Rajasthan is the must-visit place in India filled with iconic, colourful and exotic best. Rajasthan is famous for elephants, camels, deserts and palaces. Rajasthan is popularly called as Rajputana in the past and is also the land of the kings. This state is well known for its architecture and arts and is the most diverse cultured place in the world.
Here is the list of must-visit places in Rajasthan:
Udaipur is well known as the ‘city of lakes’ and ‘Venice of the East’.It was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in the year 1553. Udaipur is the best example of Rajputana style architecture. Udaipur is the unique destination which is located in the foothills of Aravalli Mountains.
Udaipur is famous for monuments and palaces. Moti Magri, Shilpgram, Jagdish temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari, The Royal Vintage Car Museum, Lake Palace, City Palace, Bagore ki Haveli are the few places to visit in Udaipur which you can travel via Palace on Wheels luxury train. Udaipur is often said to be the most romantic city in India, as it is filled with lakes and ancient palaces.
Jaipur is the largest city, which is the capital of Rajasthan. It was founded by the Rajputian king Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1727. This is well known as the ‘Pink City of India’.The artistic architecture and well-planned streets are planned according to the Vedic Vastu Shastra.
It is one of the preferred tourist’s locations in India. It is also well known for museums, gardens, temples, monuments and forts. There are many unique arts and crafts will be available here. Govind Dev Ji temple, City Palace, Birla Temple, Amer Fort, Galtaji, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Pink City Bazaars are the few places to visit in Jaipur.
Jaisalmer is located in the heart of Thar Desert and is also called as the ‘golden city’.It was founded by the Rajpur ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in the year 1156. The reason for it being the famous tourist spot is because of its arts and crafts.
Jaisalmer is well known for its architecture. You can enjoy life here to the fullest. There are many restaurants where you can get local, french and Italian cuisines. You must visit this place in November and December. Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Jain temples, Nathmal ki Haveli, Gadisar Lake, Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer Fort, Thar Heritage Museum are the must-visit places in Jaisalmer. Know more about the Palace on Wheels tariff for the upcoming season.
Pushkar is well known as the king of pilgrimage sites in India. It is located in the Ajmer District, Rajasthan. It is well known that the city is formed from the tears of Lord Shiva. The date of origin of the city is still unknown. It is famous for many Ghats and temples.
Annual camel fair will be held every year in Pushkar. It consists of livestock and people buy many things in this 5 day fair. Many events will be held in the camel fair like dances and music. Man Mahal, Pushkar Lake, Rangji temple, Brahma temple, Savitri temple, Varaha temple, Apteshwar temple are the must-visit places in Pushkar.
Bikaner is a famous tourists destination which is well known for food and forts. It was founded by Rathore Rajput Ruler Rao Bika in the year 1488. This city had seen many ancient wars.
This city is famous for crafts and arts. If you are waiting to taste the authentic Rajasthani cuisines, you must surely visit this place. The various fairs held in Bikaner is the main reason for tourists attraction. Jain Temple, Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Shri Laxminath Temple, Ganga Singh Museum, Sadul Singh Museum are the famous places in Bikaner.
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