State of Rajasthan Travel Guide

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State of Rajasthan Highlights

  • Pro
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     Beautiful world. 

  • Con
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     Too many tourist 

  • In a nutshell
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     One of the most colorful regions in India 

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Jaipur

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1051,3140,197

Udaipur

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476,1536,87

Shimla

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34,45,87

Jaisalmer

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421,1525,58

Jodhpur

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368,1065,83

Bikaner

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104,361,38

Bharatpur

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75,239,7

Ajmer

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48,119,20

Udaipur

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45,60,2

Bundi

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57,122,3

Fatehpur

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2,13,0

Amer

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45,284,0

Chittaurgarh

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38,93,0

Barmer

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5,6,0

Churu

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6,30,0

Khejarla

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4,0,0

Mount Abu

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5,16,0

Jaipur

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  • Amber Fort

    Jaipur Things to Do

    Amber Fort is one of the most beautiful and impressive fortresses of India. Located a few kilometers north of Jaipur in a hilly area it was a regional capital before Jai Singh II. decided to build a new residence in Jaipur. A lot of tourists use the service of the elefant drivers and ride uphillon the back of these animals. But they say that the...

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  • Trident, Jaipur

    Jaipur Hotels

    Trident lives upto its standards of its 5 star hotels and staying in this hotel is not very...

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  • 'AAPNO Rajasthan' village theme...

    Jaipur Restaurants

    you can't miss the meal made by the chef from dajeeling. I can't remember what I ate, because I was too greedy to try to eat every food. Pizza tasted very well, this is the very little thing I could remeber... They are young and get along well with John. Compared with other Hindu, they looked sincere and cheated you nothing. pizza

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Udaipur

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Shimla

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  • VICEROY'S LODGE

    Shimla Things to Do

    Visit the old Viceroy's lodge that was built in 1888 and now home of the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (since 1965). It is about a 30 minute walk from the centre and you will see it on the right as there is a big garden on a hill. You can visit this building from 9 am to 8.30 pm, but it will close at 1 pm for an hours lunch break.

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  • Hotel Willow Banks

    Shimla Hotels

    I stayed at this hotel and it was very great stay. The rooms are spacious and clean with great...

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  • SHIMLA TOWN HALL

    Shimla Things to Do

    Visit the main street and see the English architecture at the town hall which is still in use today, but was built under the British rule. At one time the British forbade the locals from walking in this area.

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Jaisalmer

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  • Colorful puppets for sale on streets of...

    Jaisalmer Shopping

    Colorful Rajasthani puppets for sale on the streets of the Jaisalmer Fort and in old city of Jaisalmer. the all puppets are handmade. the local artists make in street and sale in local market.most of artists make figures of men, women, elephants and came etc.these puppets are not so expensive and you also can learn how to play a show.

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  • Garh Jaisal Haveli Hotel

    Jaisalmer Hotels

    This great little hotel with a wonderful location on top of the Jaisalmer Fort was our base for...

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  • Leather Shoping in Jaisalmer

    Jaisalmer Shopping

    There are many shops of leather goods in Jaisalmer I don't want to put only one shop name mostly you find in fort and old city. shopkeepers sale bags, shoes, hats, sandals and just about any other leather item you can imagine.Also well known are the leather diaries that are now being exported all over the world. Also one can look for accessories...

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Jodhpur

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  • Clock tower of Jodpur

    Jodhpur Things to Do

    The imposing Clock Tower in Sadar market was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh (1880-1911) from whom the market takes it name. In fact, the tower dominates the entire scenario. The sights and sounds of the market must be experienced, even if you don’t intend to buy anything as it is a stupendous cornucopia of a mix of the human species, a spectacle...

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  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel Jodhpur

    Jodhpur Hotels

    Great Great Facilities...A1 We can live here with the real king's family.

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  • Sardar Market, Girdikot

    Jodhpur Things to Do

    This is one of oldest markets of Jodhpur. It is noisy, dirty yet colourful and may well have close to 7,000 match-box sized shops. Be prepared to muscle your way through the narrow lanes, with others brushing past you as this market is a shopper’s delight. The exquisite bangles and beautiful scarves, lovely handmade bags and Jooties (slip on shoes...

