After freshening up at the hotel post arrival, you can head out for an exciting day at the ‘Pink City’. Start by visiting the marvellous Amber Fort, situated in the banks of Maota Lake, amidst hills, about 11 kms away from the city. You can witness a unique blend of Indo-Islamic architecture here. The fort and palace essentially has many gardens, temples and courtyards. Hawa Mahal is another marvel located close to the city. Built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, this five storied building has about 953 windows, each decorated with intricate designs. Hawa Mahal is also called the Palace of Winds. Drop by at the City Palace. Next to City Palace is Jantar Mantar is another intriguing place with sculptures that has astronomical purposes like predicting eclipses and keeping a track of the stars. Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, etc. are reflections of the city’s royal past. Jal Mahal, a palace located in the middle of a lake, too, is an astonishing sight. Please the shopaholic in you by visiting the many markets lined in and around the city.