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Full-Day Jaipur Tour including Amber Fort and City Palace with Lunch
"Meet your guide at your Jaipur hotel or arrange to be picked up at the airport or railway station in Jaipur at approximately 8am. Begin the tour by visiting the Amber Fort. The Amber Fort is situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City and is beautifully you will encounter the world-renowned Jai Mandir temple with its dazzling Sheesh Mahal hall of mirrors. The walls and the ceiling of the Mahal are covered with a beautiful array of mirrors which reflect any streak of light illuminating the entire room.Continue the tour by making a photo stop at Jal Mahal around 11am. This Rajput style ""Water Palace"" sits in the center of the Man Sarobar lake. The lake is often dry during the summer but the winter monsoons frequently turn it into a beautiful lake filled with water hyacinths. Next you will visit the Hawa Mahal another Rajput landmark also known as the Palace of the Winds
From $60.00
 
Jaipur Day Tour with Bollywood Movie and a Visit to a Local Astrologer
"Start your evening in Jaipur the Pink City with a taste of luxury. Everyone will meet at City Palace ticket counter at 4:00PM and start exploring the palace.With a collection of royal Rajasthani costumes majestic courtyards lush gardens and a remarkable museum the City Palace is a unique monument we just couldn’t let you miss! From there
From $87.00
 
Jaipur Half-Day Cultural Cycling Tour
"Your tour begins with a pickup from your hotel and a transfer to the starting point of the small group cycling tour. Start early in the morning to avoid crowds and traffic on the streets. The tour gives you a thrilling overview of th known as the Hawa Mahal (or the palace of the winds). Head on to a quaint district of a local community and see the locals getting along their daily lives. Also see an old Haveli (Indian mansion). The tour has refreshment stops enroute that allows you to including – lassi which is a local buttermilk drink. Cycle along and marvel at the architecture of the Albert Hall Mueseum which dates back to 1887. Also see the historic Raj Mandir movie hall that has been showing Bollywood movies since 1976. Get a snapshot of the livelihood of the marble carvers who carve out exquisite items that are popular among tourists as souvenirs. Your tour also includes visit to an ancient Hindu temple. Admire the enchanting view of the City Palce located amidst a lake before ending your tour with an Indian breakfast at a 270 years old heritage haveli. Breakfast options include poha (flattened rice dish)
From $56.00

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The Palace

The city palace complex still has some areas reserved as royal residence, but several buildings are opened to public as a museum. Different buildings and yards, arches and rooms, provide a very...
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solopes
Apr 04, 2016

Silver urns

There are two silver urns placed prominently in the City Palace, in jaipur. Visitors often express themselves puzzled by their presence...Yes, we did to! But let me continue to reproduce what I read...
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Apr 04, 2016

City Palace

Built in 1729, this large building complex was for the local leader, the Maharaja of Jaipur and administration. Also known as the Chandra Mahal palace, it is both a museum and is still used as a royal...
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Jim_Eliason
Jan 29, 2016

Beautiful Palace

The City Palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It is surrounded by spacious courtyards, gardens, and temples. There are several buildings...
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Donna_in_India
May 17, 2015

City Palace - Jaipur

The City Palace is a large palace complex located in the historical center of Jaipur. The palace was built in 1729 - 1732 during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II with additions coming from...
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Herkbert
Nov 15, 2014

Pitam Niwas Chowk

Pitam Niwas Chowk is the inner courtyard, accessing the main palace, Chandra Mahal. It has four gates representing the four seasons and Hindu gods.In the Northeast is Peacock Gate representing autumn...
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solopes
Sep 14, 2014

Maharani's palace

The complex of city palace is composed by a few specific and distinct areas. The Maharani's palace impresses for its delicacy, with wonderful stone carvings and frescoes painted with dust of precious...
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solopes
Jul 26, 2014

City Palace, Jaipur

The huge complex of the City Palace is still inhabited by the Royal family and was constructed by Jai Singh II around 1730, but various buildings have been added over the centuries. One can either...
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pfsmalo
Jul 19, 2014

Diwan-I-Khas

Diwan-I-Khas is a very harmonious hall, with beautiful floor and chandeliers, but where the top attraction is a pair of huge silver vessels, the biggest in the world, according to Guinness Book of...
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solopes
Jun 09, 2014

Rajendra Pol

A very beautiful gate to City Palace is made of white marble, flanked by two elephants also in marble, carved in a single block,and added later to celebrate the birth of Maharaja's son is called...
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solopes
Apr 24, 2014

City Palace of Jaipur

Northeast of the centre of Jaipur lies the City Palace. The complex includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings. Construction of the palace took place between 1729 and...
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Aug 31, 2013

City Palace - Diwan-i-Khas

Diwan-I-Khas or 'Hall of Private Audience' is an open marble paved pavilion with a double row of columns with scalloped arches. It was originally the Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience) until the...
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Sep 23, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near City Palace

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Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh is a lot closer to Jaipur with an impressive view over the city to the City Palace. The name means "Abode of the Tigers". Built by Jai Singh the founder of Jaipur, this fort was added to...
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Jai Mahal - lake palace

We stopped briefly for photos here on our way back into town from the Amber Fort. The Jal Mahal sits in the south west corner of Man Sagar Lake, a man-made lake created in the 16th century when a dam...
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Jantar Mantar

This was one of our favourite sights in Jaipur, and indeed, one of Chris’s favourites from the whole trip – he found it totally fascinating, as did I. For both of us it had a double appeal – not only...
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Jaigarh fort

Jaigarh Fort is located on the top of the hill, by the name of Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles). Jaigarh Fort is also known as the 'Victory Fort'.It overlooks the mountains,amber fort and lake...
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Monkey Temple

10km out of Jaipur, Galta is a pilgrim spot. It is visited for its temples as the sage Galav is mean to have lived and meditated here. It really is a beautiful, beautiful place. Monkey Temple - As...
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Albert Hall Museum

Taking roughly 10 years to build, after laying the first stone during Alberts visit to India in 1876, in fact it was undecided what to do with it. After many discussions of whether it would be the...
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