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What makes Jaipur in Rajasthan famous?

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Asked by Francisco, 24 Jan '10 05:49 pm
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Jaipur (Hindi: , IPA: ['de.pr] (helpinfo)), also popularly known as the Pink City, is the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan. During the British rule in India, Jaipur was the capital of the princely state of Jaipur. Founded on 18 November, 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, the city today has a population of more than 4 million.
Jaipur is the first planned city of India, located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. The city which once had been the capital of the royalty now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. At present, Jaipur is a major business centre with all requisites of a metropolitan city.
The city is remarkable among pre-modern Indian cities for the width and regularity of its streets which are laid out into six sectors separated by broad streets 111 ft (34 m) wide. The urban quarters are further divided by networks of gridded streets. Five quarters wrap around the ...more
Answered by Josna, 24 Jan '10 07:18 pm

 
  
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Palace
Capital city of Rajasthan
Answered by vinodhini, 24 Jan '10 05:52 pm

 
  
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Palaces,amber fort , hawa mahal, jantar mantar, and off course the pink colored buildings allover
Answered by sreekumar, 24 Jan '10 06:34 pm

 
  
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The unusually structured and coloured attractive buildings, including the palace, against the background forming the "Pink city"
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 24 Jan '10 06:23 pm

 
  
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Amer Fort. City Palace,Hawa Mahal,Jantar Mantar to name the most importance places. also Jaipur is famous for its blue pottery
Answered by iqbal seth, 24 Jan '10 06:18 pm

 
  
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The Hawa Mahal and it is Also known as the PINK CITY
Answered by John Mascarenhas, 24 Jan '10 05:57 pm

 
  
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Carpets
Answered by MajorVLoganathan, 24 Jan '10 05:52 pm

 
  
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Hawa Mahal
Answered by Vikram, 24 Jan '10 05:51 pm

 
  
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Hawa mahal
Answered by anil garg, 25 Aug '12 12:43 am

 
  
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