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Albert Hall

Piegeons flock in front of Albert Hall, the Central Museum of Jaipur. Situated in the Ram Niwas Gardens, was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II. Its Indo-Saracenic style of architecture is a combination of European style with traditional Indian elements. Albert Hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert, who was the Prince of Wales. Colonel Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob (1841-1917) designed Albert Hall. The foundation stone was laid in 1876 by Albert's son, the Prince of Wales (the future Edward VII).

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Piegeons flock in front of Albert Hall, the Central Museum of Jaipur. Situated in the Ram Niwas Gardens, was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II. Its Indo-Saracenic style of architecture is a combination of European style with traditional Indian elements. Albert Hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert, who was the Prince of Wales. Colonel Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob (1841-1917) designed Albert Hall. The foundation stone was laid in 1876 by Albert's son, the Prince of Wales (the future Edward VII).