TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN RAJASTHAN (2022)



TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN RAJASTHAN 



If you think that Rajasthan is all about hot burning desert then it's time for us to burst the myth bubble for you, because who hasn't heard about the lavish palaces and forts of the valorous Rajput rulers. But wait Rajasthan is not just about castles and forts, but the rich culture ranging from lip-smacking cuisine to vibrant clothing styles to beautiful sites and much more that makes it an attractive tourist place.

Being situated in the northwestern part of India Rajasthan's cultural and political history dates back to the time when it was called Rajputana consisting of several Rajput principalities. The amalgamation of dominion of several rulers gave a rich traditional undertone to the culture and life of Rajasthan. Apart from Rajputs, it was ruled by Marathas and even Muslim rulers who contributed vividly to the development of art and architecture along with folk music, customs, various languages, and heroic sagas.

So if you are planning a staycation in the state which is called 'Land of kings', we bring to you 10 most amazing places where you can enjoy the real essence of Rajasthan's aesthetic cultural beauty.

1). HAWA MAHAL





Hawa Mahal which is also known as 'City of winds' is a pink-painted structure located in Jaipur city. It consists of artistic 'jharokhas' or windows enabling free circulation of breeze. Besides offering Instagram-worthy pictures, Hawa Mahal gives a view of Jantar Mantar as well from the top. The beehive Rajputi palace is amongst the topmost tourist attraction site in Jaipur.

Other attractive sites near Hawa mahal are Jantar Mantar, City Palace of Jaipur, Chokhi Dhani Village, and the amazing Jal Mahal

2). RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK



Situated in Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore is one of the largest national parks in Northern India. It is an adobe of fierce Bengal tigers and other wildlife species, making it the best location for all wildlife enthusiasts. A safari ride is the best way to get a glimpse of all the diverse flora and fauna of the National park.

Ranthambore fort, Bakula region, and Kachida valley are the must-visit places within the tiger sanctuary.

3). MOUNT ABU



Mount Abu which is situated in the Aravalli range holds the position of being the only hill station in Rajasthan. Being placed in the lap of nature, Mount Abu gives a serene view apt for sightseeing and adventure tour. The vast stretches of green forests, pellucid lakes, and beautiful waterfall make this place a paradise for nature lovers in the hot weather of the state.

Dilwana Jain temple, Naki lake, Guru Shikhar, Achalgarh fort, Sirohi, are some of the must-visit places while traveling to Mount Abu.

4). CHITTORGARH FORT 



Chittorgarh Fort is the largest and the most famous fort In Rajasthan, associated with the legend of Rani Padmavati. Narrating the valor and heroic epics of Rajput rulers, this fort consists of massive and long protective walls to guard the palace from any invasion in ancient and medieval times.

This place has other attraction points as well, such as Padmini's Palace, Rana Kumbha Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Kriti Stambh, and Vijay Stambh.

5). CITY PALACE OF UDAIPUR 



Being famous for its architectural beauty, City Palace of Udaipur is one of the largest palace complexes. It is a culmination of the Mughal and Rajasthani style of architecture, offering a majestic view of the surrounding city and Pichhola lake. This marvelous beauty has various structures within itself. Its design and the combination of arches, domes, towers make it the best place to taste royalty.

One must also plan a visit to Pichola lake, Monsoon palace, Jagmandir, Ahar Museum, Fateh Sagar lake in Udaipur.

6). MEHARANGARH FORT



Being situated on a hilltop, Mehrangarh fort has been attributed as one the most magnificent fort in Jodhpur. The invincible fortification and pleasing skyline make it one of the best places to experience the architectural marvel of the city. The beautiful galleries and temples within the structure attract numerous visitors throughout the year.

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Moti Mahal, Ghanta Ghar, Mandore, Jaswant Thada are the others places to visit in the blue city.

7). SAND DUNES, JAISALMER

   


One can take an adventurous camel safari ride to the sand dunes in Jaisalmer, famously known as 'Golden City'. The Experience of a desert camp in the Great Thar desert certainly would be a memorable one. One can experience the taste of the rich heritage culture offered by the city through its cultural extravaganzas, festivals, folk dances, and much more.

Desert national park, Khuri Sand dunes, Mool Sagar, Sam Sand dunes, Bada Bagh, Phalodi are some must-visit places in Jaisalmer.

8). BIRLA MANDIR



The white stone marble temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and goddess Lakshmi is placed in the heart of Jaipur city. Owning to its religious significance, the temple is being visited by numerous devotees on a daily basis. The beautifully carved architecture and the holy verses engraved on the walls are a treat to both eyes and hearts.

City Palace Jaipur, Bhangarh fort, Amer fort are the important landmark locations besides Birla Mandir.

9). AJMER SHARIF 


The magnificent tomb of Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti located in Ajmer attracts devotees for its spirituality and tranquility. The intricate carvings of the doorways and the walls offer an excellent example of Mughal style architecture. As one of the holiest places of worship, Dargah Shariff stands strong in spreading the spiritual values of Islam and the chorus of qawwali is a paradise for visitors. 

Ana Sagar Lake, Adhai-din ka Jhopra, Akbar palace, Nasiyan Jain temple, Durga Bagh gardens are another treat for those visiting Ajmer.

10). JANTAR MANTAR


Built by King Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734, Jantar Mantar of Jaipur is an astronomical unit used as a sundial. The structure gives an insight into the scientific minds of ancient India. This open-air observatory has a conglomeration of various instruments. The visitors can also enjoy light and sound show in the evening every day. The humongous structure and lofty architecture of Jantar Mantar is a historical marvel that is a must visit in Jaipur.

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