10 Top Places To Visit In Rajasthan
10 TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN RAJASTHAN
10 Top Destination – Jaipur, Pushkar, Bundi, Mandawa, Jodhpur, Ranthambore, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Mount Abu.
Visit 10 Top Places In Rajasthan India. The mystic land of Rajasthan is best known Royal Palaces, The land of kings, The Thar Desert, famous fair & festival.
1. JAIPUR – Jaipur, the only one unique city planned as per the Vedic Hindu ‘Vastu Shastra’ is the highlight of the town. Cities come into existence simply by inhabitation but Jaipur was planned by the learned astronomer erudite Maharaja Sawai 2nd of Jaipur. The city has the majestic Amber Fort, Nahargarh and a UNESCO World Heritage site – ‘ Jantar Mantar’ which is an astronimocal observatory still functioning conceptualized and constructed the Maharaja Sawai 2nd. Jaipur is the business hub of precious and semi precious stones, emeralds, diamonds, rubies etc. The native place of hand block printing and Jewellery making.
2. MOUNT ABU – The words like ‘awesome’ , ‘wow’ and ‘what a place’ become little when one finds himself at the Delwara Jain Temples. The beauty emanating from the marble carving is beyond human imagination, compelling the visitor to think is a perfection of this calibre that really exists. The magic of a chisel and hammer can be so captivating. The people who did such fine on marble had really a beautiful heart and mind because such fine art work out only out of love and passion. There is one spot from where the sunset view is extraordinary. one must visit the Nakki Lake created by a lover to respect his promise towards his beloved one.
3. CHITTORGARH – One place where one can feel the bravery, romance and chivalry altogether is Chittorgarh. The brave Rajputs who never accepted to live under the rule of thr Mugals invaders. The ramparts and ruins of Chittorgarh remind the visitor the beautiful Maharani Padmini, her devotion to her culture, for her husband and her self immolation instead of falling in the hands of the cruel Mughals. The fort of Chittorgarh is the finest example of Rajput architecture. This place teaches the value of self respect and honour.
4. JAISALMER – The extreme Western District of India, the heart of Thar desert palpitates with romance and bravery. The beautiful sand dunes, the ever so calm camels just flying on the sand dunes are a rare site to see. The exquisitely crafted ‘havelis’ of Salim Singh, Diwan of Jaisalmer and ‘Patwon ki Haveli’ are sheer examples of beautiful carvings on sand stone. The colour of the sand of the Thar Desert , the colour of the stone which was used to built the fort and camels they all give the city a golden texture and fondly called the Golden City is a must to experience place.
5. UDAIPUR – The beautiful city of lakes, forts and fountains is Udaipur. The majestic city palace is so captivating that a short visit is not just enough. People need to spend a good time to understand the royalty and the Rajput culture, the capital of Mewar, Udaipur is known for the innumerable tales of bravery and heroism. The great Maharana Pratap, the emblem of Hindu pride and bravery belonged to this clan of royal family. The beautiful rajput ladies were brave and courageous in their lives whose stories can be felt and heard during the visit. The romantic and dreamy Lake Palace when seen from the city palace windows just appears as a pearl in an ocean.
6. RANTHAMBORE – Once a hunting reserve for the maharajahs of Jaipur, Ranthambore covers about 390 km² and is part of the Tiger Project. It offers extraordinary landscapes of lakes, dry forests and grassy meadows. This park was created in 1955 to guarantee the survival of the tiger and, of course, many other species that ensure the survival of this great predator. The best time to visit the park is between October to June as the park remains closed for the remaining months of the year. The Park is divided among many zones and each zone has it’s own beauty.
7. JODHPUR – Visit Jodhpur, the Blue City, known for the fort of Mehrangarh built in 1459 on a escarpment overlooking the city from its 125 meters. After crossing various gates, one discovers several palaces in which lived the great Maharajahs of Jodhpur. This former capital of the Merwar is nicknamed the Blue City because most of the houses in the old town are painted in this color. Visit the Jaswant Thada and the Royal Cenotaphs. Superb white marble mausoleum in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, it is called the Taj Mahal of Rajasthan. Then stroll to the foot of the fort in the colorful and lively bazaar, the Sardar Bazaar, around the Clock Tower.
8. MANDAWA – Mandawa located in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. On arrival, visit the village with winding lanes, magnificent havelis with colorful naive paintings and a special atmosphere. The Shekhawati, and more specifically the Mandawa region, is a true museum of open-air paintings in Rajasthan, and it was the favorite place of the Marwaris community, the great merchant families of India from the 17th to the 19th century. These rich merchants built sumptuous mansions, the havelis, decorated with stunning frescoes.
9. BUNDI – Visit the city of Taragarh Palace. The fort, built in 1534, is accessible by an impressive footbridge which offers a magical view of the surroundings. Visit the palace of Bundi, one of the pavilions of which houses a gallery of murals in the turquoise and green hues that embellish the palace. His paintings, of great finesse, depict moments of Lord Krishna’s life and illustrate the hours of Rajput court life. Stroll in the heart of this city with medieval charm with beautiful markets and colorful bazaars.
10. PUSHKAR – Pushkar is also called the “Blue Lotus”, Pushkar is one of the most holy places in India. As important as Varanasi, it has the privilege of having the only temple of Brahma, the Hindu god of creation. This site is exceptional by the crescent moon layout of its marble temples, which seem to float on the lake. Pilgrims come to pray throughout the year. Every year, in November, one of the largest livestock fairs takes place: the famous Pushkar fair where hundreds of thousands of villagers flock to the great camel fair.