Rajasthan has long been regarded as the real home of the traditional Maharajas. It is a semi-desertic to desertic region in the northwest of India. Its most popular tourist attractions are the cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer. It is a region full of history and architecture, with palaces, forts and beautifully decorated havelis. Rajasthan is the largest state of the republic of India and was formed in 1949 when all princely states rules by the Rajputs joined the dominion of India.

Jaipur photo gallery  - 59 pictures of Jaipur
Amber Palace photo gallery  - 27 pictures of Amber Palace
Jodhpur photo gallery  - 38 pictures of Jodhpur
Jaisalmer photo gallery  - 53 pictures of Jaisalmer
59 photos of the 'pink city' with its colourful palaces.
27 photos of the Amber Palace near Jaipur
38 photos of the blue city and the majestic Merengarh fort
53 photos of the golden city in the Thar desert
Thar Desert photo gallery  - 14 pictures of Thar Desert
Fort Pokaran photo gallery  - 11 pictures of Fort Pokaran
Pushkar photo gallery  - 20 pictures of Pushkar
14 photos of the beautiful Thar desert in western India, at the border to Pakistan
11 photos of Fort Pokaran, an old fort built out of red rock
20 photos of Pushkar, a major Hindu pilgrimage centre
Sariska Tiger Reserve photo gallery  - 14 pictures of Sariska Tiger Reserve
Shekhawati region photo gallery  - 12 pictures of Shekhawati region
On the road photo gallery  - 11 pictures of On the road
Bikaner photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Bikaner
14 photos of this 480 sq km sanctuary lying in a valley surrounded by the barren Aravalli hills.
12 photos of Shekhawati, an area of arid and rock studded plains
11 photos of roads, mainly in Rajahstan
10 photos of an oasis town with a fort
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 14 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
14 miscellaneous photos of Rajahstan
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