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Architectural heritage conservation: The Jaipur experience - The Manila Times

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Architectural heritage conservation: The Jaipur experience - The Manila Times
Jaipur City, Rajasthan (India): In 1727, Sawai Jai Singh 2nd, the ruler of Amer, founded the fortified city of Jaipur in India’s north western state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City due to the dominant color scheme of the buildings in the area. It was established on the plain and built according to a grid plan by the chief architect and city planner Vidyadhar Bhattacharya in 1727. Last July 6, 2019, Jaipur is one of the seven cultural sites inscribed on Unesco’s World Heritage List.
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