The Wonders of Rajasthan

The sands of Rajasthan are surely one of those few serene places where travelers get attracted in such a large quantity that one cannot simply deny the fact that Rajasthan is slowly becoming an ultra hub for travelers. Not only that, Rajasthan beholds the key to majestic monuments and great mythological architecture that plunges it to the one of the list of the top most states of India.

Indeed, Rajasthan is a pure state where heaven meets the land and serenity comes to the rescue. And the real gems of Rajasthan that give it it’s true color is it’s hidden delicacies that it has beheld for many a moon.

Here is an amalgamation of the top 10 wonders of Rajasthan.

1) City Palace, Jaipur

City Palace Jaipur
Photo by Paul

Well, this is everything at once. A perfect mix of mythology, architecture, tact, loyalty and of course tranquility, all come together to make City Palace one of those few hidden gems without whom Rajasthan would seem incomplete.

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2) Narlai, Pali

hotel-rawla-narlai-pali-exterior-view

On the outskirts of Jodhpur, lies Narlai Pali which is a mix of hotels and buildings that were actually old cottages and havelis. These royal houses have been converted into marvelous hotels for one to have a very great experience while in Rajasthan.

3) Kumbhalgarh Fort

kumbhalgarh-fort-rajasthan

Well, this is one of the few hidden forts of Rajasthan that actually are a perfect example of high quality architecture. Being one of the most finely built structures, the Kumbhalgarh fort is a great place for one to enjoy the loyal vibes.

4) Kuchaman fort

Kuchaman Fort
Photo by gordon stubbs

This is one those few forts which still troll the mighty architects of today. Built at a cliff of height 1100 feet, this exotically magnificent fort has great inlays of gold and other loyal commodities. It surely is a great place to be in.

5) Lake Pichola,Udaipur

pigeons fly above Lake Pichola in Udaipur
A flurry of pigeons fly above Lake Pichola in Udaipur. Photo: Amit Sengupta

If romance seems to surround you, then there’s nothing better than the Pichola Lake. Being a less visited lake in Rajasthan, the silent winds and the tranquility of the place are truly amazing. You can enjoy the great scenarios which this lake unfolds.

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6) Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhavan Palace
Photo by Vinay Chalageri

If you are looking for an overdose of royalty, then this place is surely going to meet your expectations. Set in the middle of a great environment, the house is half way home to the Royal family while it’s a hotel for the other half. There’s nothing more to say because this place has got everything you need to see.

7) Khawaja Gharibnawaz Dargah, Ajmer

Dargah Ajmer Sharif
Photo by Saaed Chishty

Being a little too holy, this is one of the best places to meet God and seek blessings of the almighty for a happy journey.

8) Deeg Palace, near Bharatpur

Deeg Palace
Photo by Debojit Deb

Well, you will certainly enjoy a place that was actually built to survive from the scorching heat. Built by King Surajmal, this exotic temple has got several pools,  fountains and plants. The most interesting part of the Deeg Palace is the Keshav Bhawan. It is a single-storeyed baradari which has an octagonal base. And there are even more things to explore in this exotic palace.

9) Gadsisar Lake

Gadsisar Lake
Gadsisar Lake | Image Credits: Ramnath Bhat

A holy lake for the locals and a great place to enjoy, the Gadsisar lake is a place where tourists come to enchant a sense of silence and rather hot silence from the crowds of Rajasthan. The lake has a great scenario all around it and is even accompanied by a loyal arched door.

10) Jagmandir Palace, Kota

One of the most scenic places in all of Kota, the Jagmandir Palace was built by one of the queens of Kota in 1740 and is situated in the middle of the Kishore Sagar Lake. The palace is a monument of exquisite beauty and boasts the skills and architectural excellence of the royals.

Bonus) Guru Shikhar:- Well, there’s nothing better than this one. Built on the top of Arabuda Mountains of Rajasthan, it is the highest point in the Aravalli Range in Rajasthan. The temple is a holy shrine of Dattatreya, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, at the top of Guru Shikhar in a cave. And when you are about to finish your journey in God’s own sands, then you got to be here.

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