City Palace Jaipur

City Palace is the palace complex of Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. The Maharaja of Jaipur Jai Singh between 1729 and 1732 built the palace’s outer walls. Later on, there were many additions made by the subsequent rulers till the 20th century, which contributed to the way it looks now. The palace complex includes Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal and other buildings. It has a vast array of courtyards, gardens and royal buildings throughout the complex. The complex has a mix of Indian and Mughal architecture because of its different occupants.

The other prominent buildings inside the complex are Mukut Mahal, Maharani’s Palace and the City Palace Museum. Halls like Diwan-i-khas and Diwan-i-Am are enchanting chambers with colourful ceilings and beautiful artworks. The palace belongs to the royal family of Jaipur and is several sections of the complex are open to public.