Jaipur the not-so-pink city

Derelict pink

Jaipur, once capital of one of Rajasthan’s most powerful princely states, became known as the Pink City in the 19th century when the Maharaja ordered that the city centre be painted pink (a welcoming colour) to celebrate the visit of the Prince of Wales.  It’s not so pink these days with alot of buildings now in disrepair.

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