Rajasthan is one of the largest states in terms of area and is a part of West India. The great area of Rajasthan is called as Thar Desert. Jaipur is the state capital of Rajasthan. Rajasthan was formed on 30th March 1949.
Rajasthan is rich in culture, artistic and cultural traditions which reflects the ancient way of life of Indian society. Ghoomar and Kalbeliya dance has gained the worldwide recognition. Jantar Mantar, Dilwara Temple, Chittorgarh Fort, Lake Palace Hotel, City Palaces, Jaisalmer Havelis are the true architectural heritage of India. Jaipur is also called as the Pink City. Rajasthan is also called as shopper’s paradise because of its textile, semi-precious stones and handicrafts.
The important cities of Rajasthan are: Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Amber, Alwar, Ajmer, Bikaner.