Pink City Jaipur Tagged as World Heritage Site by UNESCO
The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, underway at Baku (Azerbaijan) from June 30 to July 10, examined the nomination of the Walled City of Jaipur for inclusion in the World Heritage list.
IHCL (Indian Hotels Company Limited) celebrates the pink city of India i.e. Jaipur’s UNESCO World Heritage Site List Tag and invites guests to experience the regal luxury of Maharajas and Maharanis in the exclusive residences of Indian royalty, IHCL is an Indian Hospitality Company manages a portfolio of Hotels, resorts, palaces, spas, jungle safaris and in-flight catering services across the country. Recognized for its sensitive restoration of authentic Grand Palaces and heritage hotels, IHCL has been instrumental in developing India’s tourism potential in Rajasthan and putting Jaipur on the global map with the iconic Rambagh Palace in the year 1972.
“Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Jaipur City in Rajasthan, #India. Bravo,” UNESCO tweeted Saturday afternoon. The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, underway at Baku (Azerbaijan) from June 30 to July 10, examined the nomination of the Walled City of Jaipur for inclusion in the World Heritage list.
Painstakingly restored and recently refurbished, Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur is a stunning piece of Rajasthan’s heritage and a great example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. Set amidst 18 acres of landscaped Mughal gardens, this 18th century Palace has been the residence of three Prime Ministers of the princely state of Jaipur.
The erstwhile residence of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and his queen, Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rambagh Palace was built in 1835. This living legend of Jaipur offers the finest traditions of Rajput hospitality, its elegant rooms, marbled corridors and majestic gardens echo with history, and every corner has a story to tell.
Offering breath-taking views of the Aravalli Hills, The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge, Jaipur was the former hunting lodge of the Maharaja and Maharani. Built in 1930, this heritage hotel is an exceptional blend of contemporary design with old-world charm.
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