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  • 84 Pillared Cenotaph

    84 Pillared Cenotaph

    Bundi

    84 Pillared Cenotaph

    As the name suggests, the 84 Pillared Cenotaph is a structure supported by 84 columns. Commissioned by Rao Anirudh, the Maharaja of Bundi, this cenotaph is a tribute to his beloved wet nurse, Deva, who he loved dearly. A popular tourist attraction, t ...

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  • Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda

    Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda

    Ajmer

    Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda

    The Adhai Din Ka Jhonpda was originally built to function as a Sanskrit college but was later converted into a mosque by Sultan Ghori in 1198 AD. An impressive blend of Indo-Islamic architecture, the structure was further beautified by Sultan Iltutmi ...

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  • Alnia Dam

    Alnia Dam

    Kota

    Alnia Dam

    The Alnia Dam is one of the must-see attractions of Kota. It is renowned for the beautiful rock paintings that date back to the Upper Paleolithic age. Still in good condition, they adorn the bank of the river, making this place definitely worth a vis ...

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  • Amar Jawan Jyoti

    Amar Jawan Jyoti

    Jaipur

    Amar Jawan Jyoti

    The Amar Jawan Jyoti, or the ‘flame of the immortal soldiers’, is a memorial dedicated to the martyrs of Rajasthan. This memorial is situated near Jaipur’s Vidhan Sabha Bhawan (Legislative Assembly).The key attraction of the Amar Jawan Jyoti is that ...

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  • Bada Bagh

    Bada Bagh

    Jaisalmer

    Bada Bagh

    About 6 kilometres to the north of Jaisalmer lies Bada Bagh, also called Barabagh (literally Big Garden). This garden complex houses chhatris or royal cenotaphs of the Maharajas of Jaisalmer state, including that of Jai Singh II. The location of the ...

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  • Bhangarh

    Bhangarh

    Alwar

    Bhangarh

    Fifty kilometres from Sariska Sanctuary is the splendid town of Bhangarh which was built in the 17th century by Raja Madho Singh. The most popular legend states that the town was cursed by an evil magician and was subsequently abandoned. The evil eff ...

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  • Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal

    Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal

    Udaipur

    Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal

    Dedicated to the study of folk art, culture, songs and festivals of Rajasthan, Gujrat and Madhya Pradesh, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal is a cultural institution in Udaipur. Besides propagating folk culture, it also houses a museum that exhibits various ...

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  • Bhawani Natyashala

    Bhawani Natyashala

    Jhalawar

    Bhawani Natyashala

    The Bhawani Natyashala is one of the most unusual theatres in India, constructed in 1921 A.D where Parsi plays and cultural events would take place. This architectural wonder gives one an excellent insight into the world of theatre and art and is kno ...

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  • Central Park

    Central Park

    Jaipur

    Central Park

    Central Park is a large green zone right in the centre of Jaipur that offers city dwellers a spot for a moment of respite. Conceptualised and built by the Jaipur Development Authority, it is Jaipur’s largest park. It houses a lush garden, the Polo Gr ...

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  • Chambal Garden

    Chambal Garden

    Kota

    Chambal Garden

    Located on the bank of river Chambal, this place is one of the most beautiful picnic spots in the city of Kota. At Chambal Garden, visitors can enjoy peace in the lap of exquisite greenery. The major attraction here is the wonderful boat ride that yo ...

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  • Chand Baori

    Chand Baori

    Chand Baori

    Chand Baori

    Chand Baori (stepwell) in the Abhaneri village is one of the oldest and most popular attractions in Rajasthan. It was built by King Chanda of the Nikumbha Dynasty in 9th century AD. One of the largest stepwells in the world, Chand Baori was built to ...

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  • Deeg

    Deeg

    Bharatpur

    Deeg

    Deeg is a beautiful garden town situated north of Bharatpur. It has many embellished palaces that add to the beauty of the place. Known for its forts, palaces, gardens and fountains, the highlight of Deeg is an impressive fort surrounded by moats and ...

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  • Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park

    Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park

    Udaipur

    Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park

    For an evening out, the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park is a great destination. This beautiful garden is built around Doodh Talai and provides a spectacular view of Jag Mandir, Lake Palace, Lake Pichola and City Palace. Musical fountains, a ropeway to the K ...

