Jaipur, the colourful capital of a colourful state, was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II. Most of its buildings are periodically given a pink-orange wash. The major sights include the City Palace (built between 1728-32), the astronomical observatory and the Palace of the Winds.

01 Main entrance 02 Decorated gate 03 Fresco with Indian prince 04 The Palace Cafe 05 Gate 06 Gate
07 Gate 08 Door detail 09 Gate 10 Courtyard 11 Lantern 12 Pink gate
13 Marble hall with pink roof 14 Marble hall 15 Palace detail 16 Courtyard and wall 17 Ornamental pillars 18 Pillar detail
19 Gate 20 Gate with elephants 21 Gate 22 Green gate and pavilion 23 Gate 24 Door
25 Green pavilion 26 Pavilion 27 Palace detail 01 Street view 02 Side view
03 Palace detail 04 Palace detail 05 Palace detail 01 Observatory 02 Observatory
03 Observatory 04 Observatory 05 Observatory 06 Observatory 01 Power distribution tower
02 Pigeons on meadow 03 Wild pig 04 Jai Mahal lake palace 05 Jai Mahal lake palace 06 Cobra snakes
07 Cobra and snake charmer 08 Coloured cloths sellers 09 Coloured cloths sellers 10 Coloured cloth 11 Orange city wall and gates
12 Rooftop Hindu temple 13 Flower market 14 Flowers 15 Flower sellers 16 Fruit stall 17 Dates
18 Fruit stalls 19 Pomegranates 20 Fruit stalls 21 Fruits
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