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Rajasthan

Rajasthan

 

Amber Fort - Jaipur: 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.

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.

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

Central Museum - Jaipur: 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.

City Palace - Jaipur: This former royal residence is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and craftsmanship.

City Palace Museum - Jaipur: 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.

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

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

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

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

Gadsisar Sagar Tank - Jaisalmer: 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 - Bikaner: Ganga Mahal, the imposing halls added by Maharaja Ganga Singh, now houses the Fort Museum.

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

Jaigarh Fort - Jaipur: 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 - Jaisalmer: Deep in the heart of the Thar Desert is Jaisalmer, one of the last princely bastions in the region.

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

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

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

Kumbhalgarh Fort - Udaipur: 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.

Lake Palace - Udaipur: 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 - Bikaner: Designed by a Britisher for Maharaja Ganga Singh, this palace displays a superb blend of Oriental and European style.

Lok Kala Museum - Udaipur: 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 - Jaisalmer: 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.

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

Modern Art Gallery - Jaipur: 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 - Pali: 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.

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

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

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

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

Museum Kota - 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 decor.

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

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

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

Palace of Padmini - Jaipur: 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 - Kota: 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.

Sawai Man Singh Museum - Jaipur: 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 - Udaipur: ShilpBgram is situated near Fateh Sagar Lake, 6 kms from the City Palace, Udaipur.

Shri Sardul Museum and Anup Library - Bikaner: 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 - Jodhpur: The ruling family of Jodhpur has newly converted a part of the gigantic Umaid Bhawan Palace as a palace museum.

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

Vijay Stambh - Chittorgarh: 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.

Virat Nagar Musuem - Virat Nagar: 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.