The 'Palace of Winds' was built for the royal ladies to watch the processions through the myriad windows of the palace. This five-storied palace was also used to store artefacts by the royal family.
Amber Fort is the earliest capital of the Jaipur state. The Fort is perched high on the rocky terrain of Amer and was the seat of various Maharajas of Jaipur. The palace is adorned with mirror glass work, doors with parquet ivory work, and painted maps of various Hindu pilgrimages.
Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II between 1727 and 1734. Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments that were used in early days to study the movement of sun, moon and planets to determine time.
One of the most spectacular forts of India, Jaigarh is rooted on the rocky terrain of Aravallis in Amer. Jaigarh Fort was a centre of artillery production for the Rajputs and it is home to the world's largest cannon on wheels, the Jaivana.
Amar Jawan Jyoti
Burning as a shrine and a mark of respect to the warriors of Rajasthan is the Amar Jawan Jyoti on Rajpath. This tomb is a tribute to the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for the honour of the country.
Popularly known as the Laxmi Narayan Temple, Birla Mandir is an intricately carved white marble temple. The temple is surrounded by beautifully landscaped tiered gardens.