Sargasuli or Isar Lat is also known as the tower of heaven. This long tower is located at the intersection of Tripolia Bazaar and Gangauri Bazaar in Jaipur.
Though this tower this that tall that it can be seen easily but no one knows about it know.
So many locals of Jaipur, now a day’s don’t even know about Sargasuli.
Isar Lat or Sargasuli was built by Sawai Ishwari Singh in 1749 to mark a grand victory in a battle.
As we know, Rajasthan is known for its beautiful architectures across the Globe be it Nahargarh, Jaigarh, City Place, Amber fort, forts of Udaipur etc.
Sargasuli is one of them. This is the highest tower dominating the sky.
Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh defeated Madhosingh in a battle which took place took place because of some internal disputes between Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh and Madhosingh.
After winning the battle, this tower was built as a sign of victory.
This magnificent piece of architecture is 140 feets tall.
This tower is Octagonal in shape; this tower is architectural piece of Art. This tower is 140 feet tall. According to the regional history tales, the seven floors depict the seven battle victories of Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh. The 264 steps circular staircase leads to a beautiful city view at the top.
One can have a look at the whole Jaipur city from this tower as it is situated at the heart of the city, the old city. Jaipur being the capital city of Rajasthan is a harmonious blend of culture, education and religion.
Nahargarh Fort, Charan Mandir, Royal Gaitor, Garh Ganesh, City Place, Yaadgar, Old Vidhan Sabha, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal can be seen from here.
When to visit:
Open all days a week
Time: 9.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M.
Ticket Price: 50 INR
So what you all are waiting for?
Plan your weekend and have fun!