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Jaipur City Palace in Jaipur

The City Palace is a splendid example of the foresight that Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II had. As the founder of Jaipur, he took pains to create a magnificent walled city that encloses marvels such as the City Palace. The palace is a beautiful blend of Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. The previous royal family continues to reside in one section of the palace. Located within the walls of the City Palace, Chandra Mahal is a seven-storeyed tower. However, the ground and first floors have now been given over for the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum.

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Location:
Jaipur
Rajasthan, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
₹75
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
26.9261423°N, 75.8232546°E
Distance from Jaipur city center to Jaipur City Palace
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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Read traveller's reviews about Jaipur City Palace..

Overall Rating:4.3

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  '5' out of 5
"It is a must visit, if you are in Jaipur. There are lots of historical things to see. I loved the dress of Sawai Man Singh, if you know what I mean ;) The sabha niwas was great plus point of this place. It is well maintained and clean. Overall a very nice experience."
  '5' out of 5
"The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. He planned and built the outer walls, and later additions were made by successive rulers continuing up to the 20th century. The credit for the urban layout of the city and its structures is attributed to two architects namely, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, the chief architect in the royal court and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, apart from the Sawai himself who was a keen architectural enthusiast. The architects achieved a fusion of the Shilpa Shastra of Indian architecture with Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture."
  '3' out of 5
"Totally overrated, i yell once more OVERRATED. There's practically nothing to see other than some clothes, a few weapons, and old buggy's, yes it seems the kings during the British era too didn't owe any vehicle, a few cannons are kept here and there(with isi mark lol meaning they have been put-up just for show and ain't real). You cant photograph anything, there is no diner inside, loos have to be searched for, no shade to walk, half the areas are restricted to go to, people have scribbled their names to eternity on the walls and yes the official guides try to fool you assuming the customer is a total ass. One of the guides was telling a German tourist that the King's weight was around 300kg(yawn). Do not hire a guide, and avoid the art museum at all costs there. I would personally recommend you go to the adjacent site jantar mantar which is way way better. "
  '5' out of 5
"One of the best place to head out to in Jaipur. A lot of beautiful corners in the house. Its one of the best preserved and maintained tourist attractions in Jaipur-Delhi-Agra Circuit. Its very easy to see everything thats there. One tip would be to get the audio guide which is about Rs.100/- in your language. Having the audio guide helps to add that extra meaning to a fantastic tourist destination."
  '4' out of 5
"Hii , This is ashok. I visit city palace many time and everytime i find it more interesting. It represents history and culture of Jaipur.if you visiting this beautiful city i recommend you this place. :)"

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 4, 2016