Three astonishing heritage places to explore in Rajasthan

Rajasthan has become a popular tourist site where travelers, from Europe, North America, Australia are coming in big numbers. The main reason behind this is that there are some unusual places in Rajasthan which have no parallel on planet Earth. So to all those who are visiting India for the 1st time, you must plan a visit to these fantastic sites in Rajasthan, especially these 3 heritage places to visit in Rajasthan, which I have mentioned below.

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan: Photo on Flickr by Hadi Zaher / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

3 Heritage Places to Visit in Rajasthan

Amber Fort Jaipur

Located in the district of Amer, the Amber Fort is one of the star attraction of Jaipur and Rajasthan. Spread around 4 km area in Jaipur; Amer Fort is famous for its Hindu style artistic carvings on its walls.

There are massive ramparts and cobbled paths, series of gates and the adjacent Maota Lake. The fort is made of marble and sandstone, and there are four stories in it, each of them has a courtyard. You might need an entire day to explore the beauty of Amber Fort and its worth visiting.

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Amber Fort, Jaipur: Photo by Firoze Edassery / CC BY-SA 3.0

Golden Fort

The Jaisalmer Fort is considered as one of the largest forts in the world. It is located in the city of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Jaisalmer Fort was built in 1156 AD & located amidst the Great Indian Desert Thar and this Fort has massive yellow stones on its outer & inner walls & it looks beautiful in the bright sunlight. Hence it is popularly known as the Golden Fort or the Sonar Quilla.

Anther attraction of Jaisalmer is Sam sand dune which is 45 km from the city, and travelers come here enjoy desert camping, paragliding, ride on dirt bikes, etc. Some of the best desert camps at Jaisalmer are Dangri desert safari camp, heritage queen desert tent in Sam Jaisalmer and the Serai Jaisalmer.

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Golden Fort Jaisalmer: Photo by Gérard Janot / CC BY-SA 3.0

Lake Palace Udaipur

The Lake Palace in Udaipur is considered as one of the most romantic places in the world. The lake palace is not just a tourist site, but it’s a luxury hotel which is made with beautiful marble.

This luxury hotel is on a small island in Lake Pichola & is spread over 4 acres of space. There are speed boats that operate in the Lake and transports the guests to and from the hotel to the shore of the lake. The Lake Palace, which was formerly known as the Jag Niwas, was voted as one of the most romantic hotels in the world.

3 heritage places to visit in Rajasthan: Lake Palace at Udaipur
Lake Palace Udaipur – Image Source = Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

These 3 heritage places to visit in Rajasthan are just the top of the iceberg. There are 100’s of fabulous palaces and forts in Rajasthan, and many of them have turned themselves into royal luxury hotels & resorts for travelers. So, buy not visit this royal state you are losing an opportunity to experience the life of a Maharaja which is only available in Rajasthan.

About Jatin Chhabra


Jatin is the founder of Vidya Hotel Consulting & Marketing and an addicted traveler. His site Indian hotel consultant is a online hotelier community where he writes on various topics ranging from travel stories to hospitality management. Jaitin has worked some amazing travel firms like Makemytrip and now as a sole traveler he wants to explore it all...

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    Radhika Verma

    Hello, thanks for writing such a great blog… You have shared some great information about heritage places to explore in Rajasthan..Keep sharing and thanks for it…

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    Vaibhav Singh

    Hello, Thanks for sharing such a fantastic blog. I really appreciate your blog to share information about the heritages places of Rajasthan …Visiting Rajasthan is an amazing experience with historical monuments and rich traditional culture………nice blog…..


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