Best Forts in Rajasthan

Best Forts in Rajasthan

Pink cold is going to start in the coming time which is considered to be a very proper time for tourism. If you are also making a tourism mind somewhere, Rajasthan is a better place for you at the moment. Rajasthan is known for its culture and heritage. It becomes a hub of tourist attractions, the forts that enhance the glory of Rajasthan. There are many forts in Rajasthan which have also become world heritage because of their speciality. Today, in this episode, we are going to tell you about some of the famous forts in Rajasthan.

Amer Fort, Jaipur

The Amer Fort is one of the best hill forts in Rajasthan located in the capital city of Jaipur and was built by Raja Man Singh. The fort is also named as Amber Fort and is a unique example of Hindu artistry designs. This spacious architecture is built in red sandstone and marble. Some of the famous buildings include Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e Mango, Diwan-e-Khas, Sukhniwas and Jai Mandir.

Jalore Fort, Jalore

The fort of Jalore in Rajasthan was built between the 8th and 10th centuries. It has four large gates but can only be reached from one side after a two-mile long snake-like slope. This fort is also located on a vast mountainous area and is known for its ancient heritage.

Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort is also called the Golden Fort and is one of the hill forts of Rajasthan. The fort itself is a complete settlement and is one of the beautiful architectures of Indian history. The fort is built in classic Indian style and the beauty of the fort should be seen at sunrise or sunset, when the sun's ray falls on the architecture of the yellow sandstone, it shines like melting gold.

Gagaroan Fort, Jhalavar

The Gagaroon Fort is counted among the best hill forts in Rajasthan and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by three rivers of Sindh, Kali and Ahu. The fort offers a quiet backdrop and is one of the famous forts in Rajasthan.

Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur

Jaigarh Fort is considered to be one of the largest hill forts in Rajasthan. The fort was built in the early 18th century by Sawai Jai Singh II and surrounded by fortress hills which are located in the middle of dry and rocky terrain. Tourists get to see the panoramic view of the entire city of Jaipur from this place.

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan symbolizes the bravery and courage of rajput kings and Mewar rulers of Sisouya. It is one of the most famous forts in Rajasthan. The fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was the capital of Mewar. The fort has palaces, temples, gates and towers that describe all the details of everywhere.

Junagadh Fort, Bikaner

The Junagarh Fort is located in the beautiful city of Bikaner and was built by Raja Rai Singh in 1558 AD. He was one of the most distinguished generals in the court of Mughal emperor Akbar. The fort is built in red sandstone and is known for its magnificent carvings. There are many castles, courtyards, windows that are worthy of admiration for their marble and stone carvings.

Ranthambore Fort, Sawai Madhopur

Ranthambore Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known as one of the hill forts of Rajasthan. The fort is located within the areas of Ranthambore National Park and is the seat of the Chauhan dynasty. The fort was occupied several times by Muslim kings and Chauhan rulers.

Khimsar Fort, Nagaur

The Khmer fort is counted as one of the most beautiful forts in Rajasthan which was built by Nag Kings in the 2nd century and that is why it is also named Nagaur Fort. But in 1523 the fort was rebuilt and considered to be more than 500 years old. Mughal King Aurangzeb used to be here, but the fort is currently converted into a heritage hotel.

Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajsamand

Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the great forts of Rajasthan and has historical significance. The fort was the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, a prominent ruler of Mewar and is known for his bravery. The fort is located on the top of a hill and then revered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as the largest wall after the Great Wall of China is that of this great fortress.

Logarh Fort, Bharatpur

The fort of Logarh, as the name suggests, was like an iron fort and it actually avoided many attacks by the British. Many attempts this fort was eventually occupied by Arthur Wellesley. The fort has some interesting attractions like Mahal Khas, Kothi Khas, Moti Mahal and Kishori Mahal.

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Nahargarh Fort is one of the best scenic spots in Jaipur and one of the major forts of Rajasthan. The fort is located on the mountainous part of the mighty Aravalli Mountains and the name of the fort means 'home of the Tygars'. The fort was built by King Jai Singh in 1734. Later in 1868 the fort was rebuilt to give a huge size and current architecture.

Neemrana Fort, Alwar

The Neemrana fort was considered at the home of the descendants of Lord Krishna or the Yamuvanis. But a number of battles were fought for this fort, and after another, the Mughals and the Jarto ruled from the Rajputs, and finally it was conquered by the Rajputs in the year 1775. But at the moment this beautiful fort has been converted into a heritage hotel.

Taragarh Fort, Bundi

The fort of Taragarh was one of the best and stunning forts in Rajasthan and was built in 1345. But as you enter the magnificent fortress, you can see it as building a great architecture in the typical Rajput style that has stone carvings on walls and beautiful roofs and pavilions.

Bhatner Fort, Hanumangarh

Bhatner Fort is one of the oldest forts in India and one of the most prestigious forts in Rajasthan. The characteristic of this fort is that mughal king Akbar mentioned this fort in An-e-Akbari. The fort was built by the son of the king of Jaisalmer called Bhupat. The fort is really sturdy and has temples and huge doors and is located on the banks of the River Ghegar.