In this digital era where millennials choose to express their love in Bollywood style, the trend of pre-wedding shoot knocked on our doors long ago; now creating a to do thing to be checked out before wedding. People choose an ideal frame with a beguiling background to pose with their respective beloveds. For this they choose an ideal location that enhances their excitement of commencing an exclusive bond.
Now that Jaipur has been listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, the pink city now carries its crown of being one of the most historically rich city along with its chariot stocked of mesmerizing locations. The couples looking to pose in a royal setup with delightful backdrop must choose Jaipur for their pre-wedding shoot in Rajasthan.
We’ve shortlisted the most admired pre-wedding shoot locations in Jaipur and mentioned them below:
Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, it comprises of 953 windows placed closely to form a honeycomb structure. Choose the majestic façade of the historic site in Jaipur: Hawa Mahal as the royal backdrop of your dream pre-wedding photoshoot in Rajasthan, the 50 feet high structure of this precisely carved monument will surely add awe to that memorable snap.
Tip: There are no entry charges, therefore you won’t have to pay a penny for aspiring to choose Hawa Mahal as the backdrop, but you’ll have to pose on the street or at the Wind View Café located on the aisle side.
A 300 year old palace built for the guests wishing to revive the royal enticement of Rajasthan. There are several carved wall art detailed with mirror work and sparkled with chandeliers that can act as the royal backdrop one desires. The Chomu Palace with its decent variety of locations for a pre-wedding shoot has now been established as one of the favourites for the to be bride and grooms.
Kindly contact the Hotel for pre-wedding charges.
In Front of Jal Mahal
A Sandstone Palace located amidst the Man Sagar Lake, which has now been closed for restoration purpose. However, one can utilise its grandeur as the background that can include the vast Man Sagar Lake along with the Palace. One can also choose to pose on various lake shores of Man Sagar with Sun rays and water in the background instead of Jal Mahal.
As the shore of Man Sagar Lake is a public spot, we suggest you to organize an early morning shoot for peace.
Spread across 4 square kilometers of land the Amer Fort can provide several backdrops including the Ganesh Pol Entrance, the lengthy courtyards, the walkway, or terrace. The Aravalli range of mountains surrounding the fort, along with the Maota Lake that is visible from the fort can be positioned in the frame well. There are infinite options for a royal backdrop and that also for just Rs 50 to be paid per person as entry fee.
Taj Rambagh Palace
The former residence of Maharaja of Jaipur which was later converted into a 5 star hotel. The Taj Rambagh Palace should be one of the top venues on the list of your ‘Pre-wedding shoot places in Rajasthan’, as it’s an absolute delight with the decorated lavish suites, pricy chandeliers, royal gazebos that spells royalty. Dress up like Royal Maharajas and Maharanis to enter the ancient era in the actual Palace.
You must contact the hotel for pre-wedding shoot charges.
Dip into the royal extravagant aura with the lush Mughal gardens, heritage suites, magnificent halls and corridors at Samode Palace. This palace stands out with its mixed architecture of Rajput and Mughal designs. As the palace is located amidst a green valley, one can also opt for an aerial shot. The indoor shots can be utilized for a much traditional pre-wedding shot dressed up as Royal prince and princess, and the outdoor area for a contemporary shot in western attires.
Reach out the hotel for pre-wedding fee.
An archaeological site dedicated to the strong Rajputi women containing several cenotaphs. One can choose several locations in the site, with heritage structures in background. The cenotaphs give a palace feel, choose the entrance or huge courtyard in the middle for an ideal frame. A black and white photograph with the background of this place shall be priceless.One can shoot a pre-wedding video with the bride twirling in focus surrounded by the beautiful cenotaphs.
An entry charge of Rs 20 per person has to be paid for accessing the property.
India’s largest salt water lake located at a distance of 80kms from Jaipur, the white sand near the lake uplifts the pre-wedding shot with the sun rays in the blue sky, and the windy blows. You can also choose the lake front but we’d suggest the white sand nearby. There will be a lot of free space to use near the lake, therefore one can carry creative props to the location to be complimented in the frame.
Panna Meena ka Kund
A manmade pool created by the ancient people to store rainwater during monsoons, which has now turned into a popular tourist spot. The architecture of this location is wow some, the main attraction is the steep staircases. These symmetrical stepwells act as the ideal background for a pre-wedding shoot Rajasthan. It is believed that one can never climb up the same pair of staircases which they choose on their ways down. One doesn’t have to pay a penny to get clicked at this location.
Albert Hall Museum
Being one of the oldest museum ever, the facade of the Albert Hall Museum can surely be the pre-wedding backdrop a couple requires. The unique part about site is that the building owns the trails of Indo-Saracenic architecture. Mass bird feeding is done in the front campus of the museum, which can be utilized is the shots with all the birds flying and feeding.
A walkway to the biggest circular park of Asia located on a traffic signal: Jawahar Circle. The entrance to this park is referred as Patrika Gate, that contains 7 radiant gates, with beautiful designs on them. The Patrika Gate symbolizes the structure of the Jaipur City. It will be quite a task to freeze a landscape picture here, one can always get clicked in portrait frame with the colourful backdrop.
A defence fort built in 1734 with vast spread walls, can surely be a pre-wedding shoot worthy location. As the antique structure can serve as the backdrop with the couple posing in it. It opens up at 9am and closes at 5pm, we suggest you to conduct a pre-wedding shoot here in winters as the heat could be a hinderance. One has to pay Rs20 per camera, and Rs100 for video shoot. Explore the site and lookout for the backdrop that goes well with your picture.
Another stepwell structure alike Panna Meena ka Kund, but much grander with a pavilion structure, 3500 steps placed on 13 stories. Movies like BhoolBhulaiya, Bhoomi, The Fall, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel have been shot at this location. One can get an aerial shot of the to be groom chasing the to be bride down the stairs, or a wide shot with the couples longing for each other at distinct stairwells, or a landscape view of the site with the couple posing together in centre. One can also go for the pavilion as a backdrop.
This heritage hotel was once a royal haveli of the Thakurs of Diggi, they reconstructed the Haveli over time to be transformed into a palace replica hotel. Diggi Palace apart from being an absolute delight in terms of architecture, provides plenty of locations for the pre-wedding shoots in Rajasthan. Location options inside Diggi Palace include the alluring entrances, various decorated lawns, colour coordinated section, and other spots around the property.
There is a package provided by the hotel for pre-wedding shoots, one can contact the property for the details.
Another Rajasthani fort placed upon the top of a hill overlooking the city as well as Amer fort, well it was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in order to secure Amer fort. The Jaigarh fort has slight similar composition of the Amer fort, but this location for pre-wedding can actually be better because of the hilltop placement of the fort. The entry charges will cost you only Rs50 per person.
Hope this blog helped you in choosing the pre-wedding shoot location of your dreams. If you think there are any other pre-wedding shoot locations in Jaipur, let us know in the comment section below.
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