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Rajasthan
   

Destinations in Rajasthan

  1. Jaipur
    Jaipur, the ‘Pink City’, has been the capital of erstwhile Jaipur state since its inception in 1727 AD, It was founded by Sawai Jai Singh II, a great ruler as well as renowned mathematician and astrologer. Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, designed Jaipur as per the Hindu treatise, Shilp Shastra. In 1876 Jaipur dressed itself in pink to welcome Prince Albert, consort of queen Victoria, and earned the epitaph ‘Pink City'. The excellent handicrafts of Jaipur are exquisite gold jewellery enameled or inlaid with precious stones, blue pottery, carving on wood, stone & ivory, block print & tie & dye textiles, handmade paper etc.

  2. Alwar
    Alwar is a quaint town with a population of just over 200,000. Located 145 km from Jaipur and 170 km from Delhi, it lies in the hills of the Aravalli range and is surrounded by lakes, forests and palaces. An important Rajput state, Alwar played a vital part in the history of Rajasthan. It came under Muslim rule in the 13th century and in the 18th Century, the Rajput ruler, Maharaja Pratap Singh, wrested it back from the invaders and founded the then state of Alwar.

  3. Bharatpur
    Founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733 AD, Bharatpur - The 'Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan', was once an impregnable well fortified city, carved out of the region formerly known as Mewat. The trio of Bharatpur, Deeg and Dholpur has played an important part in the history of Rajasthan. The place was named as Bharatpur after the name of Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama, whose other brother Laxman was worshipped as the family deity of the Bharatpur. The legends say the rulers Laxman's name is engraved on the state arms and the seals. The city and the fort have been believed to be founded by Rustam, a Jat of Sogariya clan.

  4. Bikaner
    Bikaner is 500-year-old town standing still in time. The rulers here built beautiful forts that echo of opulence and images of monsoon clouds in this dry land. The wealth of its architectural heritage lies in its forts, palaces and temples– magnificent creations in red and yellow sandstone, are living.

  5. Bundi
    Bundi The Capital of Chauhans The small, rustic town of Bundi was the capital of one of the erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan. It is known for its palaces, baolis (step wells) and water tanks. The monuments and their architecture reflect the splendor of the local Rajput chiefs. The walls of the palaces at Bundi are decorated with life-size frescoes depicting the glory of its rulers.

  6. Chittorgarh
    Chittorgarh has always been the pride and glory of Rajasthan. Once the place full of citadels, graceful palaces and chhattris, today lies in ruins. But these ruins echo the tales of valour and romance of the past, very unique to Rajasthan and the Rajput people.

  7. Ajmer
    Ajmer is a fantastic place to visit in india.Land of cultural unity where on the one side there is holy cum turiest place like Pushkar which have an auspicious temple of Lord Bhrama who acc. to Hindu myths is the creator of the universe .this is the only temple of Bhrama in the world and on the other hand muslims mosque of khawaja Munuidhen Chistee which also around 1000 year old mosque . Khawaja was worship by both hindu & muslim . But the main reason to visit Ajmer is because of peaceful atmosphere of Pushkar. The animals fair in the month of Oct/Nov. there is a good time to visit there .

  8. Kumbhalgarh
    Kumbhalgarh is one of the finest examples of defensive fortification in Rajasthan. Kumbhalgarh is about 85 km from Udaipur. The Kumbhalgarh fort was the second most important fort of the Mewar kingdom after Chittorgarh. This fort is rising from a prominent ridge at a height of 1914 meters high from the sea level. The fort was built in 15th century AD by Rana Kumbha. The climate in Kumbhalgarh is temperate. In summers the temperature is about 42.6 degree Celsius and in winters it is about 11.6 degree Celsius. The best season to travel to Kumbhalgarh is from October to February. English, Hindi and Rajasthani are the common languages which are spoken here.

  9. Jodhpur
    Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Representing this colourful city with shades of blue, it has a history that is rich and a present that beckons strongly to the discerning tourist. Forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, colour and texture, Jodhpur has them all and in plenty. Situated in western Rajasthan, Jodhpur has long attracted both the domestic and outside tourist.

  10. Kota
    Kota is situated at a center of the southeastern region of Rajasthan a very region widely known as Hadaoli the land of the Hadas. Kota lies along the banks of the Chambal river. the historical places and temples are getting surrounded with signs of modern development. . Kota is on a high sloping tableland forming a part of the Malwa Plateau. The Mokandarra hills run from southeast to northwest axis of the town. It is 36 km from Bundi.

