Happy Diwali 2012 »

[8 Nov 2012 | 0 Comments]

Happy Diwali 2012, Diwali also known as Deepavali or Deepawali is one of the most important, hugely waited and immensely cherished festival celebrated across India and in parts of Nepal. Originally, the name was Deepawali, which has its origin from Sanskrit, meaning “Rows of Deep”.
Over the years the name has been pronounced as Diwali, especially in Hindi, whereas it still remains Deepawali in Nepali. Diwali also popularly known as “Festival of Lights” is celebrated with great gusto and is observed as an official holiday across India. [More]

About Pink City Jaipur »

[1 Nov 2012 | 1 Comments]

located in heart of the old City, it occupy about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a combine of Mughal and Rajput design it houses a seven storied Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am has involved decoration and collection of manuscript, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. Sileh Khana has a collection of armory and weapons. Timing 9.30 to 16.45 hrs. [More]