Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

Rajasthan has a distinct identity not only in the country but in the whole world for its rich cultural tradition. The living symbol of valor and bravery, forts of Rajasthan, are popular and sight worthy due to its unique architecture, distinct structure and amazing craft beauty. We have complied the list of top 10 places to visit in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan, known for its warn hospitality, attracts locals as well as foreigners. The folk music, food, desert, lakes, hill station, Aravalli range, palaces, forts presents Rajasthan at its most colorful and iconic state.

In this article, we have listed the popular  places to visit in Rajasthan.

1. Jaipur

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Jaipur | #1 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

Pink City, Jaipur, is the capital city of the Rajasthan. The fort of the Jaipur are excellent and unique specimen of architecture. Raja Sawai Ram Singh (2) had pink color on all the buildings of Jaipur on the arrival of Prince Edvard in Jaipur.

Popular Places to Visit: Chokhi Dhani, Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal

Best Time to Visit: September to March

Shopping Markets: Bapu Bazaar, Jauhari Bazaar

2. Udaipur

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Udaipur | #2 of Top 10 Places to Visit in Rajasthan

Situated on the banks of Lake Pichola, Udaipur was settled by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. Picturesque lakes swaying amidst the captivating hills of greenery have made Udaipur the “City of Lakes”.

Udaipur is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan.

Popular Places to Visit: Udaipur City Palace, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple, Saheliyo ki Baari, Sajjangarh Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Vintage Car Museum

Best Time to Visit: September to March

Shopping Markets: Bapu Bazaar, Bada Bazaar, Hathipole Bazaar, Shilpgram

3. Jaisalmer

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Jaisalmer | #3 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

Desert City which seems to have a golden aura from a distance is one of the most loved place by tourists. Most of the city is build with golden color sandstones. Jaisalmer is famous for mesmerizing Sunset, Desert Safari and Camel Safari.

City has a huge fort with 99 bastions which was made by joining the yellow stones without lime.

Popular Places to Visit: Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Safari, Kuldhara Village, Desert National Park, Gadisar Lake, Patwon ki Haveli, Tanot Mata Temple, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Jain Temple

Best Time to Visit: September to March

Shopping Markets: Bhatia Bazaar, Sadar Bazaar, Pansari Bazaar

4. Jodhpur

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Jodhpur | # 4 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

City Jodhpur is the second largest in Rajasthan. Famous with names like Sun City, Blue City and Gateway to Desert, Jodhpur was established by Rao Jodha.

Jodhpur is famous for its Bandhej Saree, Jodhpuri Suit and Turbans.

Mehrangarh is one of the largest and well maintained fort, which gives the Panormic view of the Jodhpur City.

Popular Places to Visit: Mehrangarh fort, Jaswant Thada, Toorji’s Jhalra, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Chamunda Devi Temple, Mandev Garden

Best Time to Visit: September to March

Shopping Markets: Clock Tower Market, Nai Sarak Market, Umaid Heritage Art School, Sardar Market

5. Bikaner

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Bikaner | #5 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

On taking the name of Bikaner, the sweetness of Rasgulla and the taste of Bhujia-Papad automatically comes in the mouth. City offers some of the best sweets such as Ghewar and Keasr Kulfi.

Apart from the food, city is famous for the amazing forts, Havelis and temples. Desert safari and Camel safari are also famous in Bikaner.

Popular Places to Visit: Junagarh Fort, National Research center on Camels, Lalgarh Palace and Museum, Rampuria Haveli, Karni Mata Temple, The Royal Cenotaphs, Jain Mandir Bhandasar, Laxmi Nivas Palace

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Shopping Markets: Kote Gate, Station Road, Mahatma Gandhi Road

6. Chittorgarh

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Chittorgarh | #6 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

The film Padmavaat is based on the story of Chittorgarh fort. Chittorgarh was the capital of Mewar for a long time, symbolizing the highest honor in the history of Rajputs. Chittor, which is the birthplace of many great warriors, is a strategically build city. Legendary Maharana Pratap was associated with Chittorgarh city.

Popular Places to Visit: Chittorgarh Fort, Rana Kumbha Palace, Tower of fame (Kirti Stambh), Victory Tower (Vijay Stambh), Rani Padmini’s Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Kalika Mata Temple, Sanwariaji’s Temple

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Shopping Markets: Sadar Bazaar, Rana Sanga Market, New Cloth Market

7. Ajmer

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Ajmer | #7 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

Setting the example of great communal harmony, Ajmer was established by King Ajay Raj. World famous Brahma temple is situated in the Pushkar. Pushkar is full of tourist in Oct-Nov when the famous Camel festival takes place.

Popular Places to Visit: Brahma Temple, Ana Sagar Lake, Dargah Shariff, Adhai-Din ka Jhonpra, Akbar’s Palace and Museum, Nasiyan Jain Temple

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Shopping Markets: Naya Bazaar, Dargah Market, Churi Market

8. Bundi

Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan
Bundi | #8 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

Situated in the lap of Aravalli ranges, Bundi is also known as “city of step well”. Similar to Jodhpur, Buildings of Bundi are also painted in blue color.

City is famous for its step wells, palaces, forts and water tanks.

Popular Places to Visit: Bundi Palace, Moti Mahal, Garh Palace, Sukh Mahal, Ranji ki Baori, Nawal Sagar Lake, 84 Pillered Cenotaph

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Shopping Markets: Sadar Bazaar, Main Market

9. Mount Abu

Mount Abu | #9 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

The only hill station of the desert state Rajasthan, Mount Abu is the highest city in the state. Mount Abu is part of Aravalli Range of which the highest peak is Gurushikhar.

Mount Abu has some amazing places to explore through out the year.

Popular Places to Visit: Guru Shikhar, Nakki Lake, Peace Park, Trevor’s tank, Sunset Point, Honeymoon Point, Achalgarh, Dilwara’s Jain Temples

Best Time to Visit: Year Round

Shopping Markets: Piccadilly Plaza, Chacha Museum, Bansilala Bhurmal, Nakki lake Market

10. Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur | #10 of Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan

Located in the southeast part of Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur is known to be the playground of tigers. Ranthambore fort, A UNESCO world heritage site, is the main tourist attraction of the place.

Wildlife sanctuary is also home of a wide variety of flora and fauna. Sawai Madhopur is the best place for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Popular Places to Visit: Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Ganesh Temple, National Chambal Sanctuary, Khandar Fort, Amareshwar Mahadeo Temple

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Shopping Markets: Dhonk, Dastkar, Craft house

Our selection of places in the article “Top 10 Places To Visit in Rajasthan” is done to make your time worth the visit. As soon as the name of Rajasthan comes, the proud tradition of bravery, courage and patriotisms emerges in the mind. I hope you have liked the post. Feel free to share your feedback in the comment section.

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