Gardens in Jaipur


Gardens in Jaipur

The royal gardens of Jaipur attract a large crowd of tourists every year. The palatial gardens and courtyards add to the experience of being in the presence of such a regal atmosphere.With the old city surrounded by walls and gates decorated with drawings on the backdrop of a beautiful pink hue, Jaipur, the pink city successfully manages to retain its old world charm.Here are some of the best gardens to visit in Jaipur:

Here is the list of 5 Gardens in Jaipur

1. Ram Niwas Garden, Jaipur

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Ram Niwas Garden is a royal garden built in 1868 by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The beautiful garden is located in the core of the city and is considered as a historical landmark in India. It occupies over 30 acres of land and is the location of the Albert Hall Museum or the Central Museum. Tourists visit Ram Niwas Garden from all over the world to experience the regal vibe of this historical landmark and get a glimpse of the lifestyle of the royalties during the British Era.

2. Kanak Vrindavan Garden, Jaipur

Kanak Vrindavan Garden is a royal garden located on footsteps of Nahargarh hills near Amber Fort. The garden was built around 280 years ago by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. Its layout has been given a blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Divided into eight sections, the sprawling garden is adorned with a gorgeous marble fountain and the exquisite mirror work on the walls of Govind Devji temple built in the premises. The gardens here are often compared with those in Vrindavan where Lord Krishna once lived.

3. Sisodia Rani Garden, Jaipur

Sisodia Rani Garden is a royal garden built in the premises of the Sisodia Palace in Jaipur. As the name suggests, it was built in 1728 in the honour of the Queen of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II as a summer retreat. The step garden, although not too large in area, is considered to be a tranquil escape in the hot and arid region of Jaipur. The landscaped gardens occupy several cascading levels in front of the Sisodia Palace and have a central water fountain with channels running through. It does not take a lot of time to explore this attraction. So, tourists around Lal Dungri or those on their way to Agra can take a pit stop here.

4. Vidyadhar Garden, Jaipur

Located in Ghat ki Guni in Jaipur in Rajasthan, Vidhyadhar Garden was built in 1988 in the memory of Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, the chief architect to Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. He is also celebrated for being the chief architect in designing the beautiful and elegant city of Jaipur. Constructed with a unique blend of Mughal and Hindu designs, the garden is now one of the most popular picnic spots in the town and is a visual treat for the tourists owing to its flamboyant lush green landscapes and elaborate architectural patterns.

5. Jawahar Circle, Jaipur

Jawahar Circle is situated in Malviya Nagar in Jaipur and boasts of being the largest circular park in Asia. The park has a peculiar jogging track and is encircled by a rose garden. It also has a play area for kids and kiosks. The main highlight of the park is the musical fountains which is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city.

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