Amar Jawan Jyoti
#26 of 32 Places to Visit in Jaipur
Distance (From Jaipur Junction Railway Station): 5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 5 km from Jaipur Junction Railway Station, Amar Jawan Jyoti is a memorial situated in Vidhyut Nagar near Taj Ram Bagh Garden in Jaipur. The memorial was built to honor the bravery of Jaipur's legendary martyrs and soldiers.
This memorial is also known as flame of the immortal soldiers and the architecture resembles India Gate. It was created in the agitation of the 'Liberation of Bangladesh' in the year 1971. The key objective of establishing Amar Jawan Jyoti is to memorialize the Indian soldiers who died in order to protect the nation. Amar Jawan Jyoti was installed by the prime minister of India, Indira Gandhi in the year 1972.
It is a black marble pedestal with an upturned rifle. The key attraction of Amar Jawan Jyoti is that at the four corners of the structure, there are torches that always burn. This place is usually flocked by locals and tourists, as this structure is beautifully lit up during the evening.