The Some Stunning Facts about Rajasthan
The land of Kings ‘Rajasthan’ is one of the famous destinations in India. Rajasthan is very adhering to their cultural values, which makes this state a finest destination to visit.
There are many other things which help this state to stand out among the other states in India. So, let’s get ready, to know about some stunning facts about Rajasthan.
A State with Full of Colours –
This state is known as the most colourful state in India. Rajasthan is colour-coordinated state and each district is devoted with different colour. Jaipur is Pink, Jodhpur is Blue, Udaipur is White, Jhalawar is Purple.
Oldest Mountain Range in India –
Aravalli Range is situated at the Rajasthan and it is India’s oldest mountain range.
Part of World’s Oldest Civilization-
Yes! You heard it right. Rajasthan was a part of Indus Valley Civilization. The ancient city Kalibangan is belongs to Rajasthan.
Luni River –
It is India’s only saline river which flows through the Thar Desert to Runn of Kutch, Gujrat. It’s name derived from the Sanskrit name ‘Lavanvat’. It’s meaning is Salty River
World’s Second Largest Wall –
Kumbhal Fort in Rajasthan which is situated on the Aravalli Range has 38km long wall complex, and it is a second longest wall after the great wall of China in China.
Only Temple of Lord Brahma –
According to the ancient Indian Scripture, Pushkar in Rajasthan is the only home to the Lord Brahma Temple in the world.
The Largest State of India – This colourful land is India’s largest state by area. It was comprised by the 22 kingdoms on 30 March, 1949. Hence it is called as Rajasthan.
The Most Haunted Place –
Rajasthan is home to many haunted places but Bhangarh Fort which is located in the Alwar, Rajasthan. It is the most haunted place in India. Nobody can visit there during sunset and sunrise.
The Great Indian Desert –
Thar Desert is located in Rajasthan. It is world’s ninth largest and India’s largest desert. However some portion of Thar Desert is shared bu Punjab, Gujarat and Pakistan
Hawa Mahal –
This Palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the 18th century. Red and Pink sandstones are used to construct this palace and from the outside it looks like Honeycomb. It has total 953 windows
Numerous Heritage Sites –
There are total 8 UNESCO sites in Rajasthan. Which are also highly visited by many international and domestic tourists.
The Palace on wheels –
Indian Railway and Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation started this luxurious train during the year 1982. This train has capacity of 104 people and has 23 Acompartments.
The Abandon Village –
There is a village ‘Kuldhara’ in Rajasthan which is isolated from the society due to some mythological and superstitious reasons. But scientist claimed that is has higher chances of earth-quakes. This village was built by Paliwal Brahmins in the 13th century.
First Nuclear Test of India –
When India got success in discovering nuclear power. It was Pokhran where the first test was done. Pokhran is located in Rajasthan.
White Marble of Taj Mahal –
Taj Mahal was built by Shahajahan. It was constructed with white marble known as ‘Sangemarmar’. This marble was mined from the Makrana in Rajasthan.
Only One Hill Station –
Mount Abu is the only hill station in the Rajasthan. It is situated at the highest point of the Aravalli Range. It is located above 1722 meters above sea level.