II MUSEUM - situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons. Timing 9.30 to 16.45 hrs. Entry Fee for Indians Rs. 35.00 and for foreigners Rs.150.00 inclusive of entry to Jaigarh fort, Phone: 2608055

¤ JANTAR MANTAR (Observatory) - built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to daily corrections. Timing 9.00 to 16.30 hrs, Entry Fee Rs. 10.00, Phone: 2610494 ¤ HAWA MAHAL - built in 1799, by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities, on the street below. Now it houses a well laid out museum. The display “Jaipur past and present” is the special feature of this newly setup museum. Timing 10.00 to 16.30 hrs, En try Fee Rs. 5.00: Phone: 2618862

¤ JALMAHAL - (6 kms) on the way to Amer, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. A paved causeway leads upto the beautiful water palace.

¤ JAIGARH FORT - (15 kms.) standing on a hilltop, overlooking the palaces and city of Amer. The world’s biggest cannon on wheels- the Jai Ban is positioned here, built during reign of Maharaja Sawai Jaisingh. It has a twenty feet long barrel and pumped in the cannon for a single shot. Timing 10.00 to 16.45 hrs, Entry Fee for Indians Rs. 15.00 & for foreigners Rs. 20.00, Phone: 2630848

¤ AMER - The old capital of the Kachhwahas stands atop a range of craggy hills. The fort is remarkable as much for the majestic grandeur of its surroundings as for its sturdy battlements and beautiful palaces. It is a fine blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The solemn dignity of it red sandstone and white marble pavilions, when reflected in the lake at the foot hill, is a sight to behold. The original palace was built by Raja Man Singh, the additional extensions were built by Maharaja Mirja Raja Jai Singh and Sawai Jai Singh lIthe last Maharaja of Amer, who built a new city called Jaipur, where he shfted his capital in 1727. The palace complex is lavishly ornamented and displays the riches of Amer. Sheesh Mahal chamber of Mirrors. Diwan-e-Am or the Hall of Public Audience is a beautifully proportioned hall open on three sides and stands on two rows of ornamented pillars. Diwan eKhas or the Hall of Private Audience has delicate mosaic work in glass. Sukh mandir is guarded by sandalwood doors inlaid with ivory. Throughout the massive fort finely carved lattice windows, exquisitely painted doorways, halls and finely sculptured pillars crave for attention. The old city of Amer was the seat of power and bustling with life and prosperity. Other worth seeing sites are Jagat Shiromani Temple, Narsinghji temple, the stepwell of Panna Meena and fine carved royal cenotaphs on the road to Delhi. Timing: 9.00 to 16.30 hrs. Entry Fee For Indians Rs. 10.00, For Foreigners Rs. 50.00, Phone: 2530293, Elephant ride charge Rs. 400.00 (inclusive of all taxes) Timing : 8.00 to 16.00 hrs, Phone: 2530264 (Tourist Office). ¤ NAHARGARH FORT - (15 kms.) cresting a hill about 600 ft. above the city, the fort was built in 1734. The walls of the fort run along the ridge and within are architectural beauties like Hawa Mandir and Madhvendra Bhawan. Timing 10.00 to 16.00 hrs, Entry Fee Rs. 5.00, Phone: 5148044 ¤ CENTRAL MUSEUM - situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces. Timing 10.00 to 16.30 hrs, Entry Fee for Indians Rs. 5.00, for foreigners As. 30.00, Phone: 2570099


