“Some places are restored with royalty in such a way that their Royal interiors uncover the history till date.”
Luxury and tradition have always been a counter strike on the image of Jaipur and royal custodians who have followed up everything with their heritages since so far. The royal families of Pink City have maintained their dignity and gesture even today. And, some are still shining and resides in the daylights of Jaipur. Out of them, one is Princess Diya Kumari, daughter of the erst while Maharaja of Jaipur, Sawai Bhavani Singh, and Padmini Devi. And, Padmanabh Singh, king of Jaipur and recently ascended the throne at a magnificent coronation of at the royal city palace followed up with a beautiful ceremony. He is right now the 12th Maharaja of Jaipur and 40th head of Kachhawa Rajputs.
But, this does not end here, what make them more spectacular in the eyes of people are their residences that have now been the tourists’ attractions in Jaipur.
We have listed here some of the Royal Palaces of Jaipur that are now recognized as museums and heritages
City Palace, Jaipur
This beautiful castle has its architecture and interiors still intact. It is one of the most popular tourists and has been the residence of all the royal families once. The city palace is also called by the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur is now a museum for all the people to catch a sight of the pure elegance and the immense royalty which still makes that place shines like before.
This one is the former residence of Shekhawat Thakur (Landed Noble), and in 1994 it was converted into an alluring hotel. It has been aesthetically redesigned to manage its designation in one of the best heritage and luxury hotels.
Another famous tourist palace, located in Amer, which is a town with an area of 4 square kilometers. It is located on a hill and looks exquisite and enthralling to have a pleasant experience there. And, this town was originally built by Meenas and later on ruled by Raja Man Singh.
It is the oldest heritage hotel in Jaipur and former residence of Shekhawat Rawal (Landed Noble). It was built in 1919 and renovated recently. Close to the walled city and overlooking the Tiger fort, Bissau offers an oasis of calm, care, comfort, and respite from the heat and dust of the city.
Former residence of the Thakur (Landed Noble) of Samode, this palace is now converted into a hotel. It is the solid example of Indo-Saracenic architecture that combines best of Indian and Mughal style.
One of the signature places of Samode Hotels, this haveli has been the former residence of a prime minister of Jaipur. Built 175 years ago as a home of the rulers of Samode and still occupied by their descendants and converted it into a luxury hotel.
Former royal residence of Maharaja Man Singh 2 with his wife Maharani Gayatri Devi, now converted into a hotel to serve all the luxuries and feeling of living like royalty in Jaipur.
Jai Mahal Palace
A 270-year old Indo-Saracenic architectural masterpiece set amidst landscaped Mughal Gardens at Taj Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur. Built in 1745, this palace is the blend of heritage, luxury, and elegance all at once.
Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds)
One of the most renowned tourist attraction and palace that is now a museum. Built by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh in the year 1799 for the women of the royal household to observe street festivals. It was renovated and restored in the year 2006.
Narain Niwas Palace
Former residence of the Thakur (Landed Noble) of Kanota, it is today a luxurious hotel. Built by General Amar Singh in the year 1928, is designed in the Anglo-Indian style.
Raj Mahal Palace
A former royal residence, which is now a beautiful hotel and has witnessed over 250 years of history. In 1821, SujanRajmahal became the official residence of the British Resident Political officer of Rajputana and now famous as a royal boutique hotel.
Thus, heritage palaces of Jaipur still envelopes the majestic glimpse of a city within a sheer mass of elegance, grace, and flawless beauty.