Rajasthan is a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region.
RAJASTHAN is also famous for the colorful theme of its cities and of course one cannot forget about the magnificent Thar Desesrt (also known as the Great Indian Desert).
PLACES TO VISIT !
1)JAIPUR (THE PINK CITY)
JAIPUR is the capital of RAJASTHAN and you can get the vibes of the capital city here . Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan and was built in the eighteenth century by Sawai Jai Singh as India's first planned city.
Jaipur is often called the Pink City in reference to its distinctly colored buildings, which were originally painted this color to imitate the red sandstone architecture of Maugham cities.
When in JAIPUR , do visit these places
a)HAWA MAHAL ( located in the main city )
b) NAHARGARH FORT (located near Hawa Mahal)
d)AMBER PALACE (little bit in the outskirts of the city)
e)JAIGARH FORT (near Amer Palace) plus their is a step well as well and a lake named f) SAGAR LAKE .
g) JAIVANA CANON (near Jaigarh Fort)
h)CITY PALACE(in main city)
2) AJMER (The Holy City)
Popular for the Dargah Sharif — shrine of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli range and the Naag Pathar range.
Major attractions of the city are
a)Dargah Sharif(Attend Qawali at Dargah Sharif)
b)Ana Sagar Lake
c)Naag Pathar ranges
3)PUSHKAR (Hosts the largest camel fair in India)
This city has been known all over the world for its annual Camel Fair. Pushkar houses the rare a)Brahma Temple.
b)The Pushkar Lake is also a popular Hindu pilgrimage and has got several ghats as well .
2018 Pushkar Fair will begin on Thursday, 15 November and ends on Friday, 23 November.
If you wisit PUSHKAR , do take every last camera you have .
4. UDAIPUR (The City of Lakes)
Udaipur used to be the capital of the kingdom of Mewar. Udaipur is also known as the Venice of East.
There are a number of tourist attractions like
D)Lake Pichola (Boating at Lake Pichola)
E) Fateh Sagar lake
F) Jag Mandir
G) Udai Sagar lake
H) Monsoon Palace
J) Kumbhalgarh fort
5)JOHDPUR (The Blue City)
The royal city and has got several forts, palaces, and temples to enchant travelers from different corners of the world. Famous as the Sun City because of its sunny weather, Jodhpur is also known as Blue City for the blue houses near the Mehrangarh fort.
Places to visit while in the Blue City.
a)The Mehrangarh Fort
b) Umaid Bhavan Palace
c)The Mandore Gardens
d)The Jaswant Thada
e)The Kalyana Lake and Garden
f)The Ghanta Ghar
g)Sardar Samand Lake and Masuria Hills
6) JAISALMER (The Golden City)
In the heart of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is known as the Golden City for its beautiful sun-soaked sand dunes, exuberant forts, and rich culture and traditions. Known for its forts, palaces and temples.
The city also hosts the annual Desert Festival in January-February and attracts travelers from across the globe to witness the magic of Rajasthani art forms.
Once in JAISALPER , do visit these places
b) Sam sand dunes
c) Gadisagar Lake
d) Tanot Mata Temple
Bikaner is flooded with temples, forts and palaces, the city is also known for its Camel festival usually held in January-February. Two of the most important features of the city are Usta and Chadwa artforms of floral and geometric patterns.
Places to visit in BIKANER
b) Lalgarh Palace
c)Karni Mata Temple
d) Laxmi Niwas Palace
e) Laxmi Nath Temple
f)Bikaner Camel Festival
8)Chittorgarh (Birthplace of Maharana Pratap)
One of the most ancient cities in Indian history , the city has been the birthplace for many historical figures including Maharana Pratap and Meera Bai. It is situated on the banks of river Berach and has several heritage forts, monuments and associated stories and fables.
b)Rana Kumbha’s palace,
c)Fateh Prakash Palace,
d) Rani Padmini’s palace,
h)Kalika Mata temple
If you don't want to visit any of these cities that are listed above , you can go to a Desert Safari and and can spent the the night in the desert itself and can enjoy a whole different kind of stay in which you are surrounded by the desert all around.