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Home>>North India>>Rajasthan>>Historical Places of Rajasthan

Historical Places of Rajasthan

Amber Fort, Amber Fort travel, Amber Fort tourism, Amber Fort Historical Place, travel to Amber Fort Monument Amber Fort

Overlooking the Delhi Jaipur Highway, the image of the Amber Fort is beautifully reflected in the lake below. Within the Amer Fort lies the famous Jai Mandir (Temple) with its world renowned Sheesh Mahal, a hall full of Mirrors.

Arabic Institute Tonk

Tonk was the only generous state in Rajasthan ruled by the Muslims.

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Archaeological Museum (Amer), Archaeological Museum (Amer) travel, Archaeological Museum (Amer) tourism, Archaeological Archaeological Museum (Amer)

Situated in the Dil-e-Aram Gardens, of Amer, the very old capital of Jaipur, was established in 1949.

Archaeological Museum (Udaipur)

The museum at Ahar has a diverse collection of findings from excavations at the mound of Dhulkot. It is supposed to be the site of a 4,000 year old township.

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Birla Museum, Birla Museum travel, Birla Museum tourism, Birla Museum Historical Place, travel to Birla Museum Monument

Birla Museum

At Pilani, in the Campus of Vidya Vihar is located the Birla Museum of Science and Technology.

Central Museum

Situated in the centre of the rambling Ram Niwas Bagh, this is the oldest Museum in the State. The building was designed by Colonel Sir Swinton Jacob.

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City Palace (Jaipur), City Palace (Jaipur) travel, City Palace (Jaipur) tourism, City Palace (Jaipur) Historical Place

City Palace Jaipur

This former royal residence is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and craftsmanship.

City Palace Museum

The art gallery is located in the Diwan-I-Aam, which literally mean the Hall of public audience. The exhibits here included some very precious and ancient handwritten original manuscripts of Hindu scriptures.
 

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City Palace (Udaipur), City Palace (Udaipur) travel, City Palace (Udaipur) tourism, City Palace (Udaipur) Historical Place

City Palace Udaipur

City Palace, Udaipur: Originally started by Udai Singh, additions have been made to this building in such an ingenious manner that it is difficult to imagine that the building was not conceived as a whole.

Deeg Palace

Located 34 kms form Bharatpur is the very old town of Deeg. It finds bring up in Skanda Purana as 'Dirgha' or 'Dirghapura'.
 

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Dungarpur Museum, Dungarpur Museum travel, Dungarpur Museum tourism, Dungarpur Museum Historical Place, travel

Dungarpur Museum

A newly made museum named "Rajmata Devendra Kunwar State Museum and Cultural Centre, Dungarpur" was opened to the public in 1988.

Fateh Prakash Museum

Inside the historical Chittaurgarh Fort, one big portion of Fateh Prakash Palace in Chittorgarh was transformed into a museum in the year 1968.
 

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Folklore Museum, Folklore Museum travel, Folklore Museum tourism, Folklore Museum Historical Place, travel to Folklore

Folklore Museum

For anyone attracted in seeing the culture of Jaisalmer on display through the ages, the Lok Sanskritik Sangrahalaya or the Museum of Folk Culture situated on the bank of Gadsisar Lake in Mehar Bagh Garden is a must.

Fort Museum

The city of Bikaner in the state of Rajasthan is also replete with museums including the Fort Museum of Junagarh Fort.
 

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Gadsisar Sagar Tank, Gadsisar Sagar Tank travel, Gadsisar Sagar Tank tourism, Gadsisar Sagar Tank Historical Place

Gadsisar Sagar Tank

This tank, south of the city walls, was once the key resource of water supply to the city and there are many small temples and shrines around the tank. In winter a wide variety of water birds flock here.
 

Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum

Ganga Mahal, the imposing halls added by Maharaja Ganga Singh, now houses the Fort Museum.

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Havelis, Havelis travel, Havelis tourism, Havelis Historical Place, travel to Havelis Monument

Havelis

The beautiful mansions built by Jaisalmer's wealthy merchants are known as 'havelis' and several of these fine sandstone buildings are still in beautiful condition.
 

Hawa Mahal

Built in 1799, by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh the 'Hawa Mahal', Palace of the Wind, is one of the major landmarks of Jaipur.

