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7 Famous Forts in Rajasthan

Forts and Palaces are standing in the honour of Rajasthan. They are the point of attraction for the tourists come from all over the world. However, wildlife sanctuaries, sports adventure, and rural life exploring is also a thing that can be explored in the sand dunes of Rajasthan.

Here is the finest assortment of some of the famous Forts in Rajasthan that can never be missed from one’s bucket list.

Chittorgarh Fort

Having a rich past, Chittorgarh has faced three violent attacks in its entire history. Fitting symbol of Rajput Spirit, Chittorgarh fort is perched on the top of 180 m high hill and spread across 240 hectares. The majestic fort is made after reeling many proud tales that have been singing for centuries. It is believed that that construction of this majestic fort was started by Bhim, one of the heroic characters among Pandavas from the story of Mahabharata.

Jaisalmer Fort

As the most of the Forts are famous for the name of Sonar Quila (Golden Fort), Jaisalmer is also famous with the same. The fort rises from the desert itself and seems like numerous golden hues are standing in a row. The local craftsmen designed and carved this place in all royal style. The Jaisalmer Fort has been declared as World Heritage Site.

Junagarh Fort

The impregnable, Junagarh Fort holds the pride that it has never been captured by anyone in the history. Constructed in 1588 AD by brave Raja Jai Singh, the Fort houses some of the wonderful marvels of architectures such as Palaces made by red stones and marble. Visitors may stun after seeing an attractive assortment of Courtyards, Windows, and Balconies.

Mehrangarh Fort

Situated on a hill at height of 125 meters above Jodhpur Skyline, Mehrangarh Fort was never won by someone who was powerful with weapons and military. One of the most famous forts in India, Mehrangarh Fort is packed with a history of legends. Still bearing the imprints of attacks happened by a cannonball. The perfectly designed and chiselled, Mehrangarh Fort is known for its tough latticed windows, carved panels, and walls of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal.

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Neemrana Fort

If we stick with history, Neemrana Fort was built by the Yaduvanshi, believed to be the descendants of Lord Krishna. Get back to the history, the story of Neemrana Fort passes through the winning of this fort by Rajputs, to Mughals and the Jats and again finally arrive at the Rajputs in 1775. But, today Neemrana Fort is the famous heritage hotel.

Nahargarh Fort

Located at a distance of about 73 km from Baran, Nahargarh Fort is quite impressive and very much popular among tourists. Constructed by Mughals, Nahargarh Fort looks magnificent and wholly constructed with red stones. Tourists from all over the world come to see this wonderful architectural marvel.

Barmer Fort

Built 1552 AD by Rawat Bhima at hillock, Barmer Fort is situated at a breathtaking height of 1383 feet. The Fort is built on at a height of 676 feet which was the safer option that hill. Safety Burg is made on east & west while the main entrance is on North.

The famous forts are the pride of Rajasthan and attract a large number of International tourists every year. Most of them are built by Rajputs and constructed them in a magnificent way.

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