People mainly visit Rajasthan to explore the charm and culture of Rajasthan. They also visit the popular forts and palaces of Rajasthan. Popular forts and palaces are Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Junagarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Patwon ki Haveli, Nathmalji ki Haveli, etc. Apart from these, there are numerous forts and palaces in this imperial state. Even small towns and villages hold some of the popular forts and palaces of local importance that have beautiful interior. Most of them are built on the hill and are made of red sandstone. Come and explore these magnificent creations of the royal rulers. Most of these forts and palaces have been converted to royal hotels. People prefer staying in these hotels to enjoy the warm hospitality like king.
The Amer Fort, situated in Amber, 11 kilometers from Jaipur, is one of the most famous forts of Rajasthan. Amer, originally, was the capital of the state before Jaipur. It is an old fort, built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. The Amer Fort has influences of both Hindu and Muslim architecture.
The Bundi Palace is situated on the hillside adjacent to the Taragarh Fort and is notable for its lavish traditional murals and frescoes. The Chitrashala (picture gallery) of the palace is open to the general public.
The Chittaur Fort is the best known fort in Rajasthan. Its origins are traced to the Pandavas of Mahabharata. It is said that Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers, built the fort. Standing on 180 meters high hill, the fort covers an area of 700 Acres. Inside it is the Meera and Khumba Shyam Temple.
Located in the heart of the Pink City Jaipur, the City Palace was where the Maharaja reigned from. This palace also includes the famous 'Chandra Mahal' and 'Mubarak Mahal', and other buildings which form a part of the palace complex.
Udaipur City Palace is one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan, located peacefully on the banks of Lake Pichola. This majestic City Palace is the most-visited tourist attraction of Udaipur and often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan.
The Gwalior fort spreads out over an area of 3 square km, surrounded by concrete walls of sandstone. The Gwalior fort encloses three temples, six palaces and numerous water tanks. At a point of time Gwalior fort was regarded as North and Central India's most invincible fortress.
The foundation was laid on Monday, 17th February, 1589 A.D. in Bikaner and it was completed on Thursday, 17th January 1594 AD. Later on this fort became the most magnificent example of architecture and great centre of art.
Jaisalmer Fort is a monument worth visiting and worth retaining in your conscious mind. Like various other cities, in Jaisalmer too you will find different facets of its own glorious heritage. Though you can find historical monuments scattered all over the city, the fort will immediately attract you.
Kumbhalgarh fort was built during 15th century by Maharana Kumbha. Almost invincible, the fort is highest and most formidable in the state of Rajasthan. Even the mighty mughal couldn’t capture it alone and it took the combined armies of Delhi, Amber and Marwar to breach its defences.
Perched on the edge of the Great Thar Desert in the heart of rural India lies this unique 16th century fort that offers experience after exhilarating experience. Hundreds of years of history unfold as you glance at its battle-scarred walls and stroll down its ramparts.
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur is one of the largest forts in forts. It is also the most magnificent fort in Jodhpur, infact, in the whole Rajasthan. The fort is amongst the popular tourist places in India. It is situated on a 150 m high hill. It was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459.
The Ranthambhore National Park is named after the 10th century Ranthambhore fort, which covers the entire top of a hill at the heart of the Park. The Ranthambhore fort, in turn, is said to have got its name from two adjoining hills - Rann and Thambhore.
Nahargarh Fort, along with other two forts viz., Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, once formed a strong defense for Jaipur city. Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, founder of Jaipur, on the Aravalli hills, as a retreat place. Nahargarh Fort is connected to the Jaigarh Fort through its fortifications.
The Red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort rise 33-m above the clamour of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors. The walls, built in 1638, were designed to keep out invaders.
The Red fort is also known as Lal Qila, Fort Rouge and Red Fort of Agra. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its much more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. Agra Fort built by Akbar in Red Sandstone.
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