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8 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Rajasthan At Least Once

The ancient Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan

It is its glamorous palaces and ancient fortifications that distinguish Rajasthan from the others of India and make them world renown. Since the 12th century, several kingdoms, including the Rajputs, the Mughals, and the Jat rulers have ruled this land of royals. Each Kingdom had its own unique combination of designs and styles of architecture. This testament to their brilliance in the form of remarkable structures is still strong throughout the state. It feels like you are walking in this ancient structure.

Visitors will be able to enjoy the royal elephant at Am Palace, watch the Blue City of Jodhpur from the 15th century, Mehrangarh Fort, witness the golden landscape of the 12th-century fortress of the Jaisalmer, be impressed by the Kumbhalgarh Fort (well-known as the second largest wall in the world), visit the Jaipur and the Udaipur City Palace or enjoy the grand picture of the great city of Jodhpur.

The Heritage Hotels in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is famous for its amazing palace-turned heritage properties, which offer a warm atmosphere laid in royal comfort and splendor known to please the ancient Kings and Queens. One of the most popular heritage hotels is the Jodhpur Umaid Bhawan Palace, Udaipur Taj Lake Palace, Jaipur Rambagh Palace, and Samode Palace, which are located in Jaipur. The hotels in Rajasthan are at least once a retreat.

The Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan

This royal state calls for lovers of wildlife and birds alike. Its vast landscape, including endangered and unusual species, is marked by pockets of incredible fauna. The Ranthambore National Park, Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, Sariska Tiger Reserve, and Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary are among the must-visit wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the state. Taking a boat ride in these wild locations, you can see the Royal Bengal tigers, the rare Great Bustard Indian, threatened river dolphins, or a number of other species of bird or animal, and enjoy the wilderness at its best.

The City of Colors

Rajasthan is one of the most colorful places in the world, without a doubt. You will find citys of different colors that awaken your senses, from gold to blue and white to pink. Each city in India’s largest state is unique and beautiful, with much to offer. The Golden Town of Jaisalmer, the Rose Town of Jaipur, the Blue Town of Jodhpur, the Holy Town of Ajmer, the Town of Lakes, Udaipur are all unforgettable cities to visit in Rajasthan.

Villages are Fascinating

Mud houses, stoned rooftops, paintings on wall and floor. The little hamlet of Rajasthan is as picturesque as it looks. The village of Khuri has its sand dunes; Bishnoi is a small village and Khimsar is a traditional village. A visit to these small villages is a must for a holistic Rajasthani experience!

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Rajasthan has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Jantar Mantar, the Keoladeo National Park, and the Rajasthan Hill Fort (which includes six majestic forts, such as Jaisalmer Fort, Amer Fort, Gagron Fort, Ranthambore Fort, and Chittorgarh Fort). Rajasthan has eight UNESCO UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Festivals and Fairs, Vibrant and Colorful

Rajasthan is famous throughout the year for its colorful festivals and fairs. It seems as if every month a dance, music, heritage, a festival of adventure and cultural event is held in this royal country.

You will also travel to one of the Teej Festival (Jaipur) of August, the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (Jogpur), the lively Pushkar Fair of November, the Shekhawati Magnetic Fields Festival of December, the Jaipur Elefant Fair in March, the Jaipur desert festival of February, or even the internationally colorful Kite F Festival of Jaisalmer. And your trip is bound to coincide with a special event. These festivals could be an exciting and fun part of your royal holiday.

Rajasthani Art and Folk Dance

There are several different tribes that live in this Royal State, each with its own unique style of dancing, music, and art, which form part of the national cultural tradition. Some might seem a little eccentric, but nevertheless exciting. Everyone depicts the vibrant culture of Rajasthan.

For example, Bhavai dance involves women, eight to 10 pitchers on their heads, who dance and gyrate. Kalbelia Dance (or Snake Charmer Dance), Quintessential Rajasthani, is the most popular folk genre, in which women perform dance and men play traditional instruments. Kathputli dance, which is based on folk stories, is the favorite among the crowds. The Ghoomar dance by Udaipur, Kacchi Ghodi, Khayal dance, and Terah Taali is amongst the other popular dance forms.

 

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