Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Destinations


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Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Destinations

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  2. 2. Dlhi The heart of indiaDelhi has forever been a center of civilizational activities. It is a city of valiant rulers and men ofimmense culture, learning, and sophistication who built renowned masterpieces such as the Qutb Minar, Humayuns Tomb, Red Fort, and Jama Masjid.
  3. 3. Nestled comfortably amidst the rugged Aravali Hills on its three sides, Jaipur is the spectacular capital of Rajasthan. The city is a masterpiece in pink, a color which signifies warmth andhospitality in Rajput culture. It was built in the 18th century by Raja Jai Singh. The city housessome of the most celebrated monuments in the country such as Amber Fort, City Palace, and Hawa Mahal.
  4. 4. Founded by Madho Singh II, Sawai Madhopur is one of the most visited tourist hubs in Rajasthan. The town is an entrance to the world famous tiger reserve - Ranthambore National Park. Embark on a jeep safari at the National Park and drive deep inside the jungle to catch a glimpse of the majestic tigers wandering around in the open.
  5. 5. Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The town was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha and remained the capital of the Marwar state under the rule of the Rathore clan. Jodhpur sprawls around the spectacular Mehrangarh Fort, the cliff top fort and one of the most haunted attractions in Rajasthan. The outer city houses another architectural masterpiece - the royal Umaid Bhavan Palace famous for its art deco interiors.
  6. 6. Udaipur exudes a magical romantic essence. The city was founded in 1568 byMaharana Udai Singh after the siege of Chittorgarh by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. With the superb architectural sophistication of the city and queer Rajput charm, Udaipur is certainly a place worth visiting.
  7. 7. Chittorgarh is where the heart of Rajput pride beats. This is the place that haswitnessed Rajput pride, spirit and romance of the yesteryears. It was earlier called bythe names Chitrakut and Chitrang. The town has played a pivotal role in shaping the history of Rajasthan as several historical instances have taken place around it.
  8. 8. Bharatpur is popularly known as the eastern gateway of Rajasthan. The town wasfounded by Maharaj Suraj Mal in 1733 AD. The name of the Bharatpur is inspired fromBharat, the elder brother of Lord Rama who was one of the body incarnates of Vishnu.
  9. 9. The Taj is undoubtedly one of the Seven Wonders of the World and continues to astonish its onlookers with its magnificence. Agra, besides the Taj is also home toother majestic Mughal structures such as Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, and the Akbars tomb at Sikandra.
  10. 10. Khajuraho was once an important seat of the Chandela kings who ruled over this land around the 9th and 10th century BC. The town is famous for housing a number of ancient temples that exhibits exotic sculptures in its walls and ceilings. Dedicated to the Hindu and Jain deities, the temples of Khajuraho are visited by devotees and visitors alike, all throughout the year.
  11. 11. Varanasi is equally visited by the Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist devotees from all over the world. The ancient name of the city is Kashi and it is also popularly known as Benares. Being located on the banks of the holy river Ganga casts a magical spell on the city. The bathing Ghats, the temples, and the narrow streets of the city exude spirituality andreverence from all its corners. Known as the city of lights, Varanasi is also one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world.