Landmarks in Jaipur

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  • Amber (or Amer) Fort

    Amber (or Amer) Fort

    Amber Fort is the iconic attraction of Jaipur and a must on your itinerary. Suraj Pole, the sun facing royal entrance to the fort, is one of the classic blends of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Marvels like Ganesh Pol, Sila Devi Temple, Sheesh Mahal, Magic Flower Fresco and Man Singh ...

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  • City Palace

    City Palace

    Once the seat of Jaipur’s Maharaja and today a rich museum, the main citadel of Jaipur’s City Palace is a marriage of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The Palace complex is home to historical attractions like Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Aam and Maharani Palace. ...

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  • Hawa Mahal

    Hawa Mahal

    The Palace of the Winds, or Hawa Mahal, was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh for royal women to view the busy streets of Johari Bazaar, while staying veiled behind the jharokhas. Go atop the five-storey building to take in that view. ...

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  • Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar, the largest sundial in the world, is a World Heritage Site and definitely a must-not-miss on your trip to Jaipur. A guided tour (30 minutes to 1 hour) is recommended, and would cost Rs. 100. ...

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  • Swargasuli Tower

    Swargasuli Tower

    Get set to capture the panoramic view of the pink city as you stand atop the Swargasuli Tower. Also known as tower to heaven, it was built in 1749 A.D. by Sawai Ishwari Singh to commemorate victory over Mewar and Marathas armies.

    The minaret is worth admiring as ...

  • Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar

    An amalgam of science, art and religion; there are a total of 5 such structures in India. However, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is by far the largest and the best sundial in the world apart from being listed as a World Heritage Site.

    This unique structure houses many ...

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  • Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum

    Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum

    Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, forms a major part of the great City Palace of Jaipur, is arguably the most popular attraction in Jaipur. Known for its magnificent art and outstanding architecture, the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum houses an unmatchable collection of arts, artifacts and handicrafts illustrating ...

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  • Ganesh Pol Gateway

    Ganesh Pol Gateway

    Elegant and regal, the Ganesh Pol Gateway is named after the famous Hindu deity Lord Ganesha. The magnificent gateway is the entrance into the palaces of the maharajas. The gateway leads to three private palaces built around a Mughul-style garden, Charbagh. Tourists from all over the world flock to the ...

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  • The Statue Circle

    The Statue Circle

    The Statue Circle is a historical landmark in the Pink City. Reminiscent of the rich history and architecture of Jaipur, the Statue Circle is a tribute to the founder of Jaipur – Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. The Statue Circle got its name from the majestic statue of Maharaja Sawai ...

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  • Chand Pol Moon Gate

    Chand Pol Moon Gate

    Chand Pol (Moon Gate) is one of the finest specimens of Rajput architecture in Jaipur. An imposing structure, Chand Pol offers spectacular views of the famed old bazaar and glimpses of the Rajasthani culture. The gate was the entry gate in the western part of the three mighty walls ...

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  • Sheesh Mahal

    Sheesh Mahal

    Located on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Amber Fort, around 11 kilometres from Jaipur and built with marble and red sandstone, Sheesh Mahal, also known as the Palace of Mirrors is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jaipur. The beauty of this palace lies in the fact that even ...