Rajasthan is one of the most popular and must visit places of India. The diverse culture and tradition of the state will leave you dumb-founded and stark eyed and wanting for more. We take a look at the five best places to visit in Rajasthan.
The Pink City, Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan. Planned as per Vedic Vastu Shastra, a well planned and artistic city, Jaipur boasts of forts and monuments. Amer Fort, Hawa Malal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort and Choki Dhani are most popular tourist places of Jaipur. Jaipur is also famous for different forms of Arts, handicrafts and Gems & Jewellery.
The princely state, Udaipur is the city of lakes and also referred as the Venice of East owing to its surreal beauty. The city’s location at the foothills of the Aravalli paired with the number of lakes and rivers that flow through it make the state a real piece of art. City Palace, Jagdish temple, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Ambrai Ghat, Vintage Classic Cars Museum and Ek Lingji Temple are most popular places of Udaipur. With some Palaces converting into luxury hotels, Udaipur has emerged as a preferred destination for theme weddings.
A city that has seen more than its fair share of wars, Bikaner has emerged victorious through all of them. Known for its cuisine, heritage, handicrafts and history, Bikaner sparkles the brightest in the vast deserts of Rajasthan. Intricately carved windowpanes called jharokhas are one of a kind to the state. Authentic rajasthani cuisines, wide variety of platters and meals make it a must go for foodies.
Getting its name from the golden sands of the Thar Desert , golden colored sandstone is used in city’s architecture. When the sun shines on this city, it glows brighter than 24k gold. Built as a walled city, Apart from Jaisalmer fort, Mandir Palace, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli are a must visit.
Jodhpur is the crown jewel of Rajasthan, famous for its Forts and Palaces. Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mandore Garden, Kailana Lake, Chamunda Mata Temple are the must visit places.
There are many more places apart from the above five best places to visit in Rajasthan. Recommended reading : Where to go in Rajasthan if you have seven days