12 Photographs that will take you back to the Old Jaipur

When you see the Jaipur city today, it is all modernized and developed. You get to see well-built roads, classy flyovers, multi-storey buildings, furnished apartments, malls and booming infrastructure. Fancy bikes, luxury cars and other motor vehicles run on the roads with some occasional camel or elephant passing by in the city area. But this wasn’t the scene some hundred years ago.

Here we bring you 12 photographs that will take you back to old times in the Jaipur city. These photographs have been captured by Rajasthan’s first photographer Oodey Ram Ghodela some 100 years ago. Check them out – 

1. The Old Jeypore City

the old jeypore

2.Maharaja’s elephants


3. The Locals of Old Jaipur

the Locals of Old Jaipur

4. Maharaja’s elephant car in old Johari Bazaar 


5. Age Old Architecture


6. Camels on the old bazaar street


7. Walled city of Jaipur


8. Chandpole Bazaar


9. Livelihood of people in old times and the hills in the backdrop


10. Building in the Palace complex


11. Old lanes, common people and their lifestyle


12. Man driving a bullock cart

old men




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