Rajasthan is one of the most visited states in India. It's not surprising because it shows India at its most colorful and exotic best. All the things that come to mind when you think of India can be found in Rajasthan -- palaces, forts, desert, camels, elephants, and snake charmers. These top tourist places to visit in Rajasthan shouldn't be missed.
he "Pink City" of Jaipur forms part of India's renowned Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit and is one of the Rajasthan's most popular destinations. It has many famous forts and palaces, with most of them boasting stunning views and elaborate architecture. Staying in Jaipur is particularly enjoyable. Accommodations are reasonably priced and many have been converted from heritage properties, giving guests a very regal experience!
Udaipur is often said to be the most romantic city in India, as it's filled with expansive lakes and old palaces. The exquisite City Palace Complex, which stretches along the eastern shore of Lake Pichola, dominates the city and the royal family still lives in part of it. Many personal royal heirlooms, family photos, and other memorabilia are displayed in the City Palace Museum, giving Udaipur a very regal feel. You can even stay at the City Palace!
A remarkable sandstone city that rises magically from the sand dunes of the Thar desert, Jaisalmer looks like it's straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. Its mesmerizing ancient fort, built in 1156, is perched high on a pedestal overlooking the city. Inside, the fort is alive and spellbinding. It houses five palaces, several temples, and some exquisite hawelli's (mansions), as well as shops and other residences. Camels safaris into the desert are also a popular
Affectionately known as the "Blue City" for its blue painted buildings, Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. The walled old part of the city is presided over by looming Mehrangarh Fort, which provides the best outlook across Jodhpur's blue buildings. It's one of the largest and most well-maintained forts in India. Inside, there are a number of ornate palaces and a museum. One of the appealing things about Jodhpur is that there are many inexpensive yet characterful places to stay with views of the fort. It's great to do nothing but relax on their rooftops and soak up the atmosphere.