Rajasthan is a land of glittering golden sand, colored fabrics, exclusive handicraft, folk music and sprightly dances. Rajasthan is a magnet that attracts the tourists from across the globe. Rajasthan is a land of warm and simplistic lifestyle. It is also a land of spectacular events. A tour to this enchanting land will indeed a blissful experience. This land is popular for ancient folklores, Rajasthan is also a home to numerous fascinating forts and palaces. A large influx of tourist visit this pious land just to explore the engaging forts and havelis. Almost all Rajasthan tour packages must include the fort exploration for sure.
Let’s dig in some of the prominent forts and palaces from the royal Indian state Rajasthan.
Also known as Palace of Winds, it is one of the most prominent landmarks of the Pink City Jaipur. Look-wise, this multistory building is alike to the honeycomb of the beehive. It was constructed in the year of 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The building comprises 953 small windows, which is also called as ‘jharokhas’ that have intricate latticework. The original idea behind creating this structure was to let royal ladies to observe routine life without being seen. Aforementioned practice was followed owing to the typical purdah system.
It is one of the largest forts ever constructed in the world. The fort is surrounded by the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert. It comprises huge yellow sandstone walls, which turns to amazing honey-gold during the sunset. This fort is an indispensable part of Rajasthan holiday Packages. This ancient fort is also known as Golden Fort. The fort is assorted with 3 layers of walls. The main attractions of the fort include Laxminath temple, 4 huge gateways, Jain temples, Merchant Havelis, and many more.
Located in Amer this fort is located few kilometres away from the Jaipur city. Amer Fort is known for its style and elegance. Situated along the Maota Lake , it is must to visit destination. This fort is known for its aesthetic ambience that is constructed on a four level layout plan. The main construction includes Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas. This magnificent fort is surrounded by the Aravalli range of hills.