Happy 287th Birthday Jaipur !

The capital of Rajasthan and one of the happiest and most colorful cities in India, Jaipur was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city is named. Also known as the pink city of India, Jaipur has seen and grown a lot in the last 287 years and is definitely not stopping ! So watch your dear pink city from the eyes of a photographer in these wonderful pictures depicting Jaipur in a way probably never seen before.

JMahal Pano small


Johri Bazaar
Johri Bazaar

Light and Sound Show, AmerLight and Sound Show at Amer

albert-hall-1 copyAlbert Hall Museum

IMG_8875-001 copyJaipur seen from Nahargarh

IMG_1186Hawa Mahal

Jal mahal Jal mahal

Amer FortAmer Fort

Sunset in JaipurSunset in Jaipur

1 copy (2)Pink city as seen from the wall of Nahargarh fort

Birla Mandir Birla Mandir

panna kundPanna Meena Ka Kund On Jaipur-Amer Road

A bright view of Kesar Kyari Bagh from a window of Amer FortA bright view of Kesar Kyari Bagh from a window of Amer Fort

Pictures clicked by Mr. Gaurav Hajela, Founder of Jaipur Beat


  1. Rashmi Dickinson

    Your photos are superb. Just a factual correction if you forgive me- its Panna Mian ka kund. Panna main was a eunuch brought by Bishan Singh from the Mughal darbar to look after the janani dhyori a learned person too

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