Rajasthan is the cultural heritage of India. The history depicts the royal traditions and cultures of Rajasthan which the people living here are able to preserve till date. For the people who enjoy exploring the culture, experience some offbeat adventure sports or just have fun shopping in the colorful marketplace must visit Rajasthan and stay here for a week-long time.
Rajasthan is the cultural heritage of India. The history depicts the royal traditions and cultures of Rajasthan which the people living here are able to preserve till date. For the people who enjoy exploring the culture, experience some offbeat adventure sports or just have fun shopping in the colorful marketplace must visit Rajasthan and stay here for a week-long time. We're listing top 10 places to visit in Rajasthan down below.
1. The City Palace
The City Palace is one of the best tourist places to visit in Rajasthan. City Palace is located in Jaipur and also has the famous Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal. Chandra Mahal was once the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The main entry gates into the City Palace complex are the Virendra Pol, the Udai Pol and the Tripolia Gate. Commoners and tourists can enter the City Palace only through the Virendra Pol and the Udai Pol.
2. Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal is the most distinguishing landmark of Jaipur. It was an architecture structured to enable the household women of the noble and royal family to witness the processions and life of the place. Hawa Mahal is considered to be one of the most attractive Places to visit in Rajasthan, offering the tourist with top-notch stunning views from over City Palace & Jantar Mantar from one spot and from over Sireh Deori Bazaar from another direction.
3. Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal calls to be one of the most serene places to visit in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Jal Mahal is asymmetric low rise stately mansion which was once a shooting toll house for the Maharajah. The shining sand merged with the stone wallsl contrasts to the azure blue waters of the inland lake. Jal Mahal is the most mesmerizing and calm place one could visit in the chaotic noise of the ity.
4. Kumbhalgarh Fort
The Kumbhalgarh Fort is situated in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. The fort is best known as the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, one of the greatest warriors of India. The fort was built during the course of the 15th century, and further additions were made to it in the 19th century. The fort is now open to the public and is lit up in decorative lights every evening for a few minutes. The entrance of the fort is through the Aret Pol or Gate. There are other entry gates such as the Halla Pol, Hanuman Pol, Ram Pol and Vijay Pol.
5. Fateh Prakash Palace
The Fateh Prakash Palace was built in the early 20th century and is named after Maharana Fateh Prakash, who was the king during the construction of the palace. The palace was used as a venue by the kings in earlier days and has now been converted into a hotel. The palace is still owned by the Mewar Royal Family of Udaipur. The Fateh Prakash Palace has won five tourism awards in the ‘Heritage Grand’ category and is one of the two authentic palace hotels in the Udaipur City Palace Complex.
6. Jaisalmer Fort
The Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. Locally it is also called the Sonar Qila as it is made of yellow sandstone. The Jaisalmer Fort takes on a yellow hue in the sun rays and turns a beautiful honey gold colour at sunset. Furthemore, the Jaisalmer Fort is the only living fort in the country. It is home to a number of people and is noted for the palaces, Jain temples, Laxminath temple, massive gateways and merchant havelis that are enclosed within its walls.
7. Pushkar Lake
The Pushkar Lake is situated in the town of Pushkar in Ajmer. The lake has 52 bathing ghats. People visiting Pushkar Lake takes a dip in the holy water as they believe that it can cleanse sins and cure skin diseases, especially during Kartik Purnima. The Pushkar Lake is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus. There are about 500 Hindu temples situated on the banks of the Pushkar Lake. Brahma temple situated near the Pushkar Lake also attracts a large number of tourists from all over the country and the world.
8. Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan. It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1980. The wildlife sanctuary measures 19 km in length and 6 km in width. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary has widespread flora and fauna and is home to about 112 plant families, 250 species of birds and a large number of wild animals such as hedgehogs, porcupines, Indian hares, mongoose, pangolin, bears, wild boars, langurs, and many others. The sanctuary provides an ideal habitat to sloth bears too.
9. Karni Mata Mandir
Karni Mata Temple is solemnly and staunchly dedicated to Karni Mata located at Deshnoke which is at a distance of thirty kilometres from Bikaner, Rajasthan. Also known as the Rat Temple, Karni Mata Temple is the abode for around twenty-five thousand black rats that are revered daily in the temple.
10. Ranthambore National Park
One of the biggest and famous national parks in Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park is a major tourist attraction. Located in the district of Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore National Park is considered to be a popular hunting grounds specially ascertained for the Maharajas of Jaipur. This is a tourist attraction that grabs the attention of the wildlife photographers from afar.
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