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Rajasthan - The Land of Colors

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Rajasthan - The Land of Colors

  1. 1. Lucky Verma
  2. 2. About Rajasthan  In its early days Rajasthan was known as the Rajputana.  Known by several names like the Land of Colours, Land of Kings, Land of Palaces and Forts etc.  Rajasthan is the most popular tourist destination among travellers from around the globe.  Its roots belong to the great Rajput clan and its ancient heritage has been preserved till date.  Situated geographically on the West of India the Land of Camels covers an area of 3,42,274 sq. km.  Rajasthan shares its borders with Punjab and Haryana in the north, on the east lie U.P. and M.P. Gujarat shares its borders on the south and on the west lies Pakistan.
  3. 3. Contents  Historical icon  Culture & Heritage  Music & Dance  Rajasthani custom  Architecture  Festivals & Fairs  Cuisines  Arts & Crafts  Palace On Wheels
  4. 4. Historical Icon Prithvi Raj Chauhan Maharana Pratap Maharana Sanga Mirabai Maharani Padmini Maharaja Surajmal
  5. 5. • Rajasthan is known all over the world to preserve the richness of its ancient culture and the heritage of its ancestors. • Rajasthan is favorite among archaeologists and photographers and antiquity lovers. Rajasthan is blessed with historical beauty. Culture and Heritage
  6. 6.  Embracing rich traditions the music and dance of Rajasthan.  Steeped in history Rajasthan from the times ancient practices dance forms like Kalbelia( the tribal snake dance), Ghoomar, Kacchi Ghori etc. Music and Dance
  7. 7. Rajasthani Attire • The men’s apparels consist of the Turban or the ‘Pagri/ Safa’ , ‘Achakan’ and Dhoti. • The Women’s attire consists of an ‘Odhni’ ‘Ghagara’, ‘Choli’ and ‘Saree’.
  8. 8. Forts and Palaces • Rajasthan is another name for the Land of Forts and Palaces. • Rajasthan is the home to enormous edifices like the Amer Fort, Meherangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Hawa Mahal and yet several more.
  9. 9. Jaipur
  10. 10. Lake palace Udaipur
  11. 11. Festival and Fairs • Colourful Festivals of Rajasthan bring a sense of liveliness in its folks and tourists around the globe. • Festivals like the ‘Elephant Fest’, ‘Pushkar Fair’/Camel Fair, ‘Dessert Fair’ , ‘Gangaur Fair’ are some of the most colourful festivals of Rajasthan.
  12. 12. Food • Known for its hospitality the Rajasthani Food is a mix blend of pure Indian traditional flavours • The main cuisines of the state consist of ‘Daal Bati Churma’, ‘Gatta Curry’, ‘Malpua’, ‘Ghewar Sattu
  13. 13. Arts & Crafts  Blue Pottery of Jaipur
  14. 14. TOURISM TRAINS
  15. 15. References  Culture of Rajasthan, <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Rajasthan#Reference> (Feb 12, 2017).  Government of Rajasthan, <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_of_Rajasthan> (Feb 12,2017).  Culture of Rajasthan, <http://www.rajasthandirect.com/culture> (Feb 12,2017).
  16. 16. Thank You

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