Sargasuli Tower / Isar Lat
#21 of 32 Places to Visit in Jaipur
Distance (From Jaipur Junction Railway Station): 5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 15 Mins or Less
Place Location: Near Tripolia Gate Of City Palace
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 5 km from Jaipur Junction Railway Station, Sargasuli Tower or Isar Lat is situated near the Tripolia Gate of City Palace in Jaipur. Sargasuli Tower is known as Tower of Heaven. It was built in 1749 by King Ishwari Singh after his victory over Raja Madho Singh. This tower has been constructed following the rules of Vaastushaastra. It also severed as a watch tower for the palace.
The Sargasuli Tower is the tallest historical building in Jaipur. This seven story minaret was based on Qutub Minar and Kirti Stambha of Chittaurgarh. The dividers of the tower are composed in superb cross section work which offers air and light to the whole structure. The entry of the tower is through a small door, entering by which visitors can see a beautiful round gallery that spirals upwards towards the mouth of the building. Every floor of Sargasuli Tower has a door which opens up towards a balcony. This tower provides visitors with the breath taking 360 degrees panoramic view of Jaipur City.
Entry Fee: Rs.70 per person.
Timings: 9:30 AM - 4 PM