The urban quarters further divided by networks of gridded streets. Five quarters wrap around the east ,south, and west sides of a central palace quarter,with a sixth quarter immediately to the east.

The palace encloses a sprawling palace complex formal gardens and a small lake.

Nahargarh Fort crowns the hills in the northwest corner of the old city. Another noteworthy building is Sawai Jai Singh’s observatory, Jantar Mantar.It has been claimed to be the first planned city in India. It was at that time one of the best planned cities in Asia.

The urban quarters further divided by networks of gridded streets. Five quarters wrap around the east, south, and west sides of a central palace quarter, with a sixth quarter immediately to the east.

The palace encloses a sprawling palace complex (the Hawa Mahal, or the palace of winds), formal gardens and a small lake. Nahargarh Fort crowns the hills in the northwest corner of the old city.

The town of Jaipur is built in the form of a eight – part Mandala known as the ‘Pithapada’. nine planets of the ancient astrological zodiac. It is also known that Sawai Jai Singh it was a great astronomer and a town planner and hence the ‘Pithapada’. Jaipur is one of the vertices of world famous ‘Golden Triangle of Tourism’.

 

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