Explore Majestic Rajasthan With Rajasthan Forts and Palaces Tour
Rajasthan is a famous tourist destination in India which should not be missed and hardly any
does. It has historical structures of Mughal era, old traditional culture, forts, and palaces
along with modern luxury, hospitality and comfort. The state brings a beautiful amalgamation
for being a famous tourist spot. The architectural heritage of Rajasthan in its forts and
palaces makes the place attractive and a visit to these monuments gives one an opportunity
to live the history of Mughals.
One of the forts, Amber fort has oldest inscription which dates back from 954 A.D. In the
11th century Kachhawaha Rajputs took hold of fort from Mina tribe. Red sandstone and
white marble was used to build the fort. It has some interesting areas like Jai Mandir,
Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Niwas, Diwan-I-Am Ganesh Pol. Known as Sonar Quila or the Golden
fort, the Jaisalmer fort, looks a fairy in setting sun when it’s most colourful shades spark. It
has carved havelis of rich merchants, several temples and the residential complexes of the
armies and traders. Mostly Muslims were the craftsmen who were brought to exhibit their
skills in art forms. They formed an architectural marvel which can’t be found anywhere.
Another giant fort in Rajasthan has six gates. The Taragarh fort also has Miran Saheb ki
Dargah. He was once governor of the fort and died in an encounter. Situated in Nagpahari of
Aravalli ranges, the fort explains beautiful archaeology and history.
Located on the banks of Lake Pichola is one of the architectural aces of Rajasthan, Udaipur
City Palace. Most visited tourist attraction of Udaipur; City Palace is the largest palace
complex in Rajasthan. It was built by Maharana Udai Singh but his successors did some
additions to make it more beautiful. Rajasthan is known for decorated trains that make you
live Rajput era. The world famous Palace on Wheels is undoubtedly a mesmerizing
experience. The Maharaja of Jaipur lived in Rambagh, which was converted into palace in
1925. Built in 1835, the Rambagh Palace has served many generations of royals for nearly
two centuries. It was built for the queen’s favourite handmaiden Kesar Badaran. In Bikaner,
another architectural marvel in red sandstone, Lallgarh palace was built by Maharaja Ganga
Singh. Maharaja Lall Singh’s son built it in 1902 in memory of him. Palace is the blend of
Rajput, Mughal and European architecture.
To go in past and see how the Royal families and Mughals lived in Rajasthan, visit to forts
and palaces of Rajasthan are on travel route. None can imagine the Persian inscriptions
carved on stone in forts and not even the designs of Palace structure without seeing it
him/herself. The structures narrate the stories of courage and tragedy of the past era. Jantar
Mantar, Dilwara Temples, Chittaurgarh Fort, Lake Palace Hotel, City Palace and Jaisalmer
havelis are some other structures. While Mughals used Persia styles of architecture;
Rajasthan has its own too which is called Māru-Gurjara Architecture. It has Jharokha,
Chhatri, Haveli, Stepwell (baoli or bawdi), Johad, Jaali, Char Bagh or Charbagh.
As Rajasthan is the host of Mughal and Rajput historical architecture and their traditional
culture one must not miss to step in this state of incredible India. Like all over India the heart-
merry hospitality of this place will serve you with luxury and add four moons in your tour.
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