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Places to See

Gardens

Albert Museum, JaipurRam Niwas Garden Central Museum (or Albert Hall Museum)
Situated in the spacious and beautiful Ram Niwas Garden, the museum has a rare collection of art facts and craft items such as metalwork, ivory carvings, cane wood articles and exquisite pieces of jewellery, textile, pottery and paintings. It is particularly rich in specimen of embossed, hammered and chiselled brass wares.

The building was designed by Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob in the modern Indo-Saracenic style and was built in 1886 A.D. when King Edward VII visited as the Prince of Wales.


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Zoological Garden, JaipurZoological Garden
It is situated in the ram Niws garden. It is a century old and is among the oldest in the country. Set in a landscaped garden, it has a good number of birds and animals and also houses a famous crocodile breeding ground.



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Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden
8kms. east of Jaipur, the palace was built for the Sisodia queen of Jain Singh II in 1779 A.D. It is a terraced garden with fountains, the top terrace being occupied by a palace. The palace has painted murals illustrated by hunting scenes and the Radha Krishna legend.

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Vidyadhar Garden , JaipurVidyadhar Garden
Situated 7 kms. east of Jaipur in a narrow valley, the garden, in memory of Vidyadhar, the architect of the Pink City, is surrounded by high hills. This newly renovated and enthrallingly beautiful place is former vineyard of the royalty. This is a terraced garden with fountains, pool and other features of a formal royal resort.





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