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The City Palace

The City Palace



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The city palace is one of the most magnificent marvels or Jaipur is the City Palace Complex which has a rare combination of the finest cunstrction of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the heart of the old city, it has vast area. The outer wall was built (constructed) by Jai Singh and additions made up to the 20th century. Many buildings, very well planned gardens and huge courtyards are a part of the complex. Sawai Madho Singh II constructed Mubarak Mahal as a reception centre. The mahal comes before the main complex, though it now forms a part of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum. The city palace has an array of royal costumes, shawls, embroideries, Benares silk sarees, the maharaja's pyjamas, chogas and pyjamas of other rulers, musical instruments, jamawars, kamarbands like the giant sized tanpura and sarangis and a set of the clothes of Sawai Madho Singh who was over seven feet tall and four feet wide and supported a Goliathic weight of 250 kilograms.