Best places in Rajasthan
Rajasthan is a state in India and it is a largest state by area in India. Its capital is Jaipur, also known as Pink City, it is also a largest city in Rajasthan which is located on the eastern side of state. It is one of the best tourist destination in India, where lot of tourist are visited in every year. In Rajasthan there are lot of Raj Mahal’s and Royal Families, which provides good Indian old tradition and culture. For prime deals on hotel in rajasthan, visit on http://www.mytriphost.com/hotel/
Here are a list of best places in Rajasthan which shows rajasthani tradition and culture. Rajasthani tradition contains royality which is a unique identity to represent the culture.
It is a capital of rajasthan and also known as Pink City. It is called Old city or Pink city due the color of each building is Pink, which is a trademark building color. It is still a royal residence because of gardens, countryards and museums.
The city was planned according to Indian Vastu Shastra by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya in 1727. There are three gates facing east and name is called Suraj Pol; second is facing west and name called as Chand Pol; and last one is facing north, ancestral capital of Amer.
Top Places:- City palace Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal.
Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan. The ancient name of Mount Abu is Arbudaanchal. According to a legend, sage Vasishta performed a great yajna at the peak of Mount Abu, to seek from the gods a provision for the defense of righteousness on earth. The mountain is contains several Hindu temples, including the Adhar Devi Temple, and the Shri Raghunathji Temple.
A shrine and temple to Dattatreya built atop the Guru Shikhar peak and a number of Jain temples including Dilwara Temples. The oldest of these is the Vimal Vasahi temple, built by Vimal Shah and dedicated to the first of the Jain Tirthankaras. It is the location of the headquarters of the Brahma Kumaris. In the center of the town, Nakki Lake is a popular spot for boating.
Top Places:- Nakki Lake, Dilwara Temples, Toad Rock, Arbuda Temple.
Udaipur is the historic capital of the Mewar Kingdom in Rajasthan. It is founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559. It is known or famous for its lavish royal residences. Udaipur with its lakes lies on the south slope of the Aravalli Range in Rajasthan. The Northern part of the district consists generally of elevated plateaus, while the eastern part has vast stretches of fertile plains. The southern part is covered with rocks, Hills and dense Forest. There are two important passages in the Aravali ranges. For prime deals on flight for Udaipur, visit on http://www.mytriphost.com/flight/
Top Places:- City Palace Udaipur, Lake Pichola, Monsoon Palace, Jagdish Temple Udaipur, Jag Mandir.
Jaisalmer are known as “The Golden city”. It is a city in the Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and princely city in Rajasthan. Dominating the skyline is Jaisalmer Fort a huge hilltop castle buttressed by 99 bastions. Behind its vast walls stand the gorgeous Maharaja’s Palace and intricately carved Jain temples.
The Desert Culture Centre contains historic Rajasthani residue, while the Thar Heritage Museum focuses more generally on the region’s history. Gadsisar Lake is surrounded by small temples and the Folklore Museum, a repertory of local arts and crafts.
Top Places:- Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Khaba Fort, Patwon ki Haweliyan, Tanot Rai Mata Mandir.
Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. Its 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort is a former palace that’s now a museum, displaying weapons, paintings and elaborate royal palanquins. The city is known as the “Sun City” for the bright and sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. Jodhpur is also known as the “Blue City” because there are many buildings are painted the city’s iconic shade of blue. On a hilltop to the southeast, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is the residence of Jodhpur’s maharaja. It has gardens, a public museum, weapons and china, a display of classic cars and a luxury hotel.
The old city, the area around the iconic Ghanta Ghar clock tower, is home to a market where stallholders sell spices, food, clothing and jewelry.
Top Places:- Mehrangrah Fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Ghanta Ghar.
Ajmer is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. Ajmer was originally known as Ajayameru. For hot deals on hotels, visit on http://www.mytriphost.com/hotel/ . South of the city artificial Ana Sagar Lake is Ajmer Sharif Dargah, the domed fane of the Muslim Sufi saint Garib Nawaz. The fort guarding Ajmer, was the seat of the Chauhan rulers and was originally believed to be built by Mughal ruler Akbar. A mosque by Qutubuddin Aibak built in 1193, is situated on the lower slope of Taragarh hill. It is an architecturally rich Digambara Jain temple. It was built in the late nineteenth century. The main chamber, known as the Swarna Nagari “City of Gold”, has several gold-plated wooden figures, depicting figures in the Jain religion.
Top Places:- Ana Sagar Lake, Taragrah Fort, Ajmer Sarif Dargah, Adhai Din KA Jhonpra, Digambara Jain temple.
Alwar is a city and administrative headquarters of Alwar District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Alwar is part of National Capital Region (NCR), it is also a part of the Ahirwal regional. It is also famous for its Olive plantation in Tinkirudi. Alwar City Palace, from 1793, blends architectural styles and has marble booth on lotus-shaped bases in its quad, plus a museum with rare calligraphy. It’s next to the marble and sandstone Moosi Maharani Chhatri temple. Sariska Tiger Reserve lies southwest of Alwar. Alwar has most haunted place Bhangarh.
Top Places:- Alwar Fort, Alwar City Palace, Bhangarh, Vinay Vilas Palace.
Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer district in the Rajasthan. According to Hindu theology, the pond at the Katas Raj temple Near Choa Saidan Shah in Chakwal District of Pakistan has a theological association with Shiva; it was formed by the tears of Lord Shiva which he is believed to have shed after the death of his wife, Sati.
Pushkar is one of the oldest existing cities of India. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake. The date of its actual origin is not known, but legend associates Brahma with its creation. It’s set on Pushkar Lake, a sacred Hindu site with 52 ghats where pilgrims bathe.
Top Places:- Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Savitri Mata Temple, Varaha Temple, Gau Ghat.
(Note):- Instead of these cities and town, there are wildlife sanctuaries, birds sanctuaries and national parks which are also awesome place or best option to visit in Rajasthan. For best deals on flights, hotels, car rentals, visit on http://www.mytriphost.com
By:- Aman Shukla