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Rajasthan is the abode of Maharajas and has rich cultural heritage. It is the largest state of the country. With uncountable forts, palaces and monuments, the history of Rajasthan attracts several history buffs. Rajasthan was formerly known as Rajputana as it was ruled over by Rajputs. Rajput refers to 'son of rulers'. They emerged in the beginning of 8th century and established their kingdom. Around 1200 AD, Muslim invaders entered in Rajasthan. A number of states fall into the hands of Mughal rulers. Mewar was the most powerful and impressive state of Rajasthan at the offset of 13th century. Never before the reign of Akbar, Rajasthan was united as onepolitical unit. Mughal Empire started declining after 1707.

In 1755, Marathas conquered Ajmer and marked their entry into Rajasthan. In 1817-18,Rajasthan witnessed the rule of the British with the conclusion of alliance treaties with the British government. After independence, Rajputana (now Rajasthan) consisted of 18 princely states, 2 chieftains and the province of Ajmer-Merwara. After the integration of all the princely states, Rajputana came to be known as Rajasthan in the year 1956.

There are myriad forts and havelis that tell the history of Rajasthan. The architectural splendor of yesteryear is still visible within the walls of these palaces, forts and havelis. Endowed with exceptional architecture and intricate carvings, these palatial manors remind of grandeur and elegance of bygone era.

With exceptionally good architecture, Rajasthan dance and song, delectable cuisine, vibrant fairs and festivals, your Rajasthan cultural tour allows you to get an insight of this land of valor and gallantry. This desert jewel of the country is blessed with rich and colorful cultural heritage. From folk music to handicrafts and from festivals to paintings, the culture of Rajasthan speaks high of vibrancy and richness.

Music and Dance of Rajasthan

A tour with About Rajasthan offers an opportunity to learn more about the folk dance and music of Rajasthan. The folk dance and song of Rajasthan represent an important part of the cultural heritage of the state. Gair Ghoomar, Gauri, Raika and Jhoria are few folk dances of the state. Ghoomar dance is particularly performed by women and Gair is only performed by men on the occasion of Holi. Matka-bhawai, Kachhi Ghodi, Kalbeila and terah taali are other dance performances.

Fairs and Festivals
Fairs and Festivals of Rajasthan bring life to the barren land. All fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are an important part of the culture and fill the colors in air. The people of Rajasthan celebrate every festival with great joy and enthusiasm. These festivals give a peek into the lifestyle of people. Be it teej or diwali, every festival has its own importance. Camel race and horse race are other traditional and local festivals that attract travelers.

Rajasthan Attractive Link

Ajmer Alwar Banswara Barmer Bharatpur Bikaner Bundi
Chittorgarh Churu Dausa Dholpur Dundlod Dungarpur Jaipur
Jaisalmer Jaisamand Jalore Jhalawer Jhunjhunu Jodhpur Karauli
Khetri Kota Kumbhalgarh Mandore Merta Mount Abu Nagaur
Nathdwara Nawalgarh Palace on Wheels Pushkar Rajasamand Ramgarh Ranthambore
Samode Sariska Wildlife Sawai Madhopur Shekhawati Sikar Silserh Tonk
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