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  • Fateh Jung Gumbad

    Fateh Jung Gumbad

    Alwar

    Fateh Jung Gumbad

    This spectacular tomb, which is a combination of domes and minarets is an artistic marvel. Constructed from high quality sandstone, its massive dome can be seen from afar and is a blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. It is dedicated to Fateh Jung ...

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  • Gaitore

    Gaitore

    Jaipur

    Gaitore

    Just off the Jaipur-Amber road is Gaitore, where the former Maharajas of Jaipur are entombed. The chhatris (cenotaphs), made of white marble display the distinctive Rajput style of architecture. The open pavilions with ornate domes are supported by ...

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  • Garbhaji Water Falls

    Garbhaji Water Falls

    Alwar

    Garbhaji Water Falls

    Garbhaji Falls is a popular destination for foreign and local tourists. The breathtaking sight of the water cascading off the rocks is the best feature of the place. Ideal for photographers and nature lovers, it is also popular with people who love t ...

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  • Gaumukh Reservoir

    Gaumukh Reservoir

    Chittorgarh

    Gaumukh Reservoir

    Gaumukh Reservoir is a deep tank that is fed by a spring. The spring emerges from a rock formation resembling a Gaumukh or ‘cow’s mouth’. The tank is considered sacred by the locals.

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  • Ghanta Ghar

    Ghanta Ghar

    Jodhpur

    Ghanta Ghar

    Ghanta Ghar, also known as the clock tower of Rajasthan, is situated in one of the busiest areas of Jodhpur, the Sadar Bazaar. It was constructed by Shri Sardar Singh Ji of Jodhpur. The Sadar Market is quite popular among tourists, who throng the str ...

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  • Guda Village

    Guda Village

    Jodhpur

    Guda Village

    Guda, a Bishnoi village, is home to a vivid range of exotic wildlife and nature. It is a habitat for thousands of migratory birds in the area. One can often catch the Demoiselle crane frolicking at the lake. Antelopes and black bucks can also be spot ...

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  • Gulab Bagh and Zoo

    Gulab Bagh and Zoo

    Udaipur

    Gulab Bagh and Zoo

    Gulab Bagh (Sajjan Niwas Garden) is the largest garden in Udaipur. Spread over 100 acres, the garden proudly displays innumerable species of roses, from which it also gets its name.

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  • Haldighati

    Haldighati

    Udaipur

    Haldighati

    Haldighati is a famed mountain pass in the hills of the Aravalli Range. The pass, about 40 kilometres from Udaipur, connects the districts of Rajsamand and Pali. The pass gets its name from the yellow-coloured soil of the region (turmeric is called h ...

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  • Hathi Bhata

    Hathi Bhata

    Sawaimadhopur

    Hathi Bhata

    Situated just 10kms from Kakod on the route to Sawai Madhopur is Hathi Bhata,carved out as a single stone in the shape of a huge life size stone elephant. To top it up, inscription on the rock tells us the story of Raja Nal and Damyanti. This monume ...

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  • Ishwar Lat

    Ishwar Lat

    Jaipur

    Ishwar Lat

    Ishwar Lat, also known as Swarg Suli is a 60 feet high grand minaret in Jaipur. Also called 'Swarg Suli' or 'heaven piercing minaret', this tower near Tripolia Gate was built by Raja Ishwari Singh in 1749 A.D to commemorate a grand victory against hi ...

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  • Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar

    Jaipur

    Jantar Mantar

    The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur. It contains fourteen geometric devices, designed to measure time, track celestial bodies a ...

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  • Jaswant Thada

    Jaswant Thada

    Jodhpur

    Jaswant Thada

    This milky white memorial built towards the end of the 19th century as a tribute to the leader Jaswant Singh is a huge tourist attraction. Jaswant Singh, who ruled Jodhpur, invested well in his state. He made attempts to bring down the level of crime ...

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  • Jawai Dam

    Jawai Dam

    Pali

    Jawai Dam

    Built across a tributary of the river Luni, Jawai dam was constructed by Maharaja Umaid Singh of Jodhpur. It is believed to be the biggest dam in western Rajasthan. Besides being a primary source of water for nearby villages and Jodhpur city, Jawai d ...

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  • Jhorda

    Jhorda

    Nagaur

    Jhorda

    Jhorda is situated about 30 km north of Nagaur. It is known for being the birthplace of the the poet Kandan Kalpit and the Great Saint Baba Hariram. An annual fair is held in the month of Bhadrapad Chaturthy & Panchmi where about 3 lakh people come f ...

