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Famous Sites in Jaipur

We have grown up reading about the supreme glory of in-numerous Indian emperors, be it the Mughals, the Cholis, the Marathas etc. but one clan of kings have always fascinated us to levels unimaginable. Yes, you got it right, the Rajputs of Rajasthan. Their lifestyle, culture, art, forts and palaces,...

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Smell in the beauty of Jaipur Villages

Away from the hustle and bustle of the pink city, Jaipur has something traditional and ancient too. Breathe in the sweet smell of the soils of a village in this beautiful pink city. If you just move out of the city a little further, you can find Sanganer, a small...

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A Morning in Jaipur

I still do remember the time when I saw the pink city for the first time with it’s wonderful buildings and it’s historic palaces and I was gaga over them for quite some time. Believe me, they still do come in my dreams even now. Every time I think of...

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Jantar Mantar: Jaipur’s astronomical observatory

Just a four hour drive from New Delhi is Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital city. Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is now a part of the Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit which also includes Agra and Delhi. Jaipur holds several fascinating attractions for tourists including the City Palace,...

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Amer Fort, Jaipur: A Mughal and Hindu style fusion

A four hour drive from Delhi lies the capital of Rajasthan – Jaipur. Popularized as the ‘Pink City’ because of the stone used in the construction of several buildings in the city, Jaipur is the holy grail of travellers visiting Rajasthan. Some of the most famous attractions include the Jantar...