Mandawa Shekhwati Rajasthan

Mandawa founded in the mid 18th century Mandawa skyline today is dominated by an imposing fort, now a heritage hotel that is maintained in classic medieval style with modern luxuries. The archway is painted with interesting forms of Lord Krishna and his cowherds. The sprawling architecture houses different themes in different wings. The spacious rooms Read more about Mandawa Shekhwati Rajasthan[…]

Bhatner Fort Hanumangarh Rajasthan

The Bhatner Fort, otherwise known as the Hanumangarh Fort, is located on the banks of the River Gaggar in the centre of Hanumangarh. It is five kilometres from Hanumangarh Junction Railway Station and 230 km north-east of Bikaner, in the extreme northern part of Rajasthan. Believed to be over 1700 years old, it is considered Read more about Bhatner Fort Hanumangarh Rajasthan[…]

Talab E Shahi Dholpur Rajasthan

Talab-E-Shahi is situated five kilometres from Bari town, on the bank of a beautiful lake. Nearby Talab e shahi The Khanpur Mahal is situated, Khanpur Mahal was a pavilioned palace built for Shah Jahan but never occupied. At present this building is headquarters of Bari area RAC Dholpur was famous for its natural beauty, dense Read more about Talab E Shahi Dholpur Rajasthan[…]

The Machkund Temple Dholpur Rajasthan

The Machkund Temple, Muchchhkund is about 4 km from the town of Dholpur. It is an ancient sacred place. It commands a picturesque view. The place is named after Raja Muchchhukand, the 24th of the Suryavanshi Dynasty (the solar race) who is said to have reigned nineteen generations before Lord Ram. According to legend, Raja Read more about The Machkund Temple Dholpur Rajasthan[…]

Dholpur Rajasthan

The History of Dholpur date back to the Buddha’s Period. During that period , Dholpur was included in Matsya Janpad. During Mauryan rule it was included in the Mauryan Empire. During time, it came under the rule of various rulers. . Around the 8th to 10th centuries, Chauhans ruled over it. In the year 1194 Read more about Dholpur Rajasthan[…]

Dausa Rajasthan

Dausa was an important political place for Dundhar region. The Chauhan Raja Soodh Dev ruled this region during 996 to 1006 AD . Later, from 1006 AD to 1036 AD,Raja Dule Rai ruled this region for 30 years. Mehndipur Balaji, Temple of Bajrang Bali (Hanuman ji) god is famous for treatment of mentally disturbed people Read more about Dausa Rajasthan[…]

Churu Shekhawati Rajasthan

Churu is near the shifting sand dunes of the Thar Desert and has grand havelis with marvelous fresco paintings, namely Kanhaiya lal Bagla ki Haweli and Surana Haweli, with hundreds of small windows. It also has some fine Chhatris. Near the town is a religious seat of the Nath sect of Sadhus where there are Read more about Churu Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Bissau SHekhawati Rajasthan

Bissau is a city and a municipality in Jhunjhunu district in the state of Rajasthan, India. Bissau is another town of fluctuating fortunes. Its original name was Vishala Jat Ki Dhani. Keshari Singh, son of Thakur Shardul Singh of Jhunjhunu, got this village in Jagir. In it, Keshari Singh constructed a war Fort and a Read more about Bissau SHekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Khandela Shekhawati Rajasthan

Khandela is an ancient town (more than 2000 years old) and was ruled by various dynasties of the Rajput clans. Raja Raisal from the Shekhawat clan of Rajputs established his rule of the region Shekhawati with Khandela as its capital from 1538 – 1615 AD. He married Princess Kisnavati, the only daughter of Raja Peetha Read more about Khandela Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Khetri Shekhawati Rajasthan

Khetri is the second largest thikana of Shekhawat Rajputs. The town is known for copper rich mines these days. There is a big plant of Hindustan Copper Ltd. in Khetri. Bhopal Singh, the founder of Khetri is believed to have built it in 1770 AD. Located behind a series of lanes Khetri Mahal is one Read more about Khetri Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Jhunjhunu Shekhawati Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu is located on the heart of Shekhawati region, At present time it is a district headquarter and also known as one of the most developed district of entire Rajasthan. Jhunjhunu is the land of brave soldiers, farmers and of course the Birlas, Modis, Piramals and many other business houses. In the past, Jhunjhunu was Read more about Jhunjhunu Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Alsisar Shekhawati Rajasthan

Alsisar is the battle hardened palace in the town of Alsisar near Shekhawati. Earlier Alsisar Mahal was the residence of the Thakur of Alsisar, which is recently renovated and refurbished into a luxurious heritage hotel. Alsisar, famous for castles, Havelis and Cenotaphs is a small town surrounded by semi arid desert, situated in the north-western Read more about Alsisar Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Fatehpur Shekhawati Rajasthan