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  • Kagadi Pikup weir

    Kagadi Pikup weir

    Banswara

    Kagadi Pikup weir

    Located on Ratlam Road, 3 kilometres from the main city, is Kagadi Pikup Weir. It is worth visiting for its enchanting fountains, gardens and water bodies. It overlooks the Kagdi Lake and is a part of the Mahi Bajaj Sagar project.

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  • Kalpa Vriksha

    Kalpa Vriksha

    Banswara

    Kalpa Vriksha

    Standing elegantly near Bai Talab Lake are the rare species of large Kalpa Virksha trees in a pair (Raja - Rani) which are said to fulfill the wishes of people.

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  • Kanak Vrindavan

    Kanak Vrindavan

    Jaipur

    Kanak Vrindavan

    Located at the foothills of Nahargarh hills on the way to Amber, Kanak Vrindavan is popular among the locals for picnics. The beautifully landscaped garden houses an intricately carved temple, several terrace sites, marble columns and lattices, makin ...

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  • Kanya Dah- Bilas Garh

    Kanya Dah- Bilas Garh

    Baran

    Kanya Dah- Bilas Garh

    Bilasgarh, situated 45 km away from Baran city is in Kishanganj Tehsil. Once upon a time, it was famous for being a well-developed city, but was destroyed on the orders of Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb. Legends say that Aurangzeb was attracted towards th ...

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  • Kapil Dhara

    Kapil Dhara

    Baran

    Kapil Dhara

    Renowned for its natural beauty, Kapil Dhara, famous among tourists, is located 50 km from Baran. The famous waterfall and a ‘Gamukh’ housed near the falls are also a big draw among tourists.

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  • Katariasar Village

    Katariasar Village

    Bikaner

    Katariasar Village

    45 kilometres from Bikaner on the Jaipur Road is a village rich in ethnic, rural and cultural life. In Katariasar, one can walk on sand dunes and view the sunset against the desert landscape. The main attraction of this village is its inhabitants, th ...

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  • Khatu

    Khatu

    Nagaur

    Khatu

    Khatu consists of two villages called Bari Khatu and Chhoti Khatu. Chhoti Khatu has a small fort on its hillock that was built by Prithviraj Chauhan. It also houses an old step-well called Phool Bawadi which is believed to have been built during the ...

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  • Kirti Stambh

    Kirti Stambh

    Chittorgarh

    Kirti Stambh

    This Tower of Fame is dedicated to Adinathji, the 1st Jain Tirthankara (great teacher). Adorned by the figures of the Digambars (Jain monks), this seven-storied tower was built by a wealthy Jain merchant in 12th century AD.

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  • Kota Barrage

    Kota Barrage

    Kota

    Kota Barrage

    Kota Barrage is one of the most important water reservoirs in the Rajasthan state constructed over Chambal River. The Kota Barrage spreads over an area of 27,332 square kilometres, which makes it as large as Haiti! The mesmerizing view of water flowi ...

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  • Kshar Bag

    Kshar Bag

    Bundi

    Kshar Bag

    Located near the Chhatra Vilas Garden, Kshar Bag, sometimes known as Saar Bagh, houses the memorial cenotaphs of the royal family of the Bundi state. It is located on the Shikar Burgh Jait Sagar Road.

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  • Kuchaman City

    Kuchaman City

    Nagaur

    Kuchaman City

    Kuchaman city has many sights to offer. The most important is Kuchaman Fort, one of the oldest and most inaccessible fort of Rajasthan situated on top of a straight hill. It possess unique water harvesting system, a beautiful palace and stunning wall ...

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  • Kuldhara

    Kuldhara

    Jaisalmer

    Kuldhara

    84 medieval villages were abandoned by the Paliwal Brahmins overnight. The two most prominent of them are Kuldhara and Khabha, located about 18 and 30 kilometres respectively from the southwest of Jaisalmer. The ruins of Kuldhara and Khabha are fine ...

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  • Maharani Ki Chhatri

    Maharani Ki Chhatri

    Jaipur

    Maharani Ki Chhatri

    Maharani Ki Chhatri was a special funeral area for women belonging to Jaipur's royal family and is located on the way to Amber fort. This crematorium has several exquisitely carved cenotaphs built to commemorate them. The cenotaphs are either built w ...

