Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan. An absolutely remarkable fort, the best preserved 17th century astronomical complex in all of India and the palace of its Maharajah (City Palace)



The Jaipur Wind Palace was built by Maharajah Sawai Pratap Singh at the end of the 18th century.

Its main function was to allow the women of his harem to see what is happening in town without being seen.

This palace is in fact mainly made up of a finely carved and perforated facade to serve its original destination: to see without being seen.


The Maradjahs lost their title and became hotel owners. The elephants no longer work for them, but did they gain by the way ... Not sure ...

They are probably more badly treated in their new attributions, the folk transport of tourists.


about the place, Jaipur:

Jaipur is the most important city in Rajasthan. With a population of over 3,000,000, it is the 10th largest city in India.

It was founded in 1727 by King Jai Sing II of the Rajput dynasty.

Among other things, it is remarkable for its magnificent fort, Amber Fort.



 - Duke Ellington - Black, Brown and Beige - Caravan, Naxo's Jazz Legends

 (Inde)  - North Indian Folk Music - Dhun on the Shahnai, Odeon (3 C064-17859)

 - Suresh Prajapati (Inde)  - Indian Classical Instrumental - Flute Tabla Raga 1, Suresh Prajapati

 - Lakshmi Shankar (Inde)  - Inde du Nord (North India) - Season and Time - Raga Dhani: Tala Jhaptal, Ocora

 (Pakistan)  - Authentic Music of the Snake Charmer - Sorath, Olympic Records (OL-6101)

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India