Elday in Jaipur gives you the opportunity to live in an elephant village. The park's sole purpose is for the conservation of elephants. Learn about elephants eating habits, traditional decoration and life all in this very park. One also gets the chance to feed them, bathe them and water them. It gives you the feeling of taking care of your own pet.
Jantar Mantar is a fantastic collation of astronomical instruments planned by the visionary ruler of Jaipur, Maharaja Jai Singh II. After a successful construction of Jantar Mantar in Delhi, the Maharaja built the same in Jaipur, which also happens to be the largest observatory in India. In 1901, the devices were restored with white marble and red sandstone for better clarity in denoting time. Jantar and Mantar mean instrument and calculation respectively. The Jaipur location comprises of 16 geometric instruments that measure time across various dimensions including latitude, longitude, position of the sun, planet inclination and declination. Starting from the small sundials, compass, Jai Prakash Yantra (instrument), Nadivalaya (Northern and Southern hemispheres), Yantra Raj, Rashivalaya Yantra (Sun Signs instrument) and moving on to the Rama Yantra, Digmasa Yantra, Chakra Yantra, all of which record accurate time. This biggest sun dial in the world standing 44 meters tall is the highlight of this center. Here, it is best suggested to book a guide who will provide a detailed insight into the center. A great place of interest for historians, scientists, artists and mathematicians, Jantar Mantar is highly educating and awe-inspiring for people from all walks of life.
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.
An ingenious conception of the Department of Science and Technology of Rajasthan, the Science Park was built in 1998 to spread scientific knowledge and create environmental awareness among Jaipur's people. As you walk through the park you'll come across models explaining the various laws of science. Visitors here get acquainted with concepts like Newton's Law of Motion, gravity, conservation of energy and Kepler's law of celestial motion. The interactive displays, illusion-like effects, and three-dimensional mirror images at the 'Fun gallery' leave every visitor intrigued. Make sure you visit the mini-planetarium and the Information Technology gallery. Indeed, learning science was never this much fun! Please note this great attraction is closed on major holidays.
Checking out a little bit of wildlife after a day's tour of ancient forts and concrete structures is definitely a welcoming respite. Jaipur Zoo attracts animal lovers and nature enthusiasts to its well-maintained enclosure housing diverse species of wildlife. There are about 38 different species including 793 animals and birds. Besides showcasing extensive facts and trivia about wildlife, the zoo authorities also try to improve visitor's attitude towards animals by displaying thoughtful quotes related to the same. Interesting and educational for children as well as adults, the zoo is a must-visit on your trip to Jaipur.
Amity University is one of the leading educational institutions in the country, with numerous schools and colleges spread all across the country, all boasting of state-of the art infrastructure and facilities. The Amity University in Rajasthan offers its students a sprawling campus, equipped with a student residential facility, sports facilities for horse-riding, polo and golf, a research laboratory and a well-equipped auditorium. The university offers educational programs in the field of Biotech, Fashion, Architecture, Law, Management, Engineering etc. For more information, please visit the website.
The Banasthali University, also known as Banasthali Vidyapith, believes that education should be a well-balanced process through which an individual undergoes practical, spiritual, intellectual as well as physical growth. It combines the spiritual techniques of the Eastern societies and the technological knowledge of the West, thus offering its students with a well-balanced education. The campus is equipped with a library, a hostel, and sports facilities. It also conducts cultural festivals and other events to bring out the best in the students.
The Jaipur National University offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses by a highly qualified faculty, who impart knowledge and teach students the skills required to survive and excel in the competitive professional world. The campus has amenities such as laboratories and a library, sports facilities, well-equipped hostels, and auditoriums. Besides academics, the university also focuses on the creative and artistic growth of its students by organizing a range of cultural events throughout the year. See the website to know more.