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  • Mahi Dam

    Mahi Dam

    Banswara

    Mahi Dam

    The Mahi River, which flows through the region, has several islands at various distances. In fact, in some ancient writings, Banswara finds mention as ‘the city of hundred islands’. Various dams and canals have been built over the Mahi River under th ...

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  • Mandore

    Mandore

    Jodhpur

    Mandore

    Towards the north of Jodhpur is the ancient capital of Marwar, Mandore. This area is of major historical importance and you will find the dewals or cenotaphs of Jodhpur’s former rulers. Unlike the original chhatri-shaped cenotaphs that are typical pa ...

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  • Masuria Hills

    Masuria Hills

    Jodhpur

    Masuria Hills

    Masuria garden is one of the three most beautiful and famous gardens of Rajasthan. Located on top of the Masuria hill in the middle of Jodhpur, it is popular among devotees because of the centuries-old temple dedicated to a local deity, Baba Ramdev. ...

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  • Mayo College

    Mayo College

    Ajmer

    Mayo College

    Mayo College is one of India’s oldest independent boarding schools. Founded in 1875, and named after Richard Bourke, the 6th Earl of Mayo, Mayo College was set up to provide the scions of India’s princely states with an education similar to that prov ...

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  • Moosi Maharani Chhatri

    Moosi Maharani Chhatri

    Alwar

    Moosi Maharani Chhatri

    This cenotaph, built in the memory of Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh and his queen, Rani Moosi, reflects the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. The upper portion comprising columned pavilions and domed arches is made of marble while the lower section cons ...

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  • Mount Abu

    Mount Abu

    Mount Abu

    Mount Abu

    Mount Abu is like a breath of fresh air in the parched desert of Rajasthan. The only hill station in Rajasthan, it is located 1,722 metres above sea level and is situated amidst the lush green hills on the highest point of the Aravallis range. It use ...

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  • Nagar Sagar Kund

    Nagar Sagar Kund

    Bundi

    Nagar Sagar Kund

    Located outside the Chauhan Gate, the Nagar Sagar Kund, a set of twin step wells, was constructed to provide water during times of famine.

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  • National Research Centre on Camel

    National Research Centre on Camel

    Bikaner

    National Research Centre on Camel

    The National Research Centre on Camel is 8 kilometres from the city. This camel research and breeding centre is the only one of its kind in Asia. The centre is spread out over 2000 acres of semi-arid land and is managed by the Government of India.

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  • Phool Sagar

    Phool Sagar

    Bundi

    Phool Sagar

    A personal property of the descendants of the royal family, this artificial lake gets its name from the palace on its banks. This palace houses an exclusive collection of paintings created by Italian prisoners. Beautiful gardens surround it and the l ...

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  • Purjan Vihar

    Purjan Vihar

    Alwar

    Purjan Vihar

    One has Maharaja Sheodan Singh to thank for this attractive garden that was conceptualised and constructed in 1868. A picturesque place, locally known as Simla (the Summer House) was added to this garden to provide respite from the blazing sun.

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  • Rajasthan State Archives

    Rajasthan State Archives

    Bikaner

    Rajasthan State Archives

    Visitors to the archives are mostly researchers and academicians who come here to study the ancient administrative records that are preserved here. Some of the records date back to the Mughal period and include, among others, Persian Farmans, Nishans ...

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  • Ram Niwas Garden

    Ram Niwas Garden

    Jaipur

    Ram Niwas Garden

    This historical garden was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in 1868. Located in the heart of the city, the garden houses the Albert Hall Museum (now known as Central Museum), a bird park, a zoo, the Ravindra Rang Manch theatre, an art gallery and an ...

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  • Raniji ki Baori

    Raniji ki Baori

    Bundi

    Raniji ki Baori

    Raniji ki Baori, also known as 'Queen's Stepwell', is a famous stepwell built in 1699 by Rani Nathavati Ji, the younger queen of the ruling king Rao Raja Anirudh Singh of Bundi. This multi-storied stepwell displays excellent carvings of Gajraj with h ...

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  • Saheliyon ki Bari

    Saheliyon ki Bari

    Udaipur

    Saheliyon ki Bari

    Built by Rana Sangram Singh as a garden for women, Saheliyo-ki-Bari or the Courtyard of the Maidens is a popular tourist destination. Along with a small museum, it has several attractions such as marble elephants, fountains, kiosks and a lotus pool.

