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7 Wonderful Places in Rajasthan for Experiencing the Royal Rajputana Culture

Updated on July 3, 2017

The significance of the Rajasthan forts lies in its battle consecrated forts, sand dunes which are mesmerizing. The ruins of these places will bring you back to the ancient era. If your planning to visit to Rajasthan, these cities must be on the top pf your list:

1. Jaisalmer - the golden city of Rajasthan:

It has a significant place in the heart of Rajasthan as the exquisiteness of this place is even more magnified by the sun soaked sand and natural beauty. Then name of the city was kept after the name of the king Maharaja Jaisal Singh, this city is famous for its sand dunes, palaces a beautifully carved temple. It has a couple of stunning temples and museums which have captivated the natural beauty so well.

The major attraction of this city is the Rajasthan festival which is hosted every year by them on a large scale. The Rajasthan festival occurs every year in the month of December to January. Every year, several travelers turn up to Jaisalmer for experiencing the magnificent Rajasthani culture.

2. Jaipur-The Pink City of India

It is the capital of Rajasthan and the largest city of this state. It has huge culturally rich heritage of the palaces. It has various forts which speak out the glory of Rajasthani culture so well. You can visit Jaipur in almost all the months of the year, but prefer going there in the month autumn.

3. Jodhpur - The Blue City of India

If you come to visit Jaisalmer and Jaipur, then you must come to stop over this place as well. It is also known as the Sun City because of its sunny weather. The royal city also has several forts, temples and other breath taking monuments. It will take approximately 14 days for you to visit the complete Jodhpur city.

4. Pushkar

Although this city is famous for its vibrant colors, but another main attraction about this city is its largest camel festival which occurs every year. It has one of the most primitive Brahma Temple which has its own cultural significance. You can experience the village site in its most natural form at this place. It also has several ghats which have their own cultural significance.

5. Udaipur-the city of Lakes

Another attraction of Rajasthan is the Udaipur city and it’s all because of its captivating beauty. This city is famous in India for its lakes. It used to be the capital in the reign of Mewar Kingdom. For describing its beauty and serenity it is also called as the Venice of East. It also has several palaces. It would be a great idea to visit this place during the winters as at this time the weather is favorable for the tourists.

6. Bikaner

This city is mainly famous for its tasty and spicy food. The city is located in the northwest region of Rajasthan. The place is famous for the forts and temples. The main attractions of this city are Junagarh Fort, Laxmi Niwas Palace and various other temples. The temples are built in Bikaner are epitome of Indian culture and rich heritage. The carving is done so beautifully that it astonishes every one. The best time to visit this place is during the winter season as it is very hot in summers.

7. Ranakpur

Rankapur is a village and not as developed as compared to the other cities of Rajasthan that we have described earlier. But, when you will visit this place, you will surely experience the true beauty and essence of Rajasthan. This village is located in between Udaipur and Jaipur. So, it represents the combination of both the nearby cities. The place is known for the most spectacular Jain Temple in all over the world. The Jain Temple in Ranakpur is built so beautifully that has remained the same since the time it is constructed.

Travel Tip: If you are planning to go to Rajasthan then, you must plan your vacations at the time of winters as Rajasthan lies in the tropical area so the summers are generally unbearable.

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