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Rare Gems of Rajasthan Tourism

There is always something to see in Rajasthan. We bring you 6 such offbeat destinations which are beyond any major tourist attraction in the most colorful state of India.

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Madhogarh Fort

Madhogarh Fort

Kirti Stambh

Kirti Stambh

Murmuria Haveli

Murmuria Haveli

Patan Mahal

Patan Mahal

Padmini Garden

Padmini Garden

Patwon ki Haveli

Patwon ki Haveli

  • Madhogarh Fort

Curled up among the beautiful mango plantation, the Madhogarh Fort lies 42 km away from Jaipur off NH11. The historic Battle of Lalsot in 1787 between the Rajputs and the Marathas was fought at a distance of just 1 km from the fort. The fort has now been restored into a family run charming heritage hotel by Thakur Bhawani Singh, the current owner of the fort and fourth generation direct descendant of Thakur Pratap Singhji. You can relive the glory of the bygone era. The traditional work, carving and decor at the fort are untouched which testifies the fearless spirit of the Rajput warriors.

  • Kirti Stambh

Kirti Stambh, also known as Tower Of Fame, is situated inside the famous Chittorgarh Fort. The 22 meters tall tower was built in the 12th century for the glory of Jainism. Dedicated to the first Thirthankara of Jain religion, Bhagwan Adinath, this 7 storey tower is popular for its intricate carvings of the Digambar sect. Considered as a major Jain pilgrimage, the view from the top of the tower is pretty splendid and breathtaking.

  • Murmuria Haveli

Murmuria Haveli is located in Mandawa town of Rajasthan. Built by a Rajput merchant in 1930s, this striking haveli is known for its attractive wall paintings which depict the legendary political leaders of that era. Some of the notable paintings include pictures of Lord Krishna, Jawaharlal Nehru on a horseback holding National flag, a train with a crow flying above the engine, and delightful canvases incorporate artistic creations of autos, trains, George V and Venice.

  • Patan Mahal

About 70 miles northeast of Jaipur lies the historical city of Patan which houses the 200-year-old Patan Mahal. The palace is now converted into a heritage hotel and provides a spectacular view of the Aravallis. It is a heaven for the heritage lovers as they can get all the modern amenities with an unrestricted access to the originality of the palace.

  • Padmini Garden

Chittorgarh is among the most historically important places in Rajasthan. Though there are many gardens in various parts of the place which enhances its beauty, Padmini Gardens is exceptionally beautiful one. The garden reflects the beauty of the Queen Padmini and serves the purpose of commemorating her.

  • Patwon ki Haveli

Patwon Ki Haveli in Jaisalmer is an architectural wonder of the bygone era. A true specimen of Rajputana sculpture, the Patwon Ki Haveli is a cluster of five small havelis which was constructed during the first 60 years of the 19th Century by Guman Chand Patwa and his five sons. Wall paintings and exclusive mirror work are truly mesmerizing. Individual depictions and theme on each and every arch are quite notable and unique in its own way. The whole premise is constructed using yellow sandstone.

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