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Offbeat Tourist Places in Rajasthan

Written By: Siji Ram

Rajasthan is a land of royal wonders and charm that hypnotises each traveller who sets his foot in this land. From the impressive forts and palaces to the lesser known attractions of the state, Rajasthan does not fail to grab the attention of tourists around the world.

Let us get to know some of the offbeat tourist places in Rajasthan.

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Kuchaman

Located around 100km away from Pushkar, Kuchaman is a village worth exploring. The place is untouched by urbanisation and gives you a feel of rural India. The 1100 year old fort that overlooks the place is an attraction here. This fort that was built in 9th century is known for its beautiful architecture, paintings and other images that depict scenes from Hindu mythology.

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Ranakpur

Ranakpur is another offbeat destination in Rajasthan. Located in Pali district between Jodhpur and Udaipur, the main attraction of Ranakpur is the Chaturmukha Jain Temple. Dedicated to Tirthankara Adinatha, is believed to have been built by a businessman following a divine vision. There is also a small Sun Temple here that is worth a visit.

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Bundi

Bundi is located in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan and is known for its majestic forts, palaces and stepwells. If you're paying a visit to this beautiful location, some of the places you shouldn't miss are the Taragarh Fort, Bundi Palace, Nawal Sagar, Nagar Sagar stepwells, Dabhai Kund and Sukh Mahal. Interestingly, there are over 50 stepwells in this place!

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Nawalgarh

Naalgarh is located in Jhunjunu district of Rajasthan. Fondly called as the Golden City of Rajasthan, the place has some unique attractions that can be explored. Some of them are the Nawalgarh Fort, Roop Niwas Palace, Sheesh Mahal, Murarka Haveli, Shri Ramdev Ji Mandir and Gangamai Temple amongst the rest. The place is also known for the intricate carvings and other artworks on the havelis here.

Apart from these offbeat places, Rajasthan has some of the best tourist places in India like Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Pushkar. You can wander from fort and palaces to the sand dunes, camel fair, shopping streets and also taste one of the best cuisines of the country. Travel to this royal land that still holds the charm and grandeur of the past!

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