Being Fair and Just

The Jaipuri Kings were said to be very peace-loving and fair rulers. This monument looks like the one used to collect taxes, but is a bit different in terms of styling and detailing. The monument reflects of both Mughal and Rajasthani cultures, as the kings had an agreement with the Mughal kings so they inhibited amicably.

Sheesh Mahal

The Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) is probably the highlight of the Amber Fort or Amer Fort which lies, 13 km from Jaipur, Rajasthan. Closed for restoration when we were on a visit, folklore says that the room could be lit by a single candle because of the mirror placement. The palace was also the…