City Palace, Jaipur

Even though Jaipur is known as India’s pink city, there’s one particular destination that’s overflowing with brilliant shades of emerald green. Jaipur’s City Palace has multiple gates that are all gorgeously ornate, and the fourth one is basically Instagram famous by now.

A compound overflowing with lush gardens, sprawling courtyards, and buildings, Jaipur’s City Palace is quite literally an (Instagram) oasis in the middle of the Pink City. A mix of Rajasthani and Mughal over the centuries, there are seemingly endless photos to be taken here — from the shimmering palace doors displaying the seasons to the rainbow Peacock Gate, pink Diwan-I-Khas room, and the famously blue Chhavi Nivas. If you want to snap photos that look like you have the palace to yourself, head here first thing in the morning or in the late afternoon. 

India Rajasthan Jaipur

City Palace, Jaipur Map

City Palace, Jaipur Lists

  • The Most Colorful Places Around the World Discover some of the most otherworldly and ethereal landscapes gleaming in heavy pigments, from alkaline red lakes to banana-colored volcanic landscapes. For Pride month we wanted to select the most vibrant destinations across the planet in every shade of ROYGBIV to create the ultimate rainbow-themed bucket list. Let your rainbow flags fly this summer while taking a look at some of the most colorful places on earth. Happy Pride Seekers!

City Palace, Jaipur Images

City Palace, Jaipur Insights