Author:Vibhuti Sachdev & Giles Tillotson (Authors)

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Jaipur City Palace

By: Vibhuti Sachdev & Giles Tillotson (Authors)

Price: $16.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108618

ISBN: 8174365699

Condition: New


The City Palace of Jaipur was established in 1727 by one of the most distinguished figures in Indian history, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who is remembered today as a statesman and astronomer. From the date of its foundation until 1949, his palace served as the main residence of Sawai Jai Singh's successors and as the centre of the Jaipur court administration. Today the palace includes a privately owned museum of courtly arts. Historically one of India's most important royal complexes, the Jaipur City Palace was always much more than the residence of a maharaja. It was also a site of religiou... View more info