Tripolia Gate is reserved for royal family and the third entrance is Virendra Pol. City Palace Entrance: Gangajali Udail Pol also named as Atish Pol is the main entrance for tourists is a grand gateway with rich decorations. 19. The palace structures within the city palace complex of Jaipur comprise of the Badal Mahal. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.00.00 to 17. This is also beautiful location for film shooting. is close to the Mubarak Mahal.5 Kms on the way to Amer) This newly restored temple and garden.00. Phone: 2634596 City Palace City Palace One of the historic architectural heritage of Jaipur city is City Palace which gives a holistic experience to the International and domestic tour ist. Once we enter there is central courtyard called Mubarak Mahal (Mubarak is a urdu word means auspicious). has beautiful gardens and is popular picnic place. popularly known as Birla Temple. the seven storied Chandra Mahal with highly ornamented interiors and the Sarvato Bhadra constructed during Sawai Jai Singh‟s reign (1700 -1743).00 show timings: 11. known for the intricate marble carvings in white marble.00. So Mubarak Mahal is auspicious palace which has reception center made 2 . Diwan-i-Am. 20. Later additions include the Pritam Niwas by Sawai Pratap Singh (1778-1803). Entry fee Rs. City Palace one of the major tourist attraction fascinated by marvelous architecture of Mughal and Rajput and European style of architecture is a official residence of Maharaja of Jaipur and Royal family resides in Chandra Mahal. The palace is opened to the General public and International visitor‟s as a museum. near Jal Mahal.¤ BIRLA PLANETARIUM . gardens and courtyards.00 hrs. 18.00. 13. constructed in the 18th century under Sawai Madho Singh I (1751-1768) or Sawai Pratap Singh (1778 – 1803) and Mubarak Mahal by Sawai Madho Singh II (1880-1922) in 1896 for use by royal guests.is situated just below the Moti doongri. City Palace is an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces.00 & Timings 8. The other entrance. History of City Palace : In 1727. Entry fee As. decorative art and carved doorways. ¤ KANAK VRINDAVAN . 15.00. Since 1959.00 hrs. Phone: 2381594 ¤ LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE . the city palace was built.(6.It offers unique audio-visual education about stars and entertainment with its modern computerised projection system. 4. 17. shifted their capital from Amber to Jaipur and from 1729-32.

Pritam Niwas Chowk: Pritam Niwas Chowk is again a rectangular courtyard between Sarvato Bhadra and Chandra Mahal. Clock Tower : The palace has an iconic clock tower which can be seen from a distance from many places in the city. here the Maharaja meet his ministers. these Gangajali was made by melting 14. called Gangajali. open at all four sides with beautiful arches and chandeliers making it a truly special place. Then a wooden mold was made over which the sheets were beaten into the shape of a jar. called Gangajal. The gates typically have gokhdas (sitting spaces) on either side of the entrance. Visitors can find two big silver jars. in a period of 2 years. Tourists get easily attracted towards them and get amazed to know that there is no soldering done while preparing these jars. Peacock Gate. each has a weight of 345 kg. official guests and other important people. paintings. Green gate representing spring and the Rose Gate representing the winter season. trefoil or pointed arches with rectangular or chhatri (vaulted dome) type framing. Visitors can move to Ridhi Sidhi Pol which is a four-storied grand gateway that leads to the Pritam Niwas Chowk. Clock Tower Ridhi Sidhi Pol Sabha Niwas or Diwan-i-Am or The Hall of Public Audiences is an art gallery. circumference of 14‟10″ and a volume of 900 imperial gallons or 4091 liters. Diwan-i-Khas is a square courtyard. During 1894-96. sanganeri prints and folk embroidery. displaying rare handwritten manuscripts. used fo r keeping the sacred water of the river Ganges. flanked with lotus columns. Diwan-i-Khas of the palace. Lotus Gate representing summer. Mubarak Mahal Next to Mubarak Mahal is Sarvato Bhadra.000 silver coins into sheets of silver.in the 19th centuary by Maharaja Madho Singh II and a museum displaying textiles and costumes used by the royalty in the past which includes fine Pashmina shawls. Benaras silk sarees. Kashmiri shawls and carpets. the Hall of Private Audience. 3 . representing autumn. It has four beautiful doorways representing the four seasons. height 5‟3″. The openings are often characterized by the use of cusped.

and jaipur was one of them. When the king is away. A keen astronomer major Arthur Garrett built this observatory keeping in mind the astronomical concepts and analysis.” The name jantar mantar means the calculation instrument.Pritam Niwas Chowk Chandra Mahal Chandra Mahal is seven-storied palace used as the residence by the royal family. the Blue Palace and Shobha Niwas. The flag of the Maharaja flies on top of the palace. there are palaces like Sukh Niwas. Sri Niwas the Mirror Palace. It is known as “The expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the en d of the Mughal period. 4 . Inside the Chandra Mahal. Maharaja Jai Singh II was a smart king who had believes in the astronomy. He constructed five such unique forms in which jaipur was the largest and preserved of them all. the queen‟s flag is hoisted. It indicates that the king is in the palace. Green Gate (Spring Gate) Lotus Gate (Summer Gate) Jantar mantar. he built an observatory in the western central regions of India. Between 1727 and 1734.“The house of instruments” The king of the pink city. Chavvi Niwas. The obser vatory was named as “jantar mantar”. the Ceremonial Hall. the living room.

