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House of Lords and Pigeons | by Justin Gaurav Murgai
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House of Lords and Pigeons

The Albert Hall: Built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II in 1868 as a relief project for his famine struck subjects. The palacial building hosts the Rajasthan Central Museum and is located next to the local Zoo.


The Albert Hall has been modelled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and is afine exampleof Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The hall was named after Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria’s husband.

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Taken on July 10, 2007