One of the most prominent post-independence buildings in Jaipur, Jawahar Kala Kendra or ‘JKK’, was inaugurated in 1993 as a multi-arts and cultural center. The building was designed by legendary architect Charles Correa and takes influences from the Vastu Vidya inspired plan of the Pink City mixed with modern designs.
The second of the two Ganesh Temples established by Sawai Jai Singh II, the Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple is located in close proximity to the Birla Mandir. The temple was built prior to the foundation of Jaipur for Lord Ganesha’s blessings before the founding stone was laid.
Located amidst the picturesque hillocks of Amer, the Grah Ganesh Temple was built by Sawai Jai Singh II. As the name suggests the temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha who is depicted in his child form without his trunk.
Located in a posh suburb of Jaipur, the Statue circle garden serves as a traffic junction and a popular recreation spot for the locals. The statue refers to the idol of the founder of the city Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and stands in the honor of the great king.
Built in a valley surrounded by the Aravallis, The Kanak Vrindavan Garden complex was commissioned during the reign of Maharaja Man Singh who was a devotee of Lord Krishna. The complex contains a beautifully designed garden with the signature Rajput chhatris, fountains and a marvelous temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and a zoological park.
Located right before the city entrance through the New Gate or Man Gate, Ram Niwas Bag was constructed by Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur during the year 1868. The garden is spread in a massive area of 76 acres and contains several important locations within its perimeter such as Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur Zoological Park, Jaipur Bird Park and Ravindra …
Located approximately 20 kilometers from the pink city, Chokhi Dhani Village resort is a must visit location. The name is a Marwari phrase, which translates to ‘Good Village’ is a great place to discover Rajasthani culture, cuisine and the various attractions that the ancient region is known for.
A trip to the Pink City would be totally incomplete without experiencing its grand Bazaars that make up for the huge tourist crowds that the city attracts. A majority of the bazaars are located inside the pink city walls and offer a plethora of articles such as clothes, footwear, handicrafts, decorative items, utensils and furniture etc. Listed below are the …
Known to be the final resting place for the Kachwaha Rajputs, Gaitore was the royal cremation ground of the rulers of Jaipur and Amer.
With architectural inspiration from the Mughal gardens, the Sisodiya Rani ka Bagh or Sisodiya Rani Garden is an 18th century structure built by Sawai Jai Singh II. The gardens were named after Jai Singh’s second wife who hailed from the Sisodiya family of Mewar (Udaipur) and are located at the foothills of the Aravali hills.