Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Forts And Palaces Tour In Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the most colorful and vibrant states in India. Found in the northern part of the country, Rajasthan can also be known as the royal state asia. Rajasthan is colorful, dynamic, attractive and irresistible. The special moment of Rajasthan is in the world because of its heritage, culture, safaris, sand dunes and lush green forests with wildlife is unmatched. Rajasthan is also renowned for handicrafts, jeweler and textiles from the traditional craftsmen. But one thing that the state is famous all over the world is its magnificent forts and palaces.

A few of the famous and must visit Rajasthan forts and palaces are:

Chittorgarh Fort: It's the largest and grandest fort asia as well as of Rajasthan. This marvelous bit of architecture is situated in the Bhilwara a town in Mewar region of Rajasthan. The Chittorgarh fort can be found on a hill at a height of 180 meters and sprawled over a place of 700 acres. This fort is really a treasure trove of a historical past while offering great deal of insight into the life from the Great Rajputana rulers who ruled this fort for hundreds of years.

Amber Fort: Amber Fort is among the marvelous forts of Rajasthan known around the world for its white marble and red sandstone design. It had been built up by the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber. This beautiful fort is recognized for its ornate halls, pavilions, palaces, impressive gates, beautiful gardens and temples.

Umaid Bhavan Palace: The palace was constructed in 1929-1930 by Maharaja Umaid Singh. Created by Edwardian Architect, Henry Vaughan Lanchester, the palace provides the finest example of Anglo-Indian architecture. The palace has been converted to heritage hotels.

Kumbhalgarh Fort: This fort is yet another brilliant piece of architecture located 84 km from Udaipur. The fort is renowned for its grand construction and stupendous design built throughout the reign of Maharana Kumbha in 15th century A.D. The fort can be found on hilltop 1,914 meters over the sea level and fortified with 36 km long thick wall. It's another most visited fort of Rajasthan renowned for its 360 temples, numerous palaces, gardens, and 700 cannon bunkers.

City Palace: This majestic palace in Jaipur is really a true example of Mughal-Rajput architecture. Visit this palace and be aware of royalty of the past. This palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The best looking part about City Palace would be that the complex is spread inside a huge area and is split into series of fascinating gardens, courtyards and magnificent buildings. Today, City Palace continues to be transformed into a museum. At the museum you will come across amazing assortment of paintings, manuscripts, textiles and weapons.

Mehrangarh Fort: The majestic Mehrangarh Fort is found in the majestic city of Jodhpur. It's one of the largest forts in India. Situated on the lofty height above Jodhpur city, the fort complex is encompassed by impressive thick walls. The fort complex boats several palaces that are known for their elaborated carvings and rambling courtyards. There's a museum inside the fort complex that is one of the finest museums in Rajasthan. The museum exhibits the heritage from the Rathores in arms, costumes, paintings and beautified period rooms.

Golden Fort: Sanding tall amidst the country ambiance of sand dunes in Jaisalmer, it's also known as Sonar Quila. It is one of the oldest forts of Rajasthan.

Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal, or Palace of Winds, found in the middle of Jaipur is one of the most unique heritage monuments of Rajasthan. It's a five story huge building composed with the red sandstone. There are 953 windows in Hawa Mahal provide the exquisite views of main city.

Rajasthan Tours allow you to into the amazing world of ancient forts which always promise to depart you spell bound using the beauty and intricacy of architecture.
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