To get in touch with history, visit Rajasthan. And when you visit Rajasthan, explore the historical forts. With beautiful architecture and glorious past, they are peaceful to watch. If you have kids, take them along so they can gain knowledge about the illustrious history of these Indian forts.
The marvellous beauty of Rajasthan forts will leave you dazzled. The place is world-famous and well-known for its rich heritage and culture and so, one should definitely visit Rajasthan and traverse the forts. The artworks on walls or large courtyards will leave you spellbound.
In many corners of the fort, you will see people singing and dancing to their traditional music.
You can also taste their delicious local food. To witness the ancient architectures in Rajasthan, visit these existent places:
Amer Fort, Jaipur
This fort will leave you astonished with its natural beauty and culture. Amer Fort tops the list of tourists visiting Jaipur. The architecture is a combination of both Mughal and Hindu cultures. They will welcome and treat you to Rajasthani music and traditional dance forms. When you are discovering the artful heritage of Rajasthan, then Amer Fort becomes the must-visit place. You can enjoy Elephant Rides, Diwan-e-aam, Diwan-e-Khaas and Sukh Niwas in the palace. In the evening, you can witness the enchanting Light Show between 7 PM to 9 PM.
#MyTravaly’s travel tip: Visit the nearby places like Jal Mahal and Hawa Mahal and enjoy the incredible view.
Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer
You will be bewitched with the ‘Sonar Quila’ which is located in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. It is listed in the World Heritage Site and is one of the most visited tourist places. Because the fort is assembled by yellow sandstones, it is also known as Golden Palace. A little part of the fort is also converted into Museum which is worth visiting. You can also go to Laxminath Temple, Royal Palace, palaces of merchants and Heritage center.
City Palace, Udaipur
Built-in one of the most serene cities of Rajasthan, City Palace is famous for Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal. It was the palace of Maharaja of Jaipur and was built by Saw Jai Singh II. A lot of historical knowledge is associated with City Palace and people love exploring it. The architecture of the palace is a mix of Mughal and Rajasthani styles. From the top floor of the palace, you can see the whole city. Govind Ji Khana and Baggi Palace are other highlights to City Palace.
Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India. It was earlier known as the capital of Mewar and is spread over a massive area. It is also referred to as Water Fort because there are 22 water bodies inside. The fort has a very unique history. When you visit, you will be reminded about how Rajputs sacrificed their lives instead of surrendering themselves to others. The famous movie ‘Padmavat’ where the women committed Jauhar, is one of the biggest written pages in the history of the Fort.
Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur
The palace was built for the safety of Jaipur and Amer and so it has a very charming history attached to it. The beauty of Jaigarh Fort is magnificent to watch and when you listen to the history of the fort, you will be able to re-create everything in your mind. There are several Mandirs situated inside the temple like LalitMandir, LaxmiMandir, Vilas Mandir and Aram Mandir. There is also a museum inside the fort, where you can see ancient photos, paintings, artifacts, etc.
Rajasthan is a place of royalty and it needs to be discovered to its fullest. For the historic freaks, this is the place for you. From all the Havelis, forts and monuments, everything here is worth a visit. The finest temples and architecture will have your attention always. You will enjoy these forts and Rajasthan in the winter and autumn seasons. So in your next winter holiday, pack your bags and book a comfortable stay in different cities of Rajasthan with MyTravaly.
This story is written by Vedanshi Kumar
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