For those who want to visit the Maharajas, the path lies in the state of Rajasthan, which in Sanskrit means “Country of the Kings”.
Rajasthan is one of the most happening places in India and also the favorite tourist place. People around the globe visit this place for its beauty and fort that brings back the era of kings.
It is known for its glorious history, magnificent castle and palaces, historical monuments, exotic wildlife reserves and national parks, as well as sand dunes. It is also famous for upscale hotels.
If you are planning to visit Rajasthan then here are 5 popular historical monuments in Rajasthan that you must visit.
1. Amer Fort
Jaipur “The Pink City” is famous among foreign tourist, Jaipur’s famous The Amer Fort, situated in Amber, 11 kilometers from Jaipur. It is one of the oldest fort, built by Raja Man Singh in 1592. The fort is famous more as it is a perfect blend of red sandstone and marble in a most creative way.
This fort is close to Maotha Lake that adds more charm to the fort. While visiting this place you can also visit Sheesh Mahal, KesarKyari garden, Jai Mandir and Diwan-i-Aam /Diwan-i-Khaas.
2. Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh fort is one of the most famous forts of Rajasthan and was constructed in the year 1734 by Sawai Raja Jai Singh. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh has created a strong defensive circle for the city. Originally known as Sudar Shangarh, this fortress was later called Nahargarh, meaning “the residence of the tiger.”
This famous and historical monument situated in Jaipur was formed to protect the Jaipur’s early rulers’ that is Amber fort. Many tourists visit this fort because of its beauty and local people believes that the spirit of king Nahar haunts the fort.
Tourist visiting Nahar fort must-visit MadhavendraBhawan to be used in summers for the king and the family.
3. Chittorgarh Fort
Chittorgarh Fort is situated in the state of Rajasthan, India. This fort is known around the globe and also an important landmark. To know the real culture and heritage of Rajasthan then Chittorgarh Fort is the place for you.
This fort is a World Heritage Site and one of the largest forts in India. It is believed that this fort was built long back in the time of Mauryas in the 7th century. The fort gives panoramic view of the city which looks mesmerizing. Do you want to explore Chittorgarh Fort in a luxurious way choose Maharajas Express Luxury train? Here you can find more information on Maharajas Express.
4. Jaisalmer Fort
Jaisalmer is a city in the middle of the Great Indian Desert in northwestern India in the state of Rajasthan.
Jaisalmer Fort is also known as Sonar Quila and as its located in the beautiful city of Jaisalmer. The fort was built by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD.
Local people call it SonekaQila (Golden Fort) due to its magnificent look and structure. The fort looks amazing as it built in the center of unending golden sands of Thar Desert. Tourist especially takes Jaisalmer tour to visit this amazing fort.
Around the fort is a more modern city, built of the same honey-colored stone. The best views of the fort open from the roofs of these houses, many of which are now adapted for local-style hotels.
5. Mehrangarh Fort
Meherangarh Fort is situated in Jodhpur, Rajasthan and it is one of the most famous tourist palaces among foreign tourist. This fort is famous for its invincible and powerful, inspiring awe, respect, and spirit of the kings ruled this place. It is one of the largest forts and famous foreign tourist destination in India.
The fort of Rajasthan is 400 feet above the city and at the top, you will get views to the city. The Fort is surrounded by the thick wall, which was a protective shield from the enemy.
Make your luxury train tour Rajasthan worth a trip by paying a visit to these amazing 5 famous Monument!