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Rajasthan Tourist Attractions
Rajasthan is an ancient land with centuries of accumulated culture,
tradition, history and mythology. This desert landscape was once a sea bed
and the sand on the surface of the desert ripples as if in memory of the
shimmery waters that once lay here. Even centuries ago man journeyed to
its heartland and built civilizations that have left modern archaeologists
confounded. Rajasthan was also India's first important link to Europe with
trade caravans carrying all manner of exotic goods all the way to China
passing through the Thar desert and beyond. Its kings were the Rajputs of
the brave kshatriya clan, they built its towns and cities with great
dedication and fought bravely to protect them. Their legacy still lives on
in every facade of each beautiful palace and fort that stands proud in
Rajasthan's past is inextricably linked with its present, camels and cars
co-exist on its streets, its forts, palaces, temples, mansions, step wells
and memorials stand shoulder to shoulder with its more modern buildings,
the handcrafting skills of its traditional craftsmen cater to
international designer needs with as much skill as to the local bazaar.
Its people still dress in their colourful traditional attire, lissome
women with khol lined eyes and tall, wide shouldered men in turbans sport
curving mustaches. Its gypsy troupes of tribal dancers and musicians are
still patronized by the people and even though the royalty does not rule
anymore it still exists and keeps the heritage bequeathed to it in mint
condition. No wonder then that Rajasthan offers a visitor a plethora of
fantasies to indulge in. This wonderful land of shifting sands and soulful
minstrels will transport one to a long ago time of medieval magic and
- The Land of Maharajas
It was the Maharajas of Rajasthan who tamed this harsh land and culled
exquisite kingdoms out of its desolate beauty. Amidst these desert jewels
their legacy lives on.
Safari in The Thar Desert
The best views of undulating sands, coming across remote villages, chance
encounters with wandering minstrels, rare spottings of chinkara antelopes
and the experience of sleeping under the sweeping star lit desert sky.
Only Brahma Temple
In this land steeped in spirituality, lies the only abode of Brahma and
the sole temple anywhere in the world that harbours and propitiates the
Famous Golden Triangle
The legendary triad of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra are cities which contain
much of India's historical and architectural treasures.
and Music of Rajasthan
Tribes and gypsy troupes have dedicated themselves to keeping the
traditional dances and forms of music alive. Woven into the very tapestry
of its shimmering culture, Rajasthan's art forms spellbind.
Culture of Rajasthan
The courage and verve of the people who have tamed this inhospitable land
is reflected well in their culture. Each day and season brings a new
reason for celebration and its fairs and festivals are truly enthralling.
A Night in
Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur
Spun out of a fantasy, this white marble monolith is a true fairytale
setting for romantic rendezvous.
Stay at Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
Opulence and riches abound, a right royal resort the Rambagh Palace will
outdo every imaginative conjecture you might have about the lifestyle of
kings and queens.
Safari in Amber Fort
Ride up the broad aisles of the honey-brown Amber Fort in the royal
carrier, sit atop silk cushions and watch the dips and curves of the
Aravalli hills all around.
Viewing in Ranthambore National Park
The Royal Bengal Tiger found at Ranthambore National Park is a truly
fascinating creature, fast, furious, immensely graceful and incredibly
The royal kitchens of Rajasthan have centuries of experience of making
food fit for kings and these precious recipes have been handed down for
generations. Though these foods have been fashioned by the limitations of
the desert vegetation they are truly sumptuous and fascinating.
and Crafts of Rajasthan
Almost as colourful as the state's tradition of festivals is its
celebrations of arts. The master craftsmen were once patronised by the
royalty and even aided and abetted in their mission to create aesthetic
works of art. The traditional artforms have been handed down from
generation to generation through the centuries and are as alive and
ethereal as ever.