5 Best Places to Visit in Rajasthan

Rajasthan- ‘the land of Kings’ is a perfect combination of traditional culture and rich heritage. The state full of bejewelled palaces, colossal citadels, lakeside temples and princely mansions is attracting tourists from all over the world. This state of deserts is maintaining historical inheritance from years which helps to understand the stories of bravery and courage of kings. Surely Rajasthan is a perfect destination to plan a trip. This most extensive state of India has many famous cities like Jaipur and Jodhpur but apart from these cities there are also many other attractive places in Rajasthan. Other than most famous cities, there are also numerous places to visit in Rajasthan where you can fall in love with this royal state.

1. Bikaner:

Bikaner is full of diverse Curios and artefacts, which include it in one of the most visited place to visit in Rajasthan. Many spiritual places and sandstone haveli are reminding courageous past of this city. Bikaner has various unique fairs and festival, which make it worth to visit. Here you can visit places like Junagardh Fort, Rampuria Haveli, Karni Mata Temple, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Prachina Museum, Jain Temple Bhandasar, Shri Laxminath Temple, and Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary. The unique attraction of this City is Camel Safari, where you can take the ride of the desert and enjoy the mesmerising experience.

Take a Ride of the Desert

You can travel by train to visit Bikaner. In the months from July to February, you can visit this glorious city. Rajasthan always welcome guests and adding lifetime experiences in your travel. But every place of this state has its best time to visit in which you can experience the real beauty of that place.

2. Pushkar:

Every city in Rajasthan has its unique history and places to visit. Pushkar is a perfect combination of religiosity and tourism. This pilgrimage has 400 temples and 50 Ghats. This city is surrounded by a mystical aura which keeps its spirituality. You can explore unique scenes, enjoy exciting desert activities and understand the Indian culture. Grand Camel festival is the main attraction of Pushkar. It is one of the most famous events in India where you can see a big crowd.

Camel Festival in Pushkar

Apart from the beauty and spirituality of Pushkar, this city has many places to visit, like Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, Savitri Temple, Sarafa Bazaar, Varaha Temple, and, Rangji Temple. You can visit this holiest place in any month or at any time.

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3. Chittorgarh:

Chittorgarh holds the meaning as Rajput heroism, pride, valour, and bravery, making it a best place to visit in Rajasthan. It is UNESCO listed fort which reminds the stories of brave kings. Chittorgarh is known for the Johar, which was the occasion when all women sacrifice their lives over a funeral pyre. Chittorgarh Fort has many thrilling stories which make your visit worthy and most memorial.

Chittorgarh

You can visit this attractive historical place at any time of year. You can also visit the places in this city like Vijay Stambh, Padmini Palace, Sathis Deori Temple, Fateh Prakash Palace, Ratan Singh Palace, Gaumukh Reservoir, Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary, Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, and Kalika Mata Temple.

4. Ajmer:

As the bustling centre of tourists and pilgrims, Ajmer is one of the important places of Islamic heritage and history. It is an example of beautiful structures of early Islamic architecture. Ajmer is located at 130km (81mi) southwest of Jaipur. Besides the calm waters Ana Sagar Lake, this place is perfect for history lovers. City’s Naya Bazaar is one of the attractions of Ajmer where you can see a vast collection of tie-dyed fabrics and silver jewellery.

You can also visit such as Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Nareli Jain Temple, Gateway of Taragarh Fort, Kishangarh Fort, Victoria Clock Tower, Akbar’s Palace, and Daulat Bagh. Ajmer is one of the most-visited places in Rajasthan because of the shrine of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti, which is Islam’s holiest place. You can visit Ajmer in any month of the year.

See Also: Jaipur to Ajmer by Bus: Things to Do & Places to See


5. Bundi:

Bundi is lesser-known place to visit in Rajasthan which is mostly free of modern developments and mostly untouched by tourism. In the Bazaars, bustling streets, hills and lakes of Bundi, you can experience the traditions and natural ways of enjoyment. It is the place where you can relax and enjoy Rajasthani culture and cuisine which make your trip unforgettable. 

Kajli Teej

Bundi is also known as the City of Stepwell where you can visit Bundi Palace, Sukh Mahal, Taragarh Fort, Nagar Sagar Kund, 84 Pillared Cenotaph, Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary, Badal Mahal, Sagargarh Palace Bundi, and Raniji ki Baori. Here you can enjoy Kajli Teej festival in Bundi, but you need to visit this glorious city in between August to March, which is the best time to visit.

These are the best places to visit in Rajasthan other than most popular cities. It is impossible to explore every famous area in Rajasthan in minimum days, but you can visit these places with proper planning. Explore, Experience and Enjoy every historical site, delicious dish, and pilgrimage in Rajasthan, which offers outstanding satisfaction of visiting.


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