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  • Agra has a rich historical background, which is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in and around the city. The earliest reference for Agra comes from the epical age, when Mahabharata refer Agra as Agravana. In the sources prior to this, Agra has been referred as Arya Griha or the abode of the Aryans.  Though the heritage of Agra city is linked with the Mughal dynasty, numerous other rulers also contributed to the rich past of this city. Agra came to its own when Shahjahan ascended to the throne of Mughal Empire. He mar...read more
      The great king of the Chauhan dynasty, Ajaipal Chauhan in the year 1100 AD, established this historic city. Ajmer.  Surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains, Ajmer, also known as Ajaymeru, was the city once ruled by Prithviraj Chauhan, being one of its most illustrious rulers. India’s first hill fort Taragarh Fort built here in the 7th century, ruins of which one can still see, the place providing a breathtaking view of the city below.  A renowned pilgrim center, Ajmer presents a remarkable synthesis of Hindu culture w...read more
      The city of Alwar is known as The Tiger Gate of Rajasthan. Alwar contains many interesting and historical monuments. The city has a beautiful lake and a picturesque valley. The princely state of Alwar was founded by Pratap Singh, a Rajput of the Kachwaha lineage, in 1770. His son aided the British against the Marathas. After the battle of Laswari (1803) Alwar became the first state of Rajputana to sign a treaty of 'Offensive and Defensive Alliance' ...read more
  •   The capital city of Deeg (36km from Bharatpur) is another name synonymous with Jat elegance. But Bharatpur itself is a pretty small town; if you stretch your legs a bit, you could go to many other beautiful places around like Dholpur, Karauli, Govardhan and Bayana. Noh and Mallah are two villages around Bharatpur where some rare archaeological finds dating back to the 1st century AD were found.   Since the Jats were Jats, they were never really accepted by the Rajputs. The Bharatpur coat of arms is understandably a de...read more
    If ever beauty has bloomed in a desert, it has been at Bikaner. A dust- swirling desert town located directly on the ancient caravan routes  which linked west/central Asia and north India with the seaport of Gujrat, Bikaner district is studded with forts, palaces and mansions.   Bikaner was founded in 1488 by the 5th son Rao Bika of the Rathore Rajput Rao Jodha.Bikaner town, is surrounded by a 7 km long embattled wall with five gateways. Bikaner’s forts, palaces, public buildings – magnificent creations in red a...read more
    Bundi district nestle in the narrow valley, enclosed by huge walls and fortified by four gateways. A mediaeval fort stands sentinel to the city, a mute witness to history and time. Blessed by the bounty of nature, the land is crisscrossed with sparkling rivers, lakes and spellbinding waterfalls. The verdant greenery of nature plays host to varied and rare flora and fauna.   Bundi maintained its independence even after the rise of the Kota, but ultimately in 1818 it had to succumb to the British and signed a treaty, like all othe...read more
  •   Almost all the fortified cities in Rajasthan are witness of the Rajputs obsession with honour and its tales of valour. If any one fort of Rajasthan were to be singled out for its legends of chivarly and glorious death then it would be the fort of Chittorgarh.   Chittogarh precinct with an evocative history is studded with a series of historical palaces, gates, temples and two prominent commemoration towers.    Chittorgarh built in the 8th century by King Bappa Rawal, the first of the great Sisodia ru...read more
      Delhi is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many a times the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers ...read more
    Fatehpur Sikri sits on rocky ridge, 3 km. in length and 1 km. wide, and palace city is surrounded by a 11 km wall on three side with the fourth being a lake at the time. ...read more
  •   Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan casts an unusual spell on the traveller right from the moment one arrives. Jaipur famously called the ‘Pink City’ is known for its opulent forts, enchanting palaces, embattled walls, temples and havelis. Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II earlier it was known as Amber.  Jaipur is said to be the only city in the world symbolizing the 9 divisions of the universe, through 9 rectangular sector sub dividing it.    In 1876, Jaipur was painted to Pink to welcome...read more
      Jaisalmer is spectacular. Approaching it from the desert, it seems suddenly to rise out of the desert haze, a magnificent stretch of massive yellow sandstone walls and bastions bathed golden in the afternoon sun. The city has thus become popular as the Golden City and is sure to cost a magical spell on the visitor.   Perched atop the Trikutta Hill, Jaisalmer stands tall against miles of gleaming send epitomizing the desolate awesome charm of the desert.  The hostile terrain notwithstanding, the warmth and colour ...read more
      Jodhpur-a gateway to the Desert. Perched at the edge of the Thar Desert, the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with stories antiquity in the emptiness of the desert.   Once the caplita of Marwar state, it was founded in 1499 AD by Rao Jodha.  Jodhpur was the largest kingdom in Rajputana before the advent of the Mughal. At the time of Rao Maldeo, the boundaries of Marwar extended to within a few miles of Delhi. Jodhpur the strong hold of the Rajput Rathore is an island of marble palaces in a sea of surrounding deser...read more
