Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful states in India which is northern India state. The state is a famous travel destination in India for its historical sites especially royal palaces, forts, and villas. The state of Rajasthan is also famous for its deserts, camels, and Kathputli dolls.
So, let’s have a look at interesting, important, funny, amazing, and mind blowing facts about Rajasthan.
12 Interesting, Funny and Amazing Facts About Rajasthan
1. Every City Has Its Own Color Co-Ordinates
In Rajasthan, each and every city is color co-ordinates. Jodhpur is blue, Jaipur is pink, Jhalawar is purple, and Udaipur is white.
2. Beautiful Greenery
A lot of people think that Rajasthan does not have greenery but it’s not true. There are a good number of parts in the state where you would spots lush greenery.
3. Beautiful Royal Palaces and Forts
Rajasthan has a large number of beautiful royal palaces and forts. Most popular are, Umaid Bhavan Palace (Jaipur), Lake Palace (Udaipur), Hawa Mahal (Jaipur), Rambagh Palace (Jaipur), Devi Garh Palace (Delawara), Gorbandh Palace Hotel (Jaisalmer), Jag Mandir Royal Palace (Udaipur), Jal Mahal (Jaipur), Udai Bilas Palace (Dungarpur), and Neemrana Fort (Neemrana).
4. Popular Bhangarh Fort, The Most Haunted Place in India
The most haunted place in India is located in the state of Rajasthan. The place is called Bhangarh Fort, which was widely used by the royals of the that time. It is now considered as one of the spookiest places in the world.
5. King Ravana of Lanka Was ‘Jamai’ of Rajasthan
King Ravana’s chief wife Mandodari is believed to be Rajasthani, and ancient city of Mandore was her hometown.
6. Oldest Mountain Range in India
It is believed that the Aravallis are the oldest mountain range in India, even older than the Himalayas.
7. India’s Largest Desert is Located in Rajasthan
The Thar Desert is the largest desert in India which is located in the state of Rajasthan. It is also the 18th largest sub-tropical desert in the world.
8. Rajasthan Was Formed in 1949
The state of Rajasthan was formed on 30th March, 1949 after merger of 22 royal kingdoms and principalities.
9. Favorite Film Shooting Destination
Rajasthan’s royal palaces, forts, lakes, and deserts are widely popular film shooting destination in India for Bollywood and Hollywood.
10. Popular Travel Destinations Among Foreign Tourists
Rajasthan is always a popular travel destination among the foreign tourists. Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, and Bikaner are popular travel destinations in Rajasthan among the foreign tourists.
11. Popular Religious Sites Are Located in Rajasthan
A good number of popular religious sites are located in Rajasthan. Some of them are, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Dargah (Ajmer), Bramha Temple (Pushkar), Delwada Temple, Nakoda Bhairav, and a few others.
12. Don’t Eat Daal-Baati Every Day
It is mistaken but most of Rajasthani don’t eat daal-baati every day in their routine.
Article first published on April 27, 2016.