The capital city of Rajasthan was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II an
1727 A.D. Washed in Pink, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony and
architectural grandeur. The Pink city endorses palaces, rustic fortresses
nestled on barren hills. Jaipur is the only planned city designed on Shilpa
: Jaipur is connected to Delhi Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur,
Aurangabad, Calcutta and Varanasi by domestic flights.
: Jaipur is well connected to all the major parts of the
: Bus services are available that connects all the major
places in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi and Mumbai.
City Palace is one of the major tourist attraction in Jaipur. The palace
was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of the Kacchawaha clan of Rajput and
later on completed by his successors. It also houses a museum that showcases
the grand collection of 2000 weapons that date back to 1580. It has a good
collection of various types of Rajasthani dresses a fascinating armoury of
Mughal and Rajput weapons.
The palace showcases an impressive blend of Rajasthani and Mughal
Built in the capital city of Rajasthan, city palace is segregated into
series of courtyard, gardens and buildings. It houses several palatial
structures like the Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Badal Mahal, Sri Govind
Dev Temple and the City palace museum.
Chandra Mahal/ Moon Palace:
It is a seven story building and still is a home to the present Maharaja of
Jaipur, Bhavani Singh. The palace offers a palace offers a panoramic views
of the garden and the city. The palace is adorned by a traditional
paintings, floral decoration,mirror walls and ceilings. The Mahal also
houses a museum of Maharaja Sawai Mann Singh II on the ground floor that
showcases collection of art chapel,enamel ware and weapons.
This mahal was built by Maharaja Madho Singh II in late 19th century. The
mubarak mahal displays a textile section of the Maharaja Sawai Mann Singh II
Close to Mubarak Mahal lies the Diwan-I- Khas or the hall of the private
Audience- an open hall adorned with a double row of columns with scalloped
Opposite to Chandra Mahal lies the Badal Mahal. In the centre of the
Chandra Mahal and the Badal Mahal lies the Govind JI Temple. The place is
surrounded with beautiful gardens. Outside the building is a large silver
vessel, which the Maharaja used to take on his trips to England to carry