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Rajasthan

Rajasthan : The incredible state of India

Rajasthan, known formerly by the name Rajputana or the land of the kings, is the largest state in the republic of India. It covers an area of 342,239 sq kilometers which is 10.4% of India. However despite of its large size it is covered by the Great Indian Desert, Thar. The Thar Desert runs parallel to the Sutlej -Indus river valley. Being located at the forefront of Indian civilization, the state of Rajasthan has seen the age of kings thus, explaining the moniker “the land of kings”. Rajasthan houses an amazing display of arts and architecture, courtesy of it being a princely state.

Jaipur

jaipur

The capital of the state, Jaipur is also the largest city in the princely state of Rajasthan. It was founded in 1727, by the Kachwaha Rajput Ruler Sawai Jaisingh II, who was the ruler of Amber. Also known by the nickname ‘Pink City of India’ which is due to the distinctive saffron or pink color of the buildings. The planning of the city was done according to the Vedic Vastu Shastra ( Indian architecture ).

Places to visit in Jaipur : City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Amer Fort, Albert Hall Museam

Jodhpur

The second largest City of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is also the second most populated city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city was founded in 1459 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler, Rao Jodha Singh of Marwar. The city was founded as Marwar’s new capital after the fall of the former capital of Mandore. Jodhpur is also called the Sun City as it enjoys a bright sunny weather all year round. Strategically, it is considered to be the most important city of western Rajasthan as it lies only at a distance of 250 kilometers from the Indo-Pakistan border.

Places to visit : Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Kailana Lake, Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Mandore Gardens, Clock Tower

Jodhpur Tour
Jodhpur Tour

Jodhpur

The second largest City of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is also the second most populated city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city was founded in 1459 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler, Rao Jodha Singh of Marwar. The city was founded as Marwar’s new capital after the fall of the former capital of Mandore. Jodhpur is also called the Sun City as it enjoys a bright sunny weather all year round. Strategically, it is considered to be the most important city of western Rajasthan as it lies only at a distance of 250 kilometers from the Indo-Pakistan border.

Places to visit : Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Kailana Lake, Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, Mandore Gardens, Clock Tower

Udaipur Palace

Udaipur

While in a few texts, it has been termed as the Venice of the East, the City of Udaipur is known by its common moniker, the city of lakes. The city was the capital of the Sisodiya Rajputs of Mewar and is famous for its palaces that exemplify the finesse of Rajputana Style architecture. Udaipur was founded in 1553 by the Sisodiya Rajput Ruler Maharana Udai Singh II. The Mewar Rajputs founded the city to relocate their capital from Chittor to a more secure location.

Places to visit : City Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Lake Pichhola, Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace)

Jaiselmer

The aptly named “golden city”, which comes from its view during the day, the city of Jaisalmer lies in the heart of the Thar Desert. The city was founded by The Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in 1156 Ad. The city gets its name from the golden sands of the Thar Desert and the same golden colored sandstone used in the city’s architecture.

Places to visit : Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes, The Thar Heritage Museum, Gadisar Lake, Desert Nation Park, Silk Route Art Gallery

Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer

Jaiselmer

The aptly named “golden city”, which comes from its view during the day, the city of Jaisalmer lies in the heart of the Thar Desert. The city was founded by The Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in 1156 Ad. The city gets its name from the golden sands of the Thar Desert and the same golden colored sandstone used in the city’s architecture.

Places to visit : Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes, The Thar Heritage Museum, Gadisar Lake, Desert Nation Park, Silk Route Art Gallery

Bikaner

Bikaner

The city of Bikaner was founded in 1488 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler Rao Bika. Rao Bika was the son of the Rathore Ruler Rao Jodha who founded Jodhpur. The land was usurped from the rivaling Jat rulers of that time. However, no matter how many wars the ancient city has seen in the past, today Bikaner is another prime tourist destination and is famous for its sweets and snacks. The place is known for its forts and food.

Places to visit : Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Gajner Palace, Bikaner Camel Safari Day Tours, Ganga Singh Museum, Sadul Singh Museum, Jain Temple.

Mount Abu

The place takes pride of it being the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is situated in the Aravalli mountain range and is a part of the Sirohi District of Rajasthan. The place apart from being a retreat for the people of Rajasthan and Gujarat from the scorching sun but has a lot of historical and religious significance. Mount Abu was known as the Arbuda Mountain, which has been mentioned in the Hindu Epic Mahabharata and is known for to be the place where the Great Sage Vashishta retired. The hill station houses many ancient sites and temples which are frequented by many pilgrims from across India along with many forts and lakes.

Places to visit : Dilwara Jain Temples, Wildlife Sanctuary, Nakki Lake, Abu Road, Achalgarh, Guru Shikar, Trevor’s Tank, Sher E Punjab.

Mount Abu
Mount Abu

Mount Abu

The place takes pride of it being the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is situated in the Aravalli mountain range and is a part of the Sirohi District of Rajasthan. The place apart from being a retreat for the people of Rajasthan and Gujarat from the scorching sun but has a lot of historical and religious significance. Mount Abu was known as the Arbuda Mountain, which has been mentioned in the Hindu Epic Mahabharata and is known for to be the place where the Great Sage Vashishta retired. The hill station houses many ancient sites and temples which are frequented by many pilgrims from across India along with many forts and lakes.

Places to visit : Dilwara Jain Temples, Wildlife Sanctuary, Nakki Lake, Abu Road, Achalgarh, Guru Shikar, Trevor’s Tank, Sher E Punjab.

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