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Rajasthan Forts & Palaces
Rajasthan is a land of forts and palaces. Magnificent monuments stand pompously as existing reminders of the rich history of this heroic land. Explore and see the Rajasthan forts and palaces when you visit the unique cities of Rajasthan and get transformed in to the regal bygone era. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Chittorgarh are just some of the places where Rajasthan Forts and Palaces can be seen and visited.

The Amber Fort in Jaipur stands like a guard above the still waters of the Maotha Lake. The fort is a unique blend of Hindu and Mughal architectural styles.

The City Palace residence is an impressive blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and craftsmanship. Surrounded by walls, City palace occupies one seventh of the walled city.

The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Wind is a Jaipur attraction which was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh way back in the year 1799.

There are other opulent and majestic Forts, Palaces and Monuments which are dotted all over the State of Rajasthan.

Amber Fort

The Amber fort is set in a picturesque location a little away from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state. The Amber Fort presents a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Raja Man Singh built the Amber fort in the sixteenth century (the construction of the Amber Fort was started in 1592). The Amber Fort is built in red sandstone and white marble.

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Chittaurgarh Fort

The pride of Chittor, the Chittorgarh fort is a massive structure with many gateways. Perched on a 180 m high hill, it sprawls over 700 acres. The chhatris within are impressive reminders of the Rajput heroism. The main gates are Padal Pol, Bhairon Pol, Hanuman Pol and Ram Pol. The fort has many magnificent monuments, which are fine examples of the Rajput architecture. The ancient ruins of the fort are worth spending few moments in solitude.

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Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort, located around 15 km from Jaipur is one of the most spectacular forts in India, with almost all its original facilities intact. While Jaigarh Fort is on top of the hill, Amber Fort is at the bottom. Both the forts are connected through well guarded passages.

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Sonar Fort

The stunning Jaisalmer Fort made of golden yellow sandstone set is like an amber jewel in the Rajasthan desert. Situated on Trikuta Hill in Jaisalmer, this magnificent fort was built by Raja Jaisal in 1156 A.D. It is one of the oldest forts in Rajasthan.

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Junagarh Fort

Junagarh fort in Bikaner is considered one of India's most impressive fort complexes. It's exquisitely decorated interiors are in an excellent state of preservation. Built in 1588 by Raja Rai Singh, it is one of the few major forts, which were not built on a hilltop. The complex consists of palaces, courtyards, pavilions, and balconies. The walls are adorned with carved stones, marble, paintings, and inlaid semi-precious stones. Each palace in the complex was built by a different ruler, over the centuries.

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Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur enjoys the distinction of being the largest fort in India. Initially named the Chintamani Fort, it was constructed in 1459 by Jodhpur's founding father, Rao Jodha. Mehrangarh Fort stands as a testimony to the grandeur of the days gone by. The beauty and splendor of the innumerable palaces housed within the fort narrates a saga of the intractable sandstones giving in to the chisels of the mastery of the Jodhpur sculptors.

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Nahargarh Fort

The Nahargarh Fort was built by Sawai Raja Jai Singh in 1734. Since Jaipur was his capital, the Nahargarh Fort was strategically important and was built as a means of bolstering the defense of Amer.

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Taragarh Fort

The Taragarh fort is located at a distance of around 39 km from Kota. Taragarh Fort was the home of a major princely state at the height of the Rajput heydays. It is a massive fort built in the year 1354 and accessible by a steep pitched road leading to its main gateway. Rampant elephants top the gateway of the Taragarh Fort. It consists of huge reservoirs carved out of solid rock and the Bhim Burj, the largest of the battlements, on which is mounted a famous cannon. An excellent bird's view of the town from the fort is another attraction among tourists.

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Lake Palace

The Lake Palace is located on the Jag Niwas Island and covers the whole of 1.5 hectare of the island in the middle of the Pichola Lake. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1743 it was meant as a royal summer palace and now converted in to a five star palace hotel.

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Fateh Prakash Palace

Chittorgarh Fort is a massive structure with a 1 kilometre zigzag accent to it. The road leads through seven gates to the main gate Rampol (meaning Gate of Ram).

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Padmini’s Palace

It is built beside the lotus pool with a historical pavilion that changed the history of Chittor. Ala-ud-din saw the reflection of Queen Padmini from here and so mesmerized was he, that the quest of possessing her led to a furious battle which saw the last of Maharana Ratan Singh (husband of Maharani Padmini) and the epitome of beauty-Cleopatra of Rajasthan.

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The City Palace, Jaipur

Located in the heart of the walled city, The City Palace Complex gives you an idea about the far sightedness of the founder of Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh. He left behind a legacy of some of the most imposing and magnificent architecture, art and craft structure in the city. Jai Singh built the outer walls but its many buildings were built later and some of them date in the twentieth century too.

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Rana Kumbha Palace

The ruined edifice of great historical and architectural interest, being the most massive monument in the fort of Chittaur.

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Lalgarh Palace, Bikaner

This grand palace is an architectural masterwork in red sandstone, and was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh Ji in the memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singh Ji in 1902.

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Jag Niwas Palace

The first island palace of Lake Pichola, Jagmandir was constructed by Maharana Karan Singhji in 1622 AD and was intended to be a pleasure palace for imperial parties and functions.

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