Rajasthan is one of the most impressive travel destinations in India known for its many majestic fort and palace complexes in all over the world.
Often called as the “Land of Kings”, Rajasthan was the home of brave Rajput rulers. The state exhibits their glorious past, bravery, sacrifice and high living standards in every facet. Their majestic forts and luxury living palaces are the best means to discover the remarkable history of Rajputs. Five must see forts and palaces of the state are following.
Junagarh Fort is one of the most impressive fort complexes in Rajasthan located in Bikaner, the “City of Camel”. Built in 16th century, the fortress has not been captured by any external ruler till date except a Mughal ruler Kamran Mirza only for single day. It was well decorated with beautiful courtyards, balconies, temples, palaces and a well stocked museum that exhibits beautiful paintings, royal costumes, royal orders and armory collection.
Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort complex not only in Rajasthan but also across the Asian continent. It is located in southern region of Rajasthan about 112 km away from Ajmer. The massive fort complex is the witness of some major battles in history. It is the symbol of patriotism, courage and sacrifices of Mewar rulers their armies, women and children as well.
It is the most visited fort in Rajasthan located at the outer edge of Jaipur, capital city of the state. The impressive fort complex is made over the Aravalli hill in four levels. It has many beautiful gates, courtyards, temples and well maintained garden. Elephant safaris are very popular inside that is also the best way to explore this complex. Top front offers wonderful views of picturesque Maota Lake.
Located on the top of the Jaisalmer, the “Desert City of India”, the majestic Jaisalmer Fort is the only living fort around the world. About one-fourth population of the city is living inside this fort complex. It is made up of yellowish sandstone that appears lush golden in sunlight make it famed as the Golden Fort or Sonar Kila
Located in the middle of Pichola Lake on a verdant island in Udaipur, Lake Palace is the most beautiful place in Rajasthan. It was served as the summer residence by royal family members. Now the Lake Palace is converted in a luxury heritage hotel that offers world class accommodation and tourist services. Boat ride over Pichola Lake is the only way to reach at the hotel that makes it more exciting for travelers. So, on your Rajasthan tours must enjoy stay at this beautiful palace. It will give you the real experience of luxurious and grand lifestyle of Rajputs.
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