City Palace, Jaipur

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Chandra Mahal (background) from Diwan-i Khas courtyard, City Palace, Jaipur
Català: El Palau de Jaipur és un complex edificat que fou la seu i residència dels maharajas de Jaipur com a caps de la dinastia i clan Kachwaha. Modernament ha esdevingut un museu. Està situat en plena ciutat de Jaipur, al Rajasthan, Índia. Està format per impressionants patis, jardins i edificacions. (→Palau de Jaipur)
English: City Palace, Jaipur, which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur city, the capital of the Rajasthan state, India. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex, which is located northeast of the centre of the grid patterned Jaipur city, incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, initially by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. He planned and built the outer walls, and later additions were made by successive rulers right up to the 20th century. The credit for the urban layout of the city and its structures is attributed to two architects namely, Vidyadar Bhattacharya, the chief architect in the royal court and Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, apart from the Sawai himself who was a keen architectural enthusiast. The architects achieved a fusion of the Shilpa shastra of Indian architecture with Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture. (→City Palace, Jaipur)
ગુજરાતી: સીટી પેલેસ, જયપુર, જેમાં ચંદ્ર મહેલ અને મુબારક મહેલ અને અન્ય ઈમારતો શામિલ છે,તે ભારતના રાજસ્થાન રાજ્યની રાજધાની જયપુરમાં આવેલ એક મહેલ સંકુલ છે.આ મહેલ રાજપૂત કચવાહા વંશ અને જયપુરના મહારાજાની બેઠક હતી. ચંદ્ર મહેલ હવે એક સંગ્રહાલય છે પણ તેનો એક મોટો ભાગ હજી પણ રાજ નિવાસ તરીકે જ વપરાય છે. આ મહેલ સંકુલ જે જયપુરના ઈશાન ભાગમાં છે, તે ખૂબ જ સુંદર આંગણાંઓની હાર, બગીચા અને ઈમારતો થી શોભાયમાન છે. આ મહેલને શરૂઆતમાં ૧૭૨૯ અને ૧૭૩૨ની વચ્ચે આમેરના રાજા સવાઈ જયસિંહ દ્વારા બાંધવામાં આવ્યું હતું. તેમણે આ મહેલની સીમા નિશ્ચિત કરી અને બાહ્ય દિવાલ બંધાવી. ત્યાર બાદના રાજાઓ તેમાં ૨૦મી સદી સુધી સુધારો વધારો કરતા રહ્યાં. આ નગરની રચના અને યોજના બનાવવાનો શ્રેય રાજ દરબારના રાજ વાસ્તુકાર વિદ્યાધર ભટ્ટાચાર્ય અને સર સેમ્યુઅલ સ્વીંટન જેકબને જાય છે આ સિવાય મહારાજા સવાઈ (→સીટી પેલેસ, જયપુર)
മലയാളം: രാജസ്ഥാന്റെ തലസ്ഥാനമായ ജയ്പൂർ നഗരത്തിൽ സ്ഥിതി ചെയ്യുന്ന ഒരു കൊട്ടാരസമുച്ചയമാണ് സിറ്റി പാലസ്. ജയ്പൂർ നഗരത്തിന്റെ വടക്കുകിഴക്കായി സ്ഥിതി ചെയ്യുന്ന ഈ കൊട്ടാരം, ജയ്പൂരിന്റെ മുൻ ഭരണാധികാരികളായിരുന്ന കഛാവ രജപുത്രവംശത്തിന്റെ ആസ്ഥാനമായിരുന്നു. ചന്ദ്രമഹൽ, മുബാരക് മഹൽ എന്നീ മാളികകളും മറ്റു വിശേഷനിർമ്മിതികളും ഈ കൊട്ടാരസമുച്ചയത്തിനകത്തുണ്ട്. കൊട്ടാരസമുച്ചയം ഇന്ന് മഹാരാജ സവായ് മാൻ സിങ് രണ്ടാമൻ മ്യൂസിയം എന്ന പേരിൽ ഒരു കാഴ്ചബംഗ്ലാവാക്കിയിട്ടുണ്ടെങ്കിലും ചന്ദ്രമഹൽ മാളികയുടെ ഒരു ഭാഗം രാജകുടുംബത്തിന്റെ വാസസ്ഥലമായി ഉപയോഗിക്കപ്പെടുന്നു. ജയ്പൂരിലെ മറ്റു രണ്ടു വിനോദസഞ്ചാരകേന്ദ്രങ്ങളായ ഹവാ മഹൽ, ജന്തർ മന്തർ എന്നിവ ഈ കൊട്ടാരത്തിന്റെ തൊട്ടടുത്താണെന്നു മാത്രമല്ല, ഇവയെല്ലാം മുൻപ് കൊട്ടാരസമുച്ചയത്തിന്റെ ഭാഗവുമായിരുന്നു. (→സിറ്റി പാലസ്, ജയ്പൂർ)

Diwan-i Am, City Palace, Jaipur[edit]

Diwan-i Am, City Palace, Jaipur

Diwan-i Khas, City Palace, Jaipur[edit]

Chandra Mahal[edit]

Mubarak Mahal[edit]

Other buildings[edit]

Pitam Niwas Chowk[edit]

Historical images[edit]

Interiors[edit]

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