City Palace in Jaipur was the throne of kings. From the City Palace, they used to rule the region. The City Palace is a massive complex and it includes courtyards, gardens, and several buildings. The main palaces in the complex are the Mubarak Mahal and the Chandra Mahal. The architecture is a combination of Indian, Rajput, European and Mughal styles and you can see the glory of the fusion in every corner and nook of the palace.
The pink and red sandstone with which it is built elevates the beauty to the palace. The ornate gateways add magnificence and elegance to the structure. The City Palace of Jaipur is an exalted example of how art, creativity, and design can be blended to form an intense symbol.
History of City Palace
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II built the City Palace. Raja Jai Sing built the external boundary of the palace and various structures by his successors to enhance the charm of the palace. It was also used as a residence for prior Maharaja of Jaipur.
Significant Aspect of City Palace
The city palace is mesmerizing. One can call it a heaven for history and art lovers. There is a section especially devoted to the artisans of Jaipur where you can buy souvenirs. This section has traditional paintings that are made from wooden replicas of the monuments and organic colors. It is the best way to bring the remembrance of the palace with you.
- Visiting duration: Around 2 Hours
- Visiting hours: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
- Photography: Allowed
- Famous For: Monument fort/fortress History & Culture
- Entry Fee:190 INR (Indians) & 500 INR (Foreigners)