ISBN 9788129103208,Jaipur: 10 Easy Walks

Jaipur: 10 Easy Walks


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ISBN 9788129103208

Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788129103208

ISBN-10 8129103206


Number of Pages 160 Pages
Language (English)


The first book of its kind, 10 Easy Walks gives the tourist a chance to explore the close quarters of Jaipur and to discover the city's architectural beauty, its havelis and temples, its carefully preserved heritage, its culture and crafts. The streets of Jaipur are crowded and lively and there is much to see and delight in: the marble statue-maker, the dyer, the printer, the bangle-seller, the mithaiwala, the artist and the jeweler. 10 Easy Walks is a guide to a Jaipur that encompasses far more than the usual tourist attractions of Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal. About the Author Dharmendar Kanwar studied at the Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls Public School and went to university in Jaipur. She started her writing career immediately after finishing school and did campus writing for youth magazines like Hi Young People's Newspaper, Junior Statesman and Youth Times. Over the last twenty-five odd years she has done scripts for television documentaries, been involved in heritage conservation and contributed stories to national magazines and newspapers. In the late eighties, she took to travel writing and was resident editor of Rajasthan Atithi for a year. She authored Rajasthan, a coffee-table book, besides writing several brochures on Rajasthan that won national awards. She was awarded the Best Travel Writer (English) award for 1993-94 by the Government of Rajasthan. Dharmendar Kanwar has edited, designed and published Gourmet's Gateway by Rajmata Gayatri Devi, co-authored Delhi-Agra-Jaipur, written Fifty Years of Rajasthan Police and Enduring Grace a biography of Gayatri Devi, Maharani of Jaipur.