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  • Seven Wonder Park

    Seven Wonder Park

    Kota

    Seven Wonder Park

    The Seven Wonder Park is a Rs. 20 crores worth project developed along the Kishore Sagar Lake at Vallabh Bari in Kota. A single visit to this park allows visitors to get a glimpse of the replicas of all the Seven Wonders of the World.

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  • Shastri Circle

    Shastri Circle

    Jodhpur

    Shastri Circle

    Shastri Circle is a traffic roundabout in the middle of Jodhpur City. While it has a job to do during the day, it is most spectacular at night, when it comes to life with lights and fountains. This draws locals as well as tourists to the spot.

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  • Statue Circle

    Statue Circle

    Jaipur

    Statue Circle

    A life-size white marble statue of Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur, stands tall in the middle of a circle in the C-Scheme area. Erected in his honour, the statue pays homage to the founder of Jaipur.

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  • Sukhadia Circle

    Sukhadia Circle

    Udaipur

    Sukhadia Circle

    Sukhadia Circle lies to the north of Udaipur. It comprises a small pond that also houses a 21 foot tall, three-tiered marble fountain. Decorated with beautifully carved motifs, the fountain looks spectacular at night when it is lit up. The fountain i ...

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  • Suraj Kund

    Suraj Kund

    Baran

    Suraj Kund

    Named after the sun god, Suraj Kund is surrounded by verandas on all sides. A place of great religious importance, Suraj Kund is visited by tourists for a variety of reasons— from offering their respects to religious deities to immersing the ashes of ...

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  • Tapasviyo ki Bagechi

    Tapasviyo ki Bagechi

    Baran

    Tapasviyo ki Bagechi

    A beautiful picnic spot in Shahabad near Baran, Tapasviyo ki Bagechi is often frequented by tourists and locals who are looking for peace and serenity. Now a picture-perfect location with stunning mountains acting as a backdrop, Tapasviyo ki Bagechi ...

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  • Tonk

    Tonk

    Sawaimadhopur

    Tonk

    Lying 96 kms from Jaipur on the route to Ranthmabore, Tonkwas once the stronghold of the Pathan tribesmen of Afghanistan. By and by this quiet township passed through the hands of several rulers. Modern Tonk was founded by the Nawab Ameer Khan as a r ...

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  • Topekhana

    Topekhana

    Jalore

    Topekhana

    Located in the midst of Jalore city, Topekhana was once a grand Sanskrit school built by King Bhoj sometime between the 7th and 8th centuries. A scholar of Sanskrit, King Bhoj is known to have built several similar schools in Ajmer and Dhar to impar ...

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  • Udaipur Solar Observatory

    Udaipur Solar Observatory

    Udaipur

    Udaipur Solar Observatory

    The Udaipur Solar Observatory is built on an island in the Fateh Sagar Lake. Being surrounded by water reduces air turbulence caused by ground heat and makes the location perfect for an observatory. It is modelled after the Solar Observatory at Big B ...

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  • Vidyadhar Garden

    Vidyadhar Garden

    Jaipur

    Vidyadhar Garden

    Located near Sisodia Garden, this is yet another beautiful garden which is a must-see for visitors. It is named after Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, the Chief Architect of Jaipur.

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  • Vijay Stambh

    Vijay Stambh

    Chittorgarh

    Vijay Stambh

    Vijay Stambh (the Tower of Victory) was built by Maharana Kumbha between 1440 AD and 1448 AD to immortalise his triumph of defeating the Muslim rulers of Malwa and Gujarat. Built partly from red sandstone and partly white marble, this architectural w ...

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  • Village of Manganiyars

    Village of Manganiyars

    Village of Manganiyars

    Village of Manganiyars

    Manganiyars are renowned, skilled folk musicians of the Thar Desert, world-famous for their songs and music. The name means ‘those who ask for alms’ and they have survived for centuries solely on the patronage and offerings of wealthy merchants, part ...

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  • Zoological Garden

    Zoological Garden

    Jaipur

    Zoological Garden

    The Zoological Garden or Jaipur Zoo was founded by Sawai Raja Pratap Singh in the year 1868. It is located in Ram Niwas Bagh, within walking distance of the famous Albert Hall.

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