Rajasthan is the most colourful state of India and known as the land of kings. The state of Rajasthan is also famous for its deserts, hospitality, food, camels, Pushkar Mela and Kathputli dolls. Here are some interesting facts about the largest state of India, Rajasthan.
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Rajasthan is not all about sand
Do you think Rajasthan is all about sand? Well you need to think again because in some parts, there are dense green pasture that will shock you.
India’s Largest Desert is in Rajasthan
The Thar Desert is the largest desert in India and is located in the state of Rajasthan.
They don’t Eat Daal-Baati Every Day
It is the popular Rajasthani dish but people think they eat this dis everyday. It is a myth as they prepare this dish on occasions.
Ravana’s chief wife was Rajasthani
King Ravana’s chief wife Mandodari is believed to be Rajasthani. There is a popular belief Mandore was the hometown of Mandodari, the chief wife of the king Ravana of Lanka, who was killed by Lord Ram.
Rajasthani people’s nature will melt your heart
People are ever willing to welcome you into their homes and hearts and you are not allowed to leave the house unless you have water or food. They will not allow you to leave their home without eating anything. Their warm nature will melt your heart.
Rajasthan is a colourful state. Know why.
- The city of lakes, Udaipur, is also known as the White city because it has predominance of white-colored structures in the city.
- The capital city of Jaipur is known as the Pink City because all the forts being pink in colour.
- Udaipur is known as India’s White city as well as City of Lakes.
- Jaisalmer is India’s Golden city and Jodhpur is India’s Blue city.
Rajasthan is famous for its royalty
It has many amazing royal palaces and forts. Most popular are-
- Lake Palace (Udaipur)
- Neemrana Fort (Neemrana)
- Jal Mahal (Jaipur)
- Jag Mandir Royal Palace (Udaipur)
- Umaid Bhavan Palace (Jaipur, Hawa Mahal (Jaipur)
- Rambagh Palace (Jaipur)
Wall of the Kumbhalgarh Fort is second largest wall in the world
The majestic wall of the Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second-longest continuous wall in the world after the Great Wall of China running 38 km in length.
So, pack your bags and plan a trip to Rajasthan. I bet you will definitely fall in love with royal Rajasthan. Do not forget to share your experience with us in the comment section below!