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Gaitore ki Chhatriyan | Royal Crematorium Cenotaphs Site

Places To Visit

History

It is the place where cenotaphs were erected in memory of the rulers of Jaipur. The designing of Gaitore ki chhatriyan was done by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. In 1733, after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II shifted his capital to Jaipur, all the cremations of the Kachhwaha King were done here, except for Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh.

Architectural Beauty

gaitore ki chhatriyan
Gaitore Ki Chhatriyan

Gaitore ki chhatriyan presents a marvellous architectural brilliance that you just can’t miss. The cenotaphs are known for their beauty and artistry are designed from marble and sandstone. Every tomb here is constructed in typical Rajput style architecture that is in the shape of chairs. Every country or cenotaph in Gaitore is designed in accordance with the taste of the person in whose memory it was built.

Prime Attraction

Many tourists come here every day to see delicate patterns and the exquisite beauty of cenotaphs uttering the glory of the Rajputana emperors. This is a royal cremation site of the royal rulers of Jaipur and among the best places to visit in Jaipur. Major attraction of this place is Cenotaph for each Maharaja which was built in his honor. Each cenotaph of this place is known for its typical Rajasthani carvings. The cenotaph of Maharaja Sawai Singh II is the most unusual and stunning with a delicate carving of peacocks and 20 pillars around it.

Location

One of the most unique tourists place of Jaipur, Gaitore is located in a valley onroute Jaipur-Ajmer. It is at an isolated location, about 16 km far away from Jaipur.

Entry Fees

  • Rs. 30 for Indians and Rs. 100 for foreigners

Visiting Hours

  • 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

How to Reach

It is 16 km away from Jaipur. Local taxis and other means of public transport are easily available. You can also use private vehicles to travel to Gaitore. It is 7 km from Jaipur railway station and 14 km from Jaipur airport.

Best Time to visit

Best time to visit Gaitore is between in the month of October to March. The weather is good in these month.