By Ajay K Yadav
Rajasthan, the largest state of India, boast many historic and historical cities. Cities here echo the glory and saga of the state. They are living testimonial to history, art & culture, tradition, and royal past of the state. They are treasure trove of some magnificent monuments featuring forts, palaces, temple, havelis, and museums. Historic cities and town of royal state are appealing tourists from all over the world and providing them a delightful experience of lifetime. Have a look at some of most visited cities during Rajasthan tours in India.
Ajmer: Dating back to the seventh century, Ajmer is a beautiful town in the background of Aravalli Mountain ranges. It is a discovery of the brave Rajput ruler, Prithviraj Chauhan. The city enjoys huge footfalls through the year. Dargah Sharif, Nasiyan Jain Temple, Adhai Din Ka Jhopra, Ana Sagar Lake, etc are tourist highlights in the city.
Bikaner: Dating back to 1486 AD, Bikaner is a beautiful city founded by Rao Bikaji. Situated on the edge of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert) it is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the state. Junagarh Fort, Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum, Deshnoke Rat Temple, Laxminath Temple, Lalgarh Palace, and Camel Breeding Farm & Research Centre are tourist highlights in the city.
Jaisalmer: Celebrated as the Golden City of India, Jaisalmer is a beautiful city and important tourist destination of Rajasthan. Golden Fort, Jain Temples, Havelis, Desert National Park, and Sam Sand Dunes are among top tourist attractions to see in this city.
Jodhpur: Jodhpur is a historical town and important tourist destination of Rajasthan. It is the second largest city in the state and famed as the Blue City of India. It is home to the famed Mehrangarh Fort and the Umaid Bhawan Palace. Jaswant Thada Memorial, Balsamand Lake & Palace and Mandore Garden are other attractions to see in this city.
Jaipur: Jaipur is the capital and largest city of Rajasthan. It is a discovery of Raja Sawai Jai Singh II. Celebrated as the Pink City of India, it is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces. Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Hawa Mahal, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, City Palace, Birla Temple, Rambagh Palace, Albert Hall Museum, Galtaji, etc are some of architectural splendors and tourist highlights of the city. Jaipur is also gateway for Rajasthan travel and tourism.
Udaipur: Udaipur is a beautiful city and important tourist destination of Rajasthan. It is known by various names such as the City of Lakes, the Venice of the East, the Kashmir of Rajasthan and the City of Palaces. It is also considered to be as one of the most romantic cities in India. It is famous for fairy-tale palaces and lovely lakes. Dotted with an array of wonderful architectural delights, it is a must visit tourist destination on Rajasthan tours in India. Lake Palace, City Palace, Monsoon Palace, Jagmandir Palace, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, etc are tourist highlights in the city.
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