Two words that describe Rajasthan beautifully are royal and colourful. These words apply to this place both literally and figuratively, as the desert terrain is breathing with colours and royalty. Both of these beautiful aspects of Rajasthan make people amazed at how humans have beaten the input of nature and made this place so appealing. Rajasthan offers a lot of things to discover for the travellers coming here for a royal feel. It features numerous stunning palaces, royal forts, tranquil lakes and amazing museums and attracts a huge number of tourists. Besides the heritage charm of Rajasthan, the place is also known for its harsh climate. The land also houses a charming collection of beautiful gardens that add some delightful greenery in this desert. Explore top gardens to be visited in Rajasthan.
1- Sahelion Ki Bari, Udaipur
It is a fantastically landscaped garden that comprised of beautiful green lawns and sheltered walkways. This garden was created by Maharana Sangram Singh in the mid 18th century for the friends of the princess. The garden features pools with graceful kiosks, flower beds, fountains and dotted with a range of trees making this garden noticeable. There is also a lounge adorned with beautiful paintings and glass mosaics in Sahelion Ki Bari.
2- Rani Padmini Garden, Chittorgarh
Rani Padmini Garden was established by Maharaja Sajjan Singh as a testimony of the unmatched beauty of Rani Padmini of Chittor. This beautiful garden is dotted with vibrant flowers and features a huge reservoir tank and elaborate gateways. This garden is really a visual treat. Restored in a present-day style, this stunning garden is claimed to be a tribute to the ‘Jauhar’, a ritual suicide committed by the queen and other women of Chittor on the defeat of their husbands in a war.
3- Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, Jaipur
Situated on the Jaipur-Agra route, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh is an astonishing green oasis in the barren land of Jaipur. This charming garden was created for Sawai Jai Singh’s wife, who was a Sisodia royal of Udaipur. This garden was essentially created to reduce the nostalgia of the queen and her yearning for the natural greenery of her homeland, which was definitely absent in Jaipur. In this beautiful garden, one can explore a wide collection of aromatic plants and flowers. There are gorgeous murals and paintings in this garden portraying the beautiful legend of Radha-Krishna.
4- Gulab Bagh & Zoo, Udaipur
Gulab Bagh literally means the ‘Garden of Roses’. It is located in the Sajjan Niwas Park and created by Maharaja Sajjan Singh in the late 19th century. This beautiful garden houses different types of roses. There is also a library and a toy train in this garden. There is also a zoo inside the garden housing different types of animals.
5- Ram Niwas Garden, Jaipur
Spread over an area of 33 acres in the Pink City of Jaipur, Ram Niwas Garden was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in 1868. Along with well-maintained greenery, the garden also features Albert Hall Museum, a bird park, a zoo, theatre, art gallery and exhibition ground. There are several beautiful cafes and picnic spots in this garden.
6- Subash Bagh (Daulat Bagh), Ajmer
Subash Bagh (Daulat Bagh) is located on the eastern banks of Anna Sagar Lake. The garden was constructed by the Mughal emperor of Shah Jahan. The garden provides utter relief to the locals as well as the tourists with its lush greenery. The garden is dotted with numerous trees. Named by Shah Jahan as Daulat Bagh, the place has been recently renamed as Subhas Bagh by the authorities.
7- Kanak Vrindavan, Jaipur
Kanak Vrindavan is a wonderfully created landscaped garden in Jaipur. It is situated in a valley encircled with Aravali Hills. This garden complex is comprised of lots of tourist attractions along with an abundance of lush greenery. It also features a temple, which is built using beige stone and amazingly carved marble columns and lattices. The garden serves as a perfect stopover for spending some quality time or enjoying a picnic in a scenic backdrop.
Along with above-mentioned names, Sar Bagh, Kesar Bagh and Samode Bagh are few other famous gardens in the royal state of Rajasthan that add relief to this desert. In this holiday, you can also indulge in the natural beauty of the state.