Sisodiya Rani Ka Bagh
Jaipur, inspite of being situated in the desert state Rajasthan has several natural and artificial gardens that add value to it as a tourist destination. Rulers of Jaipur city were fond of nature and they always give special emphasis on the construction and maintenance of gardens in the city. One of the prominent gardens in Jaipur city is Sisodiya Rani Ka Bagh, largest of all in the city. Sisodiya Rani Ka Bagh is located about 6 km from the city on Jaipur- Agra Highway. It was built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh in 1728 for his beautiful second queen Sisodiya Rani as a symbol of love.
Sisodiya Rani Ka Bagh is a mix of Mughal designs and Indian art style. Pavilions are made in the garden giving it traditional display and fountains in the center of the garden shows effect of Mughal architecture. It is a tiered multilevel garden with lots of fountains, flower beds murals of Radha- Krishna painted on the walls of pavilions. It has a palace on top of the garden. Maharaja gifted this garden to his beloved to offer her peaceful and refreshing place to relax close to the nature. Temples of Lord Shiva and Hanuman are also situated within the royal garden. The lush green garden has a variety of plants, shrubs and fragrant flowers to attract visitors. The walls are beautifully decorated with the paintings related to the life of Lord Krishna and His beloved Radha.
Sisodiya Rani Ka Bagh is not to be missed tourist spot in Jaipur. One can feel delighted after coming to the green and peaceful atmosphere of the royal garden with a romantic ambience.