Rajasthan Tourism

A place where culture and architecture is so vivid and enchanting that’s what defines state Rajasthan. Situated in western part of India, Rajasthan has always been a centre of attraction. Whether is its monuments, contrasting clothes etc all are famous about this beautiful place. This region has got royal livings in its veins. In food sector too, they have been far ahead and competitive to other regions. Royal forts with their unique culture and identity have always been part of this great place. May be this is the reason why so much people turn towards this state. It is not just about monuments or clothes, but the medley of these makes this sober region a place to visit and remember. A compiled, yet deep description about t places to visit has been discussed here.

Top Tourist Places to Visit in Rajasthan (A brief data on top places)

City Palace in Jaipur

Main attraction of Jaipur city is this tall standing fort. All kinds of stuff like old belonging of kings, their cloths, rest rooms etc can be seen and felt in this old monument. Indulge yourself in to past and see what royal life used to be. Entry fees in to this palace are Rs 75. Mubarak Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, The Armoury are some of the places that you might not want to miss. A complete round to these places may take your half day time.

Jantar Mantar in Jaipur

Just little distance apart is this magnificent structure. This piece of structure was made by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1728 as to full fill purpose of calculation related to astronomy. All practical details related to measurements of height, eclipses were studied with the help of this structure.

Hawa Mahal in Jaipur

A pink colored structure having honeycomb shape stones is really an extraordinary piece of work. This was made by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 to make women of palace to be able to see whole city. Best thing about this monument is that, you will feel air all around, even if you standing in any corner of this palace.

Amber fort

A magnificent pink and yellow colored fort situated near to the city Jaipur. This fort consists of four different regions and each having its own gates. These gates have their own importance and have been constructed specially for different purposes.

Lohagarh in Bharatpur

Lohagarh fort is known for its strong defense. This fort was never captured by any enemy and its credits go to the strong fence this fort has. It is said that the main gate is made of eight different metals. Jawahar Burj and the Fateh Burj are two famous towers inside this fort and they denote victory of Maharaja Suraj Mahl over Mughals and British army.

Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur

This national park is UNESCO listed and breeding ground for large number of birds. Species as far as from Kazakhstan come here to breed. During earlier times this park used to be famous hunting site for king.

Bala Qila and City Palace Complex in Alwar

Alwar is among the oldest kingdoms that were present in Rajasthan. King Pratap Singh controlled this place and defeated armies of Jaipur. Bala Qila and City Palace Complex are some of the best sights to see in Alwar. Although Bala Qila is now in its worse phase, but there are several remains which can be still seen in this Palace. City Palace Complex is a colorful place and there are lot numbers of ghats and pavilion that can be seen here. Cenotaph of Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh is surely a place that nobody wants to miss when visiting Alwar.

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Lying in laps of Aravallis this reserve shows richness of flora and fauna in Rajasthan state. Peacocks, monkeys, majestic sambars, nilgai, chital etc are some of the common living beings that can be seen apart from tigers. There are couples of monuments like Kankwari Fort, Bhangarh that can also be seen in this park.


Although many people do not visit this region but still it is a very famous place to view its havelis. Vivid color and unique architecture is what determines these havelis. A cluster of havelis can be seen here and a unique art work of each havelis makes them different from each other.


Ajmer is around 160 Km from Jaipur. On one side it is surrounded by Ana Sagar lake and on the other side tall standing Aravalli mountains. It has always been famous for Islamic culture and a fine blend of Mughal and Rajasthan royal families can be seen in this city. Ana Sagar has its own importance and a large number of marble Pavilions were constructed by Shah Jahan in 1637. Dargah of Khwaja Muin-ud-dinChishti is holy shrine made by Humayun and it sees a large turnaround of crowd every year.


It is considered among the most spiritual sites in Hindu culture. And it is said that every Hindu should visit this place once in its life time. A lake that is said to have been made because of the fall of lotus flower from hands of Lord Brahma is the main attraction of Pushkar. There are so many temples located nearby this lake and a small market for buying souvenirs also present.

Ranthambore National Park

A best place to spot tigers and an nice surrounding to get yourself way from crowded city life. There are several transportation like Jeeps are available for sightseeing.


It is a small tone surrounded by lake and hills. A very silent and simple town that caters fewer crowds in comparison to other major cities likes Jaipur. Bundi Palace, Chitrasala, Maharao Raja Bahadur Singh Museum, Baoris, Old City are some of the best places that can be seen here.


Kota is famous as educational hub but there are lot more things to see here. Kishore Sagar Lake is the major attraction with City Palace & Fort among the place to visit. Boat trips in Kishor Sagar Lake are among the main attraction to this place.


It is famous for its forts that extends in 6 Km and has 150m tall walls around it. This place is off great importance to Rajput as this fort saw three big battles fought here. Chittorgarh fort has been always centre of attraction and this is the reason why so much bled shed take place here. Rana Kumbha Palace, Tower of Victory and Padmini’s Palace are among the places that are most visited in this fort.


With Lake Pichola at its centre and enchanting havelis, temples, this is considered best romantic post in India. On one hand you have Lake Pichola and on the other wide Aravalli mountains. Boat rides, ancient markets are just inevitable.

Mt Abu

Tourist in large come to this place to beat the heat of Rajasthan. As a surprise, Mt Abu is a cold place and has hills all around it. Large of number of Hindu and Jain devotees come to this place and there are more than 80 temples situated in different places across this region. Nakki Lake, Sunset Point and Brahma Kumaris Peace Hall & Museum are among the best places to visit.


Also known as ‘Blue city’, Jodhpur has its own historical importance. Mehrahgarh fort is the main attraction of Jodhpur. Rao Jodha made this fort in the year 1459. Mehrangarh, Jaswant Thada, Clock Tower & Markets and Umaid Bhawan Palace are some of the best places to visit in Jodhpur. All these places are so much enchanting in there construction that is it inevitable to visit them.


This city was founded in the year 1488 by Rao Bika. Junagarh fort is the main attraction of Bikaner and was made by Raja Rai in the year 1593. Camel festival is among the most celebrated festival in Bikaner.


Jaisalmer fort is among the most advance and more fine worked piece of monument in Rajasthan. This whole fort is standing on sand bases and still standing strong. Camel rides on sand dunes are among the best activities to do. There are several night safaris being organized every day on regular basis. Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, Nathmal-ki-Haveli and Patwa-ki-Haveli is among the few places that can visited in Jaisalmer.

Tips for Journey

Rajasthan is no doubt a treasure of tourist places, but in months of May and June temperature shorts up very high. Carry plenty of water and a scarf to protect your face from scorching sun rays. Since there is so much competitions for hotels, transportation etc, scams are present in various places. Try to avoid luring deals offered by various people standing nearby by Bus and railway stations. Prior bookings of rooms and hotels are advisable. Hiring transportation for whole day to visit different places in the same city is nice option. Keeping change money to pay for entry fees is highly recommendable.

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