Explore Rajasthan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites with Souvenir Travel

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The Land of Kings, Rajasthan is home to India’s rich and royal heritage. The grandeur and royalty of this state make it one of the must-visits on your travel list. Not only this, Rajasthan has also succeeded in preserving some of its monuments which have also been recognised under the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. If you are looking to visit this aesthetic state, make sure to also visit these UNESCO World Heritage sites.

List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Rajasthan

Below is a list of 6 Rajasthan UNESCO heritage sites in detail:

1. Amber Fort 

Also known as the Amer Fort, this heritage site is a testament to India’s history. The architectural blend that this fort carries makes it one of the most beautiful in the country. The fort comprises Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, and Diwan-e-Aam, all of which are a blend of Mughal and Indian architecture. 

Best Time to Visit: November to January

Fort Visit Timings: 8.00 am to 9.00 pm

Entry Fee: Students – Rs. 100 per person Indians –  Rs. 50 per person Indian Students 

2. Keoladeo National Park 

Located in the city of Bharatpur, this national park is full of dry grasslands, woodlands and swamps. This UNESCO heritage site was designated a century ago in 1976. 

The area boasts 360 bird species, 50 fish species, 370 herbaceous species, 13 snake species, seven amphibian species, five types of lizards, seven turtle species, and a diverse array of invertebrates.

Best Time to Visit: October to February

Timings: 6.00 am to 7.00 pm (Mar-Oct); 7.00 am to 6.00 pm (Nov-Feb)

Entry Fee: Rs. 75 for Indian tourists

3. Chittorgarh Fort: 

From Khaljis, and Rajputs to Mughal Dynasties, Chittorgarh holds its significance not only due to the political narratives but also its appealing aesthetics. The fort is built with a limestone bridge, bricked walls and a lake that adds to the beauty of it. This fort was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2013 and has been a major tourist attraction since then. 

Best time to visit: December – February and June – September

Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Entry Fee: Rs. 50 for Indian visitors

Rs. 25 for children

4. Jantar Mantar Observatory

Jantar Mantar in Jaipur, much like its New Delhi counterpart, reflects ancient India’s progressive scientific spirit. This UNESCO World Heritage Site in Rajasthan features 19 distinct astronomical instruments, such as the Vrihat Samrat Yantra, Digamsa, Nadivalaya, and Kranti Vritya. 

A testament to the intellectual brilliance of early Indian scholars, Jantar Mantar continues to amaze visitors with its historical and precise instruments, preserving India’s scientific heritage.

Best Time to Visit: October to February

Timings: 9.00 am to 4:30 pm

Entry Fee: ₹ 50 for Indian tourists

5. Jaisalmer Fort 

Another historical marvel, Jaisalmer Fort has been attracting tourists due to its magnificent golden structure. This UNESCO World Heritage site is also the second oldest fort in Rajasthan and was built by a ruler from Jaisal. 

Due to its massive yellow sandstone structure, this fort is also known as Swarn Durg, Sonar Quila or Golden Fort.

Best Time to Visit: October to March

Timings: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Entry Fee: ₹ 50 for Indian tourists

6.  Kumbhalgarh Fort

Also known as the “Great Wall of India”, this UNESCO heritage site of Rajasthan features numerous palaces, temples, and step wells, showcasing the architectural brilliance of the time. Kumbhalgarh is also famous for its wildlife sanctuary, making it a unique blend of history and natural beauty. 

Best time to visit: October to March

Timings: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Entry Fee: ₹ 50 for Indian tourists

If you are an avid traveller or looking to explore Rajasthan, then make sure to visit these UNESCO World Heritage sites. If you are looking for affordable and budget-friendly Rajasthan tours, you can contact Souvenir Travel

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