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Exceptionally Unbelievable Water Bodies in Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the renowned desert state of India is also full of various water bodies which consist of lakes and rivers. Here we are going to tell you about those which you may not have heard of!

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Chandlai Lake

Chandlai Lake

Ram Kund

Ram Kund

Gaumukh Reservoir

Gaumukh Reservoir

  • Chandlai Lake, Jaipur

Rajasthan is one of the most sought tourist destinations in India and the Pink City Jaipur is one of the best places for Tourism in Rajasthan. Even being so popular among the tourists and visitors, there are some beautiful unexplored places to visit in Jaipur. Chandlai Lake is one such destination. The lake is situated 2 km away from the main Kota highway. The lake is no less beautiful than the Jal Mahal Lake. The place is quite peaceful and is a natural beauty.

  • Ram Kund, Banswara

Located around 25 kilometers away from Banswara, Ram Kund is a magical place situated in a deserted area. It is a deep cave under a hill, due to which it is also famous as Phati Khan. It is believed that during his exile, Lord Rama visited this place and drank water from the reservoir, which may be the reason behind the name of this mystical cave. According to the history, Tatya Tope, the renowned Freedom Fighter used this place to hide and form war strategies against the British in 1857. The temperature inside the cave remains half of that from the outside. It is approx 400 meters deep inside the hill, hence reaching the place include a little bit of climbing first and then cautiously walking inside due to sloppy steep.

  • Gaumukh Kund, Chittorgarh Fort

Gaumukh Reservoir, also known as Gaumukh Kund, is a deep tank that filled with water sourced from a spring. The spring emerges from a rock formation in shape of a cow’s mouth hence the name Gau – Cow:Mukh – Face. During the numerous sieges, this pool was the main source of water at Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan. It is one of the 84 water bodies of the fort and is admired by the visitors as the TirthRaj of Chittorgarh. The base of the Gaumukh where the waterfalls is adorned by a Shivling and a statue of Goddess Lakshmi.The reservoir is speckled with numerous fishes that are fed by pilgrims as well as tourists visiting the site. The surrounding area is also a photographer's delight.


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