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The Largest State of India, Rajasthan

By Amitkumarana Subscribe to RSS | January 11th 2012 | Views:

India is a colorful country which has been ruled by many different kings and dynasties for centuries. People who come to tour India can see and encounter many things, which they cannot find anywhere else in the world. Travel India packages cannot be complete without including Rajasthan, the largest state of India. Hence, many travel companies organize “Tours India” packages for Rajasthan that take the tourists through the different tourist attractions of Rajasthan. The state of Rajasthan is often referred to as the land of the Rajas and Maharajas (Kings and Emperors) and so, once can find many forts and palaces in Rajasthan. The most popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan are:

Jaipur - The capital and the largest city of Rajasthan is also known as the ‘Pink City’ as most of the old buildings and structures in the city were built with pink marbles. There are many tourists attractions in Jaipur and the chief among them are: Jantar Mantar - a planetary observatory which is know a world heritage site, the Hawa Mahal palace, the Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Albert Hall Museum, Jal Mahal (Water Palace), Rambagh Palace, Maharaja Palace and Madhevandra Palace etc. It is a planned city and has many other attractions that people can see during their India tours.

Udaipur - The city of lakes if often referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’, is a beautiful city which is famous for the magnificent Lake Palace and other tourist attractions. The Lake Palace is situated on an island on Pichola Lake and is a beautiful structure made of white marbles. The other attractions include the City Palace, Jag Mandir- an island on Pichola Lake which gives a good view of the city, Lake of Fateh Sagar, Jagdish Temple, Monsoon Palace, Pichola Lake, Gulabh Bagh Gardens, Udaipur Zoo, Nehru Garden, Ahar Museum, Dodh Talai Garden etc. The lakes in the city are also very popular with tourists who go on India travel packages which include Udaipur.

Jaisalmer - The ‘Golden City’ is famous for the beautiful palaces and exotic Jain Temples, which are very old. It is an important city for India’s Defense Forces as the city is near to the border with Pakistan. The most sought after attractions of the city are: the Jaisalmer Fort - inside this fort lie the Royal Palace, Lakshminath Temple, gardens and Jain Temples, the havelis (palaces) of Patwon, Salam Singh, Nathmalji and Sreenath etc. Other attractions include the different Jain heritage sites located near the city. This city is included in the itinerary of most India travel packages and so you must visit it during your India tour.

Jodhpur - This ‘Fortress City’ lies in the heart of the Thar Desert and has many temples, forts and palaces which are popular with the tourists. The most famous among them which are visited by people during their India tours include, Mehrangarh Fort, Clock Tower, Masooria Hill etc. The city is also known for the famous fairs and festivals that take place from time to time.

These are some of main attractions of Rajasthan that one can enjoy during their India travel or India tours.

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