Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, was founded in 1727 AD by one of the greatest rulers of the Kachhawaha clan, the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh. The pink color was used at the time of making to create an impression of red sandstone buildings of Mughal cities – and repainted in 1876, during the visit of the Prince of Wales. The city is best explored on foot and the adventurous visitor willing to go into the inner lanes can discover a whole new world not visible to the tourist-in-a-hurry.
The city was designed by Vidyasagar Chkravarty, a young Bengali architect, who succeeded in making a marvellous synthesis of many influences- Hindu, Jain, Mughal (with Persian overtones), beside his own idea from eastern India.
This fascinating city with its romantic charm takes you to an epoch of royalty and tradition. The imperial city, replete with amazing legends of romance and heroism. This is the fortified city of Jodhpur, standing a wary sentinel to the great Thar Desert. Beckoning you to the wilderness of fascinating dunes, rocky terrain and thorny vegetation.
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Hawa MahalOr palace of winds, which is , in fact, no Palace, but an extraordinary facade0f 953 airy windows used by the ladies of the Palace to watch the outside world. It was built in 1799. The top of the honeycomb like frontage of Hawa Mahal offers an excellent view of the surrounding
City PalaceIn the center of the sprawling old walled city stands the City Palace with its ornate entrance gates, arches, projecting balconies and a series of courtyards. The ground and first floors of the seven storey Chandra Mahal houses the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum. The museum has a rare and rich collection of ornaments, arms, royal costumes, carpets and decorative art objects.
Jantar MantarThe observatory of Maharaja Jai Singh II. The construction and precision of the observatory were a unique achievement for the year 1716. This observatory best reflects the passion of its founder for astronomy and his scientific genius. It helped in calculating the movements and positions of stars and planets and in foretelling the eclipses.
Jaigarh FortIt was recently opened to the public after being sealed for seven years, following a rumor that an enormous treasure in gold was buried in vaults under deep reservoirs.
Jaigarh , or the Fort of Victory, is a rugged fort built in 1726. The world’s largest cannon on wheels is to be found here. The fort houses a museum and provides some excellent views of the Amer Palace.
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