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Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds" – is in fact a facade, viewed from the outside, overlooking one of the main thoroughfares of the walled the city. Since the Hawa Mahal was built at a time when women of the royal families had to observe strict purdah, many believe that the Hawa Mahal was built, just so the court ladies could watch the processions and various activities taking place on the streets.

The City Palace – within the palace are a number of small museums showcasing textiles, armory and personal treasures from the Maharaja's family. The architecture of the City Palace is a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. There are many splendid small palaces and halls in the complex, such as the Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal and Badal Mahal. There is also a famous temple called the Shri Govind Temple and a museum inside, named the City Palace Museum.

Visit Jantar Mantar home to the world's largest working sundial. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the Rajput ruler of Amber and the founder of Jaipur was a learned man and an astronomer. An excursion through Jantar Mantar is a unique experience of walking through large solid marble structures that are designed to probe the heavens using ancient scientific knowledge.