Explore the Fortified Fort of Junagarh

Document Sample
Explore the Fortified Fort of Junagarh Powered By Docstoc
					                              Explore the Fortified Fort of Junagarh

Bikaner is an enchanting city of Rajasthan which has mesmerizing attractions to capture
your heart. From rich culture to majestic architectural marvels, this city has a lot to offer. This
city is an important destination on the traveler’s itineraries of Rajasthan Tour. Junagarh is one of
the most famous attractions of Bikaner. Other attractions of this city are Lalgarh Palace, Deshnok
Temple, camel breeding farm and camel festival.

This city is also known for its Bhujiya (a spicy snack). This specialty of the city is a must-buy.
Established in 1488 AD, the city once served as a trade route connecting India with Central Asia
and China.

Junagarh Fort
It mirrors the rich culture of Rajasthan. Nobody could ever conquer this unassailable fort. It was
built by Raja Rai Singh in 1593 AD. He was the most important general in the army of Emperor
Akbar. One of the striking features of the fort is that it is encircled by a moat. There are two gates
of the fort namely Karan Pol and Suraj Pol. This magnificent structure is a perfect blend of
Rajput, Gujarati and Mughal styles of architecture. Its architectural beauty beautifully reflects in
its carvings, wall paintings, stucco, stone inlay works, glass work, lacquer work and wooden

This fortified fort was constructed with well-planned defensive barriers and barricades for
defensive purposes. There are several stunning apartments inside this royal structure.

Some of the must-see apartments of the fort are:

Moon Palace
It boasts of exquisitely carved marble panels, mirror work and paintings.

Phool Mahal
Its mirror and glass work is a treat to the eyes.

Karan Mahal
This beautiful apartment was constructed to celebrate the victory over Aurangzeb.

Anup Mahal
It is a palace with several stories which served as the governance chambers.

Har Mandir
It is the shrine where the royal family used to worship Lord Krishna.

It display a rare collection of royal belongings such as carpets, jewelry, manuscripts, jars, treaties,
arms and weapons, royal farmaans( messages) and many more things.

Bikaner Tour takes you to its fascinating attraction, Junagarh Fort. This fortified fort has
wonderful interiors boasting of a variety of attractions. Moon Palace, Phool Mahal, Anup
Mahal,Har mandir are a must-see attractions of Junagarh Fort.

Description: Junagarh Fort is a majestic attraction of Bikaner which attracts many a tourist to this place. From rustic exteriors to stunning interiors, the fort has a lot to mesmerize the visitors.