It is located in the heart of jaipur, occupying about one-seventh of the old city area. The palace complex was built between 1729 and 1732 by Sawai Jai Singh and subsequently various structures were added to it by his successors. The complex is surrounded by a high wall and is devided into a series of courtyards, gardens and other buildings. It is a splendid fusion of Rajput and Mughal Style of architecture. The magnificient Chandra Mahal, occupies the centre stage and is still the residence of erstwhile ruling family. The outer courtyards have architectural beauties like Mubarak Mahal, Sarvatobhadra, Diwan Khana and Pritam Niwas, these have been converted into a museum known as the Maharaj sawai Man singh II museum. The most interesting exhibits at city palace includes, the two huge silver urns known as Gangajalis, which are placed outside the Diwan-i-Khas or the Hall of Private audience. These were used by Sawai Madho singh during his trip to England in 1902 to attend the coronation of King Edward VII. The silver urns of find mention in Guiness Book of world Records, as being the largest silver objects in the world. Another interesting site is the Govind Devji temple, located adjacent to the Chandra Mahal. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna, the patron deity of the jaipur royalty.