Best Tourist Places in Rajasthan

Tourist Places in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the largest state in the republic of India and most popular tourist destination in India. Rajasthan is formerly known by the name Rajputana or the land of the kings.




It covers an area of 342,239 square kilometers, which is 10.4% of India. However, despite of its large size, it consists of Great Indian Desert Thar. The beautiful sand dues of the Thjar Desert, the amazing camel rides of Jaisalmer, the sunny weather of Jodhpur, the Pushkar animal affair are just some of offering Rajasthan in store for its visitors. Every year the state witnesses a high inflow of both domestic and foreign tourists. There are innumerable tourist places to visit in Rajasthan includes:

Jaipur

Jaipur

The city was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727, is the largest city in the state. Jaipur is the Capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is best known for its beautiful places that attracts tourists from all over the world.
The most popular tourist places in Jaipur city are Hawa Mahal, the Jantar Mantar Observatory and the Nahargarh Fort. The most interesting fact about the city of Jaipur is that it is planned according to the Vastu Shastra. All streets of Jaipur run from east to west and north to south. There are innumerable tourist places to visit in Jaipur.
• The Jantar Mantar Observatory
• Amber Fort
• City Palace Complex
• Birla Mandir
• Sheesh Mahal
• Govind Devji Temple
• Jaigarh Fort
• Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

Udaipur

Udaipur

Udaipur was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. It is among the most popular tourist places in Rajasthan, often called the city of lakes. It was once the capital of the historic kingdom of Mewar.
Due to its beauty, history, culture, a number of beautiful places and Rajput-era places, it attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. It is also called “the Venice of the East”.
The city has a number of beautiful lakes include Fateh Sagar Lake, Pichola Lake, Udai Sagar and Sawroop Sagar. Here is the list of the most visited places during a trip to Udaipur-
• Haldi Ghati
• Pichola Lake
• Jain Temple
• City Palace of Udaipur
• Bagore ki Haveli
• Fatehsagar Lake
• Jagdish Temple
• Monsoon Palace
• Garden of the Maidens
• Chetak Samark
• Maharana Pratap Samarak

Jodhpur

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The city was founded by Rao Jodha Singh of Marwar in 1459. He is the Rathore Rajput Ruler. It lies at a distance of 250 kilometers from Indo-Pakistan border. This city is the second largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur.
Also, because its bright sunny weather, the city is also called “Sun City”. Jodhpur has listed many a times in the magazine and also topped in the list of lonely Planet’s most extraordinary place in 2014. Here is a list of top tourist destinations.
• Mehrangarh Fort
• Jaswant Thada
• Zip Line and Aerial Advanture Park
• Clock Tower
• Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
• Mandore Garden
• Sachiya Mata Temple
• Kaylana Lake

Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer is a famous tourist spot due to its magnificent architecture, the various arts and crafts which are unique to this region. The city of Jaisalmer lies in the heart of Thar Desert. This city was founded by The Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in 1156 AD. The city is called “Golden City” due to the golden sands of the Thar Desert.
The city was built as a walled city which makes it one of the largest forts in the world. The fort has numerous eateries that offer local, French, Italian cuisines. There are numerous things to visit in Jaisalmer-
• Jaisalmer War Museum
• Tanot Mata Temple
• Jain Temple
• Jaisalmer Fort
• Gadsisar Sagar Lake
• Desert National Park

Bikaner

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The city of Bikaner is founded by Rathore Rajput Ruler Bika Rao in 1488. Bikaner is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is known for its Forts and Food.
Today Bikaner is the other prime tourist destination where tourists visit from all over the world every year. It is also famous for its unique arts and crafts, especially the carved window panes called Jharokhas. It is the one town that we personally recommend for you to visit, if you want to experience the authentic taste if Rajasthani cuisines. Here is a list of places where you visits:
• Junagarh Fort
• Jain temple Bhandasar
• National Research Center on Camel
• Gajner Lake
• Lalgrah Palace and Museum
• Shri Laxminath Temple
• Kote gate

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