Delhi is the
symbol of old India and new, even the stones here whisper to our ears
of the ages of long ago and the air we breathe is full of the dust and
fragrances of the past, as also of the fresh and piercing winds of the
beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers
whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important
attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone
used exclusively in the walled city
architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is
vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal empire, of
which Agra was the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
The city of
Mandawa, founded in the mid 18th century, was once a town inhabited by
the rich merchant families. The wealthy and dominant merchants
constructed massive havelis, adorned with beautiful wall paintings.
It is important
for the tourists to know about Bikaner before traveling to the city
situated in the heart of the desert. The kingdom of Bikaner was
established in the 15th century when the valiant son of Rao Jodhaji,
the founder of Jodhpur.
The Golden City
of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan is simply unmatched. It was the part of the
famous Silk Route during the days of yore. The splendid Jaisalmer Fort
stands proudly on its land and narrates the stories of the valor and
chivalry of the Rajput rulers.
At best it is a
doorway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky terrain and
thorny trees. The home of the Rathores - the awesome princely state of
Rajasthan. They conquered Marwar or Maroodesh, land of the sand after
the fall of Delhi and Kannauj.
Ranakpur is a
captivating village which is located between the cities of Jodhpur and
Udaipur. It lies in Rajasthan and is known for the spectacular range
of Jain temples that can be found here. Ranakpur is a pilgrim
destination which is indispensable in the itinerary of a tourist
formally known as the city of lakes and Venice of East. Udaipur, the
capital of the former princely state of Mewar is a beautiful city in
Rajasthan, India. Udaipur is also referred to as the "Venice of the
East", the "Most Romantic City of India" and the "Kashmir of
lore, the city of Pushkar came into being After a battle between Lord
Brahma and a demon named Vajra Nabh. After the demon was killed by
Brahma with the help of a lotus flower, three petals floated down to
Earth and landed in Pushkar leading to the creation of the three lakes
Orchha as it
stands today, was founded in the 16th century a.d. by the Bundela
chieftain, Rudra Pratap. The Bundelas were a warrior tribe who traced
their ancestry to a medieval Rajput prince who sacrificed his life for
the mountain goddess, Vrindavasini.
Situated in the
northern part of Madhya Pradesh, the town of Khajuraho has been
recognized as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The town is famous for
its imperial temples. The temples were built by the rulers of Chandela
dynasty between 10th and 11th century.
capital of India, Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh is a major center for
spiritualism, mysticism, Hinduism and Indian philosophy. Also known as
Benares and Kashi, Varanasi is one of the oldest surviving cities