Lively, colorful, busy, regal – how could one describe Rajasthan, the desert state, otherwise? The beautiful Havelis, tranquil temples, majestic forts and palaces in Rajasthan, located in the Thar Desert, still today present the glories of the past. Peppered with tourist attractions, we want to give you an insight into the 6 most beautiful cities. Rajasthan is very popular with the lower India travelers, because there are many cultural and historical riches to discover and India appears here as in a picture book. You will experience the sensual bustle, the sympathetic chaos, the varied landscape and the friendly hosts that North India has to offer
The “Pink City” in Rajasthan, with a variety of architectural masterpieces, shines in shades of red and is the capital of the state. Everything was built here over 280 years and today visitors can feel the flair of the past Mughal rulers and Rajputs. Of course there is a lot going on in Jaipur too, many people are on the way and sometimes it can be a bit chaotic, but that’s part of it. Jaipur is ideal for shopping, as there are numerous markets and shops. Here you can gain experience and enjoy the time.
In the heart of the Aravali Mountains lies the enchanting city of Udaipur, which is endowed with some very famous sights. Also known as the “Venice of the East”, here you can discover some wonderful palaces and forts that reflect the pride of the people. The shimmering Pichola Lake that runs through the city is a place of peace and serenity. It is a true adventure to explore the narrow streets that are interlinked like a labyrinth.
One of the most famous cities – Jodhpur – has a wealth of fortresses and palaces. Better known as the gateway to the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Here you will find numerous old houses, most of them colored in a blue shade, which also gives the city the name “Blue City”. The city is dominated by the Mehrangarh Fort, which is the largest fort in the entire state and presents the pride of the population in all its splendor. Throughout the year, the city is blessed with clear and sunny weather, offering a visit with unforgettable experiences in every season.
Mystical and mysterious – this is the mountain station of Mount Abu in Rajasthan. Located on the beautiful Nakki Lake, the city is known for a priceless view at sunrise and sunset. Worth seeing are the rocky hills and wooded valleys. It is home to shimmering lakes, lush green forests and breathtaking waterfalls. Through the landscape and the surrounding area you can say that you feel like in an “oasis in the desert”. This enchanting place is ideal if you are looking for a break from the hectic city life and want to have some time for yourself, to breathe fresh air and to regenerate your body.
The city full of tradition and culture, with a dash of modernity describes the city Pushkar to the point. The holy city in Rajasthan, which is home to the only Brahma temple in the world, is visited by tourists from all over the world. In the months of October and November, a famous camel market takes place here, which revives the city. It is said that the city was created by God Brahma, thus allowing visitors to feel the energy that fills the city. It’s one of the oldest cities in Rajasthan, it is a must on a tour of the state to visit this city.
Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore carries a long history, with many wars and battles. One can say that a synonym for the city is the Ranthambore Fort, in addition, you will also find here very beautiful and quiet temple. Ranthambore National Park is one of the best known in India and is famous as the home of wild tigers. A visit to the National Park should not be missed, because the panoramic view from the Fort is unforgettable.
Bikaner has a rich historical and architectural heritage. The old town with the towering Junagarh Fort, at the same time the city palace, is framed by a 7-kilometer-long wall with five entrance gates. Castles and palaces were created here from reddish-pink sandstone. The history of the city began in 1486, when Prince Rao Bikaji, son of the founder of Jodhpur, founded his own little empire here. The narrow streets and the colorful bazaars make Bikaner a very worthwhiledestination for Rajasthan tour.
The white Jain temples of Ranakpur enchant at first sight and every time they meet again – because of their irresistible architecture, but also because of their beautiful location in a peaceful valley landscape away from larger towns.
Shekhawati in western Rajasthan used to be one of the important trading centers on the caravan routes. Because of its stately city palaces, the Havelis, and the worth seeing murals, the region is worth a visit today.
Not far from Udaipur is Kumbhalgarh Fort. This dates from around the 16th century. Directly in Aravallibirdge the fortress has an excellent seat, which lies 914 meters above sea level. The fortress is surrounded by a wall about 36 meters long, the average thickness of which is 8 meters. The former princely palace is located as well as the former residential buildings and temples inside the protective walls. 360 temples offer tourists a sensational attraction that should not be forgotten.