The City palace of Jaipur is located in the heart of Jaipur City along with the Jantar Mantar and the Hawa Mahal. The palace was constructed during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who ruled Amber from 1699 to 1744.The palace was constructed during 1729-32 after Sawai Jai Singh moved his capital from Amber to Jaipur in 1927. However, there has been further additions by the subsequent rulers.
After visiting Amer Fort and the Jaigarh Fort, we stopped near the Jal Mahal for a while and had our lunch in a nearby restaurant. We reached City Palace around 3 PM. Read about Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort here: Jaipur # 1 : Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort
The City palace is a beautiful complex comprising of brilliant edifices and large open courtyards. Like the Amer Fort, you can see a fusion of Islamic and Rajput architecture in this palace. The Chandra Mahal, the Mubarak Mahal, Sarvato Bhadra and the Baggi Khana are some significant sections within the palace complex.