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Nahargarh roughly means “Home of Lions”, and this fort is a part of the trio along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Like the others, this one too has its share of myths and theories, for example, it is believed that the fort got its name from the fact that during its construction, a prince named Nahar Singh haunted the construction site. But other than that, Nahargarh has a history that ranges from the Rajput to the British era. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II had ordered for the construction of the fort somewhere in 1734 A.D. and subsequently got it extended to accommodate rooms for each of the king’s several wives. The main palace; the Madhavendra Bhawan, flaunts some delicately designed frescoes and paintings on the walls for which vegetable dye was put to use. Today most of the fort is undergoing restoration work, but one can still come up here for a glimpse of the breathtaking views of the “Pink City” below.
One of the many gardens of Jaipur, Central Park would have been like any other green stretch of land, if not for its unique bamboo shoot nursery and the piece of art housed within the park. Conceived by the renowned French sculptor Christian Lapie, this circle of rocks at Central Park is entitled "In The Path Of The Sun And The Moon: Universal Being" and with all its lighting effects, is spectacular to look at. This one of a kind sculpture is a pleasant deviation from the regular ethnic tourist attractions of the city. One of the best known hang-outs of Jaipur, Central Park is an oasis in the middle of a desert land.
Maharaja Sawai Singhji fulfilled his beloved wife's desire to have a separate palace, by building this lush dreamscape of sorts in 1710. The Princess married the Maharaja only after he had promised to give the throne to her son. This palace outlined with trees and spacious courtyards is where their son, Maharajah Madho Singhji was born. He ruled the kingdom after the consecutive deaths of Maharaja Sawai Singhji and his elder step-brother Sawai Ishwar Singh. Currently Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh is open to everyone and allows visitors a chance to travel back in time while soaking in some splendid views. Named after the Maharani, this impeccably maintained palace, located amidst tranquil surroundings is perfect to spend time in solace. In the evenings, the Bagh is a sight to behold as the playful children of Jaipur splash in fountains interspersed with colors and lighting.