Top 7 places to visit in Rajasthan

Rajasthan

The land of Maharajas, Rajasthan

– Prabhlaksh Kaur  

The land of Maharajas as they call it, is one of the most renowned tourists spots in the country. Handsomely decorated in glorious palaces, forts and monuments, one cannot soak in enough to want to leave this royal state. With its exquisite culture, Rajasthan attracts multifarious tourists from all around the globe. Of all the amazing places to visit in the magnificent land of Rajasthan we have created a compilation of the Top 7 places to visit in Rajasthan.
Ranging from sightseeing to adventure to shopping, there’s much that this royal state has to offer. The famous embroidery of Rajasthan brings out character and grace to every article it touches. The women of Rajasthan are expert in this field and can make very attractive embroidery works on various clothes like in quilting, bed covers and in many more others. Rajasthan is also popular for ‘karchobi‘, a form of zari metallic thread embroidery done with the help of a needle.
So get ready to go on a historical ride through 7 of the most beautiful cities in Rajasthan.
 
– JAIPUR
 
– PUSHKAR
 
– JODHPUR
 
– UDAIPUR
 
– JAISALMER
 
– RANTHAMBHOR
 
– BIKANER

JAIPUR

Widely known as “The Pink City”, Jaipur is also the capital of Rajasthan . Enriched with a glorious ambience, it is India’s most ostentatious city with rich heritage, culture and architecture. Apart from royal palaces and a magnificent environment, Jaipur is also home to meticulously created handicrafts and elegant jewellery.
Hawa Mahal Jaipur- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal Jaipur- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

With sightseeing spots like City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh fort, Amer fort, Jal Mahal, Jaipur certainly doesn’t disappoint. Jaipur is a perfect blend of heritage, palaces, culture and art and the beauty of this place can be experienced only by visiting it.
 

PUSHKAR

Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India and is also known as “The Rose Garden Of Rajasthan”.
 
This little town is one of the most holiest cities in India . It is believed that Lord Brahma, the creator, dropped a Lotus on the ground which immediately got formed into a lake, which led to the name “Pushkar”. It consists of the only temple in the whole world which is dedicated to Lord Brahma, who according to Hindu mythology is the creator of the universe.
Pushkar Ghats- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

Pushkar Ghats- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

One of the most exciting events in Pushkar is the “Pushkar Mela”. It is renowned for its camel trading, dance, music, colorful shops and much more. Thousands of people plunge into the Pushkar lake on the full moon date of Kartik Purnima to take a holy dip in the lake. Brahma temple, Pushkar lake, Savitri Mata Temple and the vibrant local bazaar complete the visit to Pushkar.
 

JODHPUR

Jodhpur is also known as the “sun city” of Rajasthan because of its sunlit and bright weather throughout the year. It is also known as the “blue city” because most of the houses and painted blue in color. This is done because the weather here is always sunny and the blue color keeps the houses cool.
Jodhpur- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

Jodhpur- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

Jodhpur is widely renowned for the ambitious wedding celebrations that this city hosts. Lately many celebrities have chosen this place for their wedding or birthday celebrations thanks to its magnificent forts. Jodhpur is home to places like Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhavan.
 

UDAIPUR

Set in the midst of Aravalli Range of Rajasthan, Udaipur is proficiently known as one of the most romantic cities in the world and hence is known as the “Venice of East”. The city is mostly famous for its lakes and is considered as one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan.
City Palace of Udaipur- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

City Palace of Udaipur- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

The lakes provides respite from the blistering sun during the summers. And provide a soothing experience during winters. It’s also home to many museums, palaces, monuments and gardens. While in Udaipur, one can visit places like Lake Pichola, Bagore ki Haveli, Monsoon Palace, Saheliyo ki bari etc. A tour to the romantic city of Udaipur will undoubtedly become an enduring part of your memories and you will cherish these memories throughout your life.
 

JAISALMER

Jaisalmer also known as the “Golden City”, is considered as the business town of Rajasthan because it is located on the camel trade route. It is famous for its beautiful forts, gardens and lakes. It gives a peek into the rich culture and heritage of Rajasthan through its various euphoric activities.
Jaisalmer Fort- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort- Top 7 places to vosot in Rajasthan

Events like Desert festival, Ramdevra Fair, Basant Panchami create an exulting environment by showcasing the alluring Rajasthani culture. Jaisalmer has a lot to offer its visitors like Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes, Gadisar Lake, Desert Nation Park and, Desert National Park
 

RANTHAMBHORE

Ranthambhore National Park is one of the biggest and most famous national park in Northern India. Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, this national park is 2 hours away from Jaipur. The park is famous for its huge tiger population and attracts wildlife lovers from all over the world.
Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park- Top 7 places to visit in Rajasthan

One can go for safaris for Tiger spotting and have a look at these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The Ranthambhore fort is present in the southeastern part of Ranthambore. The Ganesha Temple is a major attraction of the fort. People from every corner of the country come here to seek blessings from the Lord for their well being and happiness.

BIKANER

Bikaner is one of the most vigorous city of Rajasthan. It is widely renowned for its beautiful heritage hotels and lakes and palaces. It provides an environment where the raw Rajasthani culture can be explored. It provides various shopping destinations which include the most dynamic designs of the Rajasthani culture.
Bikaner Fort

Bikaner Fort- Top 7 places to visit in Rajasthan

This city provides you one of the best shopping experiences ever. Bikaneri bhujia is the most famous food item which attracts people from far of places to fulfill the urge of their taste buds. The extravagant forts and palaces represents the rich historical and architectural tradition. The lanes and the colorful bazaars are worth exploring. Junagarh Fort, Old City, Lakshminath temple, Bhandasar temple and Karan Prole are few of the famous spots to be seen in Bikaner.

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