Deeg Palace, Deeg Fort, Deeg Battle

Deeg Palace is the luxurious summer place of the erstwhile rulers of the princely state of Bharatpur. This historic Palace is at around 32 kilometers away from Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Deeg Palace or Jal Mahal or Water Palace at Deeg in Rajasthan. Deeg Palace was constructed by the Jat King Badan Singh, who reigned from 1722…

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Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is a mausoleum in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Jaswant Thada is located at Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Jaswant Thada, a mausoleum at Jodhpur, The mausoleum is built with intricately carved thin polished marble sheets. When sunlight falls on the marble, the marble glows which makes any tourist spellbound. Jaswant Thada was built by…

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Pushkar Camel Fair, Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple, Palaces

Pushkar is a pilgrim town at average elevation of 510 meters or 1,670 feet above sea level, in Ajmer district, Rajasthan, India. The town is considered as one among the 5 sacred dhams for a Hindu. (Hindi word dham means pilgrimage site) Pushkar Lake. Pushkar is believed to be one of the oldest existing cities…

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Kumbhalgarh Fort, Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Kumbhalgarh Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Rajsamand district near Udaipur, which is part of the Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The fort wall is the second largest fort wall in the world having a length of 38 kilometers after the ‘Great wall of China’. Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan. The fort was built in the…

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Jagdish Temple, Udaipur Temple, Lord Jagannath, Carvings

Jagdish Temple is a famous 16th century Hindu temple at Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Jagdish Temple, Udaipur. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh, the erstwhile rules of Udaipur. This temple is constructed in Indo-Aryan style of architecture (a combination of Maha Maru and Maru-Gurjara architecture). The temple stands on a tall terrace. The construction of the temple…

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Jaisalmer Fort, Thar Desert, Silk Road, Indo Pak War 1971

Jaisalmer Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan state, India. Jaisalmer Fort was built by the Rajput ruler, Rawal Jaisal in 1156 AD. This fort is a fully preserved fort and is one among the largest such forts in the World. Evening View of Jaisalmer Fort. Situated on Trikuta Hills, this magnificent…

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Birla Mandir, Birla Family Tree

Birla Mandirs are a group of temples constructed by the Birla family (Birlas) across India. Birla Mandirs exists at New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kurushetra , Shahad, Bhopal, BITS Pilani,Jaipur, Patna, Akola, Varanasi (2 Birla Mandirs at Varanasi), Renukoot, Nagda, Brajrajnagar, Gwalior and Alibaug, Birla Mandir construction is still going on at some places and…

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Hawa Mahal Palace, Palace of the Breeze

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal Palace is a beautiful historic palace in Jaipur city, Rajasthan, India. The palace name means ‘Palace of the Breeze’ or ‘Palace of Winds’. The Palace is made of red & pink sandstone. This Palace is situated near to the City Palace and extends up to the women’s area in the palace complex. Hawa…

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Jawai Dam and Jawai Forests, Crocodiles, Leopards

Jawai Dam and Forests are in Pali district in Rajasthan. These areas are famous for Crocodiles, Leopards and Migratory Birds. Jawai dam The dam across Jawai River is a Crocodile reserve for Indian Mugger Crocodiles. This reptile park has an estimated 288 crocodiles as per wildlife census of 2011. The Jawai Bandh Leopard Conservation Reserve…

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Ajmer, Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti

Ajmer Dargah

Ajmer is a Muslim pilgrimage city where Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti is situated. Pushkar, where famous Brahma temple is situated, is at 11 kilometers away. This city is also the base camp for Pushkar, Hindu pilgrimage city. Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer. Ajmer Sharif Dargah Alias Ajmer Sharif, is an international waqf….

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