Rajasthan is one of the most stunning states in India and this beautiful state is known for its history, architectural marvels and for its lip-smacking cuisine. It is one of the much loved tourist destination and every year lot of travel enthusiasts plan Rajasthan tour and explore this state’s charm. Below is the list of some of the interesting facts that will surely convince you to book Rajasthan holiday package soon.
In Rajasthan almost every city has its own color like Jaipur is pink, Jhalawar is purple, Udaipur is white and Jodhpur is blue.
If you thought that Rajasthan is all about sand and deserts then it’s not true. There are some parts in Rajasthan where one can see long spread green DDLJ kind of fields. This state has good number of parts where one can witness dense greenery.
Rajasthan has several beautiful forts and palace which showcase the stunning past of India. Some of the popular ones are Umaid Bhavan Palace in Jaipur, Lake Palace in Udaipur, Devi Garh Palace in Delawara, Gorbandh Palace Hotel in Jaisalmer and Neemrana Fort in Neemrana.
Rajasthan houses one of the most haunted sites of India, and that is the famous “Bhangarh Fort”. Currently, it is one of the spookiest sites in the world.
Ravana’s chief wife Mandodari is believed to be Rajasthani and the ancient city of Mandore was her hometown.
Aravalli Mountain Range is supposed to be the oldest mountain range in India and this mountain range can be seen in Rajasthan. This mountain range is even older than the Himalayas.
The famous Thar Desert is the largest desert in India and it is nestled in Indian state “Rajasthan”. Moreover, this desert is also the 18th largest sub-tropical desert across the globe.
The state of Rajasthan was formed after merger of 22 royal kingdoms and the principalities on 30th March in 1949.
This state can be easily seen in various Bollywood movies and it is one of the much loved film shooting destination in Bollywood. Movies like Paheli, PK, Lamhe, Dor, Nanhe Jaisalmer etc were shot here.
Rajasthan not just houses architectural marvels but this state is also home to some of the famous religious sites including Karni Mata Temple in Udaipur, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti Dargah in Ajmer and Brahma Temple in Pushkar etc.