The unique characteristics of each instrument individually share a place of pride in the book of the pink city. Nahargarh Fort was formerly known as “Sudarshangarh Fort”. with are the only practical large instruments predicting astronomy in the world. JayaPrakash yantra(instrument) attributes the hollowed out hemisphere on the concave surface used to observe the alignment of the position of a star with windows edges. Nahargarh Fort Nahargarh Fort 5 . the edifice of Nahargarh fort was thwarted by the spirit of a Rathore prince named Nahar Singh Bhomia. one can easily focus and predict the time. Many such instruments carry specific astrological meaning serving to the society and the universe. this famous fort offers a magnificent vision of the picturesque surroundings to the visitors. Probably jantar mantar is the only practical proof left for the Vedic astrology other than texts. On top of that is the Hindu Chattri also knows as Small Cupola which is a stage to predict the eclipse and the arrivals of the monsoons. According to legends. The majestic Nahargarh Fort is hooked up to the famous Jaigarh Fort from end to end of its ramparts. All the instruments in general are large structures attributing the specific prediction. founder of Jaipur in the year 1734. Being a key sightseeing spot of Jaipur. Soon after. He ordered Raj Imarat (person who was in charge for stately bui lding projects) to plan an enjoyment fortress within the fort. Established by the great Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 17 34. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh discovered that the property in which he tried to raise the fort once belonged to a former Rathore prince named Nahar Singh and his spirit hated the unexpected commotion in his holy dwelling. track stars with the location of earth orbiting around the sun. 2012 By Suganyasree Rajesh Leave a Comment Rajasthan. Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh rehabilitated Nahargarh fort into a torrential rain run away. The local astronomers use these instruments to predict the monsoon for farmers. the multi-hued state of Rajasthan has countless citadels. decline of planets and determining the celestial altitudes. forts and fortresses. the courageous and vivid state of Indian is celebrated for its imperial legacy and tradition. predict eclipse. the largest of the entire instruments is plotted to predict the time of the day. Sundial is the largest instrument ever to predict the time to stand twenty seven metres tall. Ram yantra is one such instrument which is an example of excellent architectural deigns and its relation to function. Created by the unification of several significant states that was under the control of spirited Rajputs.Jantar Mantar consists of fourteen geometric devices which can measure time. Nevertheless. Later. Nahargarh Fort is famous for its extensive wall which hooks it up to the celebrated Jaigarh Fort. Nahargarh Fort : A history and Legacy March 26. King Sawai Ram Singh refurbished Nahargarh fort. Nahargarh meaning “Dwelling of Tigers”. In the same way. Later. Samrat Yantra also known as sundial. In 1868. This amusement place named as Madhavendra Bhawan. Declared as the national monument in 1948. constructed Madhavendra Bhawan with fine-looking interiors. the famous Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur. With the perfect angle towards the latitude of jaipur. a number of these forts and palaces in Rajasthan are related to significant past occurrences. He built this fort on the majestic Aravalli hills mainly as a retreat destination. Vidyadhar Bhattacharya. History and fable of Nahargarh Fort: The ancient Nahargarh Fort was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. In addition. every instrument has its own uniqueness built by the stones and marbles carrying an astronomical scale. Jantar mantar is one place of learning for the students of astronomy and Vedic astrology. wall paintings and stucco patterns. in 1880. in company with the other 2 forts (Amer Fort & Jaigarh Fort) created a tough protection for the city of Jaipur city a long time ago. the spirit Nahar Singh Bhomia was satisfied when Jai Singh built a small fortress (at Purana Ghat) inside the fort and devoted that fort to the dead Rathore Prince. Since Nahargarh Fort is placed on one of prehis toric hill ranges of the world named the Aravalli mountain ranges. a small temple was also built in that place. the fort was offered the name. The yantra (instruments) involved in the premises of jantar mantar shares the equal importance and excellence. the architect of Jaipur.

