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Royal heritage, cultural sites, architectural beauty, desert, wildlife, bazaars and markets, the list is endless when it comes to tourist sites in Rajasthan. In ancient times, known as Rajputana, which means the land of the kings, this state is undoubtedly a true paradise and a delight for those interested in real history and rich culture. In addition to the natural and diverse scenic beauty that the state has to offer, the forts and palaces increase their splendour.

Udaipur, known as the “Venice of the East”, offers an ideal combination of culture, history, and greatness. The forts, along with the palaces and lakes, offer the city a visual definition.

The blue waters surrounded by the green hills of Aravalis lend the correct credentials to Udaipur, for being the “City of the Lakes”.

The imperial city of Udaipur has forts, beautiful palaces, art museums, well-designed gardens, architectural temples, colourful fairs, and festivals. Some of the popular places to visit here include the City Palace, Lake Pichola, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jag Mahal, Jagdish Temple, Shilpagram, Gulab Bagh Zoo, etc.

Due to its easy access from the main cities of India, Udaipur is a perfect destination for a surreal retreat.

Mount Abu is the best hill station in India and also amongst the top places to visit in Rajasthan. It is located on the top of a granite peak in the magnificent mountain ranges of Aravalli and is covered by green forests. It is known as an oasis in the desert due to several lakes and waterfalls located in the hills.

Mount Abu has a plethora of attractions in the form of temples, lakes, and forts. The temples of Dilwara Jain, the peak of Guru Shikhar, the fort of Achalgarh, the Nakki Lake, the Gaumukh temple and the wildlife sanctuary of Mount Abu are the topmost tourist attraction of Mount Abu.
In addition to temples and the natural landscape, Mount Abu offers abundant adventure activities.

The Golden City of Jaisalmer has an inimitable charm; a simply unmatched charm. It is ethereal, fascinatingly colourful, and delightfully chaotic. The Jaisalmer Fort stands as a reminiscent of the bygone days of Jaipur pride and glory. The grand fort, vibrant bazaars, and opulent Havelis are ever so inviting, that you wouldn’t want to go back to the humdrum of life.

Affectionately called the “city of the sun”, the tourist sites of Jodhpur are rich in cultural heritage. Whether walking through the greatness of the spectacular Fort Mehrangarh, drooling over Mirchi vada and pyaaz ki kachori, or buying mojris and bandhanis, you never get tired of this beautiful blue city.

Stroll through Umaid Bhawan Palace and visit the museum of vintage cars. Experience the life of the town of Jodhpur on a village safari or immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the desert on a camel safari.

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10 Best places to visit in Rajasthan

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Rajasthan, an ethnic and regal state of India, is your home away from home.

From the incredible architecture to the prodigious legends of heroism and romance, the royal forts of Rajasthan, the palaces and other ancient buildings stand strong to tell stories of the past.

Here’s the ultimate travel guide to Rajasthan that you need to plan your ideal trip to Rajasthan.

1.The Historic Citadel — Jaisalmer Fort
Located in the festival city of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, one must visit this historic citadel to spectate the massive yellow sandstone walls fading to honey-gold as the sun sets, thereby camouflaging the fort in the yellow desert.

2.Vintage Home of Royal Families- The City Palace
This place holds a very special spot in the historic and heritage monuments of Jaipur. One must visit this palace to see the unique blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture along with remnants of European design.

3.UNESCO World Heritage Site -The Amber Fort
Enter the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur and you should not miss a chance to visit this royal castle. Experience the local light and sound shows, enjoy elephant rides, traditional cuisine, and buy local handicrafts at nearby places.

4.The Formidable — Mehrangarh Fort
As a lover of royal forts, you should pay a visit to Mehrangarh Fort, located in the blue city of Rajasthan — Jodhpur. One can rampage through this 125-meter high magnificent fort to get a panoramic view of Jodhpur city, which looks like a blue ocean glittering in front of this high
castle. Some major attractions at this place include Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Takht Vilas, and Jhanki Mahal.

5.Keoladeo National Park
The Keoladeo national park located at the “Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan,” Bharatpur is a famous tourist spot as it shelters a wide array of flora and fauna.

6.The Sacred — Pushkar Lake
A pilgrimage of extremely high importance in India, Pushkar Lake must be visited in Rajasthan, not only for its sacred value but also for the serene and mesmerizing beauty of this lake.

7.The Most Serenic and Ancient — Pichola Lake
If you are someone who is looking to experience the local traditions and ancient water bodies, then visiting Pichola lake must be a part of your Rajasthan travel itinerary.

8.The Holy Khwaja Garib Nawaz Dargah
Located at the holiest city of Rajasthan — Ajmer, Garib Nawaj Dargah is famous all over in India as a wish made here with a pure heart gets fulfilled.

9.Sariska National Park
Located in the Aravali hills in an area of 800 sq. Km away, this wildlife century is famous for protecting Royal Bengal Tigers, its diverse topography, and an abundant amount of mineral resources.

10.A True Traveller’s Paradise- Mount Abu
Amidst all the dry deciduous forests, grassland places, and drought-ridden places in Rajasthan, Mount Abu stands tall and high as the only hill station in Rajasthan, making it a dream tourist spot for travellers.
Located at Aravalli Mountain range at the border of Rajasthan and Gujarat, this place is famous for its year-long pleasing and cold weather, natural splendour, and pilgrimage value.

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