Famous cities and monuments of Rajasthan

Delhi


Delhi is the capital of modern India.
City of contrasts, with an ultra modern metro and old-time bazaars, with numerous green spaces but also pollution, with wide, straight roads and little narrows streets of Old Delhi...
Delhi cannot be described - it's up to you to discover it.

Red Fort Delhi

Red Fort

Qutub Minar Delhi

Qutub Minar

Humayun's Tomb Delhi

Humayun's Tomb

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Jaisalmer


Jaisalmer is located close to the Thar desert.
The ocher-colored walls of the Fort give it the nickname of the "Golden City".
Its moderate size, narrow streets and beautifull havelis make Jaisalmer a very charming town.

Jaisalmer Fort

The Fort

Temple Jaïn Jaisalmer

Temple Jaïn

Nathmalji Ki Haveli Jaisalmer

Nathmalji Ki Haveli

Patwon Ki Haveli Jaisalmer

Patwon Ki Haveli

Salim Singh Ki Haveli Jaisalmer

Salim Singh Ki Haveli

Khuri Jaisalmer

Khuri, close to Jaisalmer

Dunes désert Thar

Close to Jaisalmer

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Udaipur


Udaipur has a white softness that contrasts with the harshness of the fortified cities of Rajasthan.
Its lake, its hills, its luminous atmosphere give it a special charm.

City Palace Udaipur

City Palace

Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum Udaipur

Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum

Lac Pichola Udaipur

Pichola Lake

Ahar

Ahar

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Jaipur and Amber

With its crenellated ramparts, its omnipresent pink, oriental architecture, Jaipur is one of the most attractive cities in India.
Amber Fort is well worth a visit, and not only for the elephant ride!

Palais des Vents Jaipur

Wind Palace

Jaigarh Fort Jaipur

Jaigarh Fort

Fort d'Amber Jaipur

Amber Fort

City Palace Jaipur

City Palace

Jantar Mantar observatoire Jaipur

Jantar Mantar

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Agra

The Taj Mahal. - masterpiece of Mughal architecture  - is "just" one of the Seven Wonders of the modern world.
Although everyone is familiar with it from photos or documentaries, seeing it "for real" is an unforgettable experience, a magical moment.

Taj Mahal Agra

Taj Mahal

Fort Rouge Agra

Red fort

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Pushkar


With its temples and holy lake bordered by ghats, the small town of Pushkar offers an in-depth experience in the heart of Hinduism.
Visitors will also appreciate the pedestrian town center  and numerous cheap shops.

Temple Pushkar

Temple

magasins shops Pushkar

Shops

Ghats Pushkar

Ghats

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Jodhpur


Dominated by the Merangarh Fort, within the walls of the Old City is a setting worthy of A Thousand and One Nights.
Losing oneself in the maze of narrow streets lined with blue houses is a real pleasure...

Merangarh Fort Jodhpur

Merangarh Fort

Jaswant Thada Jodhpur

Jaswant Thada

Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan Palace

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Bikaner

Junagarh Fort is not the only attraction of this dusty town.
The "Pearl of the Desert" is imbued with an almost medieval atmosphere, where cows pass camels without finding it at all strange..

Junagarh Fort Bikaner

Junagarh Fort

Lal Garh Palace Bikaner

Lal Garh Palace

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Mandawa

The Shekhawati region and the  town of Mandawa are famous for their Havelis, whose colours are hallmarks of Rajasthan

Goenka Double Haveli Mandawa

Goenka Double Haveli

Murmuria Haveli Mandawa

Murmuria Haveli

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Varanasi

The city of Varanasi (Benares) is famous for its ghats, river banks covered with stone steps that allow devout Hindus to go down to the river to perform ablutions and pujas.
Bathing in the Ganges is supposed to wash away all sins.
Dedicated to Shiva, the city is very popular with sadhus (hermits) and pilgrims from all over the country. It is the sacred city of Hinduism.

Goenka Double Haveli Mandawa

Les ghats

Murmuria Haveli Mandawa

Ablutions into the Gange sacred river

Murmuria Haveli Mandawa

Stairs to the Gange River

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Khajuraho

Khajuraho was the capital of the Candella dynasty, which reigned in Central India from the 10th to the early 14th century.
About 30 Jain and Hindu temples remain on this site, with many sculptures (erotic subjects).

Goenka Double Haveli Mandawa

Temple

Scupture érotique Khajuraho

Erotic sculpture