In the beginning of twentieth century, the international tourists have started to love Rajasthan and its exotic locations. They found this northern state of India an entertaining piece of land whose people are fond of camels, festivals and music.
Tug of War Pushkar Fair, Rajasthan
Those who visit Rajasthan are rewarded with pleasure and an unforgettable experience. They hardly miss to see the temples and
Best Time to Visit : Except the months of July and August when there would be rainy season in
Known as Camel Fair, the yearly event in Pushkar is not about camels only. Here you would encounter the enchanting riot of colours. The visiting men wearing colourful turbans and women in pleated ghagaras (ankle-length skirts) of different hues: these are the some of the exotic attractions of the fair. The Village womenwould put on all the available ornaments and costumes of their choice. Every woman in the crowd would seem to be competing with each other in beauty and attraction.
Sporting events are major attractions of this fair. Camel and horse races are organised for the enjoyment of the tourists coming from all over the world. The beautifully decked up camels are paraded. Among the camels participating in the race, the most beautiful decorated camel is selected. The owner of that camel would receive praise and prizes. Those who visit
The tourists from western countries flock in during festival season of the fair. The event of Pushkar Fair has become now the most favorable destination for foreign tourists in
Fort of Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. Painting By Marrianne Noth, 1878
After Queen Victoria had taken over the reins of India from East India Company in the year 1857, the British people had started respecting India as their second home. The tourists from other parts of the world have found the forts and castles of India as easily accessible remnants of the grand past of the country that is one of the oldest civilizations on the earth. Those who come from abroad to see the exotic locations in
Kumbhalgarh Fort, built by Rajaput king Rana Kumbh, is as accessible today as it was inaccessible in sixteenth century.
Amber Fort: This fort is very near to the city of
Mehrangadh Fort: Located on a high hill, this fort is near to
Chitorgarh Fort: The fort of Chitorgarh is symbol of romance and spirit. It reminds us the history of Rajput heroism and sacrifice. The tales of unmatched heroism is told and sung by the local folk singers of Rajasthan. The main attraction for visiting this fort is its marvellous looks. The fort is on a picturesque hill top. This fort is like a mirror reflecting the lifestyle of people of