For the exped iency of the King. an architect in the Raj Imarat group assisted in the intellectual designing of the royal ladies quarters. Nahargarh Biological Park: Nahargarh Biological Park is one more tourist attraction that is placed in the environs of Nahargarh fort. Nahargarh Fort served as relaxing recoil for imperial guests and VIPs who were requested to join the King for duck huntings. Each and every suite of the Zenana is a splendid portrayal of Rajputana sculpture and savor for sumptuousness. The royal women used this place to enjoy a leisurely walk here. a great deal of this unique fort is damaged at present. The suites and rooms are connected to each other via hallways and boasts gorgeous frescoes in the interior.Incredible “Indian-European” Structural Design of Nahargarh Fort: The incredible Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur was mainly used as recoil for royal family women. As a result. the 19th century embellishments (together with the rooms endowed for the Maharajas) and the sprawling walls of the fort are in good condition. The splendid quarters that were created for the royal women extends up to the 4th of the quad. O n the other hand. However. This park boasts fine granite and quartizite rocks. Nahargarh Fort offered protection to several Europeans including the wife of a British Resident throughout the “Sepoy rebellion” that happened in the year 1857. The stately riches were protected safely in the fortress until Man Singh II transported it to Moti Doongri in the year 1940. The Women quarters were set up in a tricky way that the Maharaja could pay a visit to any queen‟s room without the familiarity of the other queens. as the metropolis never encountered an invasion from either the armed forces of other Rajput realms or Mughals realms. Hence. The chief magnetism of Nahargarh Fort is the Madhavendra Bhavan which was once the summer run away of the imperial household. The plant life or flora of the province is mainly symbolized by the steamy dehydrated deciduous and humid spike jungles. the private living area of the Maharaja was constructed on the 4th side. Awesome View of the Nahargarh Fort: While Nahargarh fort in Jaipur overlooks the skyline by daylight hours. This organic park is extended up to 7.2sq-kms of the Nahargarh sanctuary (50-sq-kms). In addition. which were placed on the 3 sides of a rectangular quad. Noteworthy Combats in Nahargarh Fort: Even though Nahargarh Fort did not encounter any warfare. the “Mardana Mahal” at Nahargarh Fort served as the existing quarters of the noble men. If truth be told. it observed a few key chronological events. kitchen fireplaces and lavatories are built in this delightful fortress. Nahargarh Fort bestows beautiful panoramas of the Man Sagar Lake that has a beautiful duck venetian blind in the middle. While each of the King‟s 9 wives was offered a 2 -storey dwelling. Thakur Fateh Singh. On the other hand. Luckily. the ladies quarters (known as Zenana deorhi) at the Nahargarh Fort were established to make an impression among the regal women. 6 . The big guns that varied across the Hazuri Burj were believed to defend the fort. each of the 9 queens had their names emblazoned on thier doors. the core structural design of the suites was based on the Indian architecture with some European embellishments such as rectangular casements and European-styled lavatories. the zenana was particularly cosntructred by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singhji. Awe-inspiring Planning of Madhavendra Bhawan: Madhavendra Bhawan possesses 12 identical suites for the use of royal women. such as the agreements with the “Maratha forces” which invaded the pink city if Jaipur in 18th century. Essentially. the field guns were habitually fired to indicate the time. the majestic Nahargarh Fort was also known as the hunting abode of the ancient Maharajas. the fort creates a spectacular view when floodlit nocturnally. Referred as the Madhavendra Bhawan.

