In Northern India, there lies a mesmerizing state, Rajasthan, the land of Kings. Rajasthan is a deserted state. Whenever we listen to the name of “desert” the very first scene that comes to our mind is the area of the region where there are very less water and a few life facilities. But in the case of Rajasthan, there is nothing like this. The state of Rajasthan has been developed a lot since very ancient times. It reflects the remainings of kingdoms which ruled here. That is why it is called “Rajasthan” Some amazing cities of Rajasthan are discussed below:
Jaipur:-The Pink City
The capital city of Rajasthan is the “Jaipur City”. This city induces a reflection of a Royal family who has ruled this place which was typically known as the “Pink City” in 1727. The reason why it is called Pink city is that of the pink color of its trademark building. It is an amazing tourist place as well. For those who are adventurous and want to have some amazingly adventurous journey, must have to Vedic walks and Hot air Balloon Safari. Here in Jaipur, there are so many forts that are also a source of amusement for the visitors.
Jodhpur:-The Blue City:
In the Thar Desert of Rajasthan State, there is located an amazing city that is known as Jodhpur. In Rajasthan, it is the 2nd biggest city. Very few people know that this city of known as the “Blue City” as well. The reason behind this is not because there might be sea or waterfalls but actually, the houses and buildings that are built here have blue walls and blue roofs. This is an old tradition here to paint the houses and buildings, whether small or huge, have to be painted blue. But they’re not any compulsion to follow this tradition.
Udaipur:-City of Lakes
In 1559, this city was actually founded by the Maharana Udai Singh. So, the name of this city is originated from its founder’s name. Here in Udaipur, there are so many lakes. Most of them are the artificial ones. But once you visit them, you will be deeply astonished by their amazing beauty and uniqueness. Because of having so many lakes in this city, this city is known as “The City of Lakes”. The names of some of the lakes of Udaipur are:
Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola, Dhebar Lake, Lake Badi, Udaisagar Lake, and the list will continue so far.
Gadsisar Lake:- The only source of water in Jaisalmer:
Raja Rawal Jaisal, a former ruler of one of the states of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, built an artificial lake that is known as “Gadsisar Lake”. The entrance to this lake is through an archway known as “Tilon- ki-pol”. This lake attracts the attention of local people and tourists coming from other areas as well. In 1908, Tilon ki pol was treasured with the idol of Hindu deity Vishnu. Being surrounded by so many temples and small shrines, Gadsisar Lake is the main and major source of water in Jaisalmer and it actually fulfills all the water needs of people living there.