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The Jewel of Rajasthan: Explore The Beauty Of Rajsamand 

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The Jewel of Rajasthan: Explore The Beauty Of Rajsamand 

Rajsamand is an urban locality in the north Indian state of Rajasthan. The main tourist attraction in the city of Rajsamand is nothing but the lake there known by the same name. Rajsamand is also a district in the state of Rajsamand and this city is also the administrative headquarters of the same.

Unlike the other regions in the state of Rajasthan, you would also be able to see and experience a totally different kind of lifestyle and culture here. This is because of the livelihood of people in this area since most of them are engaged in the occupation falling into the mineral industry.

This differentiates the culture of the city from the other parts of the state of Rajasthan which are engaged mostly in agriculture and agriculture-related fields. While visiting this city, don’t forget to visit the marble, granite and other stone industries active in the region.

Tyre and tobacco are also industries worth exploring while visiting the town for a short vacation. 

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Best Places To Visit In Rajsamand

Kumbhalgarh Fort 

Just like the other parts of the state of Rajasthan, Rajsamand has also got a rich royal past. Kumbhalgarh Fort is a prominent part of that particular past and is worthwhile to visit to understand the history and heritage of the city. Kumbhal Fort is the other name attributed to the same fort.

Kumbhalgarh Fort 

Some people are also seen mentioning this particular fort as the “Great Wall of India”. This fort is also significant since it is located on the ranges of the Aravalli Hills. From the city centre of Rajsamand, you need to travel a distance of around 45 km in order to reach the destination of the fort.

If you are travelling from Udaipur, it may take a distance of around 84 km. The tourist prominence of this particular destination is increasing day by day since it is also included in the list of World Heritage Sites.

It was during the 15th century that the fort was built in the city. Rana Kumbha is the man who took the initiative in establishing this particular fort in the region. 

Rajsamand Lake 

This is one of the popular tourist landmarks in the city of Rajsamand. There are people who visit the city just to visit this lake. Rana Raj Singh is the man who constructed this particular lake in the territory of the city. Having said the same, it is already known that the lake is not natural but artificial.

Rajsamand Lake 

But the picturesqueness and charm of the lake are quite attractive, inviting people from different locations in India to visit the same.

It was in the year 1676 that this particular lake was built in the city. Nearby the lake, there is also a pilgrim destination for the believers of Hinduism. Tourists are also seen indulging in activities such as boat rides while visiting the destination.

Tourism activities in the lake region are encouraged by the governmental authorities so that you can doubtlessly expect a better experience by visiting this lake. You can also indulge in beautiful sunrise and sunsets if you visit the location during the golden hours of the day. 

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary 

For those wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers visiting the region, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary would be a great destination.

If you are planning to visit the fort of Kumbhalgarh, the sanctuary is also nearby so you can plan both the visits on a single day while touring the city of Rajsamand.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary 

You can also explore and experience the richness of the Aravalli Ranges by visiting the sanctuary. The variety in biodiversity and the pleasant cool atmosphere while visiting the sanctuary would make you visit the destination again and again for sure.

The area of this particular wildlife sanctuary in the district of Rajsamand is spread in the districts such as Udaipur and Pali also which all are the neighbouring districts of Rajsamand.

The deciduous forest of the sanctuary is also a factor attracting a lot of academicians and researchers to study the region. 

Haldi Ghati 

This mountain pass has tourism significance in the city of Rajsamand. This mountain pass is also situated in the Aravalli Ranges in the city. This pass is also a connecting route between the districts such as Udaipur and Rajsamand. People are also seen referring to this particular place as Haldighati Darra.

Haldi Ghati 

If you are travelling from Udaipur, there is a distance of around 44 km from the city centre. The soil of the mountain pass is seen in the colour of turmeric yellow contributing to the name of the pass as “Haldi Ghati”.

This particular pass is located at an elevation of around 374 m giving it a majestic outlook. Considering the history of the city of Rajsamand, this pass has got a lot to tell to its tourists. If you are curious about exploring the historical side of the city, visiting Haldi Ghati would be an ideal choice to include in your itinerary. 

Kankroli 

Kankroli’s significance is being a twin city in the Rajsamand region in the state of Rajasthan. Dwarkadhish Temple is the major tourist attraction in the city and the main deity worshipped in the shrine of this temple is Lord Krishna.

Kankroli 

Every year a lot of believers are seen visiting this temple to pay their respects to the deity here. There is a lot of historical importance attributed to this temple hence visiting this destination can also give you significant historical knowledge and enlightenment regarding this place.

Tyre industries active in the Rajsamand region can be found in plenty by visiting this particular city in the state of Rajasthan. Marble and other stone industries are also the landmark features of this particular twin town in the city. Considering the other regions of the city of Rajsamand, the industrial features can be seen plenty in this particular region. 

How To Reach Rajsamand?

Nearest airport: Udaipur Airport 

Nearest railway station: Kankroli Railway Station (KDL)

Best Time To Visit Rajsamand

October – March

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Ruchika is a “hodophile” who is always on the road. The wanderlust in her often pours out in brilliantly written features and travelogs. When she’s not writing for People Places, you’ll find her in the most obscure of travel destinations, exploring unknown vistas and clicking images in her mind for her next write-up.

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