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Gaitore is the royal cremation site of the Maharajas of Jaipur, with elegant cenotaphs marking the tombs of the erstwhile rulers including Sawai Ram Singh, Sawai Madho Singh and Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.
Gaitore is the royal cremation site of the Maharajas of Jaipur, with elegant cenotaphs marking the tombs of the erstwhile rulers including Sawai Ram Singh, Sawai Madho Singh and Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. Hindu and Mughal architectural styles are visible in the marble and sandstone structures that commemorate the kings. The highlight of the complex is the white marble tomb of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, with intricate inscriptions and engravings.
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For Vaishnavites, particularly followers of Lord Krishna, the Govind Devji is the most important temple in the world after Vrindavan
The Nahargarh Fort is the smallest of the 3 forts in the Jaipur area, Built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in a mix of Indian and European styles
The entrance is not from the main street, but is around the back of the shops
The 18th century City Palace, once the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, harmoniously blends traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture
The Hawa Mahal or Palace of Breeze is a 5-storey high pink and red sandstone structure with over 950 windows forming a honeycomb facade, built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Singh as part of City Palace
Sargasuli Tower or Isar Lath is an 18th century tower built by Maharaja Ishwari Singh to commemorate his victory over Madho Singh
The Jal Mahal (Water Palace) is an 18th century Rajput Palace in the middle of the 300 acre Man Sagar Lake
The Zoological Garden is located in the serene environment of Ram Niwas Bagh and the garden boasts about its rich flora and fauna
Located at the exact center of the city, Ram Niwas Garden was built in year 1868 by Maharaja Sawai Ram singh of Jaipur
The Central Museum is housed in the Indo-Saracenic style Albert Hall, named after King Albert Edward VII of England who inaugurated it