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Udaipur Tour Jaisalmer Tour Ajmer Tour
City of Lakes - Udaipur Golden City - Jaisalmer Ajmer City
 
Places To See
Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer FortJaisalmer Fort
Built in 1156 by the Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal, it is situated on Trikuta Hill and had been the scene of many battles. Its massive sandstone walls are a tawny lion color during the day, turning to a magical honey-gold as the sun sets. The famous Indian film director Satyajit Ray wrote a detective novel and later turned it into a film – Sonar Kella (The Golden Fortress) which was based on this fort. This is a living fort and about a quarter of city's population still lives inside the fort. The main attractions inside the fort are: Raj Mahal (Royal palace), Jain temples and the Laxminath temple.

Nathmalji ki HaveliNathmalji ki Haveli
Built by a Prime Minister of princely state of Jaisalmer. Its facade is a riot of ornamentation: flowers, birds, elephants, soldiers, a bicycle and even a steam engine.


Patwon ki HaveliPatwon ki Haveli
Built by Guman Chand Patwa (and later by his five sons), a wealthy merchant and banker who had over three hundred trading centre from Afghanistan to China. This ornate five-storey complex took fifty years to complete. This is the largest, the most magnificent, and the most elaborate of Jaisalmer havelis.

Salim ji ki HaveliSalim ji ki Haveli
It was built by the scheming Prime Minister Salim Singh in 1815. It has a beautifully arched roof capped with blue cupolas and carved brackets in the form of peacocks.

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Jodhpur
Jaswant ThadaJaswant Thada
The Jaswant Thada is architectural landmark found in Jodhpur. It is a white marble memorial built in 1899 in memory of Maharja Jaswant Singh II. The monument, in its entirety, is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble. These stones are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when the sun's rays dance across their surface. Within this cenotaph, there are also two more tombs.

Mehrangarh Fort Mehrangarh Fort
The Mehrangarh Fort lies at the outskirts of Jodhpur city and is located atop a 125 m high hill. The magnificent Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur ka kila) is the most majestic and one of the largest forts in India. It was originally started (c.1459) by Rao Jodha, founder of Jodhpur. However, most of the extant fort dates from the period of Jaswant Singh (1638-78). The walls of the fort are up to 36 m high and 21 m wide; they enclose some exquisite structures.

Top Osiyan Temple Osiyan Temple
A number of historical monuments dot the city and surrounding region. Some of these monuments are described here. An ancient Jain temple, well worth the visit, lies in the village of Osiyan, about 60 km outside Jodhpur. There are many sections of this temple, which was built in several distinct phases.

Umaid Bhawan Palace Umaid Bhawan Palace
The Umaid Bhawan Palace is not only one of India's most imposing palaces but also among its most recent. This lavish art deco monument to royal living had an improbable conception: it was built as a public relief and employment project during a long period of drought. Over one million square feet (90,000 m²) of the finest marble was used in the construction of the palace. A special type of sandstone, called Chittar sandstone, has been used in constructing the palace and this gives it a special effect. For this reason, it is also referred to as Chittar Palace by the locals.

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Bikaner
Junagarh FortJunagarh Fort
It is an unassailable fortress, which has never been conquered. Built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh, one of the most distinguished generals in the army of Emperor Akbar, the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat.

Lalgarh Palace Lalgarh Palace
This grand palace is an architectural masterwork in red sandstone, and was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji in the memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singh Ji in 1902. Sir Swinton Jacob designed this oriental fantasy. This architecture is a fusion of Rajput, Mughal and European architecture. The exterior contrasts dramatically with the oriental interiors and amenities. The palace has beautiful latticework and filigree work, which are hallmarks of a great craftsmanship.

Camel Research FarmCamel Research Farm
his government managed station, 8km from Bikaner is probably unique in Asia. There are about 230 camels at the National Camel Research Center on Camels and three different breeds are reared here. The British army had a camel crops drawn from Bikaner during the World War I. There is not a great deal to see here, unless you have a camel fetish, but you can take a camel ride, visit baby camels and look around the small museum. The Urol trust shop Abhivyakti was also located here at the time of writing.

Devi KundDevi Kund
Eight Kilometers east of Bikaner, this is the site of royal chatries of many of the Bika dynasty rulers. The white marble chatri of Maharaja Surat Singh is among the most imposing.

Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
The lake and forested hills of this reserve, 32 km from Bikaner on the Jaisalmer road, are inhabited by wildfowl, hares , wild boar, desert foxes and a number of deer and antelopes including black bucks and blue bulls. The lake at Gajner attracts water birds in thousands. Imperial sand house migrate here in winter. Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, houses the former Hunting lodge of Bikaner and has a beautiful lake surrounded by a dense forest.

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Sound & Light Show Royal Wedding in Rajasthan Jaisamand & Sajjangarh
Sound & Light Show
Chittorgarh
Royal Wedding Jaisamand & Sajjangarh
Wild Life of Rajasthan
 
Rajasthan Fair & Festivals
 

Places To See

Ajmer
Bharatpur
Bikaner
Chittorgarh
Jaipur
Jaisalmer
Jodhpur
Kota
Udaipur
 

Rajasthan City Tour Packages

City of Lakes - Udaipur
Golden City - Jaisalmer
Pink City - Jaipur
Sun City - Jodhpur
City of Victory - Chittorgarh
Garib Nawaz - Ajmer
 
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