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Famous Cities in Rajasthan

Ajmer

Ajmer is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan and is the centre of the eponymous Ajmer District. Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. It is a pilgrimage centre for the shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and is also the base for visiting Pushkar (11 km), an ancient Hindu pilgrimage city, famous for the temple of Brahma.

Bundi

Bundi is a city in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state in northwest India. It is of particular architectural note for its ornate forts, palaces, and stepwell reservoirs known as baoris. It is the administrative headquarters of Bundi District.

Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh is a city and a municipality in Rajasthan state of western India. It lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas, and is the administrative headquarters of Chittorgarh District and a former capital of the Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. The city of Chittaurgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach.

Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital and largest city (in term of size) of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. It was founded on 18 November 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer after whom the city is named. As of 2011, the city has a population of 3.1 million, making it the tenth most populous city in the country.

Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, once known as Jaisalmer state it is a World Heritage Site. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples are finely sculptured.

Mandawa

Mandawa is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is part of Shekhawati region. Mandawa is situated 190 km off Jaipur in the north. The fort town of Mandawa is well connected with the other places in region through a good network of roads.

Nawalgarh

Nawalgarh is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Indian state Rajasthan. It is part of the Shekhawati region and is midway between Jhunjhunu and Sikar. It is 30 km from Sikar and 39 km from Jhunjhunu. Nawalgarh is famous for its fresco and havelis and considered as Golden City of Rajasthan. It is also the motherland of some great business families of India.

Neemrana

Neemrana is an ancient historical town in Alwar district of Rajasthan. It is situated in between Behror and Shahajahanpur. Neemrana is an industrial hub.

Ranakpur

Ranakpur is a village located in Desuri tehsil near Sadri town in the Pali district of Rajasthan in western India. The Nearest Railway Station to reach Ranakpur is Falna Railway station. Ranakpur is one among the most famous places to visit in Pali, Rajasthan. Ranakpur is easily accessed by road from Udaipur.

Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur is a city and Municipal Corporation in the Sawai Madhopur District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is home to the Ranthambore National Park which includes the historic Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Hindaun

Hindaun is a Historical Legendary City in Hindaun Block, Karauli district of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The town is located in the vicinity of the Aravalli Range and is on the main railway track between Delhi and Mumbai. There are many ancient structures still present in the town built during the regime of Matsya Kingdom.

Kishangarh

Kishangarh is a city in Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the birthplace of the Kishangarh style of painting. The city also has a large lake known as the Gond Talav. There are many picnic and religious places situated at the banks of Gond Talav. The city also have a small temple of nine planets known as NavGarh. The Kishangarh Fort is being surrounded by canal that was built by Kishan Singh.

Makrana

Makrana is a municipal council and a tehsil in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan, India. Makrana is famous for the white stone and marble taken from the mines around it. Makrana marble was used in construction of the Taj Mahal. Makrana is a large town and has many marble outcrops.

Merta City

Merta City is a city town and a municipality located in Nagaur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Merta was once a prosperous kingdom of the brave Mertia Rathore Rajputs, the descendants of Rao Duda, Ruler of Merta, fourth son of Rao Jodha, and grandfather of fabled saint Princess Mira Bai, daughter in law of Rana Sanga of Mewar.

Mukundgarh

Mukundgarh is a city and a municipality in Jhunjhunu district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is part of Shekhawati region. It lies a few kilometres from Nawalgarh.

Nathdwara

Nathdwara is a town in India's western state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Aravalli hills, on the banks of the Banas River in Rajsamand District. This town is famous for its temple of Krishna which houses the deity of Shrinathji. Nathdwara town is also famous as the Apollo of Mewar.

Sadri

Sadri is a town in Pali district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. In Past it was under of Sindhal Rathores. It's considered as gate way of Mewar to Marwar. Sadri is one of main worship place for Jain community. Sadri is landing place for Ranakpur Temple and Shri Parshuram Mahadev Mandir. The Ranakpur Jain temple and Parshuram Mahadev Temple are attractions nearby.

Alwar

Alwar is a city and administrative headquarters of Alwar District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located around 160 km south of Delhi, and about 150 km north of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Alwar is part of National Capital Region. Alwar is a part of the Ahirwal regional. It is also famous for its Olive plantation in Tinkirudi.

