World Tourism Day: Top 6 Places To Explore in Rajasthan

World Tourism Day: 27 September 2023 is widely commemorated every year as World Tourism Day. This day is marked to acknowledge the most important economic industry worldwide i.e. Tourism.
World Tourism Day: Top 6 Places To Explore in Rajasthan
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World Tourism Day: Tourism is inarguably the most essential and fastest-growing industry in any country. With the onset of the digital age, no location around the globe is left unexplored. Today, we are going to list six must-visit places in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan is situated in the northern region of India, the second largest state in India by area, and home to several magnificent forts that take tourists on a beautiful ride along its history and heritage.

World Tourism Day: Top 6 Places To Explore in Rajasthan
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Top six places to explore in Rajasthan

1. Udaipur 

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Famously known as the “Venice of the East.” This place hosts several sparkling lakes, royal forts, rich cultural heritage, and delicious cuisines. Visitors are left mesmerized by the beauty of its scenic locations, serene atmosphere, and astonishing sunset points.

Udaipur seldom fails to disappoint its visitors. The famous places to visit here are Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, City Palace, and Bagore ki haveli. 

2. Chittorgarh

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This place is widely remembered for the bravado of the Rajput kings and soldiers. The history of this place dates back to its first ruler Rana Kumbha and is famously known for the war between Allaudin Khilji and Rana Ratan Singh.

The main attractions of this place include the Chittorgarh Fort, Padmini Mahal, Rana Kumbha Palace, and Meera Temple among many others.

3. Jodhpur 

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Popularly named the “Blue City” or “The Sun City of India”. This place has spectacular forts with magnificent architecture. Anyone wishing to take a look back at history and culture is welcome here.

Important destinations include Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Gardens, Jaswant Thada, Ghanta Ghar, Balsamand Lake, Mandaleshwar Mahadev, Masuria Hills, Bhim Bhirak Cave and many more. 

4. Jaipur 

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Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, is widely known as the “Pink City.” Like every other place in Rajasthan, Jaipur also shares a beautiful proportion of grand forts with an unforgettable history, culture, customs, and traditions making it the most unique place to visit while you’re in Rajasthan.

Important destinations to visit include, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Hawa Mahal, and City Palace. Apart from these destinations, one can also enjoy the mouth-savouring street food here.

5. Jaisalmer 

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Lies in the core of the Thar Desert and is also a must-visit place in Rajasthan. The beautiful architecture of the yellow sandstone combined with the yellow sand in the background gives it a magical look as the sun's rays fall on it. Major destinations include Jaisalmer Fort, Nathmalji ki haveli, Tazia Tower, Gadisagar Lake, and Kuldhara.    

6. Pushkar

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The famous site of pilgrimage is located 15 km away from Ajmer. It hosts several beautiful temples related to different religions. The famous Brahma Temple is located here which is of huge importance to the Hindus.

Also, this place organizes the most colorful camel fairs around Kartik Purnima in November. During this period, thousands of pilgrims along with sellers take part in the fair making it a must-visit place on the list.

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