Dotted with historical forts and palaces, Rajasthan is the most beautiful state in North India. If you haven’t been in Rajasthan and any of its cities, then you must miss the most important part of your trip. Read here about the Top Magical Places to Visit in Rajasthan.
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan is also known as the Pink City. Why Jaipur is known as Pink City? Because in India pink is the traditional color of welcome and the city was covered in 1876 in anticipation of the visit of Prince Albert. In short, Jaipur is pink, it's big, it's beautiful and that's where the famous Hawa Mahal or palace of the winds, known for its serrated facades and its innumerable windows that allowed the women of the harem of see outside without being seen.
Located in the middle of the desert, you can see miles of ramparts of the old city on the cliffs. Formerly located on the road of the caravans that traded with China, the city was prosperous. From this period there remain sumptuous temples dedicated to Hindu divinities, like that of Ludrava, Amar Sagar or Bada Bagh. It's beautiful to cry and even more impressive during the desert festival that takes place every year between January and February with camel races, dances (fire), music, snake charmers, puppeteers, acrobats, dances. It's a local color, although in fact this event is new and has been designed to attract tourists. There are lots of attractions to explore in Jaisalmer like Jaisalmer Fort, Gadisagar Lake, Tanot Mata Temple, Sam Sand Dunes, Camel Safari etc.
After the pink city, place to the blue city, also nicknamed "city of the sun" because there is a dodger like nowhere else in Rajasthan. In Jodhpur, you will visit Mehrangarh Fort. Don’t forgetting to go hang out your sandals Sardar Bazar, a market located around the tower of the 'clock. If you are around October, you can enjoy the Marwar Festival with traditional dance contest, mustaches and other colorful animations and memories. There are several places to visit in Jodhpur covering Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Gardens, Kaylana Lake etc.
In this corner of Rajasthan, there is not a rat, there are thousands. For a chance to see one, head to Karni Mata's temple in Deshnok. And if, by luck, a rat decides to climb on your feet, know that it is the sign that you are blessed.
Pushkar is a sacred place for Hindus who come here on pilgrimage to the 400 temples of the city, or to be purified in the waters of the lake. On the other hand, choose your season, some years, the summer, the lake is almost dry and the postcard takes a big hit. If you are more connected with animals than spirituality, each year in October, November, there is one of the largest livestock fairs with camel and horse races. It's folkloric and it's mostly very pretty pictures.
This village, lost in the desert was formerly inhabited by the Maharajas. But that was before; Alsisar today has 300 souls and probably almost as many peacocks. On the other hand, the palaces still stand up, even though they are mostly occupied by guards almost as lonely as the houses. They will also be happy to go around the owner, while telling you the story of the place.
If you like stories of ghosts and curses, Alwar may please you: the city would house according to well-informed sources, the most haunted fort in all India: Fort Bhangarh. So much so that nobody is allowed to enter the building after dark. All this, because of a dark history of princess cursed for refusing the advances of a wizard.
Udaipur is the city of lakes with majestic palaces in the middle like the City Palace or the Jag Niwas. And as in tourism, we like comparisons; the city is also called the Venice of the East. There are other places to visit in Udaipur like Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar Lake, Jagdish Temple, Lake Pichola Boating etc.