or the 9 (nava) gems (ratna) of the royal court. 1550 – July 6. Amer fort is also spelled. 1614) in 16th century. Akbar included him among the „Navaratnas‟. There is a channel running through the hall. In this hall. The fort is remarkable for its majestic grandeur. ‘Sukh Niwaas’ (Sukh Mandir) Sukh Niwaas. It is located in Amer. surroundings. which carried cool water that worked as an air cooler. battles and beautiful palaces and halls. Nearby he ordered to set a small temple devoted to „Sheela Mata‟. his patron goddess. who were extremely revolutionary. Fort is known for its Indian Artistic Style. with the aid of breeze. blending Hindu and Rajputs elements.e. Exquisite paintings of hunting scenes on the walls depict the temperament of the Rajputs.m from Jaipur. a state later known as Jaipur. 11 k. ministers. Man Singh began the construction of a fortress-palace of white and red sandstone i. In this artistic hall cool climate was artificially created. the Hindu and Muslim manner of ornamentation. adventurous. Tourists simply astonish by intricate carving on the walls and ceilings. He was the Kacchwaha (Rajput) of King of Amber. Man Singh. Amer Fort has the marvelous decoration influenced by both. and his friends. It is said that 7 . It is said that king used to listen about needs and complaints of General public. known and pronounced as Amber Fort. The Amer Fort was built by „Raja Shri Maan Singh JI Saheb‟ (Maan Singh I) (December 21. It is one of the major tourist attractions. located high on hill. It is most beautiful fort and the pride of Jaipur.The Most Precious Gem of Jaipur : Amer Fort When we talk about the Jaipur then it is not possible that we could ignore the Amer fort. ‘Diwaan-e-Aam’ and ‘Diwaan-e-Khaas’ Diwan-e-Aam‟ or the „Hall of Public Audience‟ is a beautiful hall stands on two rows of ornamented pillars and opens on three sides. Amer Fort in 1592. Its Indian architecture includes large ramparts. king used to meet special guests from other states. the fort overlooks the „Maota Lake‟. and self-indulgent. series of gates. one of the first war chiefs or the trusted general of the Emperor Akbar. at its forefront. „Diwan e -Khaas‟ or the „Hall of Private Audience‟ has delicate mosaic work in glass. which is opposite to „Diwaan-e-Khaas‟ having doors made of sandal wood and ivory.

The reason behind why this hall was made by glass because in ancient days the queen was not allowed to sleep in open air but she loved to see the stars shining.. “pyaar kiya toh darna kya”.m. The Palace Of Wind : Hawa Mahal 8 . then the reflect ion converts that small light into thousand of stars. The most stunning thing about this hall is that if someone burns two candles. The Amber Fort is an excellent example of amazing technology. Elephant Ride The Elephant Ride is the major attractive activity in Amber Fort. the Kesar Kyari Bagh in a garden on Maota Lake. in Jaipur. That song filmed beautifully but the all credit goes to the beauty of Sheesh mahal. But now a days climate does not allow to plant saffron.e. You must remember the song of the famous bollywood Classic Film „Mughal -E-Azam‟ i. yes. The English meaning of Kesar Kyaari is the „saffron fields‟. and this shows that our Jaipur in terms of technology is always been a pioneer… Great Jaipur…. right before Amber Fort. The timings for the elephant ride are 7. The Walls and ceiling of this hall is carved with beautiful paintings and flowers and that too made with pure glass. It costs Rupees 550 to take a ride on elephant at the amber fort. but for the foreign tourists it is really a fun activity and the principle attraction.the kings used to spend time in this Sukh Niwaas with their queens and sometimes with their mistresses that is why it is known as the residence of pleasure or pleasurable residence in English. ‘Mughal Garden’ or ‘Kesar Kyaari’ Kesar Kyaari is the another beautiful part of Amber fort. Great Rajasthan. to 12. So the king ordered his architects to make somet hing which could solve the purpose.30 p.30 a. Rajasthan. it was shot in Sheesh Mahal. This garden has star-shaped flower beds in which the King used to plant saffron flowers. ‘Sheesh Mahal’ The Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace) is the most famous and beautiful part of Amber Fort.m.