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Bikaner

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  • Kolayat: Holy Lake

    Bikaner Things to Do

    Kolayat is 51 Km Far from Bikaner on highway leading to Jaisalmer Its an old pilgrimage centre where Kapil Muni of the vedic fame is believed to have shed his body under a Peepul tree.Kolayat has a series of charming marble temple, sandstone pavilions and 32 ghats (bathing places) built around a huge artificial lake which never goes dry.Here one...

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  • Hotel Harasar Haveli

    Bikaner Hotels

    This is the best place to stay in Bikaner. It is a new hotel that is well taken care off. The rooms...

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  • Junagarh Fort

    Bikaner Things to Do

    The Junagarh Fort is an impressive fort in the city of Bikaner. It was built in 1588 AD by Raja Rai Singhji, the sixth ruler of Bikaner, who ruled form 1571 to 1611 AD.It is one of the few major forts in Rajasthan not built on a hilltop.inside you can see the richness of the former rulers scraped together from all over the world.The Junagarh fort...

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Bharatpur

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  • Get to the park early

    Bharatpur Things to Do

    Get to the park early or the bicycles that you can rent will run out. Very affordable. Much of the interior path is not paved, which is good for some realism, but you will certainly not feel like you are riding on a cloud by the end of the day. Still beats walking I think. Besides, how often do we get to travel by bicycle anyway!

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  • Swaraj Resorts

    Bharatpur Hotels

    Opposite Bird Sanctury, 321001, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Perfect time to see the best of the park

    Bharatpur Things to Do

    The Keoladeo Ghana national park is open from 6:30am to 5:30pm but the most lively time to see the park is if you break the rules a bit. Around sunset, when you should be outside the park, is when the birds and animals come out to play in full force. You might get to see more in the last one hour than you did all day. Especially deers. It is like...

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Ajmer

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  • Giant cauldrons in Moinuddin Chisti...

    Ajmer Things to Do

    When you entered through the main gate called Nizam Gate, after approaching the outer courtyard you'll see two huge Degs (cauldrons for cooking food) fixed into solid masonry in which a palatable mixture of rice sugar, ghee (butter) and dried fruits is cooked and distributed among the pilgrims and the needy, They have a number of roles: sometimes...

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  • Bijay Niwas Palace

    Ajmer Hotels

    Model Farm, Via Bijaynagar (3.5 km off N.H. 79 ), Ajmer, 305624, India

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Beautiful Ana Sagar Lake

    Ajmer Things to Do

    The Ana Sagar lake is spread over 13 Kilometers and it was constructed in 1135-1150 AD. The grandfather of Prithviraj Chauhan, King Anaji Chauhan built the lake for the welfare of the city and it is, thus, named after him. The lake was created by raising a dam across the Lavanavri River and the catchments were built with the help of the local...

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Udaipur

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Bundi

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Fatehpur

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  • Trip to Mandawa

    Fatehpur Tourist Traps

    Mandawa is famous for its “painted buildings” or havelies. The various buildings were painted many years ago with pictures depicting Hindu Gods in battle, sacred animals, and people praying. Over the years the art has faded, but some of the buildings, The paintings are truly amazing and it was interesting to see that people live in the buildings as...

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  • Not far from Agra

    Fatehpur Favorites

    A one-day excursion from Agra is the best you can do... Don't stay here to long. One or two hours and you have seen it all... Try to visit the little town nearby. A lively little bazaar and friendly inhabitants makes it worth while

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Amer

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  • Amber Fort - Baradari Pavilion

    Amer Things to Do

    This picturesque pavilion, known as Baradari, lies in the centre of the fourth courtyard of the palace, within the Zenana (Women's Quarters). It consists of a hypostyle hall with repeated polyfoil arches which an interesting photo subject especially with the shadows cast by the sun. In hot sunny weather, tourists take shelter in its shade.

