Rajasthan Tour

Published: 29th November 2011
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Rajasthan has several beautiful cities like, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Bikaner, Ajmer, Mount Abu, Chittorghar etc. Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and the oasis in this desert land. Rajasthan tourism is blessed by Mother Nature in very beautiful way with great history. In spite of hot summer weather, Rajasthan tourism is flourishing and compelling the tourist. Rajasthan is famous for Forts and Palaces, Lakes and Hill station, located in various famous cities of Rajasthan and this make the Rajasthan top tourist destination in India for national and international tourist. There are various old deserted forts and palaces are there, which is now under taken by Rajasthan Tourism and converting that properties in to heritage hotels. In Rajasthan, there are various forts, which were designed and build majestically, masterly carved temples and festooned havelis, which were built by Rajput kings in earlier ages. Jantar Mantar, Dilwara Temples, Chittorgarh Fort, Lake Palace, City Palaces, Jaisalmer Havelis are part of the true architectural heritage of India.

Rajasthan’s culture is represented in there folk songs and dances. The Kalbeliya and Ghoomer dance form from Udaipur and Jaisalmer is world famous now. Folk dances and music is a very important part of Rajasthani culture. Rajasthani Folk songs and dance are generally based on heroic of Rajputana warriors and love stories. There is wide range of folk culture from villages which is often portrayed and is representative of the Rajasthan. Extremely refined classical music and dance with its own different style is part of the cultural tradition of Rajasthan. The music is simple and songs represent day-to-day relationships and chores, more often paying attention around fetching water from wells or ponds.

Rajasthan is also famous for Dilwara Temple, which is located in Mount Abu, and these temples belong to Jain community in Aravali Range dedicated to Lord Adinath. Rajasthan is famous for fair and festivals, Pushkar fair is world famous fair of Rajasthan and playing a major role in boosting tourism in Rajasthan. Pushkar is the ancient city of India and located in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan. Pushkar is the only city in India, where the temple of “Lord Bhrama” is located. As per the Hind belief “Lord Bhrama” is creator of Universe and Pushkar is one of major site of Hindu pilgrimage, among five sacred place of Hindu pilgrimage. Pushkar is also known as the “king of pilgrimage place” “Tirth Raj”. Pushkar fair celebrated in the month of November every year and is been attracting lots of tourists from all over the world.

Jaipur is another famous city of Rajasthan and without Jaipur city “Golden Triangle” tour is incomplete. Jaipur is often called the “Pink City”. There are various famous Fort and Palaces in Jaipur. Jaipur is easily accessible from any part of India and well connected through Rail, Air and Road. At Ajmer, on Anasagar Lake, there is a white marble Bara-dari located and is exquisite. Jain temples of Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Chittor, Jaisalmer are some of brilliant examples of Rajasthani structural design.

Rajasthani colorful art work is famous all over the world, special block prints, tie and dye prints, Bagaru prints, Sanganer prints, and Zari embroidery are major export products from Rajasthan. Rajasthan's desert festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and passion. Handicraft items, wooden furniture, carpets, clothes and pottery are the famous and commonly used items in India. Colorful and embroidered clothes with beautiful mirror work, of Rajasthan reflecting the Rajasthani culture. Ankle length skirt and a short top dress for females are a traditional Rajasthani dress and known as “Lehenga” or “Chaniya choli. Rajasthan is famous for its jewellery itmes and colorful and eye-catching clothes. These items are not so expensive, so these items are temptation for tourists. Rajasthan Namkeens is also world famous.

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