CITY PALACE - JAIPUR

CITY PALACE - JAIPUR

City Palace - Jaipur

Lying on the lap of capital city of The Royal State of India with its charismatic art and the fusion of European, Mughal and Rajput architecture City Palace is one of the most cunning for Foreigner as well as domestic travelers. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. This palace also let in the famous 'Chandra Mahal' and 'Mubarak Mahal', and other buildings which form a part of the palace composite. Today, the 'Chandra Mahal' has been turned into a museum which is home to unique handcrafted products, various uniforms of the rulers and many more things pertaining to the royal heritage of the City Palace. There are three entry gates of city palace; Virendra Pol, Udai Pol near Jaleb chowk and the Tripolia Gate (triple gate). The Tripolia gate is reserved for entry into the palace by the royal family. Common people and visitors can enter the palace complex only through the Virendra Pol and the Udai Pol or the Atish Pol (Stable Gate). The entry from Virendra Pol leads to the Mubarak Mahal. The gateways are richly adorned.

Attraction

Chandra Mahal- Chandra Mahal or Chandra Niwas is the most dominating edifice in the City Palace complex. It is a seven-storied building and each floor has been given a specific name such as the Sukh-Niwas, Ranga-Mandir, Pitam-Niwas, Chabi-Niwas, Shri-Niwas and Mukut-Mandir or Mukut Mahal. It comprises of many unique paintings, mirror work on walls and floral decorations. Now, most of this palace is the residence of the descendents of the former rulers of Jaipur. Only the ground floor is allowed for visitors where a museum is located that displays carpets, manuscripts and other items that belonged to the royal family.

Mubarak Mahal- Mubarak Mahal was built with a fusion of the Islamic, Rajput and European architectural styles in the late 19th century by Maharaja Madho Singh II as reception centre.

Diwan-i-Aam- Diwan-i-Aam, the Hall of Public Hearing, is a marble floored chamber located between the armory and the art gallery. There are two immense sterling silver vessels of 1.6 meters (5.2 ft) height and each with capacity of 4000 liters and weighing 340 kilograms are kept outside the gate, they hold the Guinness World Record as the world's largest sterling silver vessels.

Diwan-E-Khas- The 'Diwan-E-Khas' (Sabha Niwas) or the 'Hall of Private Audience' is an enchanting chamber and the private hearing complex of the majestic palace. At present, it is an art gallery showcasing a ravishing painted ceilings and rare ancient handwritten original manuscripts of Hindu scriptures.

Maharani Palace, Bhaggi Khana, Govind Dev ji Temple are some other attracting points of city palace, which visitors must have been there.

How to reach?

Reaching to Jaipur is quite gentle as it is very well connected via roads, rails and airways. Touring to Jaipur fetches loads of fun accompanied with historical facts. There are many direct Trains running from major cities of India like Mumbai, New Delhi.

Trains with train no. – 12414, 15014, 12916, 14659, 12461, 19032 runs daily from New Delhi to Jaipur.

One can also reach Jaipur by taking direct flight from New Delhi.

Places to wander

Jaipur is a capital of royal state of India, it is known for its highly cultural values, architects, heritage sites, forts and the charm of prestigious rulers. Traveling to Jaipur is incomplete without been to some interesting places like-

  1. Hawa Mahal
  2. Jal Mahal
  3. Amer fort
  4. Raj Mandir Cinema
  5. Jaigarh Fort and many more…

Amenities

We are facilitating our guests by providing most trusted and safe guidance along with private cabs AC/Non AC, Accommodations 3 Stars to 5 Stars Hotels, with full supportive assistance and once complimentary local market visit.

Exuberant activities

  1. Elephant Riding.
  2. Ballooning
  3. Local market visit
  4. Visit forts

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