Jaipur - Historic Pink City of India & One of Sam's Exotic Travels

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Jaipur, founded in 1727 by the astronomer king Sawai Jai Singh, used pink as the color for many of its buildings to create an impression of red sandstone buildings of Mughal cities. Since 1956, this thriving city of 1.5 million, has been the capital of Rajasthan province. Many famous buildings date back to its original rulers.

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