Do you why Rajasthan is called as the “Land of the Maharajas”? It is because of the enthralling destinations around the city, the marvelously sculptured architecture of palaces and the amazing and legendary tales of kings winning every battle making it no less than an awe-striking saga. Though this city is known as the driest state with deserts around and a land of art, culture, and tradition, it has never failed to captivate the attention of the tourists thus making it lively and one of the best tourist spots of India.
Once you step here, you would not miss seeing forts almost at every location making it incredibly attractive and a must- see destination. So, travel with me through this blog to keep yourself updated on some of the forts here;
1. Amber Fort, Jaipur
Situated at a distance of 11km from Jaipur in Rajasthan, this fort is also known by Amer fort that draws tourists from almost all parts of the world. Constructed fully in marble and red sandstones, this palace was once the residence of the Rajput kings that holds the following; Diwan- e- Aam, Divan-e-Khaas, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwas. Here you can see the Hindu tradition depicted in an art form.
2. Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
Mehrangarh fort, Jodhpur was built by Rathore king Rao Jodha in the year 1459 and is one of the largest forts in the nation that draws a flock of tourists from varied parts of the world. The astonishing part is that this fort is still run by the ancestors of the king. Constructed on a 120m tall hill, this fort stands almost 400 feet from the mainland built with thick walls on all sides. This fort houses seven entry gates where tourists mainly visit through the iron gate called as Lohapol where one can see the inscriptions of widows sacrificing themselves.
3. Junagarh Fort, Bikaner
Earlier known as Chintamani was renamed to Old Fort or Junagarh Fort in the 20th century. Constructed in the Bikaner city of Rajasthan, this is an art form that reflects precision, meticulously carved architecture and a strong defense structure. The ideal part played by this fort so far is that; though attacked by many enemies it was never captured.
So, when are you planning to visit?