Top 12 Historical Monuments in Jaipur

It is a huge complex Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The palace has historical sites like Diwan-i-Khas, Maharani Palace, Mubarak Mahal and also the famous Govindjee Temple

City Palace

The Fort is an extensive palace complex and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a great example of Rajput architecture built with yellow and pink sandstone and white marble

Amber Fort

It is one of the oldest astronomical observatories in the world, built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and has a collection of 19 astronomical instruments

Jantar Mantar

It is an iconic landmark of Jaipur and was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 for the ladies of the royal family to witness the grandeur of the city from the Jharokhas

Hawa Mahal

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The water palace stands in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake and was built by Maharaja Madho Singh I in 1699 as a hunting lodge. It is a blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture

Jal Mahal

The fort is located on the Cheel ka Teela overlooking the Amer Fort and Maota Lake. It was built by Mirza Raja Jai Singh in 1726 to protect the Amer Fort and its palace complex

Jaigarh Fort

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It is the oldest museum in Rajasthan and is named after King Edward VII. It houses a rich collection of artefacts like paintings, jewellery, ivory and metal sculptures

Albert Hall Museum

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It is the royal crematorium grounds for the Kachwaha Rajputs located in the foothills of Nahargarh Fort. The cenotaphs of the royals are present all around the complex

Chhatris of Gaitore

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Popularly known as Chand Baori, it is a 1,200-year-old stepwell in the village of Abhaneri, located 88km from Jaipur. It has 13 levels and extends 100 feet into the ground

Abhaneri Stepwells

It means ‘Abode of Tigers’ and was the hunting and retreat place for the Maharajas of Jaipur. Located on a ridge of the Aravalli Hills it offers stunning views of the Jaipur city

Nahargarh Fort

The palace was built in 1835 and once was the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Presently it is a luxurious heritage hotel spread across an area of 47 acres

Rambagh Palace

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A palace garden built in 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II for his second wife. It features multi-level gardens, fountains and wall paintings of the Radha-Krishna love story

Sisodia Rani Bagh

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