Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, is the capital of Indian state of , and its largest city. The city was built in the 18th century by Sawai Jai Singh as India's first planned city, and today it's a major tourist attraction for Indians and for international visitors.

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Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India. Made with the red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the , and extends to the Zenana, or women's chambers. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

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The is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur, . Photo: Rialfver, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , Jaipur was established at the same time as the city of Jaipur, by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

The Museum in Jaipur is the oldest museum of the state and functions as the state museum of , India. Photo: Rajesht9i, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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