Gatore ki Chhatriyan

By: Kamakshi

Feb 08 2011

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Category: Landscapes


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These beautiful umbrella shaped memorials are actual empty tombs or cenotaphs which are dedicated to the Royal Kings of Jaipur. Crafted in exquisite Persian marble, the memorials spot traditional Rajasthani carvings. The monuments have been laid down by the Maharaja Sawai Mansingh – II, and the Museum Trust maintains the place.


14 comments on “Gatore ki Chhatriyan”

  1. Those are fantastic memorials but I’m intrigued why they have not been used.

  2. What a gorgeous building!! I love it!

  3. this is an entrance of death..I love that umbrella shaped memorials..nice..

  4. Beautiful scene. I love that color of sky.

  5. nice thought!! to appreciate mansingh’s efforts to build the beautiful monument…. i ‘v been to udaipur and it took me 3 hrs find way out :p.

  6. That is some entrance to eternal rest.

  7. A beautiful building

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