the only land where much of the medieval character
has been retained through its magnificent
forts, palaces and Havellis. Here, the remains
of the medieval times have perfectly blended
with the modern buildings that have cropped
up in the present tims.
you visit Rajasthan, many stories of valour and romance
which you must have read or heard will start ringing
The major attractions of Rajasthan are--
Hotel Lake Palace,
The Lake Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in
the world, arising out of the Turquoise Waters of the Pichola
like an elegant fantasy in white marble. The palace was
built in the 17th century on a natural foundation of 4 acers
City Palace, Udaipur
City Palace towers over the Pichola Lake. Maharana Uday
Singh initiated in the construction of the palace but succeeding
Maharanas added several palaces and structures to the complex
retained a surprising uniformity to the design.
Umaid Bhawan Palace,
The main entrance to the Palace is Surmounted by the ornate
Rathore coat of arms. Umaid Bhawan is Situated on the jagged
outerop of rock and surrounded by great wall.
Ajmer is the most sacred of all Muslim places of pilgrimage
in India. In 1193, after Prithviraj Chauhan had lost Ajmer
to Sultan Mohammed of Ghori, the Persian saint, Khwaja Moinuddin
Chisti, who had come with Ghori, settled and preached here.
Pushkar Fair, Pushkar
At the Full Moon of Kartik Poornima each year, almost 200,000
people flock to Pushkar, bringing with them 50,000 heads
of cattle, for several days of pilgrimage,camel racing and
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
It is the bird kingdom, where time takes wing. Welcome to
the Keoladeo Ghana National Park at Bharatpur in Rajasthan.
Spread over an area of little over 232 sq kms, Keoladeo
derives its name from the Shiva Temple in the heart of the
sanctuary. Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary,
ornithologist Salim Ali, is credited for bringing this park
to public notice.