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Royal Castle Hotel Jaipur

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City : Jaipur
State : Rajasthan
Location : Kanota Bagh, Narain Singh Road, Jaipur 15 km east of Jaipur on the Jaipur - Agra road

Thakur Zorawar Singh the founder of the Kanota Thikana, belonged to the Champawat family of Pilwa, an estate of Jodhpur. He came to Jaipur in the year 1869 and joined the Jaipur administrative service. Due to his outstanding abilities as on administrator and sportsman he became a confidant of Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh of Jaipur. By the end Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh's reign he had established himself as a prominent noble in the Jaipur state and played very important role in the succession of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh to the throne of Jaipur. He served the Jaipur royal family for 46 years.

The Royal Castle Kanota is located 15 km east of Jaipur on the Jaipur-Agra Road. The Castle is spread over 19 Bigas (8 Acres) of land and was built in the year 1872 by then Thakur of Kanota Zorawar Singhji who was also a Cabinet Minister in the Government of Jaipur. Cannons to protect the fort were purchased from as far as British Navy.

The hotel provides rooms and suites with hot and cold water to make your stay at jaipur comfortable. 

With a Majestic Durbar Hall, Golden Suite, and a big beautiful garden with a fruit orchard the fortified medieval castle is a magnificent experience. The Castle Library (Pothi Khana) has gold work and unique collection of over 10,000 rare books, manuscripts, miniatures and a very rich (16th Century) armoury. There are gardens with fruit orchard and facilities for horse and camel ride at the Royal Castle.

A holiday at the Pink City of India, Jaipur is like a dream come true. The magnificent Mahals will do magic to you. City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort and the Jal Mahal top the list of must visit palaces at Jaipur. Camel ride on the sand dunes, picnic at the nearby Ramgarh Lake, movie at the famous Raj Mandir theatre, and elephant polo at the Rambagh palace are must dos at Jaipur. The Kundan jewelry and the blue pottery of Jaipur are world-renowned. The hand block printed Sanganeri and Bagru cotton fabrics make excellent souvenirs.

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