Explore the treasures of Jaipur at the newest gem museum, Khazana Mahal
An odyessey to Amer's riches, treasures and past, a new gem and jewellery museum was recently opened in Jaipur. Sprawling across 12,000 square yards in a 200-year-old heritage haveli, Khazana Mahal showcases grand jewellery-crafts depicting heritage and folklore, and is a great new place to add to your Pink City tour.
Curated in a way to offer a magnificent experience to all, the museum holds 2000 piece or real and rare precious stone, ancient statues, priceless paintings along with the world's largest and most unique collection of gem stamps and postcards!
Visit to experience a rare, elaborate display
An introductory audio-visual show will greet you at the very beginning of your tour to the Khazana Musesum. A new-age way of exploring the ancient artefacts and gemstones, this sensory session not only familiarises the visitors with what's on display but also piques interest to look forward to the hidden treasures. The show has been designed in a way that it pokes at one's curiosity, setting the tone of the museum trail.
While everything at the Khazana Mahal is worth attention, visitors should keep an eye on the largest finger ring in the world, that is also on display here. A piece of real shooting star, the legendary floating stones of Ramayana and replicas of the renowned Kohinoor diamond are also a part of this elaborate collection.
Precious displays, beyond stones & jewellery!
The Khazana Mahal has been named so not only because of its jeweller and antique wonders. The museum is a portal into the treatues of past, that will also bring the enthralling enchantment of lost traditional games, puppet shows and a lot more to keep a younger audience hooked too.
"We have introduced Zip-line activities and a few more adventurous activities are to be welcomed here soon...The place is a complete family entertainer, as a food joint is also scheduled to be introduced very soon," he founder of the Mahal, Anoop Srivastava said.
Besides, the theme of eco-tourism and aarogya tourism have also been integrated uniformly at the new museum. A jungle book cafe with a comics section covering timeless sketches of Chacha Chaudhary and Sabu, Pinky, Superman, Batman, Vikram and Betaal is yet another attraction here.
The authorities are planning to open the Mahal for the general public in Mid-June with a ticket of ₹500 for Indians and ₹1,500 for foreigners. Bookmark this place now and make sure to visit it on your next trip to the Pink City!
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