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Founded in AD 1727 by Sawai Jaisingh II, Jaipur the capital of
Rajasthan is popularly known as the Pink City with broad avenues and
spacious gardens. The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is steeped in
history and culture. Here the past comes alive in magnificent forts and
palaces, blushed pink, where once lived the maharajas. The bustling
bazaars of Jaipur, famous for Rajasthani jewellery, fabric and shoes,
possess a timeless quality and are surely a treasure-trove for the
shoppers. This fascinating city with its romantic charm takes you to an
epoch of royalty and tradition.
imperial city, replete with amazing legends of romance and heroism. A
land where the past thrives still. 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
Once the capital city of the Marwar
state, it was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodhaji - chief of the Rathore
Clan of Rajputs who claimed descent from Lord Rama. A major trade centre
of 16th century, the city, today, has grown to become the second
largest city of Rajasthan, retaining the medieval splendour.
city is encompassed by a high wall, 10 km. long with eight gates.
Within the city, atop a rocky hill, stands the massive fort, 120 mtrs.
above the plains.
Packed with history, art and culture,
this princely state is a treasure – trove of some exquisite palaces,
forts, temples and havelis – standing a testimony to the imperial
grandeur. But what entices the most in Jodhpur is the traditional
lifestyle, festivity and smiling people
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