Rajasthan is a place that lures most of the tourists because of its spirited customs and heritage. The state contains so much charisma in itself, from architecture to clothing everything is exotic. Ample Forts, Mansions, Wildlife Sanctuaries, some of which have already been declared as Unesco’s World Heritage Sites. Above all, we can not forget Lakes, Fares and the enigmatic color coding of cities which mesmerizes the visitors very much.
Another thing about Rajasthan is that people there are very hostile. They greet visitors with overwhelming love and kindness that makes every domestic and international traveler fond of them. They also have a welcoming slogan that is Padharo Mhare Desh which is very cliche all over the country and khamaganni (namaste).
As I said earlier Rajasthan has so many places to explore but here are some best travel destinations of Rajasthan. These places are incredible, fun, adventurous, traditional and so much more. Trust me! After knowing about them, you wouldn’t want to miss out…
Albeit, the pink city has some of the greatest mansions of all time, The city palace is extraordinarily phenomenal.
The city palace was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and it was reformed with every coming autarch till 20 century. The palace was constructed using granite and marble inspired by medieval, European, and Chinese structures. It contains 11 tiny palaces within it and three poles addressed as Udai Pol, Virendra Pol, and Tripolia Gate. The walls contain mirror works, murals, paintings, motifs. The terrace of the City palace offers a panoramic view of the city. There’s also a Sheesh Mahal (Mirror palace) inside the palace augmenting its overall incredibility and magnificence.
Built by B.M Birla Foundation in 1988 at the base of Moti Dungri Hill, Birla Mandir is one of many temples built by Birlas. The temple has many deities, primarily including goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu. Timings of the temple are 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at dawn and 4:00 pm to 8:00 am at dusk.
The shrine of the temple comprises four parts: Sanctum, Tower, the main hall, and the Entrance. These three towers of the temple represent three crucial religious faiths. The architecture of the temple is influenced by Scottish Castle Artwork. Birla Mandir is the finished work of art. At night the temple is arrayed with shimmering lights and looks as beautiful as heaven on earth.
The majesty of Udaipur, Hawa Mahal was established in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and designed by Lal Chand Usta. The structure was wildly influenced by the Khetri Mahal of Delhi.
Also recognized as Palace of Winds or Palace of breeze, it has 953 small windows known as jharokha. The palace is 5 storey pyramidal-shaped and heights up to 50 feet, exclusively built of pink and red sandstone. There is a fountain at the center of each chamber. Standing on the edge of the city, the Palace of breeze is one of the most spectacular destinations of Rajasthan.
Udaipur is already known as the city of lakes and this artificial lake is like the icing on the top of a cake.
Lake Pichola is the lake created in 1362 AD by a Banjara. It was built to submit the requirements of drinking and irrigating. It pertains to Swaroop Sagar via an arched bridge that eventually connects to Fateh Sagar Lake. Lake Pichola is well connected through roadways and railways and is a perfect model of the beauty of nature.
Rajput Rawal Singh laid the foundation of Jaisalmer Fort in 1156 AD in the Thar Desert on Trikuta Hill. Given the length of 500ft and widths of 750ft, it is one of the largest forts in the world and the only living fort in India. Fort has huge gateways, Havelis, and many palaces including Jain and laminate palace. There are numerous eateries inside the fort serving a distinctive scrumptious palate of food like Italian and French. The fort has four massive gateways and seven temples.
Predominantly made using yellow sandstone, Jaisalmer Fort is also called Sonar Quila.
Sam Sand Dunes are 30- 60 mt tall dunes located at the city outskirts in the Thar desert, 40 km from Jaipur.
The region gains a lot more traffic during February – March.
Sam Sand dunes and jeep safari are worth trying here. Desert festival is also organized with miscellaneous cultural programs such as folk dance performances, competitions, paramotoring, stargazing, or bonfire.