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Jaigarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort travel, Jaigarh Fort tourism, Jaigarh Fort Historical Place, travel to Jaigarh Fort Monument

Jaigarh Fort

Also known as the fort of victory, Jaigarh Fort is a rugged structure built in 1726 by Sawai Jai Singh. It was the royal treasury for several years.
 

Jaisalmer Fort

Deep in the heart of the Thar Desert is Jaisalmer, one of the last princely bastions in the region.

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Jal Mahal, Jal Mahal travel, Jal Mahal tourism, Jal Mahal Historical Place, travel to Jal Mahal Monument

Jal Mahal

The Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur is noted for its complicated architecture.

Jantar Mantar

At the entrance to the City Palace is Jantar Mantar, the 'Yantralaya' of Sawai Jai Singh II, the last great classical astronomer in India.

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Junagarh Fort, Junagarh Fort travel, Junagarh Fort tourism, Junagarh Fort Historical Place, travel to Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort

One of the most imposing forts of Northern India-- Junagarh Fort has remained unconquered till date.

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Kumbhalgarh, a two hour drive from Udaipur, is famous for its 15th century fort and a game sanctuary. Approachable by road, the huge stone bastion stands atop a hill and allows access through spiked gates.

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Lake Palace, Lake Palace travel, Lake Palace tourism, Lake Palace Historical Place, travel to Lake Palace Monument

Lake Palace

Lake Palace or Jag Niwas was built in 1754 by Maharana Jagat Singh II who gave his name to this elegant white building.

Lalgarh Palace

Designed by a Britisher for Maharaja Ganga Singh, this palace displays a superb blend of Oriental and European style.

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Lok Kala Museum, Lok Kala Museum travel, Lok Kala Museum tourism, Lok Kala Museum Historical Place, travel to Lok Kala

Lok Kala Museum

The attractive set exhibited in this minute museum which is a base for the preservation of folk arts includes dresses, dolls, masks, musical instruments and paintings.

Manak Chowk

Manak Chowk, Jaisalmer: Manak Chowk outside the Jaisalmer fort is the centre of local activity and is also a landmark through which one can reach the lanes where the famous carved havelis of Jaisalmer mentioned-above are to be found.

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Mehrangarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort travel, Mehrangarh Fort tourism, Mehrangarh Fort Historical Place, travel to Mehrangarh

Mehrangarh Fort

Situated on a steep hill, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. The fort has been a witness to the splendour of a bygone era.

Mehrangarh Museum

An excellent museum with rare and interesting artifacts, textiles, paintings, transport items etc. laid out with utmost care and thought.

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Modern Art Gallery

A small gallery in the primary floor of the Ravindra Manch Auditorium in Ram Niwas Garden of Jaipur shows a selection of works by the well known modem artists and sculptors of Rajasthan.

Museum Bangar

The Pali area and the course of the desert very old kingdoms of Godwar and Marwar have contributed to the uncommon group of antiquities at Shri Bangar Govenement Museum.

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Museum Bharatpur

Located in the centre of the famous Lohagarh Fort, the Bharatpur Museum houses a rich collection of archaeological wealth of the nearby areas as well as from the old Bharatpur State.

Museum Indology

Produced and established by Acharya Ram Charan Sharma 'Vyakul' in 1960, the Museum of Indology has a set of Folk and Tantra art.

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Museum Jaisalmer, Museum Jaisalmer travel, Museum Jaisalmer tourism, Museum Jaisalmer Historical Place, travel to Museum

Museum Jaisalmer

The Government Museum in Jaisalmer is located on Police Line Road close to Moomal Hotel. It was started in 1984.

Museum Jhalawar

Located in the old Garh Palace close to the Bhawani Natya Shala is the Government Museum.

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Museum Jodhpur, Museum Jodhpur travel, Museum Jodhpur tourism, Museum Jodhpur Historical Place, travel to Museum Jodhpur

Museum Jodhpur

Situated in the Umaid Gardens on High Court Road, it has a big and quite interesting set.

Museum Kota

Originally located in Hawa Mahal just above the entrance of the fort, it has now been shifted to the Brij Vilas Palace and has a new display and deco'r.

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Museum Mandore, Museum Mandore travel, Museum Mandore tourism, Museum Mandore Historical Place, travel to Museum Mandore

Museum Mandore

About 8 kms from Jodhpur, Mandore was the capital of Marwar. This enchanting place having beautifully carved cenotaphs, Hall of Heroes, palaces and an old fort, is of immense historical significance.

