University of Rajasthan
Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, was founded in 1727 AD by one of the greatest rulers of the Kachhawaha clan, the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh. It was designed by the brilliant architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya.
Sawai Jai Singh came to the throne of Amer in 1699, at the tender age of 11 years and showed signs of his brilliance even at that early age. He faced many difficulties but overcame each, and thus proved a strong and able ruler who could establish peace and stability. By 1725, he decided to build a bigger city Jaipur - and moved his capital from Amer to Jaipur.
The remarkable city was considered a marvel of town planning and drew the peace-loving merchants and craftsman to its wide streets and mohallas, which were earmarked for them. Traditional crafts like jewellery , metalwork's ,enamellings, tie and dye, stone carving, pottery, leather work and miniature painting patronized by the rulers in the 18th century still continue to thrive to this day.
The Pink City and Rajasthan's colorful capital is full of things to see and do. There are impressive monuments, an excellent range of handicrafts, a wide variety of cuisine, and entertainment that can keep you enthralled for days. One can see the artisan at work as they give shape to some of the most exquisite handicraft items in the streets of the city.
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