City Palace, Jaipur

City Palace | One of the best places to visit in Jaipur

LocationTulsi Marg, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur, Jaipur (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsCity Palace open from 09:30 am to 05.00 pm all days in week, Entry fee for Indians Rs75, for Foreigners Rs 300 and child Rs 40.
Place TypePalace & Landmarks, Monument
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Married Couples, Unmarried Couples, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February March
Nearest MetroSindhi Camp Metro Station (2 KM) Chandpole Metro Station (2 KM)

About City Palace

The City Palace is a popular heritage site located in the heart of the city. The construction of this magnificent palace was started by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh Madho in the year 1729 and was completed completely in the year 1732. This beautiful palace has many buildings, spacious courtyard and attractive gardens, which are a sign of its royal history.

Architecture of City Palace

The City Palace was designed by two architects, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. Who was the famous architect of that time.22 kings contributed to its construction. It took three years to complete. These buildings made of red and pink sandstone, the finely cut stonework and the paintings done on the walls are mesmerizing. The City Palace complex is spread over a large area in one seventh of the old city of Jaipur.

Interesting facts about City Palace

  1. There are two city palaces in Rajasthan, one is located in Jaipur and the other is located in Udaipur. The City Palace of Udaipur is quite different from the City Palace in Jaipur, this palace was built much earlier than the palace in Jaipur. In today's article we will talk about the City Palace of Jaipur.
  2. The most famous monuments inside the complex include Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Mukut Mahal, Maharani Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and City Palace Museum.
  3. Maharani Palace or Queen's Palace is also located in the City Palace complex where many ancient Rajput weapons are depicted
  4. Ivory swords, chain weapons, guns, pistols, cannons, poison tip blades and gun powder pouches are also kept on display in the museum here. Caesar action is the most notable weapon among all of them. Some of these weapons date back to the 15th century.
  5. Entry for the audience is through Uday Pol and Virendra Pol while members of the royal family use the Tripolia Gate.
  6. The most impressive part of the City Palace is the third courtyard with four small gates representing the four seasons of the year.

How to reach City Palace

By Metro:- Nearest Metro to City Palace is Jaipur Ajmeri Gate which is at a distance of 1 km.

By Station:- The nearest railway station to City Palace is Jaipur Junction which is located at a distance of 3 km.

By Road:- If you want to go to Jaipur City Palace by road then local taxis and buses will reach City Palace from anywhere in the city. A rickshaw is an ideal way for those wishing to take a local tour of the old city of Jaipur.

By Air:- This complex is situated at a distance of 12 km. After getting down from here, you can take an auto or taxi to reach the City Palace.

Nearby famous places

  • Jantar Mantar Jaipur 3 minutes walk
  • Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum 3 minutes away
  • Shri Ganesh Dham 5 min walk
  • Swargsuli Tower 7 minutes away
  • Hawa Mahal Palace 9 minutes away

City Palace FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Tulsi Marg, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Pink City, Jaipur, Jaipur.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the City Palace: City Palace open from 09:30 am to 05.00 pm all days in week, Entry fee for Indians Rs75, for Foreigners Rs 300 and child Rs 40..

𝒜. You should visit City Palace during January, February March months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.