Rajasthan,the land of kings is the largest state in India. The magic of this place is its royalty, vibrant colorful art, culture and heritage. From the sun kissed Thar Desert to colorful cities, breathtaking palaces, exquisite handicrafts and magnificent forts delights every traveler. The state falls mostly on the in-habitable Thar desert, with valley’s of sutlej-indus bordering on the left to Pakistan.
Contrary to the great Thar desert there is this world’s oldest mountain range the Aravalli Range the only hill station, and Mount Abu famous for its Dilwara temples.
Ok, when we analyze how all these great palaces and forts of rajasthan came into existence, we understand that rajputs, jats, yadavs, gurjars and many other tribes had a major contribution to the rajasthan what we see today.
Rajasthan has been ruled by numerous kings over the period of time. After the decline of the Mughals during 18th century, it was the rajputs who took control. Even as they were facing defeats in 19th century they concluded a treaty with the British. Since this land had many reign’s of Emperors the wealth it has enriched with is, plenty. The forts, Mahals and Haveli’s today are a mix of traditions. The Camels, Snake charmers, Acrobats, Puppeteers its a huge boon for one’s vision.
Places to Visit
- Sawai Madhopur
It is not a surprise that the tourism in Rajasthan takes a great account into the state’s revenue. With huge amount of natural beauty and historical importance rajasthan is a great tourist spot. The folk culture and tradition here symbolizes how Incredible India can be, The ghoomar dance with some folk music and the traditional songs which are so simple usually about the daily life of the natives adds to the don’t miss icon.
The best time to visit Rajasthan is during festivals like Teej, Holi, Diwali, Ganguar, Gogaji, Devnarayan Jayanti, Janmashtami, Sankranti. During these festivals everything lits up, the mood sets in its all celebration everywhere.
No doubt the place is a feast to a Photographer’s appetite.
- Rajasthan Government Tourism Website
- Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation
- Vardhaman Vacations – Rajasthan Tourism
- Make My Trip – Tours & Packages
- Trip Advisor – Rajasthan Tourism
Holi Festival – Rajasthan, India
Man Beneath Stairs
Men on Steps – Rajasthan, India
Boy in Mid Flight – Rajasthan, India
Portrait of a Man – Bundi, Rajasthan, India
Alif Laila – Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
Musician in Jodhpur’s Palace – Jodhpur, Rajastha, India
A Young Woman – Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Happy Girl Dancing in the Light – Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Hawa Mahal (Palace of wind) – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
A world apart – Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Desert Crossing – Rajasthan, India
Monkey Walk – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Street Colours – Rajasthan, India
Fort – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Shepard – Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
Laundry – Pushkar, Rajasthan, India
The Rising – Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Duetting sarus, Grus antigone – Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Feet – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Travellers – Rajasthan, India
Tiger – Ranthanbore, Rajasthan, India
Fort – Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Photo Credit : Road to the Moon
Bridal Procession – Mandawa, Rajasthan, India
Woman and Wall – Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Camel Fair, Pushkar – Rajasthan, India
Durbar Hall – Rajasthan, India
Green, Keoladeo National Park – Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Camels in Dust Storm, Rajasthan, India
Dust Storm – Rajasthan, India
Photo Credit : Steve McCurry
Portrait – Rajasthan, India
Streets – Rajasthan, India
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