Colorful Rajasthan – Must Visit Destination in India

Rajasthan is basically known as The Land of the Kings. It is the largest state of India in terms of area. Rajasthan spreads over 342,239 km. Rajasthan is, undoubtedly, one of the finest places to visit for tourism. It has rich heritage, diverse culture, majestic history, and lots more. It is the store of Indian values and culture. Rajasthan inhabits Rajasthanis in large numbers which are the core Indian group of people.

Rajasthan - Hawa Mahal

Rajasthan - Hawa Mahal

Rajasthan encompasses few of the world famous monuments, desert, and mountain ranges. A large part of The Great Indian Desert (Thar Desert) is situated in the lands of the magnificent state of Rajasthan. It is the world’s ninth largest desert. Rajasthan is mounted by the Aravalli Ranges running from one end to another.

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World Famous Dilwara Jain Temples Located at Mount Abu

The Dilwara Temples, which are very  famous all over the world, are Jain temples located at Dilwara village, which is around 2½ Kilo meters from the most elegant city of Mt. Abu. The temples are made of carving created with marble. There is fantastic designing besides superiority in craftsmanship while giving the finishing touches to the marble carvings.

Dilwara Jain Temples - Mount Abu

Dilwara Jain Temples - Mount Abu

Dilwara temples consist of a cluster of 5 temples and displays great architecture skills of the ancient times, some even consider it far superior or at par with Taj Mahal, which has appearance in the Seven Wonders of the World. The temple’s interior craftsmanship is the excellent work, which could have been considering limitations of the time and advancement in the technology by then.

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Looking at Jhalawar of the Past & Present Scenario

Its location is towards south – east of Rajasthan at the edge of Malwa plateu.

Distance from Jaipur is 335 kilometers and from Kota 87 kilometers.

Historical Background of Jhalawar:

It was a princely state established by Jhalas and came into existence in the year 1838 A.D., when it got separated from Kota during the British rule. There have been considerable contributions by its rulers from time to time. Its ruler Zalim Singh-I was responsible for making it culturally very rich state.

Although Jhalawar is rocky, it has water bearing very fertile soil resulting in greener landscape, in contrast to many locations in Rajasthan. One finds very fine cave paintings of the prehistoric times. There are very big forts. The area has thick forests rich in rare wild life.

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