Jaipur, Rajasthan

Tripoto
25th Sep 2021
Photo of Jaipur, Rajasthan by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)
Day 1

•The Jal Mahal literally means the “Water Palace”, but when it was built, Maharaja Madho Singh I did not intend to use it as a palace.
•Instead, it was supposed to be a hunting lodge for the king and his entourage during their duck hunting trips.
•The palace stands in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, and is a famous spot till date for sightseeing.
•The Jal Mahal is designed in a classic Rajput manner, with pink sandstone in a symmetrical style.

JalMahal, Jaipur

Photo of Jal Mahal by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)

•Nahargarh Fort sits proudly on a ridge of the Aravalli Hills, creating an impressive northern backdrop to the city of Jaipur.
•It was constructed during the reign of Jai Singh in 1734, and was later expanded in 1868.
•Nahargarh, which means abode of tigers, was a formidable barrier, defending Jaipur against attacking enemies.
•Within its walls, the fort houses Madhavendra Bhawan, the summer destination for the members of the royal family.

Photo of Nahargarh Fort by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)
Day 2
Photo of City Palace by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)
Photo of City Palace by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)
Photo of City Palace by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)
Photo of City Palace by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)
Photo of Hawa Mahal by Rohit Prajapati (Aaric)