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Tourist Places In Jaipur

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Jantar Mantar The Jantar Mantar monument in Jaipur Rajasthan is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II and completed in 1734.It features the worlds largest stone sundial and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located near City Palace and Hawa Mahal. The instruments allow the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eye. The monument expresses architectural innovations as well as the coming together of ideas from different religious and social beliefs in 18th-century India The observatory is an example of the Ptolemaic positional astronomy which was shared by many civilizations.

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Hawa Mahal Hawa Mahal English translation: "Palace of Winds" or "Palace of the Breeze" is a palace in Jaipur India. It is constructed of red and pink sandstone. The palace sits on the edge of the City Palace Jaipur and extends to the zenana or womens chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. He was so inspired by the unique structure of Khetri Mahal that he built this grand and historical palace. It was designed by Lal Chand Ustad. Its unique five-story exterior is akin to the honeycomb of a beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas decorated with intricate latticework.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.

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City Palace Of Jaipur The City Palace was established at the same time as the city of Jaipur by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II who moved his court to Jaipur from Amber in 1727. Jaipur is the present-day capital of the state of Rajasthan and until 1949 the City Palace was the ceremonial and administrative seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The Palace was also the location of religious and cultural events as well as a patron of arts commerce and industry. It now houses the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum and continues to be the home of the Jaipur royal family. The palace complex has several buildings various courtyards galleries restaurants and offices of the Museum Trust

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Jaigarh Fort Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela Hill of Eagles of the Aravalli range it overlooks the Amer Fort and the Maota Lake near Amer in Jaipur Rajasthan India The fort was built by Jai Singh II in 1726 to protect the Amer Fort and its palace complex and was named after him

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Monkey Temple Galta ji Galtaji is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage about 10 km away from Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The site consists of a series of temples built into a narrow crevice in the ring of hills that surrounds Jaipur The temple complex of Sita Ram ji temple is colloquially known as the Monkey temple Galwar Bagh in travel literature due to the large number of monkeys who live in the largely abandoned and only partially restored temples.

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Albert Hall Museum Albert Hall Museum is located in Rajasthan India. It is the oldest museum of the state and functions as the State museum of Rajasthan. The building is situated in Ram Niwas garden outside the city wall opposite New gate and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. It is also called the Government Central Museum.

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Jaipur Wax Museum Jaipur Wax Museum at Nahargarh Fort a new feather added in the crown of Department of Archaeology Museums The Nahargarh Fort is the city’s defense fortress built at the highest point of the Aravallis is an 18th century Indian-European architectural marvel that still stands strong and gives panoramic views of the city of Jaipur. The Jaipur Wax Museum is immortalized at this iconic Nahargarh Fort in the association with the Department of Archaeology Museums Government of Rajasthan.

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Elephant Joy Elephant Joy in Jaipur India is a fantastic way for you to get hands on experience and make a real difference to the lives of our elephants. Experience the most exciting innovative working elephant village in India dedicated to conserving elephants. You can learn about their basic habits of food life and traditional decoration.

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