India 2016 (part XXVII): Sights of Jaipur 3

Jaipur, Rajasthan:

Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and Nahargarh Fort

Jantar Mantar, City Palace, and Nahargarh Fort

Most of July I spent working in the office in Jaipur. Nevertheless, occasionally I could get outside and do some exploring. I already told you about the day trip to the Harshnath Temple, but great sights also waited for me within the city limits.

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Even though I had visited most of these places in earlier years, it was nice to see them again. I started my walk together with a friend at the Hawa Mahal in the city centre, from where we continued to the City Palace, the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Just next door lies the Jantar Mantar, a collection of astronomical instruments erected in the early 18th century. After a view across the old town from the Iswari Minar Swarga Sal (Heaven-piercing Minaret), we finished the tour at the very beautiful Albert Museum.

This walk to the sights of Jaipur’s old town was followed by a trip to majestic Amber Fort – check out the following post to read about that!

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