Today on World Environment Day, the Jaipur city is getting another beautiful attraction for tourists and locals alike. Located at Ghat ki Ghuni, the Vidyadhar Gardens will start offering Night Tourism from the Monday evening, 5th June.
From today evening, both tourists and locals will be able to admire the beauty of this picturesque garden during night hours too. The archaeological department is done with all needed preparations for the same and the night tourism service at Vidyadhar Gardens will start today.
The ticket price for visiting Vidyadhar Gardens is Rs.50 during day. But for night tourism, the ticket price has been doubled. Visitors will have to pay Rs.100 per head for visiting this beautiful garden in Jaipur at night. The ticket price is Rs.100 for both domestic as well as foreign tourists.
The garden will be open for locals and tourists from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every evening.
Situated on Jaipur-Agra Highway at a distance of 15 km from the Jaipur Airport, Vidyadhar Gardens are a picturesque garden featuring greenery, fountains, peacocks and structures with paintings of Lord Krishna. The garden is open from 8 a.m. in the morning to 5 p.m. in the evening. And now it will also be open for night tourism from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The garden was built in 1988 in the memory of Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, the chief architect and city planner of Jaipur city, who designed the city of Jaipur under Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The garden is a real treat for nature lovers, experience seekers, history buffs and photo fanatics. This aesthetically designed garden is a great place to enjoy the fusion of Hindu and Mughal architecture.
A part of Jaipur's heritage and culture, Vidyadhar Garden is a visual treat to its visitors for its pleasing greenery and the magnificent lattice and mirror artwork done on the walls and roofs of its pavilions and galleries. Visitors also enjoy looking at the images depicting scenes and stories from the life of Lord Krishna, which are imposed on the walls. Dancing peacocks and fountains are added attractions to the place. The 350 year old garden is 750 m long and it also encloses a 250 year old step well.
Before this, a few places in Jaipur already offer night tourism such as:
1. Albert Hall
2. Amer Fort