Royal, Regal, Revered – Rajasthan. A magical universe of colour coded kingdoms. A place where little red turbans and green saris dance to classical music. A place where medieval forts stand tall and proud, amidst flamboyant palaces and jeweled crowns. A place where camels, colour and culture are embodied as one. A mystical desert that has seen many wars, heard many secrets and narrated many stories.
- Interesting Facts About Rajasthan – Forgotten Fables
The first nuclear test in India was conducted in the city of Pokhran (Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan), in 1974.
- Chotila, Jodhpur is home to the Temple of Bullet Baba. Here, the sacred deity is a bullet motorcycle, while the religious offering is alcohol.
Deshnok’s Karni Mata temple contains approximately 20,000 rats, believed to be the reincarnated heirs of the sacred deity – Karni Mata.
- Rajasthan is the proud home of the world’s largest stone sundial. Jantar Mantar monument, in Jaipur, is a UNESCO world heritage site.
- 17th century - Bhangarh Fort, is rumored to be one of the most haunted forts in India.