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Jaipur City Palace

City palace (or Jaipur City Palace) is a grand ancient palace in the capital city of Jaipur in the north west Indian state of Rajasthan.

History

The Jaipur city palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the Maharaja (ruler/king) of Jaipur in the 18th century. When it was completed (in 1732 AD), the palace occupied almost one-seventh part of the entire city of old Jaipur. 

Though the basic construction was completed in 1732, the palace was beautified and renovated multiple times until early 20th century.

Today the palace is under the possession of It is still preserved carefully along with all the belongings inside the palace put on display.

Architecture/Structure

Mughal and European styles of architecture are used in combination with traditional Rajput architecture on this palace.

The palace complex consists of various small palaces, well-groomed gardens, courtyards, open terraces, and museums and galleries too. These include –

….and many more!

In the galleries and museums within this palace, the belongings and relics related to the Maharaja’s royal family are preserved and displayed for the public to see.

Additional Information for Visitors

Jaipur city palace is open to visitors between 9.30 AM and 5 PM for daytime viewing and between 7 PM to 10 PM for nighttime viewing every day, on all days of the week.

An entry fee of INR 200 per head is applicable for every Indian national (adult) visitor to this place, and for foreigners (adult), the entrance fee applicable is INR 700 per head. For students (Indian nationals), the entry fee is INR 100.

Jaipur city is well connected to cities across India as well as other parts of the world, and can be reached by air, rail or road.