Five Most Beautiful Cities to Visit in Rajasthan
Rajasthan, popularly known as the “the land of kings”, is one of the most-visited region of India. Rajasthan has several beautiful cities to enchant every traveler. Here are the five most beautiful cities to visit in Rajasthan.
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, also known as ‘Pink City’. It is the gateway to the most beautiful place to Rajasthan. Having its own domestic and international airport, one can reach easily by air or rail. Jaipur is surrounded by the Aravali hills are filled with magnificent forts, glorious palaces, and colorful local markets. Best places to visit in Jaipur are Amber fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort & Birla Mandir and Bapu Bazar & Johari Bazar. It is also the main destination of the popular Golden Triangle Tour.
Udaipur, the lake city, is a popular destination among tourists. It is also called the Venice of the East. The main attractions to visit in Udaipur are The Lake Palace (Jag Niwas) located in the middle of Pichola Lake. It is the finest example of architectural and cultural marvel. Udaipur palace and its museum is a must to visit for every history bee.
Jaisalmer, also known as “The Golden City”, due to its golden sandy stone houses and the Sonar Killa. There are many historical forts in the city, but Jaisalmer Fort or Sonar Killa is a massive and magnificent sandcastle that emerged from the sandy plains like a mirage from a golden era. The Jaisalmer city is also famous for its old mansions, camel rides, and the visit of War musuem at Longewala.
Jodhpur, also known as ‘Blue City’ is the second-largest city in Rajasthan. Once the citadel of the ancient Marwar kingdom, Jodhpur for its history and bravery of their Rathore Rajput kings. Best attractions to visit in Jodhpur are Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace and the Clock Tower Market.
The painted villages of the Shekhawati region are spread across the villages of Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Dundload, Ramgarh & Churu. This region, once dewelled by the rich Marwari families lies in the North-Eastern part of Rajasthan. Mandawa & Nawalgarh are the base to explore this region, often dubbed as Rajasthan’s open-air art gallery.
The mythical town of Pushkar, known for its famous Pushkar Lake and Fair, is called the Trithraj, or the holiest of the holy. This small town of Rajasthan houses one of the biggest cattle fairs in the world. The sacred lake created by Lord Brahma, the surrounding 52 ghats, and the chants by the devout makes this town a must-visit in Rajasthan.