Statue Circle of Jaipur
The popular circle of Jaipur city provides the perfect ambience for the people to hang around and also to enjoy cool breeze of the evening. The sparkling fountains coupled with wonderful lighting makes this place vibrant as well as lively. There are several vendors found around the circle who sell spicy snacks as well as famous local delicacies. Apart from being the important tourist-cum-picnic spot, this place also serves as ideal for morning joggers as well as evening walkers.
The Statue Circle is situated in the middle of busy intersecting road of the pink city of Jaipur. The circle is also reminiscent of rich history of Jaipur. The circle was built in honour of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II who is the founder of the pink city. This place might have got its name as it has the statue there and also based on the place where it is located. Many foreign travelers and local travelers are visiting the Statue Circle as they are attracted by the same. Tourists flock this place to have the glimpse of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and are also reminiscent of its history.
The statue circle encircles the statue of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and is fully made of white marble. Since the Maharaja had immense love for astrology, the statue is made as Maharaja holding the astrological diagram. The place is decorated with beautiful lights and colorful fountains which lights up in the evening. This place is also decorated with colorful lights especially during the national festival and adds grandeur to the occasion. This place is also a great place for tasting some of the luscious street food and aromatic coffee round the corner. All these leaves the visitors with an everlasting impression making them to visit this place again and again.
Some of the tourist attractions near the Statue Circle are Galtaji Temple, Birla Temple, Govind Dev Ji Temple, Jauhari Bazaar, Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple, Nehru Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar. The statue circle is the culmination of imperial past as well as turn of modern events. This makes this place an important tourist place for the visitors and for the locals a great picnic spot. This place should not be missed on your tour to Jaipur.