rajasthan to provide water all year through. This village is on Jaipur-Agra highway, almost 95 km drive one way from Jaipur. It is located in the neighbourhood district of Dausa. Board Ajmer Shatabadi train from New Delhi or Jaipur, get down at Bandikui railway station. From there you can hire an e-rickshaw to Abhaneri.
5. Sambhar lake: Considered as the largest saltwater lake in India, the place is home to flamingos. I didn’t know before I visited it. The place is immensely beautiful and Bollywood directors are now considering this place. Oh, by the way, the place was there in the film Gulaal and PK. Can you recall in which scene?
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