(Last Updated on : 07/11/2016)
Holy Cities of North West India mirrors the vibrant Jain and Rajput culture and bestowed with royal grandeur, allure numerous tourists and pilgrims globally. They are mesmerized by having the royal charm and aura of miniature art.
Jaipur- the largest royal city in India was developed in medieval era with the hands of Rajput kings. Here there are many temples like Govind Dev Ji Temple, Moti Dungri Temple, Birla Temple and Galtaji Garh Ganesh Temple which were erected in medieval era and modern era.
Bikaner is a desert town in Rajasthan which has a vibrant cultural backdrop from the early era, which later developed in Rajputana time. The fort of Junagadh
that was erected in the medieval era and its temples inside are the popular attraction in Bikaner. Not only that, Laxmi Niwas Palace
and the Karni Mata Temple
are the popular tourist delights.
Pushkar is a religious place in Rajasthan
. Pushkar is one of the oldest existing cities of India. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake
. Pushkar has many temples. Most of the temples are not very old because many temples were destroyed during Muslim conquests in the area.
It is a city in Pali District in Rajasthan. It is situated on the bank of the river Bandi and is 70 km south east of Jodhpur. It is known as "The Industrial City". Pali was an ancient trade centre of 11th Century BC. In 1153 AD it was ruled by Solanki
or Chalukya Kumarpal and his feudatory Vahadadeva. Pali consists of many temples dedicated to Hindu gods and Goddesses.
Nathdwara is a town in western state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Aravalli Mountain Ranges
, on the banks of the Banas River
in Rajsamand District, 48 kilometers north-east of Udaipur
Diwara has the group of temples, located at about 2.5 kilometers from Mount Abu
. There are five marble temples in Dilwara. The marble temples of Dilwara have a luxurious entrance, the simplicity in architecture reflecting Jain values like honesty and frugality.
It is town in Pali District of Rajasthan. This place has the presence of Ranakpur Jain temple dedicated to Tirthankara Adinatha. There are other temples like Jain Sun Temple, and Suparshavanath Temple.
Dargah of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti
It is the tomb of Sufi saint of medieval era, Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti, who came to Ajmer from Persia in 1192 and died here in 1236. The construction of this place was completed by Emperor Humayun. The pilgrims and Sufis come from all over the world on the anniversary of the saints death, the Urs, in the seventh month of the lunar calendar, Jyaistha. Hindus and the Muslims come to offer the prayers.