Facts about Rajasthan
Posted On: 01 Dec 2017
Rajasthan, literal meaning is the place of kings (Raja-Kings..Sthan-place ). And
is famous for historic havelis,forts and palaces. Some of these are: Amber Palace
(Jaipur), JalMahal(Jaipur), Jag mandir(udaipur),Gajner Palace(Bikaner), Mehrangarh
Fort(Jodhpur), BalSamand Lake Palace(Jodhpur), Palace of Bilara(Jodhpur), Jaisalmer
Fort, Laxmangarh Fort(Sikar). Many of the palaces, fort now today converted into
hotels or musems .
Maharaja jai singh II of Jaipur built total 5 JantarMantars which are in cities
of Jaipur, Delhi, Mathura,Ujjain and Varanasi. JantarMantar is an astronomical observatory
consisting of astronomical instruments.The main feature of the Jantarmantar is the
Sun Dial which finds the time as per the position of Sun in sky.Jantarmantar of
Jaipur is a world heritage site defined by UNESCO.
HawaMahal is the iconic symbol of Jaipur (Rajasthan).It was made by SawaiPratap
Singh in 1799.It is designed in a honeycomb structure and Pink sandstone were used
to build it. Total 953 small windows and it was built for the royal ladies to see
the outside street.
- Rajasthani Handicrafts are famous all over the world.
Places of Tourist interest are Mount Abu, Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Ajmer,
- Popular BhangarhFort , The most haunted place in India is in Rajasthan .
- Famous Religious sites in Rajasthan
Brahma Temple (Pushkar), Apteshwar Temple (Pushkar), Bhandasar Jain Temple (Bikaner), Karni
Mata Temple (Kota), Abdulla Pir(Banswara), AmreshwarMahadev(Sawaimadhopur), ChamundaMataji
temple (Jodhpur), ChandkheriAdinath Jain Temple(Jhalawar), DiggiKalyanji (Tonk), Ajmer
Sharif Dargah, RamgarhBhandDevra (Baran)
- Rajasthani Food
Rajasthani cuisine is very much in demand of tourist throughout the year.Cuisines
of Rajasthan have the influence of Rajasthan climatic condition also. Rajasthani
cuisine is quite different from all other cuisines and is very fascinating too!
Rajasthani food is usually spicy and makes use of loads of ghee, without which no
dish is complete.Trip to Rajasthan is incomplete if you haven't experienced rajasthani
delicious dishes like Dal BattiChurma, GattekiKhichdi, RajasthaniKadi, Bajreki roti
and Lashunkichutney, LaalMaas, MohanMaas, Pyaazkachori, Ghhevar.