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City Palace

City Palace, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002

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About City Palace

The City Palace, Jaipur was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. After the Maharaja moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727, the City Palace not only became the ceremonial and administrative seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur but was also the location of religious and cultural events, as well as a patron of arts, commerce, and industry.


Attractions near City Palace

Jantar Mantar - Jaipur0.13km from City Palace

The ancient structure is mainly used to measure the time of day, correct to half a second and declination of the sun and the other heavenly bodies. It is also featured as the world's largest stone sundial.

Chandra Mahal0.17km from City Palace

Chandra Mahal is situated inside the main City Palace, which occupies around one-seventh area of the city. This mahal was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II and later on renovations were done by his descendants. It is presently the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and has a seven-storeyed citadel

Hawa Mahal0.36km from City Palace

Hawa Mahal( "The Palace of Breeze") is a palace in Jaipur, India. Made with the red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The original intent of the lattice design was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life and festivals celebrated in the street below without being seen since they had to obey the strict rules of "purdah", which forbade them from appearing in public without face coverings

Kalki Temple0.44km from City Palace

This is a Hindu temple located in Jaipur, Rajasthan in the 18th century. It is believed to have been built in memory of Jai Singh's grandson Kalki Singh, who died at a young age.

Ajmeri Gate1.27km from City Palace

A popular tourist place in Jaipur. The huge walls and the gate is a perfect example of the royal architecture.

Ram Niwas Garden1.37km from City Palace

The historical garden is located in the heart of the city and covers an area of 33 acres ,and was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in 1868.

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