India is famous for its rich historical heritage which is embedded in its culture and rich traditions even today. A plethora of historic places is a testimony to India’s treasure of heritage that bears fascinating stories of many people and ancient civilizations.
Talking about historical places in India which offers you a unique peek into the heritage of India how can we forget Rajasthan? The name of the state itself signifies that this piece of earth was and is dedicated to numerous brave kingdoms and places that were ones the home of many royal families.
This article particularly focuses about the marvels of the Rajasthan that have the pure richness prevailing in its brick and soil, which was ones immersed by many royal people of the era when Indian was considered the bird which laid golden eggs.
Following are the 9 Most Famous Historical Places in Rajasthan:
- AMBER FORT, JAIPUR:
The famous and beautiful fort of the pink city Jaipur ranks the list on the first spot as people coming to Rajasthan must visit this place and hence, it’s most famous hill fort which faces a good mass footfall. People from around the globe go crazy looking at this magnanimous fort located right on the peak of a hill.
- CITY PALACE, JAIPUR:
Another marvel right in the heart of the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The City Palace is yet in the present time a palace where the royal families still live and stay, the palace is named as Chandra Mahal.
The premises consists of three huge museums, which elongate the arms and armaments, carpets and furniture’s, clothing’s and accessories respectively. City palace also has a UNESCO World Heritage site, Jantar Mantar, which is a famous observatory.
- HAWA MAHAL, JAIPUR:
Hawa Mahal is a palace of winds. It sounds interesting, right? Yes, it is true it is a palace, which has not less than 953 small windows at a different level, which are also called the Jharokha Sand they are beautifully decorated with the famous latticework. The red and white sandstone makes this place an attraction not to be missed at all.
- NAHARGARH FORT, JAIPUR
Another in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites is this massive and famous fort of Nahargarh, which is said to be one of the most loved places of the tourists when they visit Jaipur. It was constructed in the 18th century and it is also said that it is one of the only forts in the entire nation that has not been attacked by anyone at any time.
- JAISALMER FORT, JAISALMER
Among the largest and the most famous and beautiful fort in the world, is this wonderful creation in the city of Jaisalmer. The fort is also known as the Golden Fort as it is fabricated in the yellow sandstones, which shine like pure gold when the sun rays fall on it. The Jaisalmer city in which it is situated is also referred to as the golden city as the city is decorated with the great Indian Thar Desert from all the corners.
- UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, JODHPUR
The truest definition of luxurious beauty, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a place in Jodhpur, which in the present era is a top class five star heritage property looked after the master hoteliers ‘the Taj’. It is a luxurious place, which is sure to give you chills down your spine when you take a look at this marvelous location or spend a night within its royal arena.
- MEHRANGARH FORT, JODHPUR
Jodhpur a city painted in blue and its massive attraction named Mehrangarh Fort. This massive marvel is built on a hilltop almost 400 meters above the ground. This 15th-century monument is a bewitching site when looked from an ant’s view.
- KUMBHALGARH FORT, KUMBHALGARH
This wondrous fort of Kumbhalgarh is home to the second longest wall after the Great Wall of China. The second largest fort in the state was built in the 15th century and it is the birthplace of the famous king named Maharana Pratap. Kumbhalgarh Fort is also one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, which should top the list of must-visit forts in Rajasthan.
- JUNAGARH FORT, BIKANER
The famous fort of Junagarh is home to the hidden and lesser known but the serene location of Rajasthan named, Bikaner. It is said that the fort was attached a lot of times by various Kings from the country or foreign invaders but the brave kings did not let the great building fall and surrender. One can find the ruins done on the walls by the cannonballs.
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