MANSINGH FORT JAIPUR
A Historical Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan !!
MANSINGH FORT JAIPUR
This historical palace is having a mix of Rajputana and Moghul Architecture a little away from Jaipur City on a small hillock built by Raja Mansingh and other kings offer a great view of Indian Art, large galleries and excellent view of Gardens and water bodies in the bottom. Seeshmahal of the Mogul-E-Ajam fame is what we can see inside the temple. Constructed with Red sandstone and Marble, the ancient architecture of the Amber fort is truly mesmerizing and makes a person feel the perplexity in the whole construction, especially, when you get into the Man Singh Palace of this fort. Truly, this King is totally popular during his reign, and conquers, the achievements, art, and architecture of the ancient capital town of Rajasthan. Zenana is a residential complex that is only restricted for women to live, according to the Hindu and Muslim cultures. As the Amber fort is a pure amalgamation of Rajput and Mughal cultures, this particular construction of Zenana in Man Singh’s palace of the Amber fort is famous for its complex structure.
Considered the fourth courtyard of the Amber Fort, this is the oldest courtyard construction under the reign of Man Singh I, the first Rajput to rule the kingdom of Amer. This courtyard is mostly restricted to the King and the queens, the mistresses, the queen mothers, the female royal escorts of queens, and every female related to the royal blood used to live in this particular courtyard. This courtyard exists at the end of the fort, as this Zenana’s exit leads to the town of Amer indeed. After you visit the Hall of Public Audience, Hall of private audience, or Sheesh Mahal, Jai Mandir, Jas Mandir, Sukh Niwas, and Chahar Bagh, you can find this palace. Well, you will get confused while visiting this Palace. So, always follow the signs which are mentioned on the marble milestones on the paths of this Palace.
It’s like the King used to be surrounded by all his beautiful women and also could have clear surveillance of them as the construction suggests the concept, of care and protection with love and affection. The Man Singh Palace of Amber Fort is the oldest one when compared to the new City Palace of Jaipur after he decided to move his capital town from Amer to Jaipur. After moving, the renovations stopped as there was no use for this huge fort. Hence, since then, this fort remained the same fort, which completed, its structure in the 16th-century end. So, if you visit the Amber Fort, you feel the vintage vibes and if you visit this particular courtyard of King Man Singh, you will feel the ancient art and architecture, which still looks fresh and alive now.