Rajasthan Tourist Place
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan Tourist Place)
Rajasthan Tourist Place In the heart of Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is known as the Golden City for its beautiful sun-soaked sand dunes, exuberant forts, and rich culture and traditions. One of the top 5 cities to visit in Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is known for its forts, palaces and temples. The city is has got its name from Maharaja Jaisal Singh. Interestingly, an aerial view of the city is like an image of a prince sitting on the ridge of sand dunes, crowned by the Jaisalmer fort.
Jaipur (Rajasthan Tourist Place)
So the pink city and the capital of Rajasthan is largest in the state. Founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1727, Jaipur is one of the most popular places to see in Rajasthan and even in India, for that matter. Long list of historic and heritage monuments, swift connectivity from major cities and an amazing city plan where all the streets of the city run from east to west – Jaipur is a marvel to be at.
Best time to visit: All through the year, avoid summers for the days are extremely hot.
Jodhpur (Rajasthan Tourist Place)
Well, Jodhpur is just an extension of the royalty that you get to see at Jaisalmer and Jaipur. The royal city was the centre of power of the then Mewar state, and has got several forts, palaces, and temples to enchant travelers from different corners of the world. Famous as the Sun City because of its sunny weather, Jodhpur is also known as Blue City for the blue houses near the Mehrangarh fort. The blue houses have played muse to the acclaimed photographer Steve McCurry. Click here to see his mind-blowing shots of Jodhpur city.
Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan Tourist Place)
Founded by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh in 1763, Sawai Madhopur district is among the best tourist places in Rajasthan. It is home to Ranthambhore National Park, which is best known for inhabiting tigers. The Ranthambhore Palace is another tourist attraction here, and has been declared a UNESCO heritage as it imbibes a vast cultural history of the several clans, kings and architectures.
Pushkar (Rajasthan Tourist Place)
This is a riot of colors in true sense. This holy city has been known all over the world for its annual Camel Fair. One of the most ancient cities of India, Pushkar houses the rare Brahma Temple. Besides, the Pushkar Lake is a popular Hindu pilgrimage and has got several ghats that host magnificent evening aarti. If you are a photography enthusiast, you can not miss visiting Pushkar for there are endless emotions of rural India in it most original form.