Rajasthan Top Tourist Places

Pushkar

 

The Holy Town of Pushkar in Ajmer District is situated in Ajmer District in Rajasthan at a distance of 15 km from Ajmer, 145 km from Jaipur, 188 kilometres from Jodhpur, 254 kilometres from Bikaner and 278 kilometres from Udaipur and 375 and 408 kilometres from Delhi. This is one of Rajasthan’s oldest pilgrimage destinations and one of the most interesting places to visit near Jaipur.

 

Pushkar is located on the shores of Pushkar Lake at an altitude of 510 m. The city is named for ‘Pushkar’ in the Sanskrit word, meaning the blue lotus flower. Lord Brahma was on his journey, according to mythology, to find a place where a ‘Yagna’ would be carried out, a lotus would fall from his hand and water would sprout from that place. Then he chose to call Pushkar, the place after the vine. Pushkar is one of the highlights of Jaipur’s packages.

 

Kumbhalgarh

 

A historical fortress in the district of Rajsamand in Rajsamand is 48 km from Rajsamand, 52 km from Nathdwara, 89 km from Udaipur, 191 km from Jodhpur and 347 Km from Jaipur. It is a world patrimony of Rajasthan’s Hill Forts and is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan historical region.

 

Established in the XVth century AD by Maharana Kumbha is a Mewar fortress. Kumbhalgarh Fort. After Chittorgarh, it is Rajasthan’s second most important fort. It is assumed that King Samprati, the Mauritian Prince, had founded the original fort of Kumbhalgarh. The birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and Mewar warrior, is Kumbhalgarh as well. Kumbhalgarh was built in the fifteenth century but enlarged in the nineteenth.

 

Alwar

 

Alwar is the city and administrative headquarters of Alwar district in Rajasthan state at a distance of 148 km from Jaipur, 160 km from Delhi, 117 km from Mathura and 172 km from Agra. Alwar is also known for its olive plantation in Tinkirudi, part of the National Capital Region (NCR). It is one of Delhi’s favourite tourist spots and also one of Rajasthan’s best places to visit.

 

Alwar is located among small Aravali hills and has great historical significance. The Maharaja Alaghraj was born in 1049. In a Rajput country for a long time, in the early 13th century Alwar finally fell into the hands of Delhi Sultans. This area was also dominated for a very short time by Marathas and Jats of Bharatpur. Rao Partap Singh, Prince of Rajput, took from Bharatpur Jat Raja the Alwar fort to lay the foundations for modern Alwar. Alwar is part of the Jaipur tour package to include locations.

 

Dilwara Temples (Near Mount Abu)

 

Dilwara Temples is located at Dilwara, Rajasthan, at a distance of three kilometres from Mount Abu Bus Station. These are some of Rajasthan’s main tourist sites and one of Mount Abu’s top destinations to visit.

 

Established between the 11th and 13th century AD, Dilwara Temple is renowned worldwide for its stunning marble use. Archaeological proofs indicate that Mahavira visited the site himself, and made it holy as a tytha for the Jains.

 

Their extraordinary architecture and marble stone carvings are well known. These temples have opulent entries that reflect Jain values like integrity and frugality in their architectural simplicity. The temples are clustered in the centre of wooded hills. They were called Vimal Vasahi, Luna Vasahi, Pittalhar, Kharar Vasahi and Mahavir Swami. These are the temples.

 

Amer Fort / Amber Fort (Near Jaipur)

 

Amer Fort or Amber Fort is situated in Amer close to Jaipur, 13 km from the Jaipur Junction Railway Station. It is one of the most renowned forts in Rajasthan and one of the most frequented tourist sites in Jaipur. It is also one of Rajasthan’s most preserves and one of the most popular places for visiting on a Jaipur trip.

 

In 1996 AD Amber was created by The Meenas and Amba, the Mother Goddess, was dedicated to the town. About 1037 AD the Kashawan Rajputs conquered Amber and ruled over it until it was transferred from Amer to Jayppur from the 11th to the 18th Centuries. In 1592, the Amber fort was established and enlarged by successive governors by Raja Man Singh. Man Singh was one of Emperor Akbar’s trustworthy generals and one of his court’s Navarathnas.

 

Ranakpur Jain Temples (Near Kumbhalgarh)

 

Ranakpur Jain Temple is located on the outskirts of Sadri, Pali district of Rajasthan, at a distance of 33 km from the Kumbhalgarh Fort and 97 km from Udaipur. Ranakpur is one of India’s 5 most important Jain Pilgrimage sites and one of Rajasthan’s most renowned pilgrimage sites.

 

These temples in Jain are dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankara, the Lord Adinath. The Temple of Chaumukha is the most famous of the Jain temples. His minister Dharana Shah was invited to create the fateful temple in Jain, and Maharana Kumbha allocated land. The Dharana Shah has chosen the Depak of Mundara plan for constructing the temple under the spiritual influence of Acharya Somasundarsuriji. The temple was built in 1446 and the idol was set up in 1496.

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