Chandra Mahal, The City Palace, Jaipur

Usha Biswal Rout

03, Jun 2013 @ 12:16 AM
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Rajasthan is also known as pink city of India. This Indian State have many beautiful places to see from which Chandra Mahal is one of the best place in Jaipur city to see. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence in Rajasthan. The palace complex, which is located northeast of the centre of the grid patterned Jaipur city. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732. It was built initially by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. He planned and built the outer walls, and later additions were made by successive rulers right up to the 20th century. The credit for the urban layout of the city and its structures is attributed to two architects namely, Vidyadar Bhattacharya. The architects achieved a fusion of the Shilpa Shastra of Indian architecture with Rajput, Mughal and European styles of architecture. Lots of people travel to Rajasthan to view the various forts and monuments in Jaipur which reflect its glorious past.
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