The Muslim Nawabs established Fatehpur in 1451 AD but the Shekhawat Rajputs took over in the 18th century. The opulence of the local merchants is evident from the richly painted havelis of Poddar, Choudhuri and the Ganeriwala families. The town is also a good base to visit nearby towns of Lakshmangarh and Mandawa. Fateh Khan Read more about Fatehpur Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Jalore Rajasthan

Jalore is located at the foothills of SWARNAGIRI mountain just 140 Km from jodhpur and 340 Km from Ahmedabad. In the recent times the industrial growth in the district particularly in Jalore has been remarkable due to the world famous granite tiles and slabs. Presently there are 500 units producing high quality granite products. It Read more about Jalore Rajasthan[…]

Dundlod Fort Shekhawati Rajasthan

Dundlod Fort, the 17th century Rajputana Fort studded with monumental nostalgia of Shekawats, the warrior Rajputs who with stood the onslaught of Mughal hordes . Since then the cultural heritage of splendid Rajasthan is preserved as its ethos are imbibed in architectural grandeur of the Dundlod Fort.Seth Arjun Das Goenka always thought big and bold. Read more about Dundlod Fort Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Nawalgarh Shekhawati Rajasthan

Nawalgarh, shekhawati founded in the 18th Century by Nawal Singh, it has some of the finest frescoes in the Shekhawati region. A huge fort with a colourful bazaar and numerous havelis with elaborate architecture make it an interesting destination. There are a few prominent havelis like Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, Hodh Raj Patodia Haveli, Read more about Nawalgarh Shekhawati Rajasthan[…]

Neemrana – Alwar – Rajasthan

Neemrana was a tributary (chieftainship) of the former Alwar State. The region is sandy and bleak and is known as Raath. The place is said to be the home of chauhan Rajputs claiming descent from Prithvi Raj the last Hindu emperor. It is reputed to have been built by the Yaduvanshis, descendants of Lord Krishna, Read more about Neemrana – Alwar – Rajasthan[…]

Bhangarh – Alwar – Rajasthan

Bhangarh is a village in Alwar district of Rajasthan state of India, that is famous for its historical ruins. It is in the Rajgarh municipality of the Alwar district in the state of Rajasthan. Bhangarh is at the edge of the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Bhangarh is a place between Jaipur and Delhi in Rajasthan state Read more about Bhangarh – Alwar – Rajasthan[…]

Pandupol – Alwar – Rajasthan

Pandupole is a situated in the Sariska Tiger Reserve , Alwar, Rajasthan, and it has an ancient mythical connotation attached to it. Pandupole was the ancient site where the strongest among the Pandavas, Bhima, vanquished the giant demon Hidimbb and in return for this victory earned the hand of his sister, Hidimba. It also has Read more about Pandupol – Alwar – Rajasthan[…]

Devgarh – Rajasthan

Devgarh is a popular tourist destination. It boasts of a complex of luxurious heritage resorts managed by the erstwhile royal family of the Deogarh thikana. Apart from palace there is also Meter gauge train from Devgarh to Marwar Jn. Which goes through sanctuary and beautiful hills of Kali Ghati, you can see lots of British Read more about Devgarh – Rajasthan[…]

Banswara – Rajasthan

Banswara, was a Rajput feudatory state in Rajputana during British India. It borders Gujarat and is bounded on the north by the native states of Dungarpur and Udaipur or Mewar; on the northeast and east by Partabgarh; on the south by the dominions of Holkar and the state of Jabua; and on the west by Read more about Banswara – Rajasthan[…]

Dungarpur – Rajasthan

Historical heritage of Dungarpur is very rich. Much research needs to be done to establish and confirm ancient history of Dungarpur. The history of Dungarpur is well documented after the arrival of Parmars of Malwa in this region. The descendants of ruler of Mewar took control of this region in 12th century AD. Towards the Read more about Dungarpur – Rajasthan[…]

Khandar Fort – Sawaimadhopur – Rajasthan

Khandar Fort is located on top of a strategic vertical hill, the Khandar Fort in Sawai Madhopur could never come under an easy attack and thus was truly regarded as invincible and was a favorite of many dynasties in India. It is also said that king of this fort never lost in war. This fort Read more about Khandar Fort – Sawaimadhopur – Rajasthan[…]

Ganesh Temple – Sawaimadhopur – Rajasthan

  The Ranthambore Ganesh ji is very old temple on the palace of Ranthambore fort. It is very heart touch place for devotee and visitors. Ranthambore Ganesh Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha is located in the fort of Ranthambore, about 12 kms from Sawai Madhopur. It is said that; in 1299 AD, there was a Read more about Ganesh Temple – Sawaimadhopur – Rajasthan[…]

