Rajasthan Holds a royal history and that is witnessed by the regal forts and palaces it homes. The luxury and splendor of these palaces sing the praises of the times they were built. A tour of these Forts offer you the rich culture of Rajasthan, the luxury and royalty it possesses and the traditions followed by the regal dynasties that ruled Rajasthan once. One of the major tourist attractions in India, Rajasthan has mesmerizing beauty to offer and a rich wealth of Forts to admire. Here are 10 famous Forts of Rajasthan that you must visit while in Rajasthan.
The fort is the best possession of the Pink City. It was built by the Great Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. It was built for the royal ladies to relish the day to day life of the city. It is a 5 storey building that has 953 small windows to peek a boo in the city life.
It is celebrated with the name of Jag Niwas and is located in Lake Pichola in Udaipur. Udaipur is a renowned to be the city of lakes. The fort has now been converted into a luxury hotel and tops the list of the best romantic hotels in India. It was built in 1743 by Maharaja Jagat Singh.
Maharaja Gaj Singh is the proud resident of Umaid Bhawan and is ranked as the largest private residences in the world. It has one part as Taj Luxury Hotel and the other part is now turned into a museum.
Located on the high hills of Alwar, Neemrana Fort Palace promises awe-inspiring views of the surroundings which make it popular amongst tourists. It is a heritage resort which holds a high ranking in India heritage property. It is now a hot popular choice for destination wedding by many couples from India and worldwide.
The home of the Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner, Lakshmi Niwas Palace is built of red sandstones. The residential palace has now been transformed into a luxury hotel which is a favorite place of tourists visiting Bikaner.
Jaisalmer is known as the jewel of deserts and is famous for the Sand dunes and Gorbandh Palace. It is situated in the Great Thar Desert and is now a luxury hotel offering the best services in the region.
Regarded as India’s leading luxury hotels Devi Garh Palace is situated in the village of Delwara. It was the residence of the rulers of the city and nests on the Aravalli hills in the Udaipur Valley.
It is located near the Gaumukh reservoir and is one of the oldest yet awesome places to visit in Rajasthan.
It was built by Maharaja of Alwar Jay Singh during his rule and is a Prime Heritage Hotel Resort in Sariska. The Sariska National Park, adjacent to the hotel was once the hunting lodge of the king and adds beauty to the palace.
Located in Rajsamand district of Deogarh the palace zon the elevation of 638 meters. It is a famous Heritage Hotel Resort which is successfully being managed by the Royal family of Deogarh thikana.
These are some of the royal forts and palaces of Rajasthan that vouch for the rich and warm culture of the city.