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About Rajasthan
It's a land that's a shade different than the rest. The mesmerising gold of its desert. The vibrance of its fair and festivals. The brillant hues of the costumes worn by the people. The rich colour of its wildlife Where ever you look in Rajasthan, you'll be greeted by a roit of colours.



Rajasthan - Jaipur City - Jaipur Sightseeing


Jaipur - Sightseeing

City Palace Hawa Mahal Nahargarh Fort Jantar Mantar
Laxmi Narayan Temple Rambagh Palace Amber Fort Jaigarh Fort
Jal Mahal Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh
» Hawa Mahal
This five-storeyed building was built by Maharaja Pratap Singh in 1799 AD. It is a five-storeyed stunning semi-octagonal mounument, having 152 windows with overchanging latticed balconies, and is a fine example of Rajput architecture.
The Hawa Mahal was originally designed for the royal ladies to enjoy the breeze and catch a glimpse of the street down below,without compromising with the purdha tradition.
» City Palace
Situated in the heart of the Old city, it covers about one-seventh of the old city area. The palace is a superb blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. It houses the seven-storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre, which afford a fine view of the gardens and the city. A delightful system of fountain covers the middle of the paved path between the Chandra Mahal and the Badal Mahal. Diwan-e-Aam, has intricate decorations and manuscripts. Diwn-e-khas has a marble paved gallery and Mubarak Mahal had rich collection of costumes and jewellery. There is a clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal.

It displays a large variety of items collected by the royal household of Jaipur, such as dresses, arms, jewellery, chariots, paintings, carpets etc.
» Janta Mantar
Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century, the observatory built within the City Palace complex has huge instruments in masonry to study the movement of constellations and star in the sky. The enormous sun dial still provides accurate time which is subject to daily corrections.
» Laxmi Narayan Temple
It is situated just below the Moti Doongari, and is known for its intricate carvings in white marble. It is popularly known as Birla Mandir.
» Rambagh Palace
This luxuriou palace was a garden gifted to one of the queens before it was converted into a royal guest house. It is the only palace in the world to have its own polo field. It is now a Heritage Hotel with sprawling well maintained lawns, marble flooring and awesome suites rooms which make you feel like a king.
» Amber Fort
Amber, the capital of former Jaipur state (Dhundhar)stands a top a range of craggy hill to the north of jaipur and was the capital of the Kachhawah Rajputs for six centuries. This fort is a splendid architectural fusion of Rajput and Mughal styles.
The elegant red sandstone and white marble pavilions - set alight by the setting sun on a summer eve-when reflected in the lake at the foot of the hill, ia a sight to behold.
» Jaigarh Fort
This fort stands on a top hill, overlooking the palace and city of Amber. The world's biggest cannon on wheels - the Jai Ban, built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, is positioned here. It has a twenty-foot long barrel and wheels nine feets in diameter. For a single-shot from teh cannon 100 Kg. gun powder has to be pumped in.
»Jal Mahal
On the way to Amber, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. A paved causeway leads up to the beautiful palace.
»Nahargarh Fort
Built mainly in 1734, the Nahargarh Fort lies North-West of City Palace and provides some stunning views of the city. A royal retreat for the Maharanis, it was also used as a personal treasury for many years.
» Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh
Along the road to Agra through a narrow gorge in the South-Eastern corner of the walled city, several landscaped gardens were constructed by the kings and important courtiers in the 18th and 19th centuries. The largest and the most famous amongst these is a garden built by Sawai Jai Singh II for his Sisodia Queen - The Sisodia Rani-ka-Bagh.
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