Top 10 Places in Rajasthan

Rajasthan as it is very clear with its name where Rajwade’s was the art of rule on primary to the stage of independence of India. That’s why Rajasthan has dominance a rich culture in heritage, a collection of art and culture. It is popular for its famous architecture. With the same contract, it has a large area of 342,239 km^2 with diversity.

Top 10 Places in Rajasthan

In this article, we list out the top 10 places in Rajasthan which one must visit.

JAIPUR

Jaipur

Jaipur is the largest city and also capital city of this greatest state ‘Rajasthan’. It is also known as the PINK CITY because of its saffron color on most of the buildings. It was founded by Ruler SAWAI JAISINGH 2 in 1727. In 2008, Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Survey, Jaipur was ranked #7 of the best places to visit in Asia. Now it’s time to look at the most important places to visit:-

  • City Palace
  • Amer Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Jal Mahal
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Pink City Bazaars
  • Albert Hall Museum
  • Galtaji
  • Birla Temple
  • Govind Dev Ji Temple

UDAIPUR

UDAIPUR

This city has a beautiful scenario. It is called as ‘VENICE OF EAST’ and the ‘CITY OF LAKES’. Also known as MEWAR, Founded by Sisodiya Rajput ruler MAHARANA UDAI SINGH 2. Nowadays most of its places converted into luxurious hotels, due to it has a huge no. of tourists. It is also famous for the good nature of people and hospitality.

The place to visit:-

  • City Palace
  • Lake Pichola
  • Lake Palace
  • Lake Garden Palace
  • The Royal Vintage Car Museum
  • Bagore Ki Haveli
  • Saheliyon Ki Bari
  • Jagdish Temple
  • Shilpgram
  • Moti Magri
  • Eklingnath Mahadev Mandir

JAISALMER

JAISALMER

GOLDEN CITY named by its view during daylight. Its area is covered by a great THAR DESERT. The city was founded by Bhati Ruler MAHARAWAL JAISAL SINGH in 1156 AD. It is famous for its architecture and unique art and craft. The different thing of this city is it is a walled city, which makes it one of the largest forts in the world also the tasty local cuisine. The right time to visit is cold weather.

Places to visit:-

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Bada Bagh
  • Patwon-Ki-Haveli
  • Sam Sand Dunes
  • Thar Heritage Museum
  • Gadisar Lake
  • Nathmal Ki Haveli
  • Jain temples
  • Salim Singh Ki Haveli

SAWAI MADHOPUR

SAWAI MADHOPUR

This city was built by MAHARAJA MADHO SINGH JI in 1763. It was mostly used for hunting ground for the Rajputs. It raised when it got the status of Tiger reserve in 1973 and national park in1980. The also most important thing is that the Ranthambhore fort is also UNESCO’s world heritage site.

Places for must visit:-

  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Chamatkar Temple
  • Chauth Mata Temple
  • Ranthambore Fort
  • Khandar Fort

SIROHI

SIROHI

This district of Rajasthan is in the hilly area. The city finds its most significant because of the MOUNT ABU. It is also known as ARBUDA MOUNTAIN which signifies the Hindus religious heritage. It is the only hill station of this desert state. The place has the greenery which makes it the best picnic spot.

Places to visit in Sirohi:-

  • Dilwara Jain temples
  • Guru Shikar
  • Achalgarh
  • Nakki Lake
  • Sunset Point
  • Achaleshwar  Mahadev Temple
  • Trevor’s tank
  • Mount Abu Bazaars
  • Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Toad Rock

CHITTORGARH

CHITTORGARH

In the historical approach, it was founded by MAURYA DYNASTY. But in the present perspective, it raised when Sisodiya Rajputs captured it and made it the capital of MEWAR. It is also famous as the birthplaces of most important faces of Rajasthan as MAHARANA PRATAP and MEERA BAI. The city contents forts with most advanced architecture designs and artistic mastery. The Chittorgarh fort was built by 1st Sisodiya ruler BAPPA RAWAL  in the 7th century. RANI PADMAVATI’s famous story was also related to this city.

Places must visit:-

  • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Rana Kumbha Palace
  • Fateh Prakash Palace
  • Meera Temple
  • Rani Padmini Palace

AJMER

AJMER

The city surrounded by Aravali ranges and has a rich diversity in religions as it lies near Pushkar (A famous Hindu’s religious place) and the home of the great Shrine Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Also, the city is famous for Pushkar fair which takes place every year in Pushkar. Ajmer was selected as a heritage city under “Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India” in 2015.

Places to visit:-

  • Ajmer Sharif Dargah
  • Taragarh Fort
  • Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra
  • Abkari Fort and Museum
  • Anasagar Lake
  • Soniji Ki Nasiyan
  • Pushkar Lake
  • Brahma Temple
  • Savitri temple
  • Apteshwar Temple
  • Varaha Temple
  • Rangji temple
  • Man Mahal

JODHPUR

JODHPUR

This city is the second largest city as per the population and also according to its area. The city was founded by Rao Jodha Singh in 1459. Also, it becomes the capital of MARWAR after the fall of former capital Mandore. It is known as the SUN CITY. The city also listed in various magazines and documentaries for tourism. It is also famous for its sweet FINI and kachoris.

Places to visit here:-

  • Jaisalmer Fort
  • Bada Bagh
  • Patwon-Ki-Haveli
  • Sam Sand Dunes
  • Thar Heritage Museum
  • Gadisar Lake
  • Nathmal Ki Haveli
  • Jain temples
  • Salim Singh Ki Haveli

BIKANER

BIKANER

Bikaner was founded by Rathore Rajput ruler RAO BIKA son of RAO JODHA. It is famous for food, Rajasthani cuisine, and forts. Another thing for the city is it has characteristic especially for the intricately carved windowpanes called jharokhas. Also, many popular fairs also held in the city.

Places to visit:-

  • Junagarh Fort
  • Lalgarh Palace
  • National Research Centre on Camel
  • Shri Laxminath Temple
  • Ganga Singh Museum
  • Sadul Singh Museum
  • Jain Temple

KOTA

KOTA

‘THE LAND OF CHAMBAL’

Rao Deva conquered the territory and founded the Hadoti region. It is the 3rd largest city in Rajasthan. Kota is one of the smart cities of India. The city is famous for its different style of paintings, monuments, historical palaces, and places of worship. The popularity of Kota city is Doria sarees aka ‘Kota Doria’, gold jewelry, silk sarees and the famous stone industry known as Kota stone.

The place to visit:-

  • Garh Palace
  • Maharao Madho Singh Museum
  • Abheda Mahal
  • Dad Devi Temple
  • Charan Chauki
  • Jagmandir Palace
  • Kota Barrage
  • Chambal Garden
  • Seven Wonder Park
  • Mukundara Tiger Reserve
  • Khade Ganesh Ji Temple

I can let you sure if you visit here in Rajasthan it will really give you the great experience. Above mentioned places have many interesting facts which make you more interested in this state’s culture. Apart from all these places many functions also held here which will connect you to this rich RAJPUTANA SANSKRITI.

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