Rajasthan – Where Forts and palaces echo its history

Rajasthan is very well known and popular among tourist as it has many forts and palaces. As the name suggest “Raja” which means King and “Sthan” mean place. So Rajasthan means “place of a King”. There are many cities to look forward to in this state if you love forts and palaces. I would like to share in brief some of the cities you must visit in this state to relive the history of Kings and your passions for Forts and Palaces

The cities described below will tell you in brief about the tourist attractions you should visit, when, and in which particular city. I will try to write different post on some of the cities to describe the city in detail from the place to food to attraction to culture.

Rajasthan – I have visited this state and traveled every corner of this state by Road and there are some cities like Udaipur, Chittorgarh wherein I have visited multiple times. This article will help you to spot the best place in the state and attraction you should keep in your travel list so that you don’t miss any important site.

Udaipur

Udaipur is a small city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, formerly the capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar. It is located in south of Rajasthan state. Some of the attractions are as follows.

  • City Palace of Udaipur
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  • Lake Palace
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Some More Places not to miss

  • Bagore ki Haveli
  • Monsoon palace
  • Maharana Pratap memorial

Jaipur

Jaipur, the capital of India’s Rajasthan state, and it is also called as “Pink City” for its trademark building color. The city is located in north east side of Rajasthan state. Some of the attractions are as follows.

  • Amber Fort
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  • City Palace of Jaipur
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  • Hawa Mahal
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Some More Places not to miss

  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Mantar Mantar
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Panna Meena Ka kund
  • Jal Mahal

Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is also the city of Thar Desert. It is located in middle of Rajasthan state. Some of the attractions are as follows.

  • Mehrangarh Fort
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  • Umaid Bhawan Palace museum
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Some More Places not to miss

  • Jaswant Thada
  • Clock tower

Chittaurgarh

Chittaurgarh lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas. It is located in south of Rajasthan state. Some of the attractions are as follows.

  • Chittaurgarh Fort
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  • Vijay Stambh
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Some More Places not to miss

  • Tower of Fame
  • Padmini Palace
  • Rana Kumbha Palace
  • Ratan Singh Palace

Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the “Golden City”. It is located in West of Rajasthan state. Some of the attractions are as follows.

  • Jaisalmer Fort
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  • Patwaon ki Haveli
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  • Maharaja Palace
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Some More Places not to miss

  • Bada Bagh
  • Salim Singh Ki Haveli
  • Mandir Palace
  • Pokhran Fort

Ajmer

Ajmer is located east of Rajasthan state and very famous for its Dargah Shariff. Some of the attractions are as follows.

  • Dargah Shariff
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  • Buland darwaza
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Some More Places not to miss

  • Akbar Palace and Museum
  • Daulat Bagh Garden
  • Shah Jahan Mosque

I have chosen above 6 cities because they have many forts and history attached and if you covered these places and attractions then you have almost seen all the beauty of the state of Rajasthan. However you would also like to visit some places like Mount Abu, Bikaner, Bhangarh etc.

Also, there are many more other attractions to see apart from the above mentioned attractions, which you can find online. I have listed most important sites to visit in this article which you should not miss at any cost.

Important Links to Help you plan your trip.

4 thoughts on “Rajasthan – Where Forts and palaces echo its history

  • November 8, 2016 at 12:03 pm
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    Hello, Thanks for sharing such a fantastic blog.I really appreciate your blog to share information about Royal Rajasthan…Visiting in Rajasthan is amazing experience. This is amazing place with historical monuments and rich traditional culture. Specially dressing style culture,festivals celebration of Rajasthan attract every tourist.

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    • November 8, 2016 at 12:27 pm
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      Thanks Vaibhav for your comment. Indeed Rajasthan has so many things for tourist.

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  • December 19, 2016 at 1:03 am
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    Really informative and excellent complex body part of articles , now that’s user pleasant (:.

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