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Monuments & TemplesCity Palace Jaipur

The City Palace of Jaipur, originally built by Maharaja Jai Singh II and expanded upon by his successors, is an impressive blend of Rajasthani and Mughalai architecture. While much of this vast palace complex has been converted into a museum, th... More...

DestinationsJaipur

Jaipur, often referred to as the "Pink City", beacuse of the olour of the stone used exclusively in this walled city, is a one of the corners of the "Golden Triangle" tourist circuit along with Delhi and Agra. Jaipur, founded by Maharaja Jai Sin... More...

Monuments & TemplesJantar Mantar Jaipur

Adjacent to the City Palace, Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar is one of a five such sites that was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II.  The Maharaja was a big fan of astronomy and was inspired by the astronomer king of Samarkand - Mirza Ulugh Beg. ... More...

DestinationsAbhaneri

The village of Abhaneri is home to an unheralded architectural jewel and one of the most beautiful step wells (Baori) in Rajasthan and India. The correct pronounciation of the village, Abha Nagri meaning "city of brightness" got lost somewhere i... More...

DestinationsAgra

The words Agra and Taj Mahal are inseperable. And while the Taj Mahal is a monument to be compulsarily seen while visitng Agra, the city has many more facets to its character. Agra, situated on the west bank of the Yamuna River, 200 kms south ea... More...

DestinationsAjmer

The Muslim pilgrim city of Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan is famous for the shrine of famous Sufi  saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti that is located at the foot of Taragarh hills. Ajmer surrounded on all sides by the Aravalli hills i... More...

DestinationsAlwar

Alwar is a city city carved out of rocks, seemingly crowned with the Alwar fort and covered with thick deciduous forest. The origin of the name of Alwar is certain, however there are several legends associated with it. According to som... More...

Monuments & TemplesAmber Fort

Located 11km outside of Jaipur, Amber (pronounced “Amer”) was for seven centuries, before the city of Jaipur was constructed in 1727, the capital of the Jaipur State and the stronghold of the Rajputs.  The Abmer Fort & Palac... More...

DestinationsBharatpur

The city of Bharatpur in Rajasthan was founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733.  Located in north-west Rajasthan, Bharatpur is very close to the border of Uttar Pradesh and thus has become a quick get-a-away for the residents of Delhi. I... More...

DestinationsBikaner

Along with Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, Bikaner was one of the three great Kingdoms of Rajasthan.  Situated in one of the more arid corners of the Thar desert with waving sand dunes, Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika in 1486. The fouth largest... More...

DestinationsChittaurgarh

The story of Chittaurgarh is a one of bravery, tenacity and sacrifice. Also known as Chittorgarh and Chitoor, the city was sacked three times during its colourful history and its defenders made supreme sacrifices by giving up their lives each ti... More...

Monuments & TemplesChittorgarh Fort

The Chittorgarh Fort, in the town of Chittaurgarh, Rajasthan, is amongst the most battle scarred and historically significant forts in India. 

Some of the most legendary stories of valor and bravery are told through the tragic h... More...

DestinationsDelhi

Delhi, the capital of India and a Union Territory, has a history dating back at least 2,500 years. In addition to its importance as a business and political center, Delhi is an important destination for toursits with its numerous historical and ... More...

OthersDelhi UT

 

For more general information on Delhi Union Territory (Economy, History, Demographics, etc.), please refer to the Delhi Wiki Guide.

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DestinationsDelwara

Delwara, 24 km from Udaipur, is a quaint village in the Aravalis located on NH-8 in the south west of rajasthan.  50% of the population in this village comprises of Jains, while Hindus and Muslims make up 30% and 20% respectively.   More...

National Parks & WildlifeDesert National Park

The star attractions of Desert National Park in Rajasthan are the unique ecosystem of the Thar Desert as well as the large and heavy Great Indian Bustard - an endangered species of bird.

Desert National Park, near Jaisalmer, Rajasthan,... More...

Dance performers at Choki Dhani Resort Village near Jaipur.

Dance performers at Choki...

The Jantar Mantar observatory in Jaipur.  These stone sculptures

The Jantar Mantar observa...

Hem and I at the entrance to the City Palace in Jaipur...getting ready before the start of the audio tour.

Hem and I at the entrance...

At the entrance of Chokhi Dhani Cultural Village near Jaipur.

At the entrance of Chokhi...

Amber Fort, Amber - near Jaipur.

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City Palace Jaipur, Rajasthan

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City Palace, Jaipur

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the largest silver jar in the world - can be read out in the guiness book of world records!!!  Jaipur City Palace

the largest silver jar in...

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

City Palace in Jaipur

City Palace in Jaipur

At the entrance of Chokhi Dhani Cultural Village near Jaipur

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View of Jaipur from Jaigarh Fort - near Amber Fort

View of Jaipur from Jaiga...

City Palace in Jaipur

City Palace in Jaipur

Jain Temple, Jaipur

Jain Temple, Jaipur

A stunningly beautiful doorway at the City Palace in Jaipur

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Amber Fort, Jaipur

Amber Fort, Jaipur

The Jantar Mantar observatory in Jaipur.  These stone sculptures

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A Foodie's Journey thru Jaipur

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Great collection of vegetarian, non veg and sweet delights from Jaipur! More...

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Enjoy your honeymoon trip to Dubai

by dubaivisas

Do you know why Dubai is on priority of all travel freak tourist around the world. We will discuss some points which have made this the most demanding city in Middle East for leisure, find dine, shopping, sightseeing, and many more.   Dubai is ... More...

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Samode, Rajasthan - a beautiful, unspoilt and quiet little village

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What was special about Samode was how few tourists we encountered..Minimal crowds and friendly people. More...

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Abhaneri Abhaneri - The Chand Baori at Abhaneri is jaw droppingly beautiful!!!

by Tarini

I had zero expectations when heading to Chand Baori but my jaw dropped when I first saw the well. It is sooo beautiful!!!!! I would strongly recommend the effort to visit the place and there were hardly any tourists at Abhaneri. It was really nic... More...

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