Sculpture Park of Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Jaipur is the home of many forts and palaces with each having its own historic significance. IMG_6353One such being Madhavendra Palace. Madhavendra Palace is one of the most remarkably preserved member of Nahargarh Fort. Nahargarh Fort stands on the opposite dune from another fort, Amber Fort. The Nahargarh Fort’s most majestic attribute remains is entry gate, an amphitheatre and rippling wall on the hill tops.

Nahargarh fort is believed to be built in the first half of the 18th century and is a part ofIMG_6366 Madhvendra Palace, which is believed to be built between 19th and 20th century by Sawai Madho Singh. Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh is also believed to be the founder of Jaipur. The palace was commissioned by the Maharaja in a succession of nine undistinguishable cribs for each of his queens and one for himself with triple the width.

Now, as the fort features several attractions;

  • Wax Museum
  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Sunset Point
  • Bawdi
  • Madhvendra Palace
  • Nahar Baba Temple

The Sculpture Park can be visited by public in Madhvendra Palace. It is the 1st contemporary public sculpture park in India. The palace turned sculpture gallery can easily be said one of the first partnership acts in arts among public and private organisations. The art work is exhibited in the windy rooms of the palace, and is currently on course of exhibiting the art in it’s 2nd year. The art displayed in the palace is the work of several artists from different parts of the world.

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8 Replies to “Sculpture Park of Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur”

  1. I have been to Jaipur twice in last 3 years but never got a chance to explore the forts & palaces in and around Jaipur. Nahargarh fort seems interesting with so many attractions to explore. Thanks for sharing the details!

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  2. I have been to this fort many times. Especially and I would love to go here again whenever I visit Jaipur again. I find it amusing.

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