Ranthambore Fort – Sawaimadhopur – Rajasthan

Ranthambore Fort, lies within the Ranthambore National Park, near the town of Sawai Madhopur, the park being the former hunting grounds of the Maharajahs of Jaipur until the time of India’s Independence.. It is a formidable fort having been a focal point of the historical developments of Rajasthan. The fort is known for the glory Read more about Ranthambore Fort – Sawaimadhopur – Rajasthan[…]

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary – Udaipur – Rajasthan

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a major attraction for the tourists coming to Udaipur. This Sanctuary falls under the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. Kumbhalgarh Park lies at a distance of 65 kms from Udaipur on Udaipur – Pali – Jodhpur road. If you are a wild-life lover, this is a perfect place for you to visit. Read more about Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary – Udaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Shree Nathji Nathdwara – Udaipur – Rajasthan

The Swarup or divine form of Shrinathji is said to be self-manifested. The idol of the Lord Krishna was being transferred to a safer place from Govardhan to protect it from the anti-Hindu, iconoclastic and barbarian destruction of the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb by the Head Goswami of the 1st House of Pushti Marg in 1669, Read more about Shree Nathji Nathdwara – Udaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Eklingji Temple – Udaipur – Rajasthan

Eklingji Temple is one of the most famous temples of Rajasthan. Located in the town of Eklingji (Kailashpuri), the place got its popular name from the temple. Eklingji Temple is positioned at a distance of 22 km in the north of Udaipur, on the national highway no. 8. Eklingnath Temple is dedicated to the Lord Read more about Eklingji Temple – Udaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Haldighati – Udaipur – Rajasthan

In 1576, Akbar deputed Raja Man Singh to lead a force of 5,000 soldiers against Rana Pratap. The Rana advanced with a force of 3,000 soldiers and took a position near Haldighati which was at the entrance of a defile. The Rana’s army included an Afghan contingent of Hakim Khan Sur; the Rana also had Read more about Haldighati – Udaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Rajsamand Lake – Udaipur – Rajasthan

  Rajsamand Lake, also known as Rajsamudra Lake is a near the town of Rajsamand in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Built in the 17th century by Maharana Rajsingh in 1660. Rajsamand Lake is one of the five popular lakes of Mewar. Located 66 km in the north of Udaipur, Rajsamand Lake lies between the Read more about Rajsamand Lake – Udaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Jaisamand Lake – Udaipur – Rajasthan

Jaisamand Lake is renowned for being the second largest artificial lake in Asia. Located at a distance of 48 kms from the city of Udaipur, Jaisamand Lake is also known as Dhebar. In 1685, Maharana Jai Singh built this lake while making a dam on the Gomti River. This lake covers an area of 36sq Read more about Jaisamand Lake – Udaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary – Mount Abu – Rajasthan

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the oldest parts of the Mount Abu mountain ranges. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is home to many sightseeing points offering fantastic views. Many people visit the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary just for the sightseeing and views, but most visit The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary for the Read more about Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary – Mount Abu – Rajasthan[…]

Achalgarh – Mount Abu – Rajasthan

  Medieval monument of Mt Abu, the Achalgarh fort was commissioned by Rana Kumbha, who was responsible for building dozens of gigantic fortresses in southern Rajasthan. The walls are massive and battlemented. Its location on a mountain peak makes it more imposing. A steeply winding path leads up to the 15th century AD fortress and Read more about Achalgarh – Mount Abu – Rajasthan[…]

Mandore Garden – Jodhpur – Rajasthan

Mandore was the former capital of Maharajas of Marwar and is located about 5 miles north of Jodhpur but was later abandoned for the security of Mehrangarh fort. Here you will find the dewals or cenotaphs of Jodhpur’s former rulers. Unlike the usual chhatri-shaped cenotaphs typical of Rajasthan, they were built along the lines of a Read more about Mandore Garden – Jodhpur – Rajasthan[…]

Osian – Jodhpur – Rajasthan

The ancient town of the Thar Desert was a great trading center between 8th to 12th centuries AD. Today it is a desert oasis with 16 Brahamanical and Jain temples. These are beautifully sculpted and designed, and most of them have stood the ravages of time. The highlight of this place is its camel ride Read more about Osian – Jodhpur – Rajasthan[…]

Desert National Park – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

The Desert National Park is situated in the Indian state of Rajasthan near Jaisalmer. The Desert National Park is a protected sanctuary. The park is considered not only the largest in the state of Rajasthan but among the largest in India. The catchments area of the Desert National Park is around 3100 sq. km. The Read more about Desert National Park – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Akal Wood Fossil Park – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

