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Rajasthan Destination Guide

Rajasthan has made a mark in the Indian tourism industry and remains unmatched when it comes to exploring some of the most attractive things such as ancient palaces & mansions, wildlife and golden sand dunes of the expansive desert. Tourism in Rajasthan has been an important aspect of north Indian tourism. Get an overview of this majestic land through the Rajasthan destination guide that provides information on the important places of tourist interest in Rajasthan before setting out for a tour.

It is the capital of Rajasthan and also famous as the Pink City owing to the buildings having a pink shade, being built of the local sandstone. This town was established by Jai Singh II and is one of the world's major gem centers. The things to watch here are City Palace or Chandra Mahal, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and Jantar Mantar - The Royal Observatory.

It is an important stop in the itinerary of Rajasthan and also popular as the "City of Lakes". It has a natural ambiance and is surrounded by hills and mountains. Its stunning palaces have enchanted generations of tourists. The Lake palace is the most important among these and its reflection is mirrored in the tranquil blue waters of Lake Pichola. This charming town was established by Maharana Udai Singh in the year 1568 as the capital of Mewar.

It is one of the most captivating destinations of Rajasthan and is located at a distance of 80 km to the north of Udaipur. It is nested in the rugged Aravallis and was built by Maharana Kumbha in the year 1458 upon the remnants of an existing ancient fortress. Kumbhalgarh is also a paradise for the trekkers as it offers a rocky terrain for adventure treks.

This captivating town is located in the northern region of Rajasthan. The entire town is bounded by high fortifications containing seven-kilometer long wall, which surrounds the old city having five access points built 18th century. Bikaner is well-known for some of the best camel safaris.

This town deserves a mention in any Rajasthan destination guide and is an important pilgrimage site renowned for the Dargah (tomb) of the famous 13th-century Sufi Saint, Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisti. Besides, the traditional handicraft works of Ajmer are equally remarkable and enchanting. Ajmer is flanked by Ana Sagar Lake on one side and undulating hills of the Aravali range on the other.

Located on the edge of the Thar Desert, this town is popular for a number of impressive forts and palaces that reflect the glory of the bygone era. The most prominent tourist attractions of Jodhpur include Umaid Bhawan Palace, Girdikot & Sardar Market, Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada.

With this useful information, you can look forward to a fulfilling sojourn during your travel to Rajasthan.

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