Amidst the beautiful Ram Niwas Garden, surrounded by pools, fountains and rows of flowerbeds stands the exquisite Albert Hall, built on 1886 A.D. It is also known as the Central Museum. Designed by Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob who has crafted other Palaces of Rajasthan, built the Albert hall in honor of the King Edward VII visit to Jaipur, in Indo-Saracenic style. The majestic edifice houses a collection of paintings a few hundred years old, exquisite jewelry, chiselled brasswares, pottery and natural stones, ivory goods, metal sculptures and crystal works. A section of the museum displays Egyptian mummy and another section exhibits dolls and toys of various countries. Through the displays of costumes, pottery, brassware and woodwork one can catch a glimpse of the life style of Rajasthani village. The Durbar Hall, which is usually locked, has the most magnificent Persian Garden Carpet. Made in Kerman, Persia the design depicts the Garden of Paradise. A section of the Albert Hall exhibits dolls and toys of various countries Dolls Museum, the most fascinating museum of Jaipur displaying dolls from various countries in their traditional costumes holds great attraction for tourists all around the country. Children are fascinated at the display of thousands of dolls in different attires. The Dolls museum in Jaipur exhibits dolls of different countries representing their culture and tradition.
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