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Top 10 Tourist Places of Rajasthan in 2021

Top 10 Tourist Places of Rajasthan in 2021

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Rajasthan is one of the brightest gems in Indian tourism. It is known as the land of kings and is one of the largest states in India.

Rajasthan is one of the brightest gems in Indian tourism. It is known as the land of kings and is one of the largest states in India. The state comprises the largest desert in the country, the Thar Desert, which runs parallel to the Sutlej-Indus river valley. 

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The state hosts some of the most beautiful architecture, the courtesy of being a princely state before India's independence. Each kingdom within the state has a distinctive architecture and arts, making it one of Rajasthan's most culturally diverse places.

There are many Rajasthan tour packages from Mumbai in which you can comprise many of the places along with various adventurous activities. Some of the top tourist places are mentioned below.

  • Jaipur

The capital city of Rajasthan was once the largest princely state and was founded in 1727 by the ruler Sawai Jaisingh II. The city is also widely known as the Pink city of India due to its distinctive pink or saffron color buildings.

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In some of the traveler's reader's book, it is considered one of the top ten places one should visit in one's lifetime. The city hosts lots of museums, forts, gardens, marketplaces, and other such attractive places that are unique and attract lots of tourists worldwide.

Some of the Rajasthan tourist places you can visit Jaipur are City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Birla Temple, Nahargarh fort, etc., to name a few.

  • Udaipur

The city of Udaipur is one of the most places to visit in Rajasthan, and it is also termed as Venice of the East, as it is commonly known as a city of lakes. The city was the capital of the Sisodia Rajput dynasty of Mewar and is famous for its palaces and exemplary discretion in Rajputana style architecture. Maharana Udai Singh II built the city in the year 1553; the city was built to relocate its capital from Chittor to a more secure place.

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It is a vivid location at the foothills of the Aravalli Mountains, and it is a unique destination. Today most of the palaces of the city are converted into hotels where you can experience a royal lifestyle. The city also hosts various Palaces like City Palace, Lake Palace, Jagdish Temple, Moti Magri, etc., which are known for their unique architecture. 

  • Jodhpur

This is the second-largest city in the state of Rajasthan and was built in the year 1459 by the ruler Rao Jodha Singh of Mewar a Rathore Rajput. It is known as the sun city of Rajasthan as it experiences sunny weather all year long.

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It is considered one of the important cities in India as it is only 250 km away from the India-Pakistan border. 

Among the Rajasthan tourist places, Jodhpur is considered one of the important destinations as it lies in the center of Rajasthan. The city has been in many movies, and there are many documentaries on the city implying its significance in culture as well as the history of Rajasthan. You can visit places like Mehrangarh Fort, Kailana Lake, Jaswant Thada, etc.

  • Jaisalmer

It is aptly named the golden city due to its view during the day, and it is situated in the heart of the desert. It gets its name due to the golden sands of the desert and the same golden-colored sandstone used in the city's architecture. It is famous for its glorious architecture and arts and is one of the best places to visit Rajasthan

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The city was built as a walled city, making it one of the largest fort in the world. In order for you to enjoy the city to the fullest, you should plan a stay of at least 3-4 days. Places to visit in this city are the Jaisalmer fort, Thar heritage museum, Jain Temples, etc.

  • Bikaner

This city was originated in the year 1488 by ruler Rao Bika who was the son of Rao Jodha Singh, who built the city of Jodhpur. The city is a primal spot for tourists and is known for its food and forts. It also hosts a unique variety of arts and crafts, especially the intricately carved windowpanes locally known as the 'jharokhas'.

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Various fairs are hosted by the city, which attracts a lot of tourists from India and all over the world. Places to visit are the Junagarh Fort, Jain temple, Shri Laxminath Temple, etc.

  • Pushkar

The holy city of Pushkar lies in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan and is considered the king of pilgrimage sites in India. The city is located near the shores of Pushkar Lake, which is believed to be created by lord Shiva's tears and is considered one of the oldest cities in India, and the date of origin is unknown.

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The city is famous for its Ghats and temples and is visited by hundreds to participate in the annual bath as the water of the lake is considered sacred. Places to visit are Pushkar Lake, Brahma temple, Savitri temple, etc.

  • Sawai Madhopur

The city was built by the ruler Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh in the year 1763. The city doesn’t boast of any notable tourist attraction, barring two the Ranthambore Fort and The Ranthambore National park.

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The Ranthambore forests were the hunting grounds for the Kings at the time of Indian independence. The Ranthambore fort is part of the UNESCO world heritage.

  • Chittorgarh

It is one of the ancient cities known as Chittor and founded by the Maurya dynasty. One of the city's major attractions is the Chittorgarh Fort, the largest fort in India. The fort was built in the 7th century by the Ruler Bappa Rawal, who was a Sisodiya Rajput.

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The fort is a complex place and contains several palaces, temples, and garden which have their own historical significance.

  • Mount Abu

It is the only hill station in the state of Rajasthan, and it is situated in the Aravalli mountain ranges. It has a religious and historical significance. The hill station has many ancient cities and temples, which are frequently visited by many pilgrims.

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Places to visit in this city are Dilwara Jain temples, Guru Shikar, Nakki Lake, etc.

  • Ajmer

This city is surrounded by Aravalli ranges, and the city seeps with history and culture. It is located near Pushkar, a major pilgrimage site for Hindu and home to Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti's shrine.

It makes a unique pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims, apart from the many fascinating historical sites which welcome tourists from all over the world. Places to visit in the city are Ajmer Sharif Dargha, Adhai Din ka Jhonpra, Anasagar Lake, etc.

Concluding Notes

Though all these places to visit in one tour will not be possible, and you will have to make multiple visits so that you are able to cover all Rajasthan tourist places.