When one thinks of a tour to India the first place which strikes to his mind is the state of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan is deemed to be on the map state of India, which attracts people through its vividness. Its unsurpassed beauty, splendid forts and mansions, rich culture and spirituality have always allured tourists.
Among the long list of the places to visit in Rajasthan the top 10 includes :
- JAIPUR – The Capital city of Rajasthan has proved itself in the world by its beauty as one of them must be visited places of Rajasthan.
Awarded as “The Heritage City of India” it is esteemed for its heritage sites, pulsating bazaars, tiger reserves in India, serene temples and some of the best architectural structures.
Among the heritage sites, the city involves Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal.
Temples here as Birla Mandir, Govind dev Ji Mandir bring peace and calm to mind and soul.
Vibrant bazaars like Bapu bazaar, Johri bazaar welcome the tourists in the city
- MANDAWA (Shekhawati) – 90 km off Jaipur MANDAWA; considered to be the largest “open art gallery” of Asia is another place to visit in Rajasthan.
The forts and Havelis throughout this artistic town are unusual in a way that attracts attention. Magnificent Havelis have ravishing Fresco painted walls, carrying a legacy of Rajput art.
Some beautiful Bawadi (step wells) here, are also appealing.
- PUSHKAR– A small but renowned place approx. 150 km from Jaipur is basically an ancient holy place to visit in Rajasthan.
Myriad of temples encircle the Pushkar Lake, the pilgrim site with 52 ghats.
The world-famous Brahma Mandir and the camel fair are prominent attractions.
- RANTHAMBORE – Near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park is a home of the magnificent Bengal tiger & famous place for North India tour. Enveloped by cragged hills this sanctuary provides protection to other mammals including leopards, sambar deer blackbucks, chinkaras, hyenas, sloth bears, etc.
Ranthambore Fort, titled under ” the hill forts of Rajasthan ” by UNESCO, this majestic fort along with the sanctuary is the place of great attraction to visit in Rajasthan.
Others in the list of attraction include – Trinetra Ganesh temple, Jogi Mahal, Surwal and Padam lakes.
- UDAIPUR– “the Venice of the East” is the most romantic places to visit in Rajasthan.
Lake Pichola-photography and boating here brings you great pleasure.
City Palace- this edifice is the largest royal complex, which is sighted from Lake Pichola. It has 11 other small palaces and 2 museums in its interior.
Find peace and vigour in the early hours of sunrise at Fateh Sagar Paal.
Take pleasure of the twilight, watching the sunset from the Ambrai Ghat.
Enjoy the ropeway to Mansapurna Karni Mata temple.
Udaipur city arouses in you the feeling of eager enthusiasm and interest as there is no paucity of destinations and activities.
- KUMBHALGARH– is situated 82 km from Udaipur.
Kumbhalgarh Fort- “the unconquered fort ” is the epithet for this world heritage site. It remained unattainable by the Mughals after several trials. It took 15 years to complete its construction. The wall of this fort is 36 km long and 15 ft. wide, which is the second-longest in the world.
- JODHPUR– This is the second-largest city of Rajasthan, which carries many fascinating destinations amongst the top places to visit in Rajasthan.
Mehrangarh Fort-is the stately fort which is, in fact, the largest one in India. It has multiple alluring features in itself.
Jaswant Thada Palace of marble to the north of this splendid fort is said to be Tajmahal of Marwar.
Carved temples and camel safari of Bishnoi village are other excitement triggering features of this desert city.
- BIKANER– is famous for the Junagarh Fort and Karni Mata Mandir. Gajner Palace, Lalgarh Palace are some other tourist spots of the city.
Apart from visiting monuments, the city holds for you hellacious experience in the vibrant market here. Shop for leather products and handicraft items, especially mojari’s (the slip-on shoes). Enjoy sweets and snacks for which Bikaner is famous again.
- BHARATPUR -“the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan” offers a tour of notable excellence amongst the places to visit in Rajasthan.
Keoladeo National Park is the world’s finest avifauna sanctuary to the south of Bharatpur. Recognised by UNESCO as the world heritage site this national park is not only the habitat of over 300 species of birds, but it also protects several species of migratory birds from China, Siberia, Afghanistan, etc.
Take a sure trip to this heavily fortified city.
- JAISALMER– If you want to have a walk of fantasy visit this place in Rajasthan. Characterised by the dominations of yellow sandstone structures in the Thar Desert this city gives an appearance of being the city of gold.
The majestic desert fort – Jaisalmer Fort embellished with Jain temples, crowns the city.
A desert safari here brings to mind an illusion of an Arabian Nights fable.
Walking through the Havelis of the town brings excitement.
Some more places of an expedition like Bundi, Chittorgarh, Nawalgarh, Nagaur are equally gratifying. Thus, in the list of most visited places of Rajasthan.