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Rajasthan occupies a land area of 34223 9 km2 which makes it one of the largest states of India. This royal state is also referred to as the land of Maharaja and it has around 33 districts. The capital city of Rajasthan is Jaipur which is also the largest city of the state. This city of color is famous for its rich heritage Majestic forts Majestic monuments national parks and other historical places. Some of the major attractions of Rajasthan include the Dilwara temple, which is a Jain pilgrimage site and remains of Indus Valley Civilization, Mount Abu which is the only hill station located in Rajasthan. Other than this Rajasthan is also having various wildlife reserves such as Sariska Tiger Reserve, Ranthambore National Park, Keoladeo / Bharatpur National Park. The only hill station that this royal state has is Mount Abu. The main attraction of Rajasthan is its rich and spicy cuisines which can be enjoyed at various food stalls located on the roadside or even on the rooftop and other fancy restaurants. One can visit the Bhangarh fortification which is the most spooky fort in India and have some scary and creepy encounters there. Other than this you can likewise do shopping in places like Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Pushkar, Kota, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur, where you purchase the nearby handiworks, bangles, floor coverings, ceramics, and artistic creations.

Culture of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is a land where the way of living is royalty, this State represents its authentic culture. This is a land that celebrates different fairs and festivals where tourists get to have the taste of their culture. Rajasthan is blessed with a diverse range of cultures that are celebrated in benevolent ways. Rajasthan is rightly referred to as the cultural capital of India as this alluring destination which is also known as the land of Maharaja showcases the most magnificent colors of culture. The culture is reflected in their costumes, food habits, religious celebrations, and other such gatherings. Rajasthan displays vibrant culture as the life in the desert land is all about living in a traditional way. The architecture, local delicacies, art and crafts handmade products everything is having a unique charm that attracts a huge crowd of tourists.
Traditional costumes
The traditional costumes of Rajasthan include bright color mirror work clothes that are generally worn with other silver pieces of jewelry. All men and women at this place can be seen in colorful outfits that represent their traditional and cultural values. You can even see diverse dressing sense as you move around the Different cities of Rajasthan but overall you can witness the similarities in all the cities. Rajasthani men generally wear Pagdi which is the colorful Turban and dhoti or pajamas along with kurta or angrakha. The ladies of Rajasthan can generally be witnessed in ghagra which is a skirt-type dress till the ankle which is more along with the cholis and the look is completed with a set of silver jewelries studded with precious metals diamonds and stones.
Language
Hindi is widely and commonly spoken in India but you can also find several different languages that are being used by the local people of different states. At Rajasthan, you can find the mix of the local essence of the Rajasthani language. There are various words or linguistic scriptures which can be heard as we move around this royal state.
Art/craft and Architecture
Rajasthan is blessed with talent and the ruler of Rajasthan are the ones who financially supported the art craft, architecture, metal work, mirror work, textile paintings done by the local people. In ancient times most of the Rajput rulers were fond of art and craft and periodically showed their interest in skills. This practice and encouraged the amalgamation of different art forms from India, British, Europe and Islam. The art forms of ancient times clearly showcased that the people of that time were much ahead of their time. One can witness their talents in the carvings on Huge monuments of Rajasthan and the creativity level and uniqueness is even hard to copy even in the current time.
Folk music and dance
Folk dance and music are the most integral part of Rajasthan's culture these dances are generally performed by tribal groups in the past which now play an integral role in the culture of Rajasthan. Some of the traditional dance forms of Rajasthan are the Ghumar dance which originated from Udaipur and kalbeliya dance that originated from Jaisalmer. There are other dance forms such as Kathaputali Dance. Folk songs of Rajasthan generally reside the tales of eternal love stories and also devotional songs some of the traditional instruments used to play these folk songs are Sarangi, Sitar, Dholak etc
Fairs and Festivals
Most of the culture in Rajasthan is driven by its festivals and fairs there are various religious festivals that are celebrated for goodwill and to mark the old historic events that happened in the past. Rajasthan celebrates all fairs and festivals with great enthusiasm and zeal. Among the various fairs and festivals most of them are as per the Hindu believes and practices. The festivals in Rajasthan are celebrated as the Gala event. Some of the festivals such as Diwali, gangor, Teej, and Makar Sankranti are the major festivals that are celebrated in this land of desert. Rajasthan is also having numerous festivals that commemorate the bond of locals with their camel which are celebrated all around the year. Some of the major fairs that shouldn't be missed are Kite Festival, Pushkar Mela, Jaipur Literature Fest, Desert Festival etc.

