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Castles and Palaces
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Jaipur
Castles and Palaces
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Amber Fort (10)

1592
Amber Fort (आमेर क़िला), also known as Amer Fort, is located in Amber, 11 km from Jaipur. It was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber, before the capital was shifted to present day Jaipur.

City Palace of Jaipur (17)
City Palace of Jaipur
between 1732 and 1890
City Palace of Jaipur is located northeast of the centre of the grid patterned Jaipur city, the capital of the Rajasthan state. It includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings. 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.

Hawa Mahal (8)
हवा महल
Palace of Winds - Palace of the Breeze

1799
Hawa Mahal (Hindi : हवा महल -"Palace of Winds" or "Palace of the Breeze"), is a palace in Jaipur, India. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Usta in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god.

Jaigarh Fort (10)
Victory Fort

between the XIst and the XVth century
Jaigarh Fort, located around 11 km from Jaipur, is one of the most spectacular forts in India, with almost all its original facilities intact.

Jal Mahal
Water Palace
1799
Jal Mahal (meaning "Water Palace") is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city, the capital of the state of Rajasthan.

Rambagh Palace (21)

between 1900 and 1951
The Rambagh Palace in Jaipur is the former residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur
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