A state dipped in royal blood, Rajasthan truly deserves to be called India’s golden crown. One of the most favoured tourist destinations in India, Rajasthan is a state with rich cultural heritage, bright colours, breathtaking forts and palaces, beautiful works of art, rich sandy desert and a diverse wildlife existence. What more can one ask for!?
From ancient times, Jaipur has been inhabited by the royal class making it look even more attractive with rich architecture across the city. Tourist attractions include the Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amer Palace, Jai Garh Fort etc. A major centre for the state’s science and commerce, the famous Jantar Mantar monument is also situated in Jaipur. Udaipur comes in a close second with its beautiful lakes, leaving visitors spellbound with such natural beauty. Lake Pichola which holds the Lake Palace and Jag Mandir witnesses a lot of rush from tourists across the globe. Other interesting places to visit in Udaipur include the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir and the Maharana Pratap Memorial. One of the most sacred Muslim shrines, Dargah Sharif is situated in Ajmer city, which is also home to the Taragarh Fort.
The prime attractions of Rajasthan include:
- Albert Hall Museum- Built in 1876 this museum literally holds the nerve of Rajasthan’s history in its vicinity. All your questions about Rajasthan can be answered here with the articles on display ranging from tools, utensils, dresses, equipments, dance and art forms etc.
- Chittorgarh Fort- One of the most important forts to the Rajputs, one can easily spot their influence on the style of architecture and design. Witness to three ‘jauhars’, this fort is mammoth in size and capture ones eyeballs with the beautiful temples within its walls.
- Fateh Sagar Lake- This artificial lake was built by Maharana Jai Sigh to the north of Lake Pichola. This pear shaped lake has a serene atmosphere around it and gives the tourists a chance to enjoy the natural beauty of Rajasthan. Boat rides are on offer and visitors are ever willing to take a ride to visit the three small islands hosted by the lake.
Rajasthan is a state blessed in folk art and music. Various schools of classical music have found its roots in Rajasthan. The dance forms include ‘Ghoomar’, ‘Raika’, ‘Kalbeila’ etc. Bikaner and Kota are the home to rich folk art and music in Rajasthan. For the avid shoppers out there, the cities of Jodhpur and Udaipur would prove to be a pure delight and you’ll find amazing handicraft products, cloth materials, artefacts, decoratives etc. Hence it is easy to conclude that Rajasthan offers to be your answer to the much wanted vacation of yours as the state has a lot to offer for you and your loved ones.