Visit Jaipur, the Pink City of India with our Cheap Flight Offers
Jaipur, the stunning capital of Rajasthan is a truly fascinating city which forms part of the Golden Triangle of India. Jaipur boasts an array of attractions and experiences including museums, bustling bazaars, temples, forts, lush gardens, delicious Rajasthani street food and much much more. Jaipur has a very rich history, so there is a lot of old world charm to witness here with various ancient sites and landmarks, many that are tinted pink, which is why its famous nickname is the Pink City. A prominent pink landmark of Jaipur is the City Palace; this grandeur royal monument dates back to the Mughal era and comprises of stunning palaces, courtyards, pavilions, gardens and a museum. The Hawa Mahal was built as an extension of the City Palace and is an awe-inspiring architectural wonder which was built in the form of Lord Krishna’s crown. Another iconic landmark in Jaipur is the hilltop Amber Fort; overlooking a stunning lake, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was built with a mixture of red sandstone and white marble. Traveasy offers cheap flights to Jaipur, so you could come and visit this sightseeing hotspot this year.
Jaipur is an excellent shopping destination of India where many travel to browse jewellery, textiles, blue pottery and precious stones. Those looking for some fine jewellery can head to the Gem Palace jewellery store, which specialises in custom handcrafted jewellery and displays centuries old jewellery which belonged to the royal family. To shop for textiles, take a stroll around the colourful Kishanpole Bazaar which also specialises in unique wooden carvings, and for blue pottery you can visit Kripal Kumbh, a specialist pottery site which dates back to the 1960s. Jaipur is also an interesting cultural hub with a great number of interesting institutions. Some of the best include the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, which is set in a haveli with some of the best block painted textiles in the world; the Albert Hall museum which displays artworks and artefacts dating back to various civilisations and the Dolls Museum, a unique venue with a display a of dolls from several countries dressed in tradition attire. Secure yourself some cheap air tickets to Jaipur and prepare for an idyllic getaway with a whole host of exciting travel experiences.