HAWA MAHAL: Built back in the year 1799, the Hawa Mahal is the most renowned monument of Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh contributed to the exquisite architecture of Jaipur by building this 5 storied stunning monument that is semi-octagonal in shape. The striking feature about the monument is a total of 152 windows with latticed balconies that are a characteristic of typical Rajput architecture. The Mahal now has a museum that showcases the past and present of Jaipur. LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE : Situated below the Moti doongri, the Laxmi Narayan Temple commonly known as the Birla Mandir, showcases intricate white marble carvings. The lights of the temple are a sight to see during the festive season. CITY PALACE AND S.M.S. II MUSEUM : At the heart of the old city is the City Palace. An amalgamation of the Rajput and Mughal architecture has a seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre. Diwan-E-Am and Diwan-E-Khas are the halls of public and private audience have intricate decoration and marble pawed galleries, respectively. The museum has a collection of costumes, armours, weapons and textiles, etc. JANTAR MANTAR : Jantar Mantar dates back to the 18th century. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II has constructed the observatory with huge masonry instruments for studying the movement of constellations and stars. The enormously built sun dial still denotes accurate time.Jaipur has many tourist places to visit, there are very nice sightseeing, attractions in Jaipur which are must see in Jaipur. Details on Jaipur city and tourist places.