Museum Mount Abu

The only hill station in western and central India - Mount Abu has been a centre of cultural activity since the prehistoric period.

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Museum Udaipur, Museum Udaipur travel, Museum Udaipur tourism, Museum Udaipur Historical Place, travel to Museum Udaipur

Museum Udaipur

The Government Museum of Udaipur was at first located in Gulab Bagh and was called the Victoria Hall Museum.

Nahargarh Fort

Beyond the hills of Jaigarh, stands the fort of Nahargarh like a watchful sentinel guarding Sawai Jai Singh's beautiful capital.

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Palace of Padmini

The palace is situated in the Chittorgarh fort and was built in the 13th century for the legendary Queen Padmini whose beauty resulted in the historic battle between Allauddin Khilji and Rana Ratan Singh.

Rao Madho Singh Museum

The old 17th century Kota Fort Palace is a huge complex of buildings, halls, temples and courtyards altered and added from time to time by dissimilar rulers.
 

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Sawai Man Singh Museum

Situated within the City Palace complex and nestled amidst older buildings, temples and the palace quarters, this museum was founded in 1959 by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II.

Shilp Gram Museum

ShilpBgram is situated near Fateh Sagar Lake, 6 kms from the City Palace, Udaipur.
 

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Shri Sardul Museum and Anup Library, Shri Sardul Museum and Anup Library travel, Shri Sardul Museum and Anup Library

Shri Sardul Museum and Anup Library

Forts of the early 20th century Lallgarh Palace have been transformed as a Museum containing a big numbers of items used and composed by Maharaja Ganga Singh and his successors.

Umaid Bhawan Museum

The ruling family of Jodhpur has newly converted a part of the gigantic Umaid Bhawan Palace as a palace museum.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace

This is known as Umaid Bhawan Palace because of the particular type of sandstone used, to build it - which is not weathered.

Vijay Stambh

Synonymous with the tradition of valour and chivalry, Chittorgarh or Chittaur, the capital of Mewar, was under the Rajput rule from the 7th to the mid 16th century.

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Virat Nagar Musuem, Virat Nagar Musuem travel, Virat Nagar Musuem tourism, Virat Nagar Musuem Historical Place

Virat Nagar Musuem

Virat Nagar was the capital of the famous Matsayadesh. Frequent references of Matsayadesh have been made in the Indian epic- the Mahabharat.

Govt. Museum-Alwar

Housed in the old City Palace, it has a exclusive collection of arms, Bidri work, lacquered and ivory work, musical instruments, stuffed animals, good-looking brass and pottery works from Jaipur

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More Historical Places in Rajasthan

>> Amber Fort

>> Shri Sardul Museum And Anup ...

>> Arabic Institute Tonk

>> Umaid Bhawan Museum

>> Umaid Bhawan Palace

>> Archaeological Museum Amer

>> Vijay Stambh

>> Virat Nagar Museum

>> Archaeological Museum Udaipur

>> Museum Bangar

>> Museum Bharatpur

>> Birla Museum

>> Museum Jaisalmer

>> Museum Jhalawar

>> City Palace Udaipur

>> Museum Jodhpur

>> Museum Kota

>> City Palace Museum

>> Museum Mandore

>> Museum Mount Abu

>> City Palace Jaipur

>> Museum Udaipur

>> Central Museum

>> Deeg Palace

>> Dungarpur Museum

>> Fateh Prakash Museum

>> Folklore Museum

>> Fort Museum

>> Gadsisar Sagar Tank

>> Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum

>> Govt Museum Alwar

>> Havelis

>> Hawa Mahal

>> Jaigarh Fort

>> Jaisalmer Fort

>> Jal Mahal

>> Jantar Mantar

>> Junagarh Fort

>> Kumbhalgarh Fort

>> Lake Palace

>> Lalgarh Palace

>> Lok Kala Museum

>> Manak Chowk

>> Mehrangarh Fort

>> Mehrangarh Museum

>> Modern Art Gallery

>> Museum Indology

>> Nahargarh Fort

>> Palace Of Padmini

>> Rao Madho Singh Museum

>> Sawai Man Singh Museum

>> Shilpgram Museum  

 

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