Rajasthan – the land of medieval bravery, has been since long time known for its culture and heritage, Forts, monument, palaces, lakes- all these majestic beauties and beautiful attractions can be found at a single place in the state of “The Rajputana”!
The land of kings is so called, because of the cities it comprises of the most five must-visit cities of Rajasthan that contribute the most to the economy of Rajasthan Tourism. Find out your places to visit in Rajasthan.
1 Jaipur: capital of the state, also known as PINK city. The reason behind “PINK” resorts back to the history of the ruling. In 18s the ruling king of that time painted the entire city pink to welcome Prince of wales.
Jaipur is mainly situated in the region of Marwar, so the official tongue of the city is Marwari.
Cuisine: Dal Bati Churma, Ghevar, Pyaz ki kachori, gate ki sabji, Mawa kachori.
2 Udaipur – The City of Lakes
Udaipur is used to be the capital kingdom of Mevar. Known as the city of Lakes, it is a beautiful place to visit in Rajasthan. The town has beautiful winters & mostly visited during this period for its colorful history and traditions.
Attractions: Lake Pichola beautiful views, City Palace of Udaipur, Bagore ki haveli is history museum, Lake Fatehsagar for picturesque views, Ekling Ji temple, Jagdish temple, Shrinath Ji temple. City Palace GovernmentMuseum, Maharana Pratap Memorial, Sahelion ki Bari, Monsoon Palace & Kumbhalgarh Fort are the most visited places in Udaipur. You may enjoy history as well as beautiful picturesque views of beautiful lakes.
Udaipur gives a lot to visitors. Don’t forget to enlighten your soul to visit on temples.
Cuisine: Dal Bati Churma, Ghevar, Mirchi Bada, Aaloo Bada and unique kulladh chai.
3 Jaisalmer – Golden City
If you wish to experience the thurst of adventure, you need to visit the city of Jaisalmer. Also called the GOLDEN CITY of Rajasthan, lies in the heart of the desert. It is world heritage site.
Attractions: Jaisalmer Fort, Longewala War memorial, Jaisalmer war museum, Patwaon ki haveli, Gadisar Sagar Lake, Desert national park, Bada Bagh, Desert culture center & museum, Maharaja Palace, Amar Sagar Lake, are the most visit places in Jaisalmer. You can visit Chandraprabhu Jain temple & Lodhruve Jain temple, Prashanth temple are most attractive places for tourists. You can plan tours for a several private day tour from locals.
Cuisine: Vegetable kabab, Mint sauce, & naan, Kadi pakoras flour dumplings deep frying oil, bhanon aloo and another nonveg like Murgh e sabz, Ker sangria.
4 Ajmer – The Holy City
Very popular for Dargah Sharif – the shrine of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chisti, Ajmer is the 5th largest city in Rajasthan. It is surrounded by different ranges, which protect it from the desert. Among the most popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan, Ajmer is a regular destination for several celebrities who come to the dargah to seek blessings.
Attractions: Ana Sagar Lake, Nasiyan Jain temple, Chittorgarh Fort, Adhai din ka Jhonpra mosque, Akbar’s palace & museum, Rangji temple, Daulat Bagh Garden, Prithviraj Smarak monument, Birla city water park are the major attractions for tourists of India as well as foreigners.
Cuisine: the exceptional cuisine of Ajmer is kachori, Sohan Halwa, and biryani. Rajasthani Pulao rice with sautes veggies and spices, bajere ki Khichadi, motichoor laddo, jalebis are the delicious food of locals of Ajmer.
5 Chittorgarh – Birthplace of Maharana Pratap
One of the most ancient cities in Indian history, Chittorgarh was founded by the Mourya. The city has been the birthplace of many strong rulers including Maharana Pratap & Meera Bai. It is situated on the banks of river barech.
Attractions: Chittorgarh Fort, Vijay Stambh, Meera Temple, Rana Kumbha Palace, Kalika Temple, Sanwariaji Temple, Ratan Singh Palace, Bhainsrodgarh Wildlife sanctuary, Tulja Bhawani temple, You may plan private day tour from various local with guide gives you a hassle free tours and make you know about the importance of all places. Also, listen to tales from locals and relish authentic Rajasthani cuisine.
Cuisine: famous for Mughlai food, parathas, go to bassi fort palace especially for parathas & Pratap palace for local cuisine.
Rajasthan is the land of kings and forths; its cultural history has a different flavor with every single place you visit. The best places to visit in Rajasthan is one of the most spiritual and different experience for sure. And is captivate your mind. Enjoy these places and make beautiful memories.