Rajasthan is widely famous across the globe for being land of royal kings and its rich cultural heritage presenting its historical glory. The land of Rajasthan has been ruled by great warriors and kings. Each of the provinces of this land holds symbols of valor, opulence and courage. The natural heroism was in blood of every warrior of Rajasthan and this is what echoes from forts, palaces and other historical sights of Rajasthan. When you visit forts of Rajasthan, they remind you of great ancient culture and heritage, which has been inseparable part of this state since ages. You can find a fort in almost every city of Rajasthan. Major cities having forts reflecting their marvelous charm to win the hearts of tourists include Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur or Bikaner. Once you visit these forts, you are simply entrapped with the charm of spectacular architecture built atop the hills, surrounded by jungles and offering you unforgettable tour experience. Tour d Rajasthan brings in to you Palaces of Rajasthan, forts of Rajasthan and historical forts in India.
Amber Fort (forts of Rajasthan):
Presenting enchanting blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture Amer Palace was built by Raja Man Singh in 16th century. Amber fort was used by Rajputs from the 16th century up to the foundation of Jaipur in 1727.
Chittorgarh Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
The history of Chittorgarh Fort is nerve breaking as it has witnessed bloody blockades and 'jauhars'. Jauhar was a Rajput tradition, in which royal maidens and ladies immolate them in the fire, giving no chance to the enemies to catch them and defeat them.
Gadsisar Sagar (forts of rajasthan):
Years ago, acted as major source of water supply to the whole city, Gadsisar Tank is situated south of the city walls of Jaisalmer. This tank is bounded by small temples and shrines.
Jaigarh Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
Jaigarh Fort, which means fort of victory, was built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh in 1726, which was located near to the Amber Fort. This is considered as one of the three mightiest forts of India and it has preserved perfectly for the military structures of that period.
Jaisalmer Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
Standing atop the Trikuta Hills, this royal fort of Jaisalmer holds more than 800 years of history in it. Standing firm in the golden sand dunes, this fort was experienced times of wealth, prosperity and growth. It was the hub for trade of ancient silk routes.
Jal Mahal (forts of rajasthan) :
Jal Mahal Palace that means Water Palace was specially construed in 1799 for the purpose of planning entertainment and pleasure for the royal family. Holding unique architecture shedding beautiful reflections of red sandstone in calm soothing water of Man Sagar Lake, this place serves a real romantic place.
Junagarh Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
Junagarh Fort of Bikaner was built in 1587 by Raja Rai Singh, one of the most able and trusted generals of Akbar. The fort is encircled by a high wall and deep moat.
Kumbhalgarh Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
Situated at the distance of 84 km from Udaipur Kumbhalgarh Fort is named as second most significant Rajasthan after the Chittaurgarh Fort. It was built by Maharana Kumbha in the 15th century. It is located among Aravalli Hills. This place is protected with seven great gates.
Lalgarh Palace (forts of rajasthan) :
Lalgarh Palace of Bikaner is famous for elegantly intermingled proverbial fancy and European comforts. This palace was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh. Another major attraction of this place are beautifully designed and artistically designed terraced lawns blossomed with with Bougainvillea bushes and peacocks.
Mehrangarh Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
Cradled on the sheer of hill Mehrangarh Fort stands with the honor of being one of the largest forts in India. The premise of this place is adorned with various palaces made out of sand stone. This reflects brilliant stone work done on the palaces. Major names of these palaces include Moti Mahal or the Pearl Palace- precisely engraved stone screen and dwells the Sringar Chowki, royal throne of Jodhpur, Umaid Villas the displayer of Rajput miniature paintings.
Nahargarh Fort (forts of rajasthan) :
Representing strength, power and legacy of royal kings of Jaipur, Nahargarh Fort was built by Sawai Raja Jai Singh in 1734. It stands atop the Nahargarh Hills, Jaipur, holding honor of being first of three forts structured by monarchs of Jaipur. Nahargarh was a appropriate stand guard, precisely called the Tiger Fort.