MATSYA FESTIVAL 2019, Date:25 – 26 November
The Matsya festival of Alwar is the most important festival of Rajasthan. This two days celebration usually falls in November. Colourful processions, cultural performances, an array of sporting events and impressive artistic exhibitions are the major attractions of this festival. Alwar’s numerous palaces and forts, lakes, hunting lodges, archaeological sites and thick forests, make this event really a grand celebration.
Popular tourist attractions in Rajasthan
Ajmer – place is famous for shrine of Sufi Saikhllnt Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and Digambar Jain Temple Soniji Ki Nasiyan.
Bikaner – place is popular for havelis, palaces and the Karni Mata Temple
Chittorgarh – Monument and fort are attractions
Jaipur – The capital of Rajasthan and also known as pink city of India.
Jodhpur – place is famous for architecture & blue homes gives the name “Blue City”
Kota – Gardens, palaces, and Chambal river safari are main attractions
Mount Abu – The place is a hill station with 11th century Dilwara Jain Temples. Highest peak in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan, Guru Shikhar is situated just 15 km from town.
Jaisalmer – Golden fortress, havelis and some of the oldest Jain Temples and libraries are the attractions
Pushkar – Famous for Pushkar camel fair. The first and one of the very few Brahma temples in the world is situated here
Ranthambore – Famous for historic Ranthambore Fort and one of the largest national park of India (Ranthambore National Park).
Udaipur – place is known as the “Venice of India”.
Jhalawar district – Binnayaga Buddhist Caves, Hathiagor Buddhist Caves, Kolvi Caves situated here and are popular for medieval architecture of India.
Ranakpur – Large Jain Temple complex with near 1444 pillars and exquisite marble carvings are the attractions
Bhilwara – famous for textile industry. Hamirgarh Eco-park and Harni Mahadev temple are significant tourist destinations.
Bundi – place is famous for its forts, palaces and stepwell reservoirs known as baoris.
Dausa – Chand Baori and Mehandipur Balaji Temple are major attractions