Do you know? Rajasthan covers 10.4 per cent of the total geographical area of India and it ranks 7th in population by state. Are you planning a trip for your vacation then Rajasthan can be the good option? there are several tourist places in Rajasthan where you can visit.
What’s in it for me?
So in this blog, you will get some interesting information about the Tourist places in Rajasthan
Overview of Rajasthan
Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujrat are the neighbouring states of Rajasthan, It also shares its boundaries with neighbour country Pakistan. It has a total area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi). The Thar Desert is also known as the “Great Indian Desert” which is located here.
Many people sacrificed their lives for their culture and land. The warriors of Rajasthan are Brahmins, Rajputs, Gurjars, Jats, Meenas, Bhils, Rajpurohits, Charans, Yadavs, Bishnois, Meghwals, Sermals, Rajput Malis (Sainis) and other tribes.
Here there are four national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, Keoladeo National Park of Bharatpur, Sariska Tiger Reserve of Alwar, Ranthambore National Park of Sawai Madhopur, and Desert National Park of Jaisalmer. Arid Forest Research Institute (AFRI) is a national level institute in Rajasthan.
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. There are many tourist places in Jaipur and this makes Jaipur the best place for tourists. Jaipur has a total area of 467 km square, Jaipur had a population of 39,00,000 in the year 2019. New Delhi has situated 268 km from here, It is also the home of to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar.
Jaipur is known as the ‘Pink City’. The pink Colour is also known as the colour of Hospitality. In 1856 Maharaja Ram Singh gave the order to paint all the homes and shops with pink colour to welcome the Prince of Wales Albert Edward.
According to Conde Nast Traveller Readers in 2008. Jaipur is the 7th best tourist place in Asia. According to TripAdvisor’s Jaipur was awarded by Traveller’s Choice Award in India in the year 2015.
The Raj Palace Hotel is in second place by the ranking of CNN’s World’s 15 most expensive hotel suites in 2012. World wide authors, writers and literature participate and love the Jaipur literature festival, it is the largest free literature festival in the world.
There are four types of languages Rajasthani, Hindi, Marwari, English. Not only historical architecture but you will also find some new modern architecture. The largest circle park in India is Jawahar Circle. It is also the largest circle park in Asia.
Hawa Mahal is a mindblowing architect of 18th century, it has 953 windows. Do you know about the tourist triangle? The Agra, Jaipur, Delhi is a tourist triangle of the tourists. Elephant festival is organized every year and it is celebrated with happiness and joy.
Ghoomar is the famous traditional folk dance of Jaipur. Jaipur is the headquarters of North Western Zone of Indian Railways. In 2015 the metro service was started. Jaipur has also a Jaipur International Airport which is of 12.2 km.
Best time to visit Jaipur
From November to February is the best months for tourist to visit Jaipur. The temperature went to 50 degrees in the summers, and the monsoon is not good for tourist and the. The September and March can be also a good month for tourist.
Jodhpur is known as the ‘Blue City’ of “Sun City” and “Gateway to Thar”. It is situated at a distance of 335 km from Jaipur. Due to the Blue colour houses in Jodhpur, the city is also known as the Blue City.
It was established by Rajpur chief Rao Jodha of Rathore dynasty in the year 1459, the city was named after him in Jodhpur. After Jaipur Jodhpur is the most populated city in Rajasthan.
Jodhpur is the most popular tourist places in the Western side of India, Jodhpur is famous for its temples, Forts, Palace and parks. It is the heart of Rajasthan because it is located in the centre of Rajasthan. Jodhpur and other states of here fought many battles. Many warriors lost their lives.
Some interesting facts about Jodhpur are
- Umaid Bhawan Palace located in Jodhpur is the biggest and most expensive palace in the world.
- Jodhpur is one of the most famous tourist attraction in India. There are many Historical places to visit here.
- Mehrangarh Fort is situated at a height of 150 m in a mountain. And it is one of India’s historical forts. The whole Jodhpur view can be seen from this fort.
- In the year of 2014, Jodhpur was ranked 1st position in the list of worlds most extraordinary places, which is a big achievement for Indian tourism.
Best time to visit Jodhpur
November to February the winter season can be a good time to visit here, in this month you can easily visit the forts, parks palaces etc. Jodhpur is situated near the Thar desert and in the summers the temperature gets high and in a hot climate. You will not able to enjoy your trip, in the summers the temperature goes to 50 degrees in the morning.
Some best tourist attractions of Jodhpur
- Mehrangarh Fort
- Umaid Bhawan Palace
- Jaswant Thada
- Ghanta Ghar
- Kaylana Lake and Garden
- Balsamand Lake
- Mandaleshwar Mahadev Temple (Mandalnath)
- Masooria Hills
Udaipur is a famous state of Rajasthan, and now it is one of the best tourist places in Rajasthan, and the reason is the historical monuments, if you see these monuments you will be amazed about it.
It is also a state having very beautiful lakes which makes this state a lake city.Pichola Lake, in this lake you will love to do photography and boating. The lake looks more beautiful in the evening time of sunset when the sunlight reflects from the lake it makes a beautiful yellowish colour.
From the middle of the lake, the City Palace looks very beautiful. If you want to do boating, you have to pay Rs 400 per person, and if you want to do boating at the sunset, then you have to pay Rs 750.
Now let us know about the City Palace you can just imagine the area and size of the Palace that there are 11 more Mahals inside this palace with gardens and more which makes the palace more beautiful. This can be the best place for photography.
Jagdish Temple is one of the famous temples in Udaipur which is located near the City Palace. Tourist came here from all over the country to see the architect and of the temple. This temple was established 400 years ago by Jagat Shing Pratham.
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Visiting Rajasthan can a good choice for you. It has some many places to visit that at last, you will say that you can’t travel anymore, it is a historical place if you like a historical place. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur are some famous cities of Rajasthan.
Frequently asked Questions
Rajasthan is famous for its deserts, beauty and its culture, in Rajasthan, there are many beautiful states like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur etc, these all states have their beauty the Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. And Rajasthan is also known as the jewel in India’s crown.
There are 33 districts and Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. Than Desert is also a part of Rajasthan.
Jodhpur is famous for its blue buildings especially those buildings which are located a the Mehrangarh Fort. It is said that when Rao Jodha established the Mehrangarh Fort the brahmin caste peoples also made their homes near the Mehrangarh Fort and painted the buildings with the blue colour because the blue colour is the identification of the brahmin caste peoples.
Some famous institutes of Jaipur are
SMS Medical College
St Xavier’s College
University of Rajasthan
Indian Institute of Health Management Research
Malviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
Jaipur National University
The LNM Institute of Information Technology
Suresh Gyan Vihar University
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