"Jaipur-The City of Palaces,Forts&Gardens" Top 5 Page for this destination Jaipur by radz

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Jaipur-The Pink city

Jaipur is first well planned city in India,only the walled city is Pink color.
Its capital of Rajasthan state.Famous for Palaces,
forts,beautiful gardens&shopping for jewellery.258 km from Delhi.Delhi to Jaipur highway is 2 way toll road &well maintained.

Many places to see,usually visters will go onedya trip to Jaipur,but
my suggestion is spare minimum 2 days,can see all places in &around Jaipur.Ofcourse to feel Rajasthan one can spend as much as days they want:).

Jaipur &Amber were ruled by Kachhwaha rulers,they were great collectors fo art,music ,literature.
They went to war as Generals&Governors of the Mughal Emperors.
One can see all over Jaipur ,there arstictic work,Amber palace was beautiful,walls all painting ,using vegetabl dye,that is natural colors.

Best season to visit,September to March.Winder temp 22C to 8C,SUMMER 45.C TO 26c.

Archer-Wall Tiles painting at Albert Hall Museum.

Portion of the Archer, frieze in glazed tiles from the palace of Dareios I at Susa.
Exhumed by Mons and Madame Dienlafoy in 1885,and reconstructed in the Louvre in Paris.
The archers wear the quipment of Royal body-guard ,which was known by the name of "THE TEN THOUSAND" or "The immortals",because there were more nor less than this number.Men of the Susa
Contingent are shown in this panal.

Ganesh Pol-Amber Palace entrance.

This impressive Ganesh Pol entrance to inner courtyard of Palace.Can see entrance archs,doors painting using vegetabel dye.

Check it out for more pics on my Travalogue.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Palaces,Forts &Shopping !
  • In a nutshell:Its colorful city !
  • Last visit to Jaipur: Oct 2003
  • Intro Updated Nov 11, 2003
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2010 at 6:30 PM

    Great tips Radz! I am finally headed to your country in November!

  • kokoryko's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2008 at 12:51 PM

    You have the eye, Rathika ! Beautiful pictures and information in the tips; that is how I like the travels on VT pages! I’ll make a real travel to Rajasthan soon, your page prepares well! Cheers!

  • monina_c's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2007 at 10:32 PM

    Hello Radz! I am glad Zana shared you page with us! Your photos are beautiful!

  • hivaoa1's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2007 at 11:04 AM

    oh i bought nice silver and stones in Jaipur.. would like to go back for more shopping hihihi

  • Teledude's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2007 at 5:15 PM

    Very nice photos, I hope to visit India someday!

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2007 at 4:34 AM

    Another one of those great pages on VT ;-)

  • barryg23's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2006 at 9:51 AM

    Enjoyed reading your Jaipur tips and travelogues. I can't wait to visit next March.

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2005 at 7:52 AM

    Simply beautiful. Jaipur is one of the 10 cities I must go to around the world.

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Sep 16, 2005 at 1:27 PM

    thanks for the memory joggers - superb photos ;-)))

  • chrismj's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2005 at 2:24 PM

    Thanks, but it's nothing compared to yours. Enjoyed Only in India page especially..and Japiur which I have hazy memories of from a trip some years ago. Keep it up!


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