Bikaner

Bikaner is a city in the northwest of the state of Rajasthan in northern India. It is located 330 kilometres (205 mi) northwest of the state capital, Jaipur. Bikaner city is the administrative headquarters of Bikaner District and Bikaner division.

Dausa

Dausa is a city and administrative headquarters of Dausa district in the state of Rajasthan, India. Dausa is situated in a region widely known as Dundhar. Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a divine places for devotees specially from nearby states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi.

Fatehpur

Fatehpur is a town in the Sikar district of Indian state Rajasthan. It is part of the Shekhawati region. Fatehpur is famous for grand havelis with frescos, which are significant architectural structures of the Shekhawati region. A number f monumental wells and springs known as bawdis are also centres of attraction.

Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the second metropolitan city of the state and the thirty-fifth largest city in India. It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name. The capital of the kingdom known as Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert.

Kuchaman City

Kuchaman City is a city and a municipality in Nagaur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city includes a few Havelis in the Shekhawati style and a fort overlooking the city. The fort is about 1100 years old and was built in the 9th century, by the ruler, Zalim Singh. One can also find fresco painting there on variable subjects such as flowers, motifs, and Hindu mythology.

Mandore

Mandore is a town located 9 km north of Jodhpur city, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Mandore is an ancient town, and was the seat of the Pratiharas of Mandavyapura, who ruled the region in the 6th century CE. The rulers of this dynasty probably became vassals of the imperial Gurjara-Pratiharas.

Osian

Osian is an ancient town located in the Jodhpur District of Rajasthan state in western India. It is an oasis in the Thar Desert, and has been known as the 'Khajuraho of Rajasthan' for its temples. The town is a panchayat village and the headquarters for Osian tehsil.

Pushkar

Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Pushkar in Sanskrit means blue lotus flower. Hindus believe that the gods released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it fall on earth where Brahma would perform a grand yagna. The place where the lotus fell was called Pushkar.

Udaipur

Udaipur is a major city, municipal corporation and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. Maharana Udai Singh of the Sisodia clan of Rajput founded the city 1553, and shifted his capital from the city of Chittorgarh to Udaipur.

Bissau

Bissau is a city in Jhunjhunu district in the state of Rajasthan, India. Bissau is another town of fluctuating fortunes. It is also famous for mute ramleela performed since last 150 years.

Churu

Churu is a city in the desert region of Rajasthan state of India. It is known as gateway to the Thar Desert of Rajasthan.

Deogarh

Deogarh is a city in Rajsamand District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Deogarh is a popular tourist destination, boasting a complex of luxurious heritage resorts managed by the erstwhile royal family of the Deogarh thikana. Anjaneshwar Mahadev temple is famous for its Sivalinga which formed naturally as a result of rain water dissolving calcium in the rocks.

Didwana

Didwana is a town in Nagaur district of Rajasthan in India, in the Thar Desert. It is thought to be more than 5,000 years old. The Shree Shyam Maharaj Ji Ka Mandir is famous since 400 years old. The city is famous for its Hindu traditional culture and philosophy and the Maths are a must-visit for all Hindu devotees once in lifetime. The town is famous for its VED Vidhalya.

Dundlod

Dundlod is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is situated in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. It is famous for its fort and havelis. It lies about seven kilometers north of Nawalgarh in the heart of the Shekhawati region. Dundlod fort is a blend of the Rajput and Mughal art and architecture.

Dungarpur

Dungarpur is a city in the southernmost part of Rajasthan state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Dungarpur District. Dungarpur is the seat of the elder branch of the Sisodiyas of Udaipur. The seat of the younger branch is that of the Maharana of Mewar.

Sojat

Sojat is a city, a municipality and Tehsil headquarters in Pali district of Rajasthan state. Sojat is the main henna producing area of India. There is a large and famous fort situated on top of one of the hillocks. The fort has a big reservoir and several temples like Sejal Mata, Chaturbhuj and so on. There is also an old temple of Chamunda Mata situated on top of one of the hillocks.

