If you are interested in feasting your eyes on some of the rarest ancient handwritten manuscripts in their original form, then you are definitely in the right place. The enthralling painted ceilings of Diwan-e-Aam (of referred to as the Hall of Public Audience or the Diwan Khana in local parlance) lure tourists from all over the globe and are a living testimony of the opulence and grandeur of the reign of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.
This eighteenth century monument, was the meeting of the king and his subjects –to listen to their grievances and provide solutions to the same. Its vibrant and enchanting chambers draw people with its exotic shades of gold and red hues and are one of the most interesting attractions of the Mubarak Mahal courtyard.
The highlight of Diwan-e-Aam is its gateway of two large elephants carved in marble—which is definitely worth a look. The Diwan-e-Aam of modern day serves as an art gallery--that has exhibits that showcase some of the finest miniature paintings of Mughal, Rajastahni and Persian art, embroidered rugs, ancient texts and carpets/shawls from Kashmir. So, if you have time to spare, head towards the Diwan-e-Aam—it is worth a look.
|Timings||All days of the week 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Entry Fee For Adults||Rs 40/-|
|Entry Fee For Child||Rs 25/-|
|Foreign Tourists Fee||Rs 300/-|
|Visit Duration||1 hour onwards|