palace shares the height of 50 feet from ground designed in the manner of a castle along with small windows. One of his achievements in the same is defined by “HawaMahal”. 2012 By Manish K. Hawa Mahal is registered as one exemplar portraying dignity and honor of the city in the history pages of Rajasthan. Leave a Comment Jalmahal in Amber Valley It is been evident to the residents of Pink City that Rajasthan High Court has released orders on 17th May 2012 to retain the heritage look of Jalmahal. the king of Jaipur was a prominent person from a royal family who was known for his excellence and knowledge in the whole globe. Along with excellence. The architecture of the building is so build that it concrete the shape of a pyramid with total of 953 windows uniquely carved in the Rajasthani pattern and designs. Beauty Of Hawa Mahal Hawa Mahal is the five storey palace which is located in heart and soul of the pinkcity which was established in the year 1799 under the rule of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. His establishments in the city Jaipur are the amazing piece of art elaborating the ravishing and breathe taking exemplar of knowledge and brain. One may not be aware of the fact that the appearance of this palace resembles to the crown of Lord Krishna in the form of peacock feathers. the top three storey of the palace have a thickness of a room with bottom two storey furnished with beautifully designed courtyards on the three sides of the palace. Also the lease has been cancelled which stated that the precious part of the Jalmahal‟s land would be allotted to a private firm for 99 years on an annual terms of Rs 2. Jalmahal Returns May 26. One such renowned monument in Jaipur famous for its excellent architecture and concept is HAWA MAHAL. the Rajasthani people and culture shares a unique residence which exceptionally defines the richness of their values and customs. One interesting fact about Hawa Mahal states that the thickness of the walls of the palace are even lesser than a foot but beautifully carved on thin shield with erect position. the place ensures the beautiful and breathe taking views of the entire city from the city which feels like the royal glimpse of the city under the open sky. Jaipur Hawa Mahal is one of the best Jaipur tourists places to the guests and tourist in pinkcity. The palace of winds plays a vital role in uplifting the social and renowned responsibilities which is running from more than a decade ago by the kings of the city. Every guests and tourists are recorded to be impressed by the architecture and the history behind the establishment of royal palace of winds. Till today. They were not allowed to talk or interact with outside people or strangers. Talking about its architecture. out of the five storey. King Sawai Pratap singh was a biggest devotee of Lord Krishna and thus created this idea of building Hawa Mahal as a dedicati on to his almighty. the king of Jaipur was very peculiar about the culture of the city which is filled with rich heritage of the state. as the winds blowing in the palace were freezing and creating a soothing surrounding in the palace. Hawa mahal is also known as “palace of winds”. Purdaah system was followed by the royal women in the city. the architect of Hawa Mahal was told to build this palace in order to enable the queens and other women from royal families to enjoy the view of nature by the windows which serves the purpose of freezing winds inside the palace. This became one of the strong reasons of the creation of this palace which helped the royal women enjoy the beauty of nature through the windows of this palace. The establishment of this famous monument redefines the creativity and excellence of mind used in daily pleasure activities.Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Lal Chand ustad. During the rule of kings in Jaipur. The name Hawa Mahal was given to the palace.50 crores. 9 .

The Past of Birla temple: The legendary Birla temple was established at some stage in 1980s. It all happened in order to provide huge profit to the firm through form of rebates at several phases to bring the project into action. This entire project owned by a private firm who was planning to develop luxury hotel on the precious property. the people of Jaipur did not stand quiet and did not keep our eyes closed. According to the imagery published in a local daily newspaper of Jaipur. has no right to allow any company or firm to modify or play with the heritage of the city. This temple is one among the numerous temples that were constructed by the illustrious the Birla family. historical achievers. The officials and politicians would feel happy to warm up their pockets and earn for their lifetime. the total lake area of Jalmahal had been reduced down. Birla temple. Just because the water harvesting system of the city has been ruined and all water outlets have been blocked either by encroachment or has been modified. such as Buddha. Birla temple. Birla temple is to be found at the pedestal of Moti Doongri Hills which dwells one of the most renowned temples of the Jaipur. Talkatora. Birla temple is popularly known as the Laxmi Narayan Temple. Earlier it used to touch the road called Ramgarh Mod. I whole heartedly feel that any organization. Amber Pond. it is eminent for the temples by the same token. The high-flying Birla group of Industries has been endorsed for constructing quite a lot of temples all over India. body or govt. the Moti Doongri Temple dedicated to the deity Ganesha. but its aftermath would cause the residents of the city to suffer. Ramgarh Dam and other useful resources remains dry always. a famous architectural milestone of Jaipur is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and deity Lakshmi. One of the most excellent temples among all others is the Birla Temple. the vital resource of life. Marvelously carved idols of God Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi along with other Hindu deities are placed in the inner section of this brilliant shrine. 2013 By Suganyasree Rajesh Leave a Comment Albeit the pink city of Jaipur is renowned for massive forts. Even if it rains a little. This temple is illustrious for its wonderful architectural marvel then the statues. Tampering the ancient architecture or hampering the heritage has already shown people of Jaipur and there is no water left anywhere. Jal Mahal Chowpaty Jal Mahal Chowpaty Why the govt. the Birla Temple is distinct among the long-established primeval Hindu temples that are constructed using contemporary techniques.Being a resident of Jaipur. The Birla Temple is positioned beneath the famous Moti Dungri Fort in the pink city of Jaipur. Imprints of Hindu symbols as well as pr ehistoric citations from sacred book Bhagvat Geeta & Upanishads embellish the walls of this charming shrine. The Stunning Birla temple in Jaipur!! June 22. Zarathustra are incorporated in the sacred temple as well. does not realize the fact that such decisions allow a small group of people to utilize the resources which are not meant for such purpose. We hope that Jaipurites would be feeling quite relaxed to hear that one day their Jalmahal would be returned to them with its original beauty. And it is a problem nearly in every city. Confucius. Thanks a lot to the efforts put in altogether to save our own property. Birla family takes the pride of Building Birla Mandir as well. Socrates. the roads get flooded but its huge conservation system does not respond. But. 10 . a masterpiece strictly symbolizes the architectural charisma in a contemporary way. Despite the sacred pictures statues and idols of numerous spiritual philosophers. Although resident are themselves are responsible at many places for encroachment. Even people are already suffering and paying for it in the form of scarcity of water. This is the outcome of protest from the mass and other organization. Beautifully constructed in untainted white marble. saints.

