Truly befitting the city’s ambience, start your day on a regal note by visiting the magnificent Amber Fort situated amidst hills, overlooking the Maota Lake. Amber Fort and Palace is about 11 kms away from the city. The unique aspect of Amber is its Indo-Islamic architecture. Apart from that, the many gardens, temples and courtyards are bound to, mesmerise you. Very close to the city is Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, which is also bound to take your breath away by its magnificence as well as structural design. This five storied building has about 953 windows, was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Each of these windows adorns intricate designs. City Palace, with its gardens and other facilities, too is a major attraction in the city. Jantar Mantar, situated close to City Palace is a must-visit. The sculptures in the place have different astronomical purposes like predicting eclipses and keeping a track of the stars. To understand more about the regal past, visit Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, etc. You shouldn’t miss Jal Mahal, which serves to be a jaw dropping sight. This palace is located in the middle of a lake. The city is also replete with market spaces where you can buy items that are quintessential to the Rajasthani culture.