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Sheesh Mahal – The Flickering Palace of Mirrors in Jaipur

Sheesh Mahal is inside Amer Fort in Jaipur. It’s a flickering Palace of Mirrors that would delight your experience in the imposing fort. You can’t miss it. Most tourists spend a long time here, taking a hundred selfies. And that means, good luck finding a spot for your own selfie without Neanderthals in the background. […]

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Doors inside Jaipur City Palace (Pink City, Jaipur, India)

Jaipur City Palace – Your Window to Royal Extravagance

Jaipur City Palace is your window to royal extravagance of ancient India. The complex is a maze of courtyards, palaces and architectural beauty, ready to blow your mind away. And oh, it’s super pink, too, like the rest of the city. This Palace was used as a royal residence of the Singh family who ruled […]

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Jantar Mantar in Jaipur - Where You'll Find the Largest Stone Sundial (India).

Jantar Mantar in Jaipur – Where You’ll Find the Largest Stone Sundial in the World

At Jantar Mantar in Jaipur, you’ll find the world’s largest sundial stone. This place a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has an ancient collection of 19 astronomical structures built in the open field. Including in these 19 objects are the zodiac signs – better find yours. At first, you might not be impressed as they […]

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Hawa Mahal at Night (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)

Hawa Mahal at Night

In my previous post, you’ve seen Hawa Mahal bathed in sunlight in Jaipur, “The Pink City.” As you know, Hawa Mahal was built to be a viewing palace for the female members of the royal family without being seen by the crowd who are participating in the festivities on the street below them. Related Post:¬†Hawa […]

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Hawa Mahal - A Pink-Washed Palace of the Wind in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India)

Hawa Mahal – A Pink-Washed Palace of the Winds in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal is a pink-washed “Palace of the Wind” in Jaipur, India. It was built as an extension of the nearby City Palace. Both of these palaces should be visited, one after the other. While the City Palace is used as a residential area for the royal families, Hawa Mahal wasn’t built to have that […]

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Jal Mahal is a Dream-like Water Palace in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India)

Jal Mahal is a Dream-like Water Palace in Jaipur

On my way back to downtown Jaipur from Amber Fort (or Amer Fort, as the locals call it), I saw dream-like water palace by the roadside. I had to ask my Uber driver sweetly if he’d be kind to stop for a while so I could see the floating palace in good, full view. Since […]

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