Monuments 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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  • Jaigarh Fort

    Jaigarh Fort

    Jaigarh Fort, which once held the royal treasury and acted as the defence system of Amber, is today a marvellous archetype of walls, watchtowers and bastions. You will be awed by the sight of Jaivan, the largest moving canon in Asia, which was thankfully fired only once. Also see the ...

  • Nahargarh Fort

    Nahargarh Fort

    Also called the Tiger Fort, Nahargarh Fort is a cryptic fortress that was used as summer residence by royalty. The most splendid aspect of Nahargarh is the view of the city from the top, especially in the evenings. What’s more, it is a great place to drink and dine and ...

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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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  • Jal Mahal

    Jal Mahal

    Literally meaning as ‘Water Palace’, Jal Mahal is located amidst the Man Sagar Lake and was constructed by Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. The beauty of the palace lies in its location as the palace cum hotel is standing in the centre of the lake.

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  • 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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  • Surya Mandir

    Surya Mandir

    There are quite a few significant temples in Jaipur; Surya Mandir (Sun Temple) is one of them. Located somewhat far away from the main city, the temple is dedicated to the Sun God. Devotees, from far and wide, come to this temple to offer their prayers and revel in ...

    Religious Monument
  • 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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  • Diwan e Khas Hall of Private Audience

    Diwan e Khas Hall of Private Audience

    Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) is considered as the most magnificent part of the glorious Amer Fort. The Diwan-e-Khas was the private audience hall of the maharajas who would covene with their advisors and courtesans here. The hall is adorned with marble floors and boasts of the most intricate architectural ...

  • Jain Mandir Sanganer

    Jain Mandir Sanganer

    Located about 16 kilometres from Jaipur, the Jain Mandir of Sanganer is dedicated to Lord Adinath (Rishabh Dev). Built in red sandstone, the temple is an artistic masterpiece along with being one of the holiest Jain temples in the country. The red sandstone carvings and the marble work are spicailly ...

    Religious Monument
  • Ridhi Sidhi Pol

    Ridhi Sidhi Pol

    Ridhi Sidhi Pol is an important doorway in the magnificent City Palace of Jaipur. A testament to the structural brilliance and artistic grandeur of the people of bygone era, Ridhi Sidhi Pol bears both Rajput as well as Mughal architectural elements. Ridhi Sidhi Pol has four small doorways representing the ...

  • 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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  • Gatore Ki Chhatriyan

    Gatore Ki Chhatriyan

    Surrounded by green hills, the Gatore Ki Chhatriyan is a complex of temples and tombs in the foothills of the Nahargarh (Tiger) Fort. It was the royal crematorium for the majestic rulers of Rajasthan. The beautiful edifice also has a cenotaph for each of the more famous maharajas cremated there. ...

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  • Chandra Mahal

    Chandra Mahal

    Situated inside the leviathan City Palace, the Chandra Mahal was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II. The magnificent palace is a seven storied citadel that is home to verdant gardens, marvelous paintings and ornately decorated ceilings. Luxury, beauty and architectural brilliance, Chnadra Mahal is a must visit place for anyone ...

  • Govind Devji Temple

    Govind Devji Temple

    Govind Devji Temple is one of the oldest and one of the most sacred temples in Jaipur. Located in the City Palace complex, the temple is dedicated to Govind Devji who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Krishna. The idol inside the temple is believed to look exactly ...

    Religious Monument
  • Panna Meena ka Kund

    Panna Meena ka Kund

    Panna Meena Ka Kund, also known as Panna Mian Ki Baoli, is an eight storey step well located on the Jaipur-Amer road. Built in the 16th century, the sight storey well has criss-cross steps arranged on three sides with small niches created into the walls. Not only did ...