  About 1km off the road to Barmer, 17km from Jaisalmer, are the amazing fossilised remnants of a 180-million-year-old forest. They’re a collection of fallen, broken logs protected by little corrugated-iron shelters. The largest fossil is 13.4m long and 0.4m wide. The climate here was once hot and humid – a stark contrast with today’s Read more about Akal Wood Fossil Park – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Kuldhara And Khabha – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

A total number of 84 villages were abandoned by Paliwal Brahmins overnight, out of which the two most prominent villages are Kuldhara and Khabha located about 18 and 30 kms respectively south west of Jaisalmer on the same road. The ruins of Kuldhara and Khabha exhibit the architectural excellence of those times and are an Read more about Kuldhara And Khabha – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Amar Sagar – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

  Amar Sagar Lake is situated at a distance of 7 km towards the western outskirts of Jaisalmer. It is a lake cum oasis, which lies adjacent to the Amar Singh Palace. This palace was constructed during the 17th century by Maharawal Akhai Singh in honour of his predecessor Amar Singh.There are pavilions with stairs Read more about Amar Sagar – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Luderwa – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

The Maharajas of Jaisalmer trace their lineage back to Jaitsimha, a ruler of a Rajput clan, though Deoraj, a famous prince of the Bhati clan during the 9th century. With him the title of “Rawal” commenced. “Rawal” means “of the Royal house”. According to legend, Deoraj was to marry the daughter of a neighbouring chief. Read more about Luderwa – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Bada Bagh – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

Bada Bagh is situated six kms north of Jaisalmer on way to Ramgarh. Royal cenotaphs with carved images of late Maharawals and their families are seen. Each chhatri preserves an inscribed tablet recording the death of Maharawals on which the memorials are raised. The chhatris have been built in a set pattern but in different Read more about Bada Bagh – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Barmer – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

Barmer is a desert town just 153 kms from Jaisalmer and has a fortress to boast off. This place is primarily famous for its woodcarving, furniture, items of interior decoration, carpets, block printing and embroidered items. The centre for embroidery is the Sadar Bazaar and woodcarvings are found along the Station Road. Barmer  is a Read more about Barmer – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Pokaran – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

  Pokaran, Jaisalmer, is en route to Jaisalmer and is also a fort town though the fort is not of the same dimensions as those of Jaisalmer or Jodhpur Rajasthan. Pokran came into limelight in the wake of India’s first underground nuclear explosion. Pokran is also renowned for its furniture and crafts for interior decoration. Read more about Pokaran – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Sam Sand Dunes – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan

Sam Sand Dunes is a must visit in the state of Rajasthan in the environs of the city of Jaisalmer. It is likely that you are going for a Desert Safari when planning to visit Thar Desert or else, the point of going there is useless, making the Sam Sand Dunes an increasing major tourist Read more about Sam Sand Dunes – Jaisalmer – Rajasthan[…]

Virat Nagar – Jaipur – Rajasthan

Viratnagar is situated on the Jaipur -Alwar state highway at a distance of about 75 Kms from Jaipur. It is in the vicinity of important and recognized tourist destinations such as Sariska (a Project Tiger sanctuary), Siliserh, Ajabgarh- Bhangarh and Alwar. There are some very unique and historical Venus at Viratnagar which have largely escaped Read more about Virat Nagar – Jaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Karauli – Rajasthan

Karauli is one of the holiest city of India as there are more than 300 temples. According to the Ancient history, region of Karauli was under Matsya Kingdom before 11th century. It is to be highly noted that Raja Bijai Pal a Jadon Rajput founded the modern princely state Karauli in 995. The local legends Read more about Karauli – Rajasthan[…]

Abhaneri – Jaipur – Rajasthan

The village of Abhaneri is believed to have been established by the Gurjar pratihar king Samrat Mihir Bhoj. In mythology, samrat Mihir Bhoja is presented as King Raja Chand. Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Read more about Abhaneri – Jaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Samod – Jaipur – Rajasthan

The palace which is an old fortified residence of the Nathawat family (hailing from Chomu) that served as the prime ministers of the Jaipur Royal Court is located some 40 km from Jaipur and 264 km from Delhi in the Aravali range. This magnificent palace is charming and romantic in itself, and exhibits grandeur and Read more about Samod – Jaipur – Rajasthan[…]

Bagru – Jaipur – Rajasthan

Bagru is a small village in Jaipur , Rajastan. Bagru village is located just a 35 KM from jaipur on Jaipur – Ajmer National Highway. It’s not for any palace or fort that Bagru is popular; it is the classic wooden block printing of Bagru which is considered unparalleled. The prints which are popularly known Read more about Bagru – Jaipur – Rajasthan[…]