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  • Rajmandir Cinema the meringue-shaped auditorium is the outcome of the visionary thinking of Shri Mehtab Chandra Golcha, It took 10 years to complete the Raj Mandir. The Raj Mandir, Jaipur, is like a Royal Palace built with utter style and elegance and operating since 1976 It opened on 1 June 1976 with the film "Charas" and over the years has seen many movie premieres of Hindi films, and has become a popular symbol of Jaipur. The reservation counters are open from 10am to 6pm 
     

    Rajmandir Cinema the meringue-shaped auditorium is the outcome of the visionary thinking of Shri Mehtab Chandra Golcha, It took 10 years to complete the Raj Mandir. The Raj Mandir, Jaipur, is like a Royal Palace built with utter style and elegance and operating since 1976 It opened on 1 June 1976 with the film "Charas" and over the years has seen many movie premieres of Hindi films, and has become a popular symbol of Jaipur. The reservation counters are open from 10am to 6pm 
     

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  • Statue Circle is a memorial built to pay tribute to the founder of Jaipur city, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II &  is a historical landmark in the Pink City. The lovely ambience of this famous circle offers a perfect place to hang around and enjoy the pleasant breeze of the evening air. There are numbers of rich local delicacies and spicy snacks which are served by the vendors here.
     

    Statue Circle is a memorial built to pay tribute to the founder of Jaipur city, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II &  is a historical landmark in the Pink City. The lovely ambience of this famous circle offers a perfect place to hang around and enjoy the pleasant breeze of the evening air. There are numbers of rich local delicacies and spicy snacks which are served by the vendors here.
     

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  • Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace is a palace garden 6 kilometres from Jaipur city on NH11, Lal Dungri is a royal garden constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh.. The place consists of tiered multi-level gardens with fountains, watercourses and painted pavilions.
     

    Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace is a palace garden 6 kilometres from Jaipur city on NH11, Lal Dungri is a royal garden constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh.. The place consists of tiered multi-level gardens with fountains, watercourses and painted pavilions.
     

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  • The Temple is located in the City Palace complex at Shanti Niketan Colony, Tonk Phatak, Jaipur and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan including Sri Radhavallabh ji, Shri Bankey Bihari Ji, Shri Govind Dev Ji and four others.
     

    The Temple is located in the City Palace complex at Shanti Niketan Colony, Tonk Phatak, Jaipur and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan including Sri Radhavallabh ji, Shri Bankey Bihari Ji, Shri Govind Dev Ji and four others.
     

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  • The Place is located in the Ram Niwas Garden, Kailash Puri, Ashok Nagar. The foundation stone of Albert Hall was laid during the visit of the Prince of Wales. Albert hall consist of Indo saracenic type of architecture and is designed same as the Victoria and Albert museum which is located in London. This museum amazingly houses 19,000 historic objects and has various collections like metal ware, ivory work, lacquer work, jewelry, textiles, pottery carved wooden objects, arms and weapons, clay models , sculptures, educational, scientific and zoological objects, tribal costumes, ceramics, oil and miniature paintings, inlay work, musical instruments, clocks and marble statues.
     

    The Place is located in the Ram Niwas Garden, Kailash Puri, Ashok Nagar. The foundation stone of Albert Hall was laid during the visit of the Prince of Wales. Albert hall consist of Indo saracenic type of architecture and is designed same as the Victoria and Albert museum which is located in London. This museum amazingly houses 19,000 historic objects and has various collections like metal ware, ivory work, lacquer work, jewelry, textiles, pottery carved wooden objects, arms and weapons, clay models , sculptures, educational, scientific and zoological objects, tribal costumes, ceramics, oil and miniature paintings, inlay work, musical instruments, clocks and marble statues.
     

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  • The Jal Mahal is 4km to the north of Jaipur and is located on the main Amer-Jaipur road, in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The exploration of the actual palace is off limits to the majority of visitors as it is transformed into an exclusive restaurant. Apart from the small market stalls and camel rides there is not much else to do at the Jal Mahal.
     

    The Jal Mahal is 4km to the north of Jaipur and is located on the main Amer-Jaipur road, in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The exploration of the actual palace is off limits to the majority of visitors as it is transformed into an exclusive restaurant. Apart from the small market stalls and camel rides there is not much else to do at the Jal Mahal.
     

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  • Jagat shiromani is a Hindu temple situated in Amer. This temple is dedicated to the Hindu gods Meera bai, Krishna and Vishnu. This temple was built between 1599-1608 AD by the queen Kanakwati wife of king Man Singh 1st in the memory of son Jagat Singh. 
     

    Jagat shiromani is a Hindu temple situated in Amer. This temple is dedicated to the Hindu gods Meera bai, Krishna and Vishnu. This temple was built between 1599-1608 AD by the queen Kanakwati wife of king Man Singh 1st in the memory of son Jagat Singh. 
     

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  • The Jantar Mantar is an equinoctial sundial it features the world's largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is Located near City Palace and Hawa Mahal. the Jantar Mantar is the name given to a series of five, magnificent structures built in Jaipur, New Delhi, Ujjan, Varanasi and Mathura.
     

    The Jantar Mantar is an equinoctial sundial it features the world's largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is Located near City Palace and Hawa Mahal. the Jantar Mantar is the name given to a series of five, magnificent structures built in Jaipur, New Delhi, Ujjan, Varanasi and Mathura.
     