The museum is situated at the center of Ram Nivas Baug. Visitors can enter the Shrine by climbing a flight of steps built with pure white marble. as both idols are skillfully created (shaped) from single pieces of stone. This temple can be reached easily as there are numerous ways of transportation. The exterior of the foremost temple has several tainted glass windows which depicts the famous scenes from Hindu legends. In Birla Temple. Almost. arms and weapons. It was made open to public after 10 years. ivory. 3 diverse approaches to the Hindu religious conviction are represented by the 3 gigantic domes of Birla temple. metal sculptures. Lots of people visit this temple to observe the allure and magnificence of this shrine. folklore. What‟s more. Simply put. Albert Hall Museum Albert Hall Museum Every pillar of the Albert Hall Museum has a different design. the statue of Lord Ganesha. body art and great Rajasthani motifs and designs. The burgeoning green gardens of the temple complex also promote the loveliness of this impressive place of worship. The external walls of Birla temple are embossed with generous statuettes that are carved out based on the legendary themes. the esteemed divinity of Laxmi Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi receives the major interests of the visitors. colourful crystal works etc. These incredible idols of the deities are delightfully carved out to make them appear in such a way that they lecture to the spectator in the twinkling of an eye. Puppets and Phad paintings are also displayed in a separate gallery. It displays rare articles including textiles. In this museum. The images of past go-getters. The white marble simply illuminates in the dark to enthrall the visitors and spectators. 11 . paintings. Albert Hall Museum Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in the Jaipur city of Rajasthan. Confucius and Buddha are also exhibited in the walls of Birla temple. Ways of transportation to Birla temple: The Birla Temple in Jaipur is one of the few shrines which can be spotted at the heart of the city. one gallery is dedicated to Mehndi. the sacred birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with huge fervor and enjoyment in Birla temple.The Wonderful Construction of Birla Temple: The architectural exquisiteness of Birla Temple is the major aspect that pulls a lot of tourists and visitors from different parts of the world. metal and wood crafts. The idols of the deities boast unique regal charm inside the temple. Socrates. theorists and religious saints such as Christ. Hence. this would be the best time for tourists to observe the complete charm. allure and beauty of the temple at its best. flora and fauna of the state. The i nterior of the temple has a huge marble panel that depict s some of the legendary occurrences. Best time to visit Birla temple: The most excellent time to Birla temple is anywhere between the months of October – March. Museum: The premises of Birla temple also boast a great museum where familial treasures of the famous Birla family are demonstrated. toys. the deity of wealth and joy is a work of genius that looks filmy. the wonderful Birla Temple is a magnum opus. stone. carpets. dolls and even an Egyptian mummy that belongs to the Ptolemaic Epoch. It is a mustvisit place for tourists as you can have a look at the royal belonging and know how their life style was. It was designed by Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob in 1876 to greet King Edward VII as Prince of Wales was on his visit to India. Janmashtami. pottery.

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