Rajasthan tourism guide provides with a detailed information about Jaipur tourist attractions. Jaipur tourism invites to explore the heritage and romance in Jaipur's ancient forts and monuments, B M Birla Planetarium, Jaipur Dolls Museum, Samode Haveli and much more.

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Places of Interest in Jaipur

¤ B.M Birla Planetarium

The Planetarium imparts audio-visual education with its modern projection equipment to young and old who have an interest in the workings of the celestial bodies. The place allows concessions to schools. The planetarium is closed on the last Wednesday of every month.

Birla Auditorium in Jaipur Rajasthan

Visiting Hours : 1200-1900

¤ SRC Museum of Indology It has a collection of folk and tantric art including manuscripts, paintings and textiles. The museum is housed at Nilambara, Prachya Vidya Path, 24 Gangwal Park, Jaipur.

Visiting Hours : 1000-1700 Hrs.

¤ Modern Art Gallery

Modern Art Gallery in the Ravindra Rang Manch also lies in the Ram Niwas Gardens. It has a display of contemporary Rajasthani art.

¤ Dolls museum

Lovely dolls from various countries are on display here in the compound of the school meant for the deaf and dumb children. It is located very near the police memorial.

Visiting Hours : 1200-1900

¤ Statue Circle

A full-length exquisitely and intricately carved statue of Sawai Jai Singh in white marble stands in the centre of the statue circle. It was erected to pay homage to the founder of Jaipur, the first planned city of northern India.

Samode Haveli Sightseeing in Jaipur
¤ Samode Haveli

While the princes built the stately palaces and forts, their nobles were not far behind in building suitably impressive havelis (mansions) in keeping with their status. Samode Haveli is a glittering large town house built by Rawal Bairi Sal of Samode in the early 19th century (see Samode). The 15-room haveli with a medieval charm was used as the private home of the Nathawats in Jaipur city. Like the Samode Palace, this house too came to be adorned over the years. The Reception Hall is a dazzling one, with beautiful wall paintings, pillars and period furniture. In fact, wall painting is something which you'll find almost all over the state, the Shekhawati region being most popular for it. Anyway, there's also a well-kept courtyard, graceful pillared verandahs and a lovely back garden in the haveli complex. An elephant ramp was added in the 1940's for a royal wedding.

Continuing a tradition of hospitality the Nathawats converted the Samode Haveli into a hotel in October 1987.

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