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  • Top Reasons to Go to Rajasthan

    Appreciate Jaipur's Pink architecture: Dusty-pink Jaipur is the gateway to Rajasthan's beautiful palaces, forts, culture, and food. Marvel at... Read more

  • Eating Well in Rajasthan

    A major part of Rajasthan is also known as Marwar (literally "the land of dead" because not much grows there), and traditional cuisine revolves... Read more

  • Camels: Ships of the Desert

    Taking a camel ride in the Thar desert is one of the most unforgettable experiences of a trip to India. If you can, start off before sunrise, so... Read more

  • Rajasthan's Holy Sites

    Although Rajasthan is best known for its forts, palaces, and desert expanses, this huge state is also home to some of India's most awe-inspiring... Read more

  • Shopping in Rajasthan

    When it comes to shopping, Rajasthan has something for everyone. From elegant silk saris to kitschy wooden camels, even the most frugal visitor is... Read more

  • Festivals in Rajasthan

    The dates of most of Rajasthan's festivals are determined using the Hindu calendar, so timing varies from year to year. Pushkar's Camel Fair is in... Read more

  • The Brave Rajputs

    For centuries, many Hindu Rajputs valiantly resisted invasion, including attempts by the Muslim Mughals. Their codes of battle emphasized honor and... Read more

  • Jaipur's Village Complexes

    Rajasthan is a largely rural state, and the local villages still maintain unique lifestyles, with traditional entertainments and ways of life.... Read more

  • Palace on Wheels

    If you have limited time, one of the most exciting and convenient ways to see Rajasthan is aboard the Palace on Wheels. This train, which runs... Read more

  • Shekhawati, Rajasthan's Open-Air Art Gallery

    Known as Rajasthan's open-air art gallery because of the frescoes painted on the walls of ornate havelis in the region, Shekhawati—about 160 km... Read more

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