The City - Capital In the Tone of an Autumnal Sunset, Literally Blushed Pink When Prince Albert, The Consort of Queen Victoria, Stepped On Its Soil in 1883. Interspersing the play of Red and pink were White Borders and Motifs, Painstakingly Outlining The Architectural Highlights of Jaipur's Buildings. Interestingly, TheRoyal Family, Earlier Residence, At Amber, Was Only 11km away, And Had been since the 10th Century.
This Former Royal Residance is An Imposing Blend of Traditional Rajasthan and Mughal Architecture And Craftmanship. In the heart of the old city, the city palace occupies a large area divided into a series of countryards, gardens and buildings.
Adjacent to the entrance of the city palace is the jantar Mantar, or observatory, begun by Jai singh's passion for astronomy was even more notable than his prowess as a warrior and before commencing construction, he sent scholars abroad to study foreign observatory is. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and the best preserved of the five he build, and was resorted in 1901.