Where To Go In October

| October 2, 2013

Find out what and where you could visit, to enjoy a spirited October full of festivals and dancing.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace

| June 4, 2013

Among the world’s largest private residences, Umaid Bhawan Palace is located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan. The palace has been divided into three wings – museum, residence of the erstwhile royals and the heritage hotel. The palace was designed by Henry Vaughan Lancaster, who planned it as a cross between ancient Hindu …

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Top five Rajasthan palaces you can stay in

| March 23, 2013

Stay in a Rajasthan palace to experience the royal heritage and be a king for the duration of your stay.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace

| February 1, 2013

Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is counted among the largest private residences in the world.

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Jaswant Thada

| January 18, 2013

Considered to be one of the architectural landmarks of Jodhpur, Jaswant Thada is popularly known as the ‘Taj Mahal of Marwar’.

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Mehrangarh Fort

| January 8, 2013

One of the largest forts of Rajasthan, Mehrangarh Fort was the seat of the Rathore rulers from the House of Marwar.

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Get a musical high at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival

| October 26, 2012

After the high decibel music and dance during Navratri, music scene shifts to Mehrangarh in Jodhpur.

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Jodhpur

| May 18, 2012

Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. A popular tourist spot at the border of the great Thar Desert, Jodhpur is a colourful city.

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Head to: World Sufi Spirit Festival

| February 16, 2012

“We are spirits in a material world… Join the World Sufi Spirit Festival at Nagaur and Jodhpur and experience the magic” – Sting This is the welcome note on the official website of the World Sufi Spirit Festival that kicks off tomorrow. And with an endorsement from none other than Sting, the …

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Kumbalgarh: A fort of many tales

| February 24, 2013

It is almost dusk as we climb the way up the Kumbalgarh fort. The soft hues cast lights up the perimeter walls as my eyes trace its 36 km length, running all around it.  “It is said to be the second longest in the world after the Great Wall of China,” says a tourist to

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Flavours of Rajasthan

| March 26, 2013

Desert state of Rajasthan seems to be the last place for vegetarians; however, its vegetarian recipes can rival the meat cuisines.

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Sentinels of Rajasthan, Part 3

| November 24, 2011

While Rajasthan’s city palaces are handsome structures, built for aesthetic appeal and sensory gratification, the forts are sturdy bulwarks, sprawling across hillsides, their dense walls burying delicate zenana mahals and latticed terraces. Fortified to repulse attacks, and riddled with secret tunnels, the forts, …

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Sentinels of Rajasthan, Part 2

| November 17, 2011

While Rajasthan’s city palaces are handsome structures, built for aesthetic appeal and sensory gratification, the forts are sturdy bulwarks, sprawling across hillsides, their dense walls burying delicate zenana mahals and latticed terraces. Fortified to repulse attacks, and riddled with secret tunnels, the forts, …

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A Lightning Tour of Rajasthan

| November 17, 2011

If you’ve got a week off from work, and want to sample every part of the state, the good news is you can do it in a single, exhausting but delightful, week

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Sunset at the Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer

| May 9, 2012

The desolate road from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer is peaceful in its solitude; the sense is one of pastoral calm, not brooding melancholy. And it isn’t all barren wilderness either.

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