Photography and traveling go hand in hand. Some people travel to see the scenic views but some individual’s sole purpose to travel is to capture the beautiful places they visit through their lens while enjoying its beauty.
If you’re in the latter category than Jaipur is your paradise. It will give you a chance to capture every mesmerizing sunset, sunrise and the charm of the city after the first rain of monsoon.
Full of rich culture and beautiful sceneries, it’s one of the best places for photography. So be ready for an adventure, because photography in Jaipur means climbing a high fort, going through an unpaved path, thorny bushes, and meeting wild animals.
What will makes this a memorable experience are the welcoming and helpful nature of the people here.
So, check out these 5 places of Jaipur that you must visit if you are a photographer:
1. Jal Mahal
Also, known as the water palace this is one of the most exotic and popular hangouts for the youth. Situated on the Man Sagar Lake, this is a place where one can enjoy the calm water and beautiful architecture all at once.
It is situated not very far from the city and has no hills or slopes to climb which makes it easily accessible for visitors.
The eastern hill range ends here which gives an uninterrupted view of sunrise and sunset that makes for a terrific shot. A photographer’s dream place for a perfect sunrise/sunset shot is Jal Mahal.
2. Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh is clearly a fan favorite place for people to enjoy rains, summer or sunrise. On top of it, it provides a very enchanting view of the whole city lying on top of the Aravalli hills.
East of Baori lies the sunrise point of Nahargarh. The sunrise point is the perfect place for shooting some of the most unique and gorgeous snaps.
The long walk to the top of the fort is packed with greenery and rocks and scenic beauty that
Nahargarh Fort is situated very far from the city so reaching their takes time especially if you are a visitor. So, keep this in mind when planning your photography trip here, and make sure you have a return taxi booked ahead.
3. Chandlai Lake
For bird lovers, this lake is like heaven. Chandlai Lake is situated just 30 km away from Jaipur city on Tonk Road. This place is famous for migratory birds that make it their home few months every year.
Apart from them, some residents of birds can be seen here too.
The birding site of Jaipur, the lake is a place that will offer an exotic lake view and some beautiful moments of birds for you to capture.
4. Hawa Mahal
The architectural marvel of Jaipur is one of the most epic pink and red sandstones of India. It is a palace that was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799.
The beautiful palace is five storeys tall with 300 windows hence the name Hawamahal. If you want to capture the architecture of the old times, this is a must go place for you.
Full of colors, light and so many angles for a photo, this monument is perfect not just for some fancy shoot for also re-living our history.
5. Albert Hall Museum
Near the Ramniwas Garden in Jaipur lies the mighty Albert Museum, it is the most seasoned historical center in Rajasthan which is also referred as the ‘State Museum of Rajasthan’.
A tasteful case of Indo-Saracenic engineering, it provides many opportunities for clicking through your lens with beauty it has inside and the historical marvels it keeps for the public.
But the most pleasant perspective of Albert Hall is the point at which the pigeons are perched on the top of the museum which is shaped like a chahtri (umbrella) or flying all around under the sky blue sky.
Time to fly to Jaipur and don’t forget, to bring some extra memory card because the pink city will give you ample places where you just won’t be able to put your camera away.