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Rajasthan Forts & Palaces

By Sandeep Pandey Subscribe to RSS | January 28th 2012 | Views:

Rajasthan – The land that reflects the drier beauty of nature. The beautiful state of Rajasthan is one place where you can explore and experience the grandeur that lies amidst the golden desert sand. The never ending stretches of sand dunes are sure to give you a mesmerizing experience. Visit this part of the country and marvel at the gracefulness of the desert cities. Moreover a visit to Rajasthan will also let you witness a lot of Forts and Palaces that belonged to past royal era of India. These Rajasthan Forts and Palaces will let you take a sneak peak into the age that once belonged. These heritage places attract tourists from all over the globe. From architectures to historians, from explorers to photographers, the forts and palaces of this region are something that inspires everyone. Visit the Rajasthan Forts and Palaces and engulf the architectural beauty with its royal legacies left by the rulers of the past.

Few of the major Rajasthan Forts and Palaces which will leave you awe-inspired are as follows:

Amber Fort, Jaipur: This fascinating Fort is one place no one should miss out while on your tour to Rajasthan. As you visit this Part you will know the True passion of the Rajputana. This red sandstone and white marble architectural grandeur built in Rajput and Mughal style. Here at this place you can also witness the famous Jai Mandir and the Sheesh Mahal which are located inside the Amber fort complex.

Junagarh Fort, Bikaner: Your tour to Rajasthan Forts and Palaces would be incomplete without visiting this magnificent Fort. Junagarh fort was built in the year 1588 AD by Raja Rai Singh. A visit to this fort will let you know the architectural beauty of the medieval period. Here you are sure to get spellbound with its attractive palaces, courtyards, pavilions and balconies within the Fort. You should also not miss out the Anup Mahal, Badal Mahal and Phool Mahal.

Jaipur City Palace, Jaipur: This majestic palace is a true example of Mughal-Rajput architecture. Visit this palace and know the royalty of the past. This palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The most attractive part about City Palace is that the complex is spread in a huge area and is divided into series of fascinating gardens, courtyards and magnificent buildings. Today, City Palace has been transformed into a museum. Here at the museum you will come across amazing collection of paintings, manuscripts, textiles and weapons.

Lake Palace, Udaipur: This breathtaking palace was built by Maharana Jagjit Singh. Rajasthan Forts and Palaces tour to this beatific creation will leave you awe-struck. The view of the Palace situated on an island in the middle of Lake Pichola is another amazing beauty. Today this palace has been converted to a Heritage Hotel. Don’t miss out the chance of booking your stay at this heritage hotel and feel the royal hospitality.

Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur: Umaid Bhavan Palace was built in 1929-1930. This magnificent palace was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh, hence the name. You will be amazed to know that the building was designed by Edwardian Architect, Henry Vaughan Lanchester. The building is a perfect example of Anglo-Indian style of architecture. Today, a heritage hotel it was been taken over by the Taj Group of Hotels.

Chittaurgarh Fort, Chittaurgarh: The first thing that should be mentioned about this amazing Fort is that it has witnessed three battles since it was built. This is one of the major points of attraction for people from all around the world. Visit to this fort will also let you know and realize about the courageous deeds of its occupants. Inside this fort you can also marvel at other attractions like: Meerabai temple, Kalika Mata temple, Fateh Prakash Palace, Jaimal and Patta palaces.

Sandeep Pandey - About Author:

Sandeep Pandey is a traveler who likes to share his experiences. All the articles published by him will help you understand India better and answer all your Rajasthan Holiday Tour queries regarding, Rajasthan Forts And Places, Rajasthan Tours, Find tourist info on tavel Packages, travel destination, Holiday Packages and much more.

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