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  • Amber Fort - Jai Mandir

    Amer Things to Do

    The most opulent structure in Amber Fort is Jai Mandir (Hall of Victory), the two-floored white marble pavilion overlooking Aram Bagh (third courtyard garden). It was built by Jai Singh I in the 17th century and consists of three parts: the Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of the Private Audience) on the ground floor, a hall named Sheesh Mahal (Glass Palace)...

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  • Amber Fort - Sattais Katcheri

    Amer Things to Do

    Adjacent to Diwan-i-Aam, this hypostyle hall of beautiful columns and polyfoil arches is known as Sattais Katcheri. It is where scribes once recorded the revenues of the state, while enjoying breathtaking views over the valley of Amber.

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Chittaurgarh

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  • Tower, Temples and Relics

    Chittaurgarh Things to Do

    Also within the fort there are palaces, chattris,temples & the magnificent 37m highTower Of Victory. The tower can be climbed by a narrow,twisting stairway to the 8th level.The Temples are filled with exquisite carvings. There are Jain & Hindu temples.The resevoir area , which is fed by a spring, is surrounded by trees & lawns ( this was where...

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  • Explore The Countryside around...

    Chittaurgarh Things to Do

    There is much to see, once one leaves Chittorgargh fort. The surrounding countryside is littered with shrines, chattris and baolis (resevoirs) The scenery is beautiful, with prolific birdlife, colorful bougainvillia,trees & mountains. We saw women along the way , dressed in colourful saris. Just driving around, there are many good photo...

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  • Chittorgarh Fort

    Chittaurgarh Things to Do

    The 8th Century Fort stands atop a hill, with a 1km climb to the top. The views are spectacular from the ramparts. It is the largest fort in Asia.Entering the fort, there are 7 gates .. The actual Main Gate of the fort is called Surajpol.Once inside, the ruins lie there, waiting to be explored. This fort was sacked 3 times. In the 14th Century, it...

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Barmer

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  • Desert treasures

    Barmer Shopping

    There are many stalls,and there is the Sadar market. Tiny shops lining the narrow lanes of the colorful bazaar are a good place to pick up some treasures-beautifully made and reasonably priced.One can actually watch the artisans and craftsmen at work.The market is always very busy-I always prefer to buy directly from the markets. The prices are so...

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  • Block-printing in Barmer

    Barmer Things to Do

    Because cultivation of a crops is difficult, if not impossible, in most dry arid regions of Rajasthan, the desert dwellers have perfected the various forms of decoration- be it to cloth, wood or pottery. Block-printing is extremely popular in all its different forms, and is used extensivly in textiles and clothing. It is the main source of income...

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  • Extremes in the desert

    Barmer Warnings and Dangers

    DRINK ONLY BOTTLED WATER- CHECK THAT THE BOTTLE IS SEALED BEFORE DRINKING.Because of the extreme heat (even winter days can be warm) it is very important to always carry extra water while travelling around. In Barmer, there is bottled water available to buy from small kiosks or stalls. Drink plenty of fluids. De-hydration can spoil your holiday.At...

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Churu

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  • Jain Temple ( Jati ji ka Uphasara )

    Churu Things to Do

    This Jain Temple has some of the best paintings painted in Golden colors. It is at least a few centuries old and worth a visit. The Paintings are mostly of moral living suggestions type. Also the walls and the interior are decorated nicely with the paintings and glass works.

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  • Churu sight seeing

    Churu Tourist Traps

    There are several place to see in Churutake a auto-rickshaw to go around to see different places The Fort, the Dharam Stupa, the clock tower, the artistic havelies, the fresco paintings, the Golden Temple of Jains, the Moharsingh Rathore memorial, The Bhani nath Ahram, the Sethani ka Johra are all worth visiting and seeing.

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  • Bhani nath Muth - The Yogi Ashram

    Churu Tourist Traps

    Bhani Nath Muth is the Yogi Ashram where Nath Sect yogi live and practice Yoga and other spiritual activities. This place is very good religious place and some of the Yogis in the past have been great persons with many super natural powers. they have memorials also built for such great people inside this complex. Also are here very good temples of...

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