Rajasthan: The Best And Most Historic Forts And Palaces To Visit


Rajasthan has several beautiful locations to visit within its borders. Here are three of the most beautiful and historic forts and palaces to visit in the state

Written By Siddharth Iyer | Mumbai | Updated On:

Rajasthan is called the desert state of India. However, it is still one of the most beautiful areas in the country and has several great locations. Tourists who visit the state will have a lot to amazing locations to choose from, and it can be difficult to choose the right place to visit. Here are a few of the best forts and palaces in the state of Rajasthan.

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Amber Fort

The Amber Fort in Jaipur is one of the most visited tourist locations in Rajasthan. The fort is located on the Aravali ranges and also faces the Maota lake. It is one of the most stunning locations in the State. The fort is built with marble and red sandstone and is a mashup of both Hindu and Mughul architecture. There is also a sound and light show at night that talks about the history of the fort.

Chittorgarh Fort

One of the oldest forts in Rajasthan, the Chittorgarh Fort was built in the 7th century and is the iconic location where the tale of Rani Padmini was born after her sacrifice. The fort is one of the most popular historical locations in the entire country. Aside from its historical importance, the Chittorgarh Fort is also famous for its stunning beauty. Located on top of a hill, the view from the fort is unforgettable. The fort is also popular for its many temples and palaces.

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Mehrangarh Fort

The Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur lies atop a hill and is a marvellous sight to behold. Once inside the fort, you will also be able to view the city of Jodhpur. The fort was built first by Rao Jodha and then later remodelled by Jaswant Singh. The fort also has several beautiful palaces to visit such as the Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and more. The fort also houses a museum that features period weapons, armours and other items from the royals that used to live in the fort. 

Here are three must-visit forts in the state of Rajasthan. These are locations that any tourist visiting the state should not miss. All these forts not only have great scenic beauty but are also of great historic importance to Rajasthan and India. So both history buffs and casual visitors who want to have a good time should visit these forts.

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