The world famous palace of Jaipur which is popularly known as The City
Palace was built by Kacchwaha ruler of Amber Sawai Jami Singh in early 18th
century. Confined by walls, this royal residence of Rajputs occupies
one-seventh of the walled city and depicts a fine blend of Mughal and Indian
architecture. The Palace embodies a series of gardens, courtyards and
buildings like the Chandra Mahal, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Museum and many
more mesmerizing architectures in the Palace worth paying a visit. It is a
home to some stately structures like the Chandra Mahal, the Mubarak Mahal,
Badal Mahal, Shri Govind Temple and the city palace museum. It stands as a
royal elegance and imposing splendour, that is no longer visible. Perhaps,
that is why people love to visit the City Palace Jaipur.
Quick Facts Location : Jaipur, Rajasthan Built By : Maharaja Jai Singh II State : Rajasthan Ideal time to visit : October - February ( Open On all days,
except Holi ) Languages : Rajasthani, Hindi & English Climate : Summer (Max - 45ºC) & Winter (Min 25ºC) Best time to visit : October - February
Within The Palace Chandra Mahal
Located in the north west of the palace, it is seven storeyed and encircled
by high towers and buildings. Specific names are given to the different
parts of tha mahal like Sukh Niwas, Ranga- Mandir, Pitam-Niwas, Chabi-Niwas,
Shri-Niwas, Mukut Mandir etc.
This unique structures will capture your heart the moment you enter city
palace. A combination of Mughal and European architecture, the Mahal was
completed during the reign of Sawai Madho Singh II.
Located in the heart of Chandra Mahal and Badal Mahal, this temple exhibits
a prime example of technology advancement. A fine and catchy set up
fountains attracts the attention of the tourist.
The City Palace exhibits a museum, that showcases some of the royal
clothings of the dashing prince Sawai Madho Singh and also preserved is the
fine armoury that was used in 15th century.
Jaipur airport Sanganer is located 11 kms from the
city centre. There are direct flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur,
Jodhpur, Aurangabad from Jaipur.
Railway Station :
Indian railway connects Jaipur with all major parts of
the counter like Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Aurangabad etc.
Bus Station :
Jaipur has an excellent road network. Delhi-Jaipur
national highway is one of the best highway in IndiaJaipur has an
excellent road network. Delhi-Jaipur national highway is one of the best
highway in India.
Tourists can either take local buses from various
points within the city to reach the Palace or they can hire rickshaws,
tempos or taxis.
Nearby Attractions Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in
Jaipur(Rajasthan). It's a Rajput style of architecture. The city palace is a
historic landmark and most strikingly designed palace in Jaipur.
A multi media project and a virtual museum built by Sawai Jam Singh II, is
a unique astronomical observatory in India.
Located in the famous Ram Niwas Garden on main Jawahar lal Nehru Marg, this
museum houses an extensive collection of archaeological remains and
handicrafts used during that time.