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  • Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, on the Aravalli hills. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh acted as a defensive circle to guard the city. The fort was originally named Sudarshangarh, but it became known as Nahargarh, which means 'abode of tigers'. It is believed that the construction of this fort was obstructed by the spirit of a Rathore prince, Nahar Singh Bhomia and the spirit was pacified when a temple dedicated to him was built inside the fort. The fort offers a magnificent vision of the picturesque surroundings to the visitors.
     

    Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, on the Aravalli hills. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh acted as a defensive circle to guard the city. The fort was originally named Sudarshangarh, but it became known as Nahargarh, which means 'abode of tigers'. It is believed that the construction of this fort was obstructed by the spirit of a Rathore prince, Nahar Singh Bhomia and the spirit was pacified when a temple dedicated to him was built inside the fort. The fort offers a magnificent vision of the picturesque surroundings to the visitors.
     

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  • The renowned 'Palace Of The Winds', or Hawa Mahal located in the heart of Jaipur at Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, this majestic five-storey palace was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. It was built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside. The main highlight of Hawa Mahal is its pyramid shape and its 953 windows or 'Jharokhas' which are decorated with intricate designs.
     

    The renowned 'Palace Of The Winds', or Hawa Mahal located in the heart of Jaipur at Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, this majestic five-storey palace was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. It was built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside. The main highlight of Hawa Mahal is its pyramid shape and its 953 windows or 'Jharokhas' which are decorated with intricate designs.
     

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  • The City Palace is built on the banks of the Pichola Lake, is a complex of courtyards, gardens and buildings.This palace also includes the famous Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II. The gateways are richly decorated, there are in total three entry gates to the complex, namely Virendra Pol, Udai Pol and the Tripolia Gate. Opening hours 9.30am-5pm. Indian/foreigner incl camera Rs.100/400, video camera Rs. 200, audio guide free, human guide from Rs.300, Royal Grandeur tour Rs. 2500, the price of admission includes entry to Jaigarh, a long climb above Amber Fort & is valid for two days.
     

    The City Palace is built on the banks of the Pichola Lake, is a complex of courtyards, gardens and buildings.This palace also includes the famous Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II. The gateways are richly decorated, there are in total three entry gates to the complex, namely Virendra Pol, Udai Pol and the Tripolia Gate. Opening hours 9.30am-5pm. Indian/foreigner incl camera Rs.100/400, video camera Rs. 200, audio guide free, human guide from Rs.300, Royal Grandeur tour Rs. 2500, the price of admission includes entry to Jaigarh, a long climb above Amber Fort & is valid for two days.
     

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  • The Jaigarh Fort was originally built to protect the Amer Fort and the palace within the complex, the Jaigarh Fort is architecturally similar to the Amer Fort, and offers a scenic view of the city of Jaipur. The fort houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, palace complex (Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Vilas Mandir and Aram Mandir) and the assembly hall of the warriors known as 'Shubhat Niwas' along with a museum and an armory.
     

    The Jaigarh Fort was originally built to protect the Amer Fort and the palace within the complex, the Jaigarh Fort is architecturally similar to the Amer Fort, and offers a scenic view of the city of Jaipur. The fort houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, palace complex (Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Vilas Mandir and Aram Mandir) and the assembly hall of the warriors known as 'Shubhat Niwas' along with a museum and an armory.
     

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  • The fort is located 11 kilometres from Jaipur city on a hill & was built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 AD. Major attractions of Amer are  Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khaas, Ganesh Pol, Jaleb Chowk, Singh Pol, Jai Mandir, Yash Mandir, Sukh Mandir, Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), Suhag Mandir, Shila Devi Temple, Bhool Bhulaiya, and Zanana Dyodhi .There are two ways to reach the Amber fort as it is situated on a hill one is for elephant riding (at a cost of Rs. 900/- for two persons), and another was walk-way.The Amer Fort was built in red sandstone and marble and the Maotha Lake adds a certain charm to the entire Fort. Timings for entrance are 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Entry Fee, For Indian - Rs. 25.00  Student - 10, For Foreigner - Rs. 200.00  Student - 100. There Light Show is also performed timing In English - 7.30 pm Entry Fee - Rs. 200.00 & In Hindi - 8:00 PM Entry Fee - Rs. 100.00.
     

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    The fort is located 11 kilometres from Jaipur city on a hill & was built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 AD. Major attractions of Amer are  Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khaas, Ganesh Pol, Jaleb Chowk, Singh Pol, Jai Mandir, Yash Mandir, Sukh Mandir, Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), Suhag Mandir, Shila Devi Temple, Bhool Bhulaiya, and Zanana Dyodhi .There are two ways to reach the Amber fort as it is situated on a hill one is for elephant riding (at a cost of Rs. 900/- for two persons), and another was walk-way.The Amer Fort was built in red sandstone and marble and the Maotha Lake adds a certain charm to the entire Fort. Timings for entrance are 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Entry Fee, For Indian - Rs. 25.00  Student - 10, For Foreigner - Rs. 200.00  Student - 100. There Light Show is also performed timing In English - 7.30 pm Entry Fee - Rs. 200.00 & In Hindi - 8:00 PM Entry Fee - Rs. 100.00.
     

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