Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan

The Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan rank prime among the manifold Rajasthan Tourist Attractions. Rajasthan has till date retained the medieval grandeur wonderfully and the magnificent Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan bear ample testimony to some of the finest creations of Rajput civilization. Rajasthan Forts and Palaces allow visitors to travel back in time to the bygone era of Kings and Queens and to experience the royal luxury and charm of those times. The Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan India showcase the glorious architectural heritage of the state. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Chittorgarh are the major cities where a large concentration of the Forts and Palaces in Rajasthan are located.

Amber Fort, Jaipur

Amber Fort, Jaipur

Amber Fort is located in Amer (a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area.

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City Palace, Jaipur

City Palace, Jaipur

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.

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Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur

Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur

Jaigarh Fort Of the three hilltop forts that overlook the city of Jaipur, Jaigarh is perhaps the most magnificent of them all. About 15 kilometres from Jaipur, it was built by Sawai Jai Singh II sometime.

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Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

The renowned 'Palace Of The Winds', or Hawa Mahal, is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur city. Located in the heart of Jaipur, this beautiful five-storey palace was constructed.

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City Palace, Udaipur

City Palace, Udaipur

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.

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Jaisalmer Fort Sonar

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is a monument worth visiting and worth retaining in your conscious mind. Like various other cities of Rajasthan, in Jaisalmer too you will find different facets of its own glorious heritage.

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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Mehrangarh the Fort of Jodhpur crowns a rocky hill that rises 400 feet above the surrounding plain, and appears both to command and to meld with the landscape. One of the largest forts in Rajasthan.

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Junagarh Fort, Bikaner

Junagarh Fort, Bikaner

The erstwhile Princely state of Bikaner and its capital city Bikaner was founded by Rao Bika (1465-1504 AD.) by the blessings of Goddess Karni Mata in the year 1488 AD. In those days this vast tract of desert.

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Chittaurgarh Fort

Chittaurgarh Fort

Chittorgarh, also called Chittaur, from the 7th century to the 16th, was the capital of Mewar under the Rajputs. Chittaur evokes memories of great heroism and sacrifice by Rajput men and women.

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Lake Palace, Udaipur

Lake Palace, Udaipur

The Lake Palace is situated on the Jag Niwas Island (in Lake Pichola of Udaipur), which offers an innate ground for the Palace. This isle was originated by Maharana Jagat Singh in the year 1754.

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Taragarh Fort, Bundi

Taragarh Fort, Bundi

Taragarh Fort is gigantic architecture nestled in Bundi district. Also known as Star Fort, it was constructed in the 16th century. Inside the ramparts are huge reservoirs carved out of solid rock.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Umaid Bhawan Palace, located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh.

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