International Tourist Attraction In Jaipur
Jaipur holds a prominent position on world tourism map for its amazing history, culture and dexterity in different forms of art. There are several reasons that have made the city spot of attraction for international tourists that keep visiting the city throughout the year. On an average nearly four lakh tourists visit every year to watch the beauty that the Pink City holds. According to a survey, international tourists have given above 7 stars for their travelling experience to the city and 96 per cent recommended to tour Pink City.
Located on semi-arid lands of the Rajasthan, Jaipur is considered one of the finest planned cities of the country catering high standards of facilities and attraction for tourists. At present, Jaipur is a blend of structures resembling the taste of royal families and ultra-modern amenities required for a metropolitan city. One should not miss visiting Walled City having huge fortification walls and entry-exit gates. The construction work of Walled city started in 16th century following the principles of Indian Architecture. The Walled city was named “Pink City” after the visit Prince of Wales. The walls were coloured in terracotta on the occasion. The walled city comprises heritage buildings including Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Hawa Mahal that hold international tourist attraction. A number of festivals tell tale of its people and their rich culture. Some of the worth watching festivals are Gangaur Festival, Kite Festival, Teej Festival, Elephant Fair, Diwali Festival etc. Jaipur Literature festival is the new added attraction for many. Although the city has grown manifold, original planning was done within the walled city. Other attraction in the city includes Albert Hall, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal Palace and etc.
The royal palaces turned into five star luxurious hotels provide a real time royal treatment to their guests. The ecstatic heritage buildings with sprawling lawns are a retreat for people. Some of the paramount hotels in city are Rambagh Palace, Rajvilas Palace, Jaimahal palace, RajMahal Hotel, Diggi Palace etc. Apart from the palaces converted to hotels, there are several star studded hotels including Rajputana Sheretan, Marriot, Clarks Amer, Hilton group of hotels, Country Inn, Park Inn that caters to the need of the tourists coming across the globe. Nahargarh fort of erstwhile ruler has also been converted into a luxurious hotel.
A number of tourists get hooked to the city due to beautiful arts and craft work done by the artisans. The rulers of Jaipur were connoisseur of art work and promoted artisans of different communities from India and even abroad. Today, the city is hub of various art format including Bandhani, block printing, sculpture, miniature art form, gems and jewellery, pottery, zari and leather work etc. Some of the famous markets where one can shop and taste the delicacies are Bapu Bazaar, MI Road, LMB in Johari Bazaar etc.