Honeymoon Holidays in Jaipur - Exuding the true passion and romance of a newly wed !
Honeymoon Holidays in Jaipur
Honeymoon holidays in Jaipur means adding more charm to those special days. Bring out the romantic in you in the royal palaces of Jaipur. Stroll in the grand verandahs and galleries of these majestic palaces and forts in the company of your soulmate. The Pink City of India is a fantastic fusion of culture and architecture. Drink both the cups while you are in Jaipur.
What To See
Hawa Mahal is a remarkable structure which also provides some excellent views while Jaipur honeymoon vacation travel. Ladies in the royal palace could watch the activities on the streets below while nobody could see them.
Amber Fort, once the residence of the King of Jaipur and his army, is one of the most magnificent destinations in the city. The fort sits impressively on the hills. The fort is a fine example of fascinating fusion of Hindu and Muslim architecture built in red sandstone and white marble.
The seemingly unpenetrable fort was cleverly built to give its archers an advantage over their targets. Legend says that Raja Man Singh has buried huge treasures in this bastion. The fort also hosts the Jai Ban, the largest cannon in Asia, which is supposed to have been fired only once.
Situated on the rugged Aravali Hills, Nahargarh meaning abode of the tigers, was built by Jai Singh to bolster the defence of Amber. The fort had comfortable residential chambers for the king and his queens.
Maharaja Jai Singh began this observatory in 1728.The most striking instrument is the sundial with its 27m high gnomon.
Palace of mirrors is of special interest where the walls are inlaid with exquisite mirror motifs that dance to the flame of one single candle.
Jaipur is famous for its handicrafts. Almost every tourist in the city returns home after buying handicrafts as souvenirs. The rulers of Jaipur always attention to development of the craft. Ample space has been provided to the artists to exhibit their craft. An entire street and several city sectors have been earmarked for artisans and traders. Main markets of Jaipur are Jauhari Bazar, Bapu Bazar, Nehru Bazar, Chaura Rasta, Tripolia Bazar and M.I. Raod. Visit Jauhari Bazar for shops specializing in precious and semi precious stones, ornaments and jewelery.
Honeymoon holidays in Jaipur cannot be complete without the purchasing of jewelery. Jaipur is one of the most active jewel markets in the world. The town is renowned for precious and semi-precious stones and also for the cutting, polishing and setting of these stone, specially that of diamonds, topaz and emeralds. Quality work is done in brass in Jaipur. The artis here are capable of infusing life into the dull metal. Jaipur artists deal in lacquered brass and carved brass.
Jaipur enamel or Minakari has always been in its own class. It is mostly done on gold and silver. Jaipur artists can infuse purity in evenness. The level of art they have attained is evident in their work. Jaipur is also renowned for its textiles. Sanganeri and Bagru block prints have been the craze of fashion designers. The Bandhej (tie and dye)print is speciality of the region. In proximity of the Hawa Mahal are large number of shops dealing in antiques and pseudo-antiques.
Royalty still resides in Jaipurr in the grandeur of its palaces. Dying for honour has been the way of life there. Treating guests with utmost honour has been the tradition since centuries. This is the place where the exhibition of exemplary valor makes a person honourable in society.
How to Reach
Airport of Jaipur is 13km from the city. The city is connected with all major towns of India including Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Udaipur and Jodhpur. It operates international flights for foreign cities like Dubai, Muscat and Sharjah too.
Rail network connects Jaipur with all parts of India. Connections are available from Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Ahmedabad.
Excellent road network links Jaipur to various Indian towns. Deluxe AC buses ply on Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Agra routes. Ordinary buses are also available.