Things we can do at Rajasthan
One can appreciate different activities that will give you a different experience and sweet memory. Camel riding at Jaisalmer and Bikaner is the most pleasant action in Rajasthan that ought not to be missed by a person. Other than camel rides one can likewise appreciate elephant rides, at Jaipur for up to Amer fortress. One can likewise partake in the jeep safari to investigate the neighborhood places in the desert. The snake dance performed by the clans of Kalbeliya can likewise be delighted in Jodhpur. A few attractions like Chittorgarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh fort, Amer fort, Mehrangarh stronghold, and so on are places that merit visiting for their history. You can likewise appreciate activities like sailing, hot air ballooning, kite flying, and ziplining. The adventuress ride of a hot air balloon can be enjoyed at Jaipur. 

History of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is an ancient state that has been carried by life for several centuries. As per the archaeologists, the first trace that was found belonged to Harappans of the Indus valley. And after that it the ancient civilization was followed by various powerful dynasties such as Aryans, the Maurya dynasty, the Gupta dynasty, and Gurjara Pratiharas, and so on. Rajasthan was transferred from the hands of Rajput to Chauhan during the medieval period and then ultimately the power was given to Mughals. After the Mughals, Rajasthan was taken over by the Maratha empire and in the 18th century the Maratha empire handed over the control to the British East India company. This was the exact time when the independent state of Rajasthan was formed in India. It is said that a former employee of British East India company that is James Tod, was thrilled by the magnificent beauty of the royal state of Rajasthan. And after being mesmerized by the view he referred to Rajasthan as the “Land of Kings”.

Is Rajasthan safe for Solo Female Travelers?
Rajasthan is completely safe for women solo travelers but if you want to be sure regarding your safety then it is advisable to pre-book a cab for all the sightseeings and also so to make your accommodation bookings in advance so that you can travel without any hesitation and can stay in your preferable hotel that fulfills all your safety demands. Other than this being over-friendly anywhere with anyone is not safe be it any part of the world and so try to help your own self without getting over friendly with locals.

How to reach
 
By Road 
If you are going by road then you can opt for the bus that is driven on the interstate having the best network of Rajasthan to different states. T. The Major highway which connects Rajasthan to places like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Udaipur, Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai is NH8. Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) will help you in visiting various attractions of Rajasthan.

By Rail 
For trains, Rajasthan is having a great network with significant urban cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and other major cities. There are many railway stations such as Ajmer Junction in Ajmer, Jodhpur Junction, Udaipur city in Udaipur, and the busiest Jaipur Railway station. There are different extravagance trains like Palace on Wheels, Heritage on Wheels, Maharaja Express, Deccan Odyssey, and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels which makes the heading out to Rajasthan imperial and grand.

By Air :
There is a Jaipur air terminal which is named Sanganer International Airport and other than this there are different air terminals at Udaipur and Jodhpur. Other than this Rajasthan is also having various domestic airports such as Jaisalmer Airport, Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur, Kota Airport, Civil Airport in Jodhpur, etc.  

Best Time to visit
Rajasthan generally remains scorching hot during the summer times as it lies on the Tropic of Cancer so the best time to explore this magnificent state of India is during the winter months that is from October till March month as during this time period the temperature remains pleasant and moderate and the night time becomes bit cold. During the winter season, one can comfortably explore all the tourist attractions of Rajasthan and during this period, there are various fairs and festivals organized in this state.