Jaipur

We will start our journey by visiting Amber Fort, one of the most important and impressive historical sites of Jaipur.  It is a huge palace complex built in the 16th century, and is filled with beautiful carvings, paintings and architecture.  We will then take a guided tour around the other important sites and palaces of Jaipur including the Hawa Mahal, and ‘Jantar Mantar’, a giant astronomical observatory built in 1728.

The next day we will spend some time in the arts and crafts markets of Jaipur.  The city is famous for is handicrafts, textiles and ceramic art. The market is not only a place for shopping, it is also the best place to meet the local traditions, culture and people.

 

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