Rajasthan… Ultimate tourist destination

Rajasthan

Among all the varied tourist attractions of India Rajasthan is perhaps the most sought after tourist place. Rajasthan is not only the largest state of India which is also known as the Land of Kings but is also most favored tourist destination. It provides excellent tourist facilities with tremendous opportunity of tourism. Rajasthan is very correctly known as the Royal State of India and it is quite unique and offbeat than other tourist destination of India and this makes it globally famous. The distinguished features of Rajasthan are its timeless monuments, palaces, royal charm, fairs, its rich culture and festivals. Tourists also get attracted to this state because of its wildlife tourism as the state has some of the world renowned national parks and sanctuaries. Thousands of tourists from all over the world come to Rajasthan to explore its enchanting tourism all the year round. The charm and tourist attractions of this state makes its tourists fall in love with the state and those who comes once to visit this state gets captivated by its attractions. In fact, it is India’s premium holiday destination with excellent accommodation facilities and lots of tourist attractions to explore.From the cackle of its colour-charged cities to the luminous splendour of its  sun-kissed desert, Rajasthan is romantic  India  wrapped in gaudy royal robes. Here the fearsome Rajput warrior clans ruled with  gilt-edged swords, plundered wealth and blood-thick chivalrous codes.

A vast and wonder-laced state with treasures more sublime than those of fable, the Land of the Kings paints a bold image. Compiling a must-see list in Rajasthan can cripple the fussy traveller: Meherangarh looming over bright blue Jodhpur, the giant gold sandcastle at Jaisalmer, the palaces and pageantry of Udaipur, Puskar’s reverent yet carnival charm, the storybook whimsy of Bundi and the havelis (traditional, ornately decorated residences) sprinkled through Shekhawati– see them all, and you’ll see a month fly by faster than the express bound for Pakistan. Like a microcosm of Mother India, there’s also abundant wildlife and warm people, glitz and camels, soulful music, glittering saris, tottering turbans and a surprisingly rich cuisine.
The charm and tourist attractions of this state makes its tourists fall in love with the state and those who comes once to visit this state gets captivated by its attractions.
The state of Rajasthan has many fascinating attractions for its tourists that depict the glorious past and the cultural beauty of bygone era. There are many mesmerizing tourist attractions in the state that are worth visiting and exploring by all the visitors who visits the state of Rajasthan. All the cities of Rajasthan are full of charming tourist attractions that are more than enough to tempt its visitors to make a tour of its cities. Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Udaipur are the most visited cities among all the cities as these cities are gifted with countless attractions that are worth visiting and exploring. The capital city of this royal and imperial Indian state is Jaipur. Jaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in the state and the country as well. It is fondly known as the Pink City of India or also called the Gem City. Udaipur (the City of Lakes), Jodhpur (the Blue City), Jaisalmer (the Golden City), Pushkar (the Holy City), Ajmer (Dargah Sharif), Mount Abu (the only hill station of Rajasthan), Bikaner (the Camel City), etc are important cities and popular tourist places in the state. These famous destinations are among top holiday destinations in the state and attract travelers and vacationers from all over the world.

 

Almost all cities and tourist places of the state are dotted with some magnificent monuments and historical attractions which are the key attractions of Rajasthan tourism and India tourism as well. City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, etc are famous tourist attractions in Jaipur, the capital city of the state. Also known as the City of Lakes, Udaipur is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities of India. City Palace, Lake Palace, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple, Pichola Lake, Jagmandir Palace, etc are key attractions of Udaipur city. Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsamand Lake Palace, etc are attractions of Jodhpur, Rajasthan’s second largest city. Camel Breeding Farm & Research Centre, Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Fort, etc are attractions of Bikaner. Golden Fort in Jaisalmer is one of the most visited monuments in the state. Pushkar is a holy city very famous for the temple of Lord Brahma and holy Pushkar Lake & Ghats. Ajmer is internationally famous for Dargah Sharif which is not only revered by Muslims but also people of other faiths. Ranthambhore National Park, Thar Desert, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Mount Abu Hill Station, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, etc are other attractions of Rajasthan tourism you will love to include in the itinerary of your Rajasthan Tours Package booked from a reputable and trusted Travel Agent of Rajasthan. On your Rajasthan holidays you will have a wonderful opportunity to explore these famous cities and tourist destinations of the state.

Jodhpur City:

Jodhpur City

 

Jodhpur “The Sun City” was founded by Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, in 1459. It is named after him only. Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India was previously known as Marwar. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. It is divided into two parts – the old city and the new city. The old city is separated by a10 km long wall surrounding it. Also it has eight Gates leading out of it. The new city is outside the walled city. Jodhpur is a very popular tourist destination. The landscape is scenic and mesmerizing. Jodhpur city has many beautiful palaces and forts such as Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace and Rai ka Bag Palace. Other charms of Jodhpur include Government museum and it’s beautiful Umed garden. The city is known as the “Sun City” because of its bright and sunny weather throughout the year. Glorious Meherangarh Fort mushrooms from beneath a huge rocky cliff to dominate  the once indomitable Blue City. At dusk you feel a part of a real-life movie, as  the camera-shy palace peeks over awesome stone walls, and citizens mill about in  the hemmed-in chaos below. Jodhpur proper stretches beyond the 16th-century  border, but it’s the immediacy and grandeur of the old city, once a stop on a  vital trade route, that has more and more travellers raving.

Jodhpur is a city located on the foothill of a sandstone hillock. The city is known for its splendor, traditions and culture. The various forts, palaces and monuments of the city talk a lot about the rich past of the city. No wonder this is one of the most favored tourist destinations in India. Jodhpur has three famous lakes namely the Balsammand Lake, the Kaylana Lake,and the Sardar Samand Lake. The lakes offer placid and picturesque surroundings and hence must be included in ones itinerary.

Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur City:

Mehrangar Fort

The Mehrangarh Fort is the most important and impressive fort in Jodhpur. Located on 150 meter high hill, it houses number of attractions like several palaces, galleries, a museum, temples etc.

 

Umaid Bhawan Palace of Jodhpur City:

Umaid Bhavan Palace in Jodhpur, India is one of India’s most imposing and recent palaces. Umaid Bhavan palace of Jodhpur, Rajasthan was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh. It is named after him only. He utilized the services of a well-known Edwardian architect, Henry Vaughan Lanchester for the construction of this palace. It contains three hundred and forty seven rooms.Jodhpur’s Umaid Bhawan Palace was actually built for the welfare of the people. The purpose was to give employment to the people of Jodhpur during a long period of drought and famine. The construction of the palace utilized approximately one million square feet (90,000 m²). Another special feature of the palace is the use of a special type of sandstone, called Chittar sandstone, giving it a special appearance. Umaid Bhavan palace of Jodhpur is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. Over three thousand artisans were employed in the construction of this palace.The Umaid Bhavan palace was converted into a heritage hotel in 1977. The Palace is now segmented into the Royal residence, the Heritage Hotel and the Museum. In a part of the palace the royal family of Jodhpur still lives. In another part of the palace is a well-maintained museum. India’s Umaid Bhavan palace has an amazing Central Rotunda, the cupola rising to a hundred and five feet high. There is also the Throne Room with its exquisite Ramayana murals, a library, a private museum, an indoor swimming pool, a Billiards Room, tennis courts and unique marble squash courts.

Umaid Bhawan

 

Plan your holidays in Rajasthan and have unique lifetime experience exploring these famous cities and tourist destinations.

 

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