  11. Mount Abu
    Mount Abu at a height of 1,200 metres above sea level is Rajasthan's only hill station. The 22 km long hill station has among its principal attractions a cool climate, the famous Dilwara group of temples, some old palaces like the Bikaner Palace and the Nakki Lake.

  12. Pushkar
    Pushkar in Rajasthan is a favored destination of North India. Hundreds of foreigners throng this place all through the year. The Pushkar fair is an important occassion when tourists flock Pushkar, however it is not only at this time of the year when tourism flourishes. Pushkar is the flavour of every season. Pushkar is a pilgrimage site and is considered one of the holiest sites in India. The semicircular Pushkar Lake is believed to be extremely holy and has 52 bathing ghats or steps along its banks. Devotees bathe in Pushkar Lake and pray at the Temple dedicated to Lord Brahma nearby. Pushkar is home to the only Brahma Temple in India.

  13. Udaipur
    Travel tours to the city of lakes, Udaipur in Rajasthan, North India can prove to be one of your most exciting travel tours to the North Indian cities. Udaipur with its plethora of tourist attractions and a wide variety of tourist destinations offers you a mystifying blend of desert charm and crystal clear water bodies. The city of Udaipur is located on the Aravalli ranges that form a perfect backdrop for the crystal clear waters of the picturesque lakes and the ancient buildings that dot the entire length and breadth of Udaipur, Rajasthan, North India.

  14. Mandawa
    Mandawa is situated in the north Indian state of Rajasthan around 190 km off Jaipur, the capital of the state. The town lies between latitude 28.06° in the north and longitude 75.20° in the east. The fort town of Mandawa is well connected with the other places in region through a good network of roads.

  15. Barmer
    Barmer was founded around the 12 th century. It forms the border area of India-Pakistan. A major attraction for the tourists, it is the centre for wood carving, carpets, embroidery, block printing and other handicrafts. The products made here are popular throughout India. Two annual fairs are celebrated in Barmer; the Barmer Thar festival in early March and the Barmer cattle fair in March/April.

  16. Jaisamand
    Jaisamand Sanctuary is situated 50-km south of Udaipur, the picturesque 'City of Lakes', succulent valleys and hills. It is on the bank of Jaisamand Lake, the second largest artificial Lake in Asia. The sanctuary extends over an area of 52-sq-kms of thick forest land. Established in 1957, this sanctuary is located besides the man-made lake by the same name. Covering a total area of 160-sq-kms, it harbours sloth bear, leopard, chital, chinkara, wild boar and a number of birds. Some crocodiles and fish can also be spotted here.

  17. Jaisalmer
    Jaisalmer is a great place to simply wander. The old city was once completely surrounded by an extensive wall, much of which has sadly been ripped away in recent times for building material. Some of it remains, however, including the city gates and, inside them, the massive fort which rises above the city and is the essence of Jaisalmer. The main market area is directly below the hill, while the banks, the new palace and several other shops and offices are near the Amar Sagar Gate to the west.

  18. Samode
    Samode is situated in the royal Indian state of Rajasthan around 42 km from Jaipur, the capital city. Located on way to Shekhawati, this small village is famous for its haveli and fort. Samode is connected to Jaipur through a good network of roads. Unlike the other havelis of Rajasthan, the Samode Palace does not belong to any royal family but a family of noblemen, the Rawals of Samode.Shekhawati has produced the maximum number of millionaires and billionaires in India

  19. Shekhawati
    Shekhawati has produced the maximum number of millionaires and billionaires in India! The wealthy merchants of this region popularly known as Marwaris are spread all over the world but still own their ancestral mansions (havelis) in their native villages and towns. The five great deeds a marwari merchant is supposed to do are to build a haveli, a well, a school, a dharamshala (Caravanserai) and a temple. The merchants, flushed with money, competed with each other in building such structures.

  20. Nathdwara
    Nathdwara is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site. This is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage shrines of India, enshrining Krishna as Govardhana Giridhari. Nathdwara is situated 48-km northeast of Udaipur in Rajasthan, on the banks of the Banas River.

Jaiselmer
Bikaner
Jodhpur
Mount Abu
Udaipur
Jaipur
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