Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is the first planned city of India and was designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya for Raja Sawai Jai Singh. To pay a tribute to the architect's genius Vidhyadhar Garden was built in his honor in the year 1988. The garden was designed according to the ancient texts of the 'Shilpa Shastra', the ancient Indian line of architecture used by Vidyadhar while planning the city. The garden was believed to have been a vineyard, situated in the vicinity of the Sisodia gardens.
It is a perfect fusion of Mugal and contemporary Indian architecture. With its marvelously chiseled fountains, vivacious pavilions, sylvan lakes and stunning galleries the garden look really imposing.
The Mural paintings portraying lord Krishna and well-maintained flower beds add its magical charm. The walls are engraved with intricate latticework, and mirror work in the temple makes it highly attractive to the tourists.
The garden is well known for its numerous fountains, spontaneous peacock dancing, bird watching, and the beautifully, terraced flowerbeds.
The garden is a popular tourist attraction and is a pleasant gateway for those seeking a peaceful escape. The picturesque garden is a major tourist attraction of the pink city.
This fabulous garden is about 15.7 km away from Jaipur Airport, 8 km away from Jaipur railway station and 6.8 kms away from Jaipur Bus stand. Tourists can easily hire a cab or rickshaw or even take the help of a city bus to reach the destination.
Tourists can visit the garden from 8 am to 5.30 pm.
By Road: Vidyadhar Garden is located at a distance of 8 km from the centre of Jaipur city on NH11 Agra-Bikaner road. One can easily reach here with local taxi or cab.
By Rail: Vidyadhar Garden, Jaipur is well connected through Jaipur Railway station to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad.
By Air: Vidyadhar Garden can be reached through Jaipur Airport, also called Sanganer Airport which is well connected with regular domestic flights to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, and Udaipur.