Top 5 Famous and Beautiful Forts in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the beautiful state in India and mostly famous for the Forts and folk dances of this state. Some of the most famous forts in Rajasthan are discusses in detail here.

  1. Hawa Mahal

Forts in Rajasthan

This Fort is one of the best examples of rich culture and architectural heritage which is a fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal style. HawaMahal is situated in Jaipur and was built in 18thCentury by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh. This Fort id constructed with Red and Pink stones and the carvings on its walls are really beautiful, and its construction is like honeycomb which makes it beautiful and this fort have thousands of windows due to which it is names as HawaMahal. It will take around 4-5 hours to visit this Fort. As it is converted into a museum now you can also enjoy there and see the things which kept safe as heritage.

 

  1. Jal Mahal

Forts in Rajasthan

Jal Mahal is also a beautiful place in the midst of Man Sagar Lake, where you can reach via boat. This Fort was come into existence in 18th century under the former King Raja Man Singh. It was completely constructed with the Rajasthani style and the view from the windows is really jaw dropping.  The Fort is now converted into a Royal Hotel so you can also spend some nights there and enjoy the royal living style. It’s convenient to reach there via any means of transport and not much far from Jaipur.

 

  1. Laxman Garh Fort

Forts in Rajasthan

It is one of the beautiful Fort Sikar, Rajasthan. This fort was established in 1862 under the former king Rao Raja Laxman Singh and so on the name of the Fort as LaxmanGarh. It’s famous as it is situated on the top of a hill so that its safe from the enemies and it’s tough to defeat the king. Now this fort is open for the public to visit and you can plan a one day picnic to this fort. The best part is the top view from this fort of the whole town.

 

  1. Ranthambore Fort

Forts in Rajasthan

Ranthambore Fort is siuated in Ranthambore National Park, SawaiMadhopur. Ranthambore National Park is famous as the Hunting Ground for the kings. Ranthambore Fort covers an area of 7 Kms and there are many portions in this Fort but the center of attraction is the famous Ganesha temple inside the Fort. Every Wednesday thousands of peoples to come and visit this temple and took the blessings.

 

  1. Jaisalmer Fort

Forts in Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort is situated in Jaisalmer and considered as the second oldest fort in Rajasthan. It is also famous as the Golden Fort or ‘Sonar Fort’ due to the yellowish stone used to construct it. Its architecture is a mixed combination of Islamic and Rajputana style. It is one of the famous centers of attraction for the tourists in Rajasthan.

Rather than the above forts some more which you must visit in Rajasthan includes the Amber Fort Rajasthan, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Junegarh Fort, Taragarh Fort, Gagron Fort, Alwar Fort, Lohagarh Fort, Mandawa Fort etc. You can plan your trip in vacations with your family and loves ones in a luxurious way with Luxury Train. Deccan Odyssey is the India’s famous luxury train which covers the famous cities of Rajasthan such as Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Ranthambore national park.

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  1. Awesome forts in Rajasthan. It was constructed by 1800’s we should visit once to these forts to learn new things. The one Jal Mahal looks so nice. Thanks for sharing!

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