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Five Popular Sites to Visit in Rajasthan Heritage Tours

By Ankita Shrivastava Subscribe to RSS | February 9th 2012 | Views:

Rajasthan is a royal state of India and also popularly known as the “Land of Kings”. The state is famous for its rich heritage and vibrant culture. Numbers of historical forts and palaces are sited in several cities of this state attract vacationers from all over the world. These wonderful heritage sites are the major tourist attractions of this state. Now have a look of some popular historical sites to visit in this state.

Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort of Asia located in Bhilwara district in Mewar region of Rajasthan. The fort is about 13 km in circumference and 3 km in width in shape of a fish surrounded by thick wall with several wonderful gates. There are seven gates, Vijay Stambh, Kirti Stambh, Rana Kumbha palace, Fateh Prakash palace are the some must see structures inside this grand fort. Architecture of this fort is based on the blend of old Indian and Rajput approach.

Amber fort is one of the most popular historical monuments of the capital city Jaipur. It is a prime attraction of Jaipur city and also one of the most visited sites of the state. It was made in vicinity of Aravalli hills in four levels each with separate beautiful courtyard. The palace was decorated with several gates, paved path gardens and water bodies. Wall of the fort contains exquisite paintings and also carved with sparkling gems and glasses. Several wonderful stuffs related to the culture and heritage of Rajput Empire are also preserved inside grab the hearts of culture enthusiasts. One can also enjoy the royal elephant safaris at Amber Palace that are also popular very popular among travelers.

Jaipur City Palace is another very popular historical monument in state of Rajasthan. It was the palace of Kings of Jaipur. The architecture of the building is really wonderful and based on the blend of Old Indian, Rajput, Mughal and European styles. There are several important structures located inside the place; Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Maharani's Palace, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum are the interesting places to visit inside the Palace complex.

Hawa Mahal located at the heart of the Jaipur city is also a worth visit attraction of Rajasthan sightseeing. It is unique five story buildings made with the red and pink stand stone. 953 small windows are the major attractions of this monument and offer wonderful views of the city. At the time of sunrise the building becomes more alluring and attractive.

Golden Fort of Jaisalmer is one of the must see attractions of Rajasthan heritage tours. It is also a very huge fort made up with the yellowish sandstone on the top of the hill. When sun lights strike on this huge structure it appear golden in color and spellbound its visitors. Royal palace, Jain temples, Laxmi Nath temple and four massive gateways are the some must see structures inside this monument.

These are the five must see heritage monument of Rajasthan. Plan your Rajasthan Travel to explore these wonderful forts and palaces. Reputed tour operators in Rajasthan can also help you to plan your journey according to your budgets and vacations.

Ankita Shrivastava - About Author:
Ankita Shrivastava is an expert writer primarily focusing on travel and tourism related topics. She has written many articles for Rajasthan tourism, Kerala tourism, Goa tourism and India tourism. Check out Taj Mahal Tours and Tour Rajasthan for best holiday deals in India.

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