Are you planning your next trip to Rajasthan? Great! Formerly known by the name of Rajputana, this land of the kings is one of the most visited states in India. Being a princely state, Rajasthan houses some of the best display of art and architecture. There is a unique style of architecture in each individual kingdom of Rajasthan, making it one of the top culturally diverse places in the world. This place has forts, palaces, elephants, camels and snake charmers to stun you. Here is a list of tourist spots in Rajasthan, that you can’t afford to miss.
Udaipur was once the capital of the kingdom of Mewar and now it is commonly known as the “City of Lakes”. There are a number of tourist attractions that this city is home to such as City Palace, Lake Palace and Jagdish Temple. This place has another name as well – “the Venice of the East”. If you want to view its mesmerizing landscapes, colourful history and rich traditions, visit Rajasthan during the winter season and stay in the luxurious Udaivilas.
Known as the Pink City, Jaipur forms part of the famous Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit of India and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. There are many famous palaces and forts that boast elaborate architecture and stunning view. Many properties have been converted from heritage properties, letting you have a regal experience. Stay in the Resort Rajvilas and then you will understand what we are talking about!
This royal city has several temples and forts to mesmerize the travellers from various parts of the world. It is because of its sunny weather that it is known as the “Sun City”. Near the Mehrangarh Fort, the houses are painted in blue, giving the city the name – “Blue City”.
Located at the heart of the Thar Desert, the city of Jaisalmer is named as the “Golden City” because of its stunning view during the day. In 1156 AD, the Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh founded this city. It has different arts and crafts along with magnificent architecture. Built as a walled city, Jaisalmer can be regarded as one of the largest forts in the world.
- Ranthambore National Park
Want to spot a tiger in the wild? Ranthambore National Park is the best place for that. This national park is easy to access, making it extremely popular among adventures. Also, it is home to the beautiful 10th century Ranthambore Fort. The large structure contains ruined monuments, pavilions and three Hindu temples. Love history? Then you are going to love this place for sure, as this park is full of history and have witnessed numerous battles played out on its land along with the rise and fall of many emperors.
So pack your bags and head to Rajasthan, India this winter!