  • About 23 km from Ajmer, Kishangarh was the capital of a small kingdom ruled by Rathore Prince, Kishan Singh, in the early 17th century. Kishangarh today is the commercial hub for trading of marble. The city also has a large pond known as the Gond Talav. There are many picnic and religious places situated at the banks of Gond Talav such as Mukham Vilas and Bhairu Ghat. The city also has a small temple of nine planets known as NavGrah. The majestic Kishangarh Fort is being surrounded by canal that was built by Kishan Singh. Kishangarh is famou...read more
      The town of Kota was once the part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi. It became a separate princely state in the 17th century.    An interesting amalgam of medieval grandeur and modern industrialization, Kota is popularly known as the industrial capital of Rajasthan. Situated on the banks of the Chamble River, the modern symbol of Kota’s development is evident in the fertilizer plant, instrumentation unit and thermal power plant and the nuclear research center located here.   The Kota st...read more
    Its location had always been Kumbhalgarh's greatest advantage. Because it was virtually inaccessible in the 15th century, Rana Kumbha of Mewar built this great defensive fortress on a 3,500 feet (1,100 meters) high hill overlooking the approaches from Ajmer and Marwar.   This immense citadel has fortification with massive walls, rounded bastions, watchtowers and secret passages. The outer wall encloses an area of about 82 sq km and extended over nearly a few square kilometers. Kumbhalgarh is also famous for Wildlife Sanctuar...read more
  •   Mandawa is beautiful town and prominent destination for tourist. Mnadawa Founded in the 18th century, a medieval fort here dominates the town with a painted arched gateway. Typical of the entire region, the havelis of Mandawa are aborned with gaily painted murals that illuminate the arid landscope.   Mandawa, aremote feudal principality was a trading outpost on an ancient caravan route to Chiana and Middle East. It was the strong hold of Rao Shekha, who founded a dynasty here. A fort built in 1755 by the Rajput rulers...read more
    9 km to the north of Jodhpur lays Mandore, the ancient capital of Marwar. It is truly an oasis in the desert with magnificent shades trees papal, banyana, and palms and flowering trees, lawns, flowerbeds and swirling fountains.   The garden also houses the cenotaphs of the Rathore rulers, built along the lines of the Hindu Temple, unlike the usual chhatri (umbrella) shaped structure. The most impressive is the chhatri of Maharaja Ajit Singh with an elephant acroteria: a pillar.   The Mandore Gardens also house a gov...read more
      Mount Abu known as the “Queen of Hills” Mount Abu is situated at an altitude of about 2000ft and has beautiful hill ranges close to the Gujrat state. Mount Abu is the only hill station of Rajasthan.    Nakki lake adds to the grandeur of this hill resort. About 2 km away is the famous Jain Mandir, Dilwara, which is known for its architectural beauty, sculpturing, statues, carved pillars and ceilings, all in marble.   The town hosts summer festival in june.  Tribal festivities, folk da...read more
  •   PushkarLocated 11km from Ajmer, according to Hindu mythology the town is the creation of Lord Brahma - the Creator of the Universe, in search for his abode on earth performed the Vedic  Yagna at Pushkar.  It is the site of an ancient Barhma temple on the banks of a lake, which Hindus worship. A temple dedicated to Brahma has been built here.   Pushkar also hosts one of the most colorful cattle fairs in the country, where people come to buy and sell cattle of breads from all over the world and ca...read more
      Ranthambore is famous for Ranthambhore National Park, once the hunting reserve of the Maharaja’s Jaipur. The sanctuary became a tiger reserve in 1972. Ranthambhore National Park which is a part of the much larger Ranthambore tiger reserve, covering a core area of 329 sq km the biggest attraction here is the tiger. It is the only forest reserve in Rajasthan state and in the entire Aravali hill ranges where wild Bengal tigers still exist. The dry deciduous habitat of the reserve makes it much easier to find and observe tigers ...read more
    Sariska is probably one of the most visited parks in India. Unfortunately though, the main reason for this is not wildlife enthusiasm but only it's excellent proximity to some large towns like Delhi and Jaipur.   The park was, as with many other parks, the hunting reserve of the royal family in the area.  It covers an area of 800 sq. km in total, with a core area of approximately 500 sq. km. The Northern Aravali Hills dominate the skyline with their mixture of sharp cliffs and long narrow valleys. The landscape of ...read more
  •   At the junction of the the Araveli and the the Vindhyas, Sawai Madhopur is the gateway to the Ranthambhore National Park. In the 10th century AD it was ruled by the Chauhan Rajuputs and over the next 6th centuries it changed hands a number of times and later it was gifted to Sawai Madho I of Jaipur by Aurangzeb in 1754.   On the way to Ranthambhor National Park, in the local hills is Amareshwar Mahadeo temple worth seeing while here.  Sawai Mansingh wildlife sanctuary is situated at sawai madhopur on the city roa...read more
      Udaipur as the Venis of the east, Udaipur also c lled the City of Lakes.  The elevated hills and the beautiful lakes make a picture-perfect backdrop to the Udaipur city. Udaipur is regarded as one of the most romantic cities of the World. The city founded by Maharaja Udai singh in 1559 AD.    Udaipur is called the jewel of Mewar. The splendid Fort Palace overlooking the aquamarine, Lake Pichola is a marvel in granite and marble. Lake Palace, which now houses a five star hotel, was built by Manarana karn Sing...read more

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