Rajasthan, is home to some of the most famous royal houses of India. The region is often referred to as the Land of the Kings because of the opulence and grandeur that are part of the culture and heritage of this state. It is one of the most colourful and vibrant states in the country, with a strong blend of culture, history, music, cuisine and people welcoming you. It is home to some of the finest architectural masterpieces in India with its large forts like the Amber Fort in Jaipur, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer Fort, commonly known as Sonar Quila and magnificent palaces like the Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaipur City Palace. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and the major airports are located in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur. The best times to visit Rajasthan are from October to March.