Gaitore is located on the Jaipur-Amer road and it is 15 km away from the main city of Jaipur. One of the most iconic monuments in Rajasthan, Gaitore is easily reachable by auto-rickshaw, taxi or public bus. If you go back to the past, it has an enriched history: the cremation ground for Kachhwaha Rajput king and his families.
The name and the cenotaphs
The term originally known as “Gaye ka Thor” is often mispronounced as Gaitore. The actual meaning is “resting place of souls”. It is made of marbles and sandstone with mesmerizing Rajasthani carvings which is dedicated to the former Rajput rulers. It is a picture-perfect hybrid remark of Hindu-Islam architecture. Gaitore has memorials of King Sawai Ram Singh, Sawai Madho Singh and Maharaja Sawai Joy Singh II.
The peacock carving and the beautiful white marble structure is a remarkable thing on Maharaja Joy Singh’s cenotaph.
The monument is built on a platform. Cenotaphs of the kings represent the outstanding delicacy of the contemporary Indian architecture. It represents the style and test of the kings individually.
Visit Gaitore with Delhi Travel company
If out for Rajasthan, Gaitore is a must visit for you. Delhi sightseeing company provides a short trip to Gaitore while visiting the pink city; Jaipur. Besides viewing a contrasted view of Hindu temple and Islamic architecture, you can experience the spiritual serenity and calmness of a cremation ground. It is also a holy place to be considered.
Accident of Maharaja Sawai Ram Sigh:
In the year of 1980, there was an accident of theft of Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh’s cenotaph which is a great loss for the visitors coming across the country. Apart from that, Gaitore is important as a historical place to visit in Jaipur.
· Except Monday, daily.
· Absolutely free.
· Allowed against a minimal INR 20.00 camera charges.