Jaipur lies in the very heart of Rajasthan, easily the most vibrant and colourful state of India. The city is known all over the country and beyond its borders due to its gorgeous pink walls. All the buildings were painted shades of terracotta pink to impress Prince Albert and Queen Victoria who came here back in 1876. We don’t know whether British Royalty was impressed or not, but we surely are! Simply roaming the streets of Jaipur is a good idea to capture some priceless shots, but it if you want to create some truly unforgettable photos here are 7 most Instagrammable spots in Jaipur to do just that.
Panna Meena ka Kund
This steps are one of the not-so-hidden gems of Jaipur, but only if you’ve been following travel bloggers who have discovered this beautiful place not so long ago. Built in 16th century, Panna Meena ka Kund used to be a place for socializing, the main water source, and a bathing pool that was always cool during hot summer days. It just looks spectacular!
Hawa Mahal is a palace like you’ve never seen before. Constructed more than 200 years ago by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh for his royal ladies to enjoy the views of street lives from the luxury of their own rooms, Hawa Mahal is a truly spectacular piece of architecture boasting 953 intricate windows with beautiful designs.
Jawahar Circle Garden
This colourful archway has become somewhat of an Instagram celebrity lately – everyone seems to be taking photos there! This is not one of Jaipur’s many historical spots, just a beautifully made archway in a garden with quite a lot of people in it. Still, if you want to get that perfect Instagram shot, this place is a must for you!
Jal Mahal, also known as the Water Palace, doesn’t get nearly as many tourists as it deserves. Which is kind of a good thing because you can go there and take as many wonderful shots as you want without a crowd breathing down your neck! It’s a truly mysterious structure that seems to have only one story, but it actually has four more hiding underwater.
Located in the very heart of Jaipur, the pink-walled City Palace has been on Instagram’s radar for quite some time now. With a maze of gorgeously coloured courtyards, gardens, and passageways, it’s a perfect place to get lost and take some truly unforgettable shots.
Nahargarh Fort floats beautifully above the city, perched on a hill with a truly fantastic view of Jaipur and its surroundings. This is what draws hundreds of visitors to this majestic place! But don’t forget to explore the beautiful insides of Nahargarh Fort with its labyrinth of stunning rooms, passageways, and corridors.
This is definitely the number one tourist attraction of Jaipur, as well as Rajasthan itself. Built with striking pink and yellow sandstone, the fort looks absolutely breathtaking during sunset with its subtle orange and purple hues. The fort’s white marble floors and walls are embellished with intricate designs, creating perfect spots to take that one shot that will blow away your Instagram feed.