As far as wildlife is concerned, the Indian peninsula is a continent in itself where the sheer diversity of the wildlife astounds you with more than 350 species of mammals and 1200 avifauna species in the country.
The people want to do only one thing in the cities during the summers – they want to get away from it. They want a cool getaway in India itself where they can have some respite from the scorching heat of the plains.
Rajasthan is a land that is immersed in rich history, traditions, and culture. It is not surprising, therefore, to find a number of Rajasthan historical museums across the State.
City Palace Museum Jaipur
Also known as the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II, Museum, this is one of the finest Rajasthan museums. It is located in the precincts of the City Palace, Jaipur and it houses a treasure trove of ancestral objects, and artefacts that were collected by the rulers of Jaipur and Amer. During the old days, the common public was not allowed inside the museum and only those who had a special permission from the Maharaja, were allowed inside its walls.
The museum opened to the public in the year 1959 and since then this Rajasthan archive has attracted innumerable tourists who are captivated by its collections of paintings and volumes of rare manuscripts. The museum also has as a Silehkhana or ‘armory’, and also a costume and textile gallery.