Jaipur is blessed to have a few amongst the world’s best landscaped gardens which are a great spot for sightseeing, photography and relaxation. EBNW Story takes a snapshot at these gardens luring you to take a visit here to wash away all your stress amid the lush greenery spread around..
Jawahar Circle: This garden is considered to be the Asia’s largest circular park, bordered by a rose garden, which is a beauty to behold.
Created by the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) in 2009, this park offers a number of paths for jogging and is an ideal place to relax during evening hours.
Kanak Vrindavan: This landscaped garden situated at the foothills of Nahargarh on the way to Amber Fort houses an intricately carved temple, marble columns and lattices, making it an ideal location to spend a day in. Offering a great spot for sightseeing, photography and relaxing, it is also a delight for bird watchers as they can spot a variety of birds here like neel kanth, spotted dove and kingfisher. The garden was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and is said to be emulated after a mythological garden where Lord Krishna used to play. This was meant as the king’s recreational retreat. One can also find a spiritual spot here where several rivers meet. The water is considered holy here and a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu has been built nearby.
Ram Niwas Garden: This garden, built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in 1868, houses the Albert Hall Museum, a zoo, a bird park, the Ravindra Rang Manch theatre, an art gallery and an exhibition ground. People visit here for the garden’s various picnic spots. It also appeals to birdwatchers as one can spot several species here.
Sisodia Rani Palace And Garden: The Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden, located 8 km from Jaipur, was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II for his queen Sisodia, a princess of Udaipur, in 1728. He gifted the garden to the queen to spend her idol time in. Laid out in a blend of Mughal and Indian styles, it is a multi-tiered garden with built-in waterways, fountains and pavilions. A natural spring and small shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman and Lord Vishnu are also worth visiting here. The garden overlooks the palace that houses paintings of hunting scenes and scenes from the legends of Lord Krishna and Radha.