Decide your favourite colour and pick a city to
match, Rajasthan's kaleidoscope of colours covers all.
Bastions of history, bristling with memories,
these splendid treasures stand battling the vageries of time.
The City Palace, Jaipur
Wind Palace, Jaipur
City Palace, Udaipur
Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur
The desert sands shimmer and pulsate with an
energy and a spirit of festivity permeates the air, every season
provides many reasons to celebrate.
Ride a camel over the dunes or horses through
the hillside, speed ahead in a jeep and camp under open skies.
A delicate ecosystem, part desert part marshy
lands and even a small section of lush water filled valleys, sports a
wildlife rich in variety.
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Cities of Rajasthan
Cultural Cities of Rajasthan
Carved out of its very rocks and painted in the dyes culled from its
natural surrounds, the cities of Rajasthan are not only magnificent but
also a vibrant mix of colours, the geru coloured pink city, the refreshing
blue houses and lanes of Jodhpur, the burnished glow of Jaisalmer and the
soothing whites of princely Udaipur. Add to this the riotous costumes of
the locals and the spirit of festivity that permeates the very air here.
Packed with exquisite palaces, forts, temples and havelis, and a testimony
to the imperial grandeur of Rajasthan, its cities are as fascinating today
as they were centuries ago. Hubs of art and culture they have kept their
artistic talents and traditions alive and the craftsmen here create
exquisite articles of such fine details that its markets have become a
huge draw for designers from across the globe. Dip into any of its exotic
stores and find yourself a precious trinket. Each of its cities even
provides a slight variation in authentic Rajasthani cuisine and a host of
spicy savouries, so when in Rajasthan, do indulge.
The capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is replete with artistically
created forts and palaces. A rich and romantic city, it is the heart of
Rajasthani culture, craftsmanship and culinary delights.
Jodhpur's hilltop fortress directed its destiny and still commands a deep
respect with its imposing presence. This city sits on the very edge of the
Thar desert, connecting the desert with the rest of the province.
Jaisalmer is situated on the western edge of the province at the very
heart of the Thar desert. Surrounded by undulating sand dunes, this
shimmery golden city with its teeming fort and cobbled streets has an aura
of medieval magic.
Once a desolate desert outpost, Bikaner was created by the adventurous
and enterprising young prince Rao Bika, today it is famously known as
Camel country and is the perfect place to start of on a camel safari into
the endless miles of sands.
Lakes, hills, lush green valleys and a soothing desert oasis, Udaipur is
an incredibly charming city resplendent with many exquisite heritage
A region of small towns Shekhawati is known for its richly ornamented
havelis and mansions, the art work executed on the walls of these houses
makes it the biggest art gallery in Rajasthan.
Steeped in spirituality and a major hub of hippies from around the world,
Pushkar has a truly quaint and wonderful culture where the Italian pasta
is as comfortably sold as Rajasthani street food. Hugely famous for its
Brahma temple and camel fair it is a huge draw for tourists.
Mostly famous for its exotic bird sanctuary the Keoladoeo Ghana National
Park, Bharatpur is an ancient city with a fort that has never once been
The only summer retreat in Rajasthan, it is a small town nestled in the
Aravallis. With a large lake and various exquisite temples, it is a
pilgrimage center for many.
The miraculous dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and the princely
Mao college, perhaps India's best private school, are what make Ajmer so
famous. Other than these two landmark attractions Ajmer also has a
heartwarming old world charm.