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1. November 2012 by Admin 1 Comments

 

CITY PALACE AND S.M.S. II MUSEUM


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located in heart of the old City, it occupy about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a combine of Mughal and Rajput design it houses a seven storied Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am has involved decoration and collection of manuscript, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons. Timing 9.30 to 16.45 hrs.

 

JANTAR MANTAR (Observatory)

 

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Built in 18th century by  Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to daily corrections. Timing 9.00 to 16.30 hrs

 

SWARGHASHULI/ISAR LAT

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The tower on the western side of Tripolia Bazaar is the highest structure in Jaipur and was builr by Sawai Ishwari singh in 1749 to commemorate an important victory.

 

HAWA MAHAL

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Built in 1799, by Sawai Pratap Singh Maharaja, is the most decipherable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied striking semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally design for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the procession and other activities, on the street below. Now it houses a well laid out museum. The display “Jaipur past and present” is unique characteristic of this newly setup museum. Timing 10.00 to 16.30 hrs, Entry Fee Rs. 5.00: Phone: 2618862 

 

JALMAHAL

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(6 kms) Jalmahal is on the way to Amer, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. A paved causeway leads upto the beautiful water palace.

 

JAIGARH FORT

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(15 kms.) standing on a hilltop, overlook the palaces and city of Amer. The world’s largest cannon on wheels- the Jai Ban is situated here, build during reign of Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh. It has a twenty feet lengthy barrel and pump in the cannon for a single shot. Timing 10.00 to 16.45 hrs, Entry Fee for Indians Rs. 15.00 & for foreigners Rs. 20.00, Phone: 2630848

 

NAHARGARH FORT

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(15 kms.) cresting a hill about 600 ft. above the city, the fort was built in 1734. The wall of the fort run along the ridge and within is architectural beauties like Hawa Mandir and Madhvendra Bhawan. Timing 10.00 to 16.00 hrs.

 

CENTRAL MUSEUM

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located in the Ram Niwas Garden. This elegant building was found in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces. Timing 10.00 to 16.30 hrs.

 

BIRLA PLANETARIUM

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It offer unique audio-visual edification about stars and entertainment with its modern computerized projection system. Entry fee As. 20.00 show timings: 11.00, 13.00, 15.00, 17.00, 18.00, 19.00 hrs.

 

LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE

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LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE Is located just below the Moti doongri, known for the elaborate marble carvings in white marble, commonly known as Birla Temple.

 

KANAK VRINDAVAN

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(6.5 Kms on the way to Amer) This is newly restored temple and garden, near Jal Mahal, has beautiful garden and is popular picnic place. This is also beautiful place for film shooting. Timings 8.00 to 17.00 hrs.

 

ALBERT HALL

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It is located in the attractive Ram Niwas Garden. This is beautifully designed Saracenic building was designed by sir Swinton Jacob. It was opened in 1887 as a public museum. It contain a uncommon collection of decorative art things, paintings, sculptures, natural history specimens, an Egyptian Mummy and the well known Persian Golden Carpet.

Timings: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

DOLLS MUSEUM

 

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situated near the Police memorial towards the back side of SMS Hospital is the Dolls Museum. There are many attractive dolls from various countries and is housed in the compound of the school for the deaf and the dumb.

Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

 

SISODIA RANI GARDEN

 

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It is eight kilometres away from Jaipur on the road to Agra. Many landscaped gardens were construct by the kings and courtiers in the 18th and 19th centuries with the largest and the most famous being one built by Sawai Jai Singh for his Sisodia queen, with the name of Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh. It consists of tiered multi level garden with fountains, watercourses and painted pavilions.

Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

VIDYADHAR GARDEN

 

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This garden was named after Vidyadhar who was the chief designer and town planner of Sawai Jai Singh II. It falls immediately before the Sisodia Garden and the garden have been planned in the medieval style. Every evening lights covered at the base of the surrounding hills lighten up the place.

 

STATUE CIRCLE

 

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The full length white marble statue of  Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh install in the centre of the circle in the newly developed C-Scheme area was erected as a tribute to the initiator of Jaipur.

 

GAITORE

 

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Eight kilometres on the road to Amer, it has memorial of queens in the Maharani-ki-Chhatri complex near the Ramgarh road crossing, the island palace - Jai Mahal built by Sawai Madho Singh as a pleasure spot at the Man sagar lake and the Kanak Vrindavan complex temples and gardens recently renovated. To the west, in a narrow valley, is the royal finances ground and the cenotaphs of Jaipur rulers with the exception of Sawai Ishwari Singh, who was cremated outside the Jai Niwas Garden.

 

GALTA

 

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In the vicinity of the city, 10 kms. from Jaipur, Galta is located amidst the range of hills east of the city. On the top of the hill. overlooking the Galta valler is a sun temple. To the east of the temple is a reservoir or a tank which is feed by jump of pure water falling from a Gaumukh or an outlet shaped like the mouth of a cow. On way to Galta, by the Ghat-ki-Guni, is a range of hills crown with the fort of the Amargarh.

 

RAM NIWAS BAGH

 

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To provide open space and greenery to the citizens, there is a big garden, with a zoo, an aviary, a greenhouse, a herbarium, a museum and several sports grounds. It was built during the reign of Sawai Ram Singh II' in 1868 as a famine relief project.

Timings: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

JAGAT SHIROMANI TEMPLE

 

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The beautifully carved Jagat Shiromani Temple houses the idol of Lord Krishna and is popularly associated with the celebrated saint poetess Mira Bai. The old temple of Narsinghji and a step well Panna Mianki-Baodi, which still bears witness to its past glory are also located in the vicinity.

 

MOTI DOONGARI

 

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Among the important landmarks dotting the southern horizon is the small privately owned hilltop fort of Moti Doongari which is shaped like a Scottish castle, the Ganesh Temple at the foot of the hill and the marble built Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

Timings: 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

GOVINDJI TEMPLE

 

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The city place compound also house of the Govindji Temple and is a temple of Lord krishna and Large number of people visit it daily. The temple was built in such a style that the king could see the divinity from the Chandra Mahal, opposite it. The temple is bounded by gardens and palace. The image of Govind Devji was initially install in a temple in Vrindavan.

Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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