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City Palace-Jaipur

Rajasthan Monuments


City Palace is the most predominant landmark of Jaipur city. It is very popular among tourists from all over the world. You too should not miss to visit this palace complex during Jaipur tours. Situated in the heart of the walled city, the City Palace Complex provides you and idea about vision of the founder of Jaipur city Sawai Jai Singh II. The palace presents an excellent example of imposing and magnificent architecture, art and craft structure. The palace is blend of Rajasthani and Mughal Architecture.

While exploring the City Palace Complex you will have opportunity to visit some palatial palaces within this palace complex. Some of the worth visiting attractions inside the city palace complex are:

Mubark Mahal: Also known as the Palace of Welcome or Reception, this palace was built by Sawai Madho Singh in the 19th century. This palace was used as a reception centre for the visiting persons. Now the palace is converted into Museum displaying a wide array of royal costumes like Pashmina Shawls, Benarasi Silk Saris, Sanganeri Prints, and folk embroidery etc.

Maharani Palace: Maharani Palace, the palace of queens, is also converted as a museum displaying Rajput weapons, like scissor-action dagger, chain armors, pistols, jeweled and ivory jeweled swords, a belt sword, guns, poison tipped blades and gun powder pouches, etc. You will also marvel at well preserved and amazing frescos on the ceiling of this palace.

Diwan-I-Aam: While exploring the city palace complex, one of the worth visiting attractions is Diwan-I-Aam, the Hall of Audience where you will see the Art Gallery. rajasthan tours operators will help you to see ancient handwritten original manuscripts of Hindu scriptures, miniature paintings, elephant saddles, etc. You will also marvel at well preserved painted ceilings.

Diwan-I-Khas: Meaning hall of private or selective audience, this marble structure is also worth visiting. It displays world largest sterling silver object two gigantic silver vessels made by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II.

Chandra Mahal: Also known as Moon Palace is still occupied by the royal family. But the ground floor of this palace can be visited by visitors.

You can too enjoy the attractions of city palace complex among several attractions of Jaipur City on your Jaipur tour. You should not miss to visit Jaipur City Palace Complex on your tours to Jaipur.

Jaipur is well connected by road, rail and air.


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