City Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan

City Palace

City Palace is located at the center of Jaipur city, It was built from 1729 to 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh II (King of Amber). it is very well connected to all parts of the city, a large number of taxis & public transport options are available to reach this beauty. City Palace became the residential house of Royal family of Amber after the establishment of Jaipur city. This palace was built in center of a walled city of Jaipur- new capital city of Kachwah Dynasty of Amber located nearly 10 Km from Amber Fort. There are many gates & complexes in premises of City Palace. The City Palace Jaipur is a fine example of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

Tourist Attraction : Entry Gates, Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Deewan-e-aam, Deewan-e-khas

The are many entrances to the City Palace and some of the most famous of those gates include Udai Pol, Jaleb Chowk, Tripolia Gate and Virendra Pol. Each one is delicately painted with detailed murals and many of them feature lattice windows and mirrors.
The current royal family now lives in the Moon Palace jaipur-city-palace(Chandra Mahal) that lies across the main courtyard. Visitors are only given access to the ground floor of this building which houses impressive displays of textiles, manuscripts and other possessions that belonged to the royal family.
For many visitors, the Peacock Gate is stands out with its intricate and detailed workmanship that features bright peacocks that seem to come to life. It is from there that you can gaze out to mesmerizing spanning vista and see the many beautiful hues that give the Pink City its name.jaipur-city-palace
The City Palace is located in the Old City on Chokri Shahad and is open daily from 9.30-5pm. The entry fee for foreigners is INR 150.

Best Season: October - February