Jaipur Monuments

Among the various tourist spots in Jaipur, the monuments in Jaipur manage to draw a large number of tourists. Magnificent monuments such as Jaigarh Fort, Amer Fort, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Gaitore, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Birla Mandir, Albert Hall Musuem, jal mahal and Statue Circle etc. are spectacular sights which attract hordes of tourists every year.

Amber Fort
Amber Fort

Amber (pronounced Amer) is at a distance of about 11 kilometres from Jaipur. It was the bastion of the Kachwahas of Amber, until the capital was moved to the plains, to what is today Jaipur.

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Jaipur City Palace
Jaipur City Palace

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.

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Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar

The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur. It contains fourteen geometric devices.

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Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal

The Palace of Winds was constructed in 1799 by the poet-king Sawai Pratap Singh. The five-storied structure is made of pink sandstone and has 356 intricately carved jharokhas (windows).

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Albert Hall Museum
Albert Hall Museum

The building gets its name from The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the inspiration for its design. The exquisitely built Albert Hall is housed in the centre of Ram Niwas Garden.

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Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort

The northern frontier of Jaipur is fortified by Nahargarh Fort. Situated on a rough crest of the Aravalli range, the fort, which literally means ‘abode of the tigers’, was built in 1734 by Jai Singh.

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Jaigarh Fort
Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela of the Aravalli range; it overlooks the Amber Fort and the Maota Lake, near Amber in Jaipur The Jaigarh Fort is a majestic.

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Birla Mandir Jaipur
Birla Mandir Jaipur

Birla Mandir, Jaipur is a Hindu temple located in Jaipur, India and is part of one of the several Birla mandirs located all around the country. The grand temple is located on an elevated ground.

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Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century.

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