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Jal Mahal is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. "The Jal Mahal palace has got an eye-popping makeover. Traditional boat-makers from Vrindavan have crafted the Rajput style wooden boats.
A gentle splashing of oars on the clear lake waters takes you to Jal Mahal. You move past decorated hallways and c... Read More
Nahargarh Fort JaipurThe Indian state of Rajasthan is famous for its royal heritage. Formed by the union of many princely states ruled mainly by Rajputs, Rajasthan has many forts and palaces. Some of these palaces and forts are associated with important historical events as well. Nahargarh Fort, along with other two forts viz., Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, once formed a strong defense for Jaipur city. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734, this fort was originally named Sudarshangarh Fort.... Read More
Jaigarh Fort JaipurThe Jaigarh Fort is a majestic stronghold built by Sawan Jai Singh II. This almost-intact fort is surrounded by huge battlements and is connected to the Amer Fort (also called 'Amber' Fort), with subterranean passages. 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 panoramic view of the city of Jaipur. The fort houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, a majestic palace ... Read More
Jaipur Zoo is a zoo in Jaipur city of Rajasthan state in India. The zoo was opened in 1877 and is located near to the Albert Hall Museum. It is divided into two parts: one for mammals and other for birds and reptiles. Nearly 50 species of different birds and animals from all over the world can be seen here. In year 1999, the ghariyal breeding farm is established which is fourth largest breeding farm in India.
Jaipur Zoo, for ages, has been a popular attraction for visitors and residents of th... Read More
The Jantar Mantar is an equinoctial sundial, consisting a gigantic triangular gnomon with the hypotenuse parallel to the Earth's axis. On either side of the gnomon is a quadrant of a circle, parallel to the plane of the equator. The instrument is intended to measure the time of day, correct to half a second and declination of the Sun and the other heavenly bodies.
The term 'Jantar Mantar' is derived from the Sanskrit terms 'Yantra' and 'Mantra' meaning 'instruments' and 'formula' respectively. ... Read More
City Palace, Jaipur, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthan state, India. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence.
The palace was built between 1729 and 1732 AD by Sawai Jai Singh II. He ruled in Amer and planned and built the outer walls of the palace and ... Read More
The Akshaya Patra Foundation commonly known as Akshaya Patra is a non-profit organisation in India that runs school lunch programme across India. The organisation was established in 2000.Located on the outskirts of Vrindavan and spread in a vast area near to the ISKCON temple, the Radha Vrindavan Chandra Mandir is dedicated to Lord Radha Krishna. The temple is also called by the name Akshaya Patra temple, due to the fact that here is established a huge kitchen with large machines and huge contai... Read More
The first planned city of India, Jaipur, achieved great fame not only because of fortified walls and monuments but also the landscape is titled with numerous recognized temples. Chhoti Kashi is also an alternate name give to pink city because of the diverse temples and religious places. One such temple is Khole Ke Hanuman Ji.
The disciple of Lord Rama, a Hindu deity, a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. I guess no more explanation is required for Lord Hanuman. Khole Ke Ha... Read More