It has rich salt deposits at Sambhar and elsewhere and copper mines at Khetri and Dariba. The main industries are of textiles, rugs and woolen goods, vegetable oils and dyes.Heavy industries include the construction of railway rolling stock, copper and zinc smelting.Guiding Architects is an international network for architectural guided tours.
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Rajasthan is located in the northwestern part of the subcontinent.
We conduct guided tours for experts and non-experts, hold lectures, publish specialised texts, and organise workshops and symposia.
Tour programmes are organized by our tried-and-tested local member companies.Between the 7th and the 11th century AD, several dynasties arose, with Rajput strength reaching its peak at the beginning of the 16th century.Emperor Akbar brought the Rajput states into the Mughal Empire; by early 19th century they allied with the Marathas.Though parts of the state are extremely dry, and are covered by the Thar Desert, the total cultivable area in the state is 27,465 thousand hectares, and the sown area, 20,167 thousand hectares. Primarily an agricultural and pastoral economy, Rajasthan has good reserve of mineral resources.The state accounts for India's entire output of zinc concentrates, and also produces emeralds and garnets, gypsum, silver ore, asbestos, feldspar and mica.Besides designing the architectural programme, we are also happy to organise reservations for transport, accommodation and restaurants and can provide an all-round no-worries programme for you if requested.