A place for architecture, art, history and amusements, Rajasthan, formerly known as the land of the Rajputana is the largest state of the Republic of India. The individual kingdom of Rajasthan displays a different culture making it one of the most diversified places in the world.
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Rajasthan is well connected with Indian railway network and service is simply outstanding, connecting it very smoothly and conveniently with different parts of India.
Some Popular Places to Visit in Rajasthan:
Rajasthan houses a mix of land, desert and monuments that the state offers to its visitors. Here are some of the top destinations to experience in this beautiful state.
1.Jaipur: Famously known as the Pink City, its nook and corner holds the pieces of architectural beauty. It was founded by the Rajput ruler Sawai Jaisingh II in the year 1727. This capital city with its planned streets and artistic architecture makes this the most famous destination for tourists. This city has a large number of monuments, gardens, museums, fun and food to offer to its visitors.
Famous attractions: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Dera Amer Elephant Safari are some of the attributes of this place.
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2.Udaipur: Generally termed as the Venice of the East, this city is also a unique place in term of its culture, history and amusements. Situated at the foothills of the Aravalli Mountain, this city was founded by Sisodiya Rajput Ruler Maharana Udai Singh II in the year 1553. Most of the palaces of the bygone era have converted to some of the royal hotels providing the hospitality in a royal way.
Famous attractions: Some of the must visit places are the City Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Lake Picholla and Sajjan Garh.
3.Jodhpur: Due to its bright and sunny weather all round the year; this city is called the Sun City of Rajasthan. Founded by Rao Jodha Singh, the Rathore Rajput Ruler in 1459, this is the second largest and the populated city of this state. With its multitude of hill fort, monuments, palaces, this city has been listed as the most extraordinary places to visit and stay.
Famous attractions: Mehrangar Fort, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Kailana Lake, Rao Jodha Desert Roack Park, Umaid Bhawan Palace museum, Mandore gardens are some of the tourist attractions of this place.
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4.Jaisalmer: Situated in the heart of the Thar Desert, this golden city of Rajasthan was founded by Maharawal Jaisal Singh during 1156 AD. This place also offers a number of cuisines that includes Italian, French and the local eatery food joints apart from the different sightseeing places. It is built as a walled city which makes it the collection of largest forts in the world.
Famous attractions: Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes etc are some of the very unique things to see and experience.
5.Bikaner: A famous place for food, sweets and forts, this city was founded by Rao Jodha in 1488. All the windowpanes are intricately carved which are called jharokas, a unique feature of this place.
Famous attractions: Lalgarh Palace, Bikaner Camel Safari, Ganga Singh Museum, karni Mata Temple, Junagarh Fort takes this city to a whole new upgraded level.