Author: Sara WheelerPublisher: Prakash BooksYear: Language: EnglishPages: ISBN/UPC (if available): 9622174574
A beautiful pictorial panorama of a city poetically described as the 'India of novels and the opera, fairy-like and incredible..'Jaipur, believed to be the twelfth largest city in India today, is a busy, commercial center, the capital of Rajasthan. Distinguished by the color pink, this picturesque city is enclosed by fortified, crenellated walls, . Within, is a meticulously planned town, a tribute to the enlightened monarch who built it, dominated by opulent palaces and gardens. In the streets and bazaars, however, one encounters, what an early writer poetically described as the 'India of novels and the opera, fairly-like and incredible ...'