Rajasthan at a Glance

By May 4, 2015Wanderlust
Colors of Rajasthan

Royal Rajasthan : Apart from scorching summer, there is no other reason why one shouldn’t discover the Hidden and Popular treasures Rajasthan. Architecture at its Peak ; Royal Elegance at its Best ; Hospitality at its Core : That’s Royal Rajasthan for you !! So here’s Our Pick of the Best in Architecture and Grandeur of Padharo Mhare Desh ;

  • The Kumbhalgarh Fort: built in the 15th Century built by Rana Kumbha is our National Answer to the “Great Wall of China” which stands tall till today in the 20th Century. It stretches for 36 kms with a height of 1,100 metres, with a 20 foot thick outer wall.

Kumbhalgarh

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Chittorgarh : The capital of the state of Mewar before Udaipur, is being defined by its Charismatic Chittorgarh  Fort.  The witness of Unnatural Death of Queen Padmini as well as the bloodiest battles in the medieval era ; it has  many epic stories to disclose. The Architectural Gem and Engineering Boom as it had sustained a Cool Water-Body in its Premises.

ChittorgadhPic Source: http://www.hdwallpapersinn.com/chittorgarh-fort-hd-wallpapers.html

  • Udaipur:  Named after Raja Udai Singh ;  Udaipur is best addressed as the “Venice of the East ”  ; it is also popular as one of the “Romantic Cities ” of the World ; also popularly known by the other names of “White City” and “City of Lakes.”  This fascinating city can be best discovered by foot. City Palace ; Sahelio ki Bari ;  Pratap Monument are some of the Pearls in the Ocean.

Udaipur

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Jodhpur : Home to the Signature Fort of Grand Mehrangadh ; Jodhpur  is the second largest city (after Jaipur) in Rajasthan. It is considered Mecca for the Travellers with Architectural interest across the Globe.

Mehrangdh

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  • Nathdwara: Popularly known as “ Shrinathji.”It is primarily based for its fascinating and famous temple dedicated to Hindu God “ Krishna.” It is a place of religious importance for the followers of “ Pushtimarg” sect of Hindu origin.

Shrinathji

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  • Jaipur: The state capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur lies on the edge of the Thar Desert, surrounded by the Aravali hills. One of the earliest planned cities in India, Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Sawai Jai Singh II of the ruling Rajput dynasty as his new capital. Its remarkably well-preserved heritage – which includes hilltop forts, bustling old markets, and lovely palaces – has made it a part of the golden triangle of Indian tourism.

Jaipur

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