A must-visit attraction when in Jaipur is the magnificent City Palace, located in the heart of the old city. The palace is a fascinating blend of both Rajasthan and Mughal architecture and includes the famous Chandra Mahal, the Mubarak Mahal and other...more
A must-visit attraction when in Jaipur is the magnificent City Palace, located in the heart of the old city. The palace is a fascinating blend of both Rajasthan and Mughal architecture and includes the famous Chandra Mahal, the Mubarak Mahal and other buildings within its palace complex. Occupying a large part of the old town area, the City Palace complex also features courtyards and gardens aside from the elaborate buildings mentioned above. It is one of the main landmarks of the Pink City and is a popular tourist destination of Jaipur. Apart from its beautiful architecture and stunning views of the city, tourists visiting the palace will also have insight into the royal heritage of Jaipur’s bygone era. In addition to those mentioned above, the City Palace houses within its complex a museum, an art gallery, an impressive collection of armory, weapons, costumes, textiles and many more fascinating items pertaining to the royal heritage of the City Palace.
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The palatial structures within the City Palace complex, the museum and its collection of fascinating artifacts and the amazing view of the Pink City from inside
Muslims requiring prayer facilities when visiting the City Palace could ask the locals to direct them to the closest Masjid when needed, as there is no known prayer room at the palace. The city of Jaipur has several mosques that are frequented by its residents and tourist alike. The Jama Masjid is the most prominent mosque, out of the many spread across the city.
Finding Halal food in any part of India is not too difficult since it is home to a large Muslim population. Those visiting Jaipur will find some good Halal restaurants to dine at. Tourists could therefore ask the locals to direct them to the best Halal restaurants in the area. The city also has numerous vegetarian restaurants serving some fantastic Indian food.