Amer

Amer or Amber, now a part of the Jaipur Municipal Corporation, was a city of the Rajasthan state, India. It is seen to be a remarkable example for its combined Rajput-Mughal architecture. The Amer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the top tourist attraction in the Jaipur area.

Bharatpur

Bharatpur is a city and newly created municipal corporation in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Located in the Braj region, Bharatpur was once considered to be impregnable and unbeatable. Bharatpur lies on the Golden Tourism Triangle of Delhi–Jaipur–Agra and hence a large number of national and international tourists visit Bharatpur every year.

Deeg

Deeg is a town and a municipality in Bharatpur district in the state of Rajasthan, India. t is known for its number of forts, palaces, gardens and fountains. In Hindu mythology, Deeg was situated along the parikrama path of Krishna, which started at Goverdhan, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Deeg.

Deshnoke

Deshnoke is a small town in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan, India, near the Pakistan border and about 30 km from Bikaner. Deshnoke is famous for its 600 year old Karni Mata Temple, where rats are worshiped. The goddess Karni Mata has been worshiped by the royal family as well as the general public of Bikaner and other parts of Rajasthan since long ago.

Khetri

Khetri Nagar is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is part of the Shekhawati region. Khetri is actually two towns, 'Khetri Town' founded by Raja Khet Singhji Nirwan and 'Khetri Nagar' which is about 10 km away from Khetri.

Kota

Kota formerly known as Kotah, is a city located in the southeast of northern Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located Around 250 kilometres (155 mi) south of the state capital, Jaipur. Situated on the banks of Chambal River, it is the third most populous city of Rajasthan after Jaipur and Jodhpur, 46th most populous city of India and 53rd most populous urban agglomeration of India.

Laxmangarh

Laxmangarh is a town in Sikar district of Rajasthan state in India. It is the sub-divisional headquarters of the Laxmangarh sub-division in Sikar district. It is also the Tehsil headquarters of the Laxmangarh Tehsil. Laxmangarh is also Panchayat samiti headquarters of the Laxmangarh Panchayat samiti in the district. It is situated on National Highway-11 at a distance of 24 km from Sikar in north.

Phalodi

Phalodi is a city and a municipality in Jodhpur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the headquarters for Phalodi tehsil. Phalodi is also called the 'salt city' due to the concentration of a large number of salt industries located in the area. Phalodi is in the buffer zone of Thar Desert and often subject to extreme temperature conditions due to arid climate.

Pokhran

Pokhran is a city and a municipality located in the Jaisalmer district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a remote location in the Thar Desert region and served as the test site for India's first underground nuclear weapon detonation. Surrounded by rocks, sand and five salt ranges, its Hindi name Pokaran means 'place of five mirages'.

Viratnagar

Bairat is a town in northern Jaipur district of Rajasthan, India. It is located 52 km north of Jaipur, and 66 km west of Alwar. Bairat's history goes back to the time of the Mahabharata and Mahabhashya , when it was known as 'Viratnagar'. Viratnagar was the capital of the ancient Mahajanapada of Machcha or Matsya.

Barmer

Barmer is the district headquarters of the Barmer district in the state of Rajasthan, India. Barmer Fort is surrounded by temple on all sides. Chintamani Parasnath Jain Temple is known for magnificent sculptures and spectacular ornamental paintings.

Beawar

Beawar is a city in Rajasthan, India. The inner city of Beawar is the old historical city, also called Walled City, is the main market area. The outer city is home to all transport hubs such as central bus station, railway station, and private tour operators. Veer Tejaji maharaj Beawar Fair is one of major fairs of town.

Behror

Behror is a town and a municipality in Alwar district in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is popularly known as Ahirwal region. Sahibi River flows through Behror.

Bhadra

Bhadra is a city and a municipality in Hanumangarh district in the state of Rajasthan, India.

Bhangarh

Bhangarh is a village in India that is famous for its historical ruins. It is in the Rajgarh municipality of the Alwar district in the state of Rajasthan. Bhangarh is at the edge of the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Bhangarh is a place between Jaipur and Delhi known for its ruins. Bhangarh is also a pre historic site.

Bhiwadi

Bhiwadi is a city in Alwar district of Rajasthan state in India. It is an industrial hub in Rajasthan. It is a part of NCR.





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