Twenty Majestic Forts Of Rajasthan

The Indian state, Rajasthan, is known for its royal atmosphere and vibrant history full of various stories of bravery, courage, and heroism. It’s marked with many tourist destinations that still have a panorama of our medieval buzz. Let’s take you through 20 such forts and palaces that you must explore on your Rajasthan Tours.

Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan that you can’t miss to see

Our company, India By Car and Driver, brings you a list of forts and palaces in Rajasthan that will give you an unforgettable experience.

Amber Fort, Jaipur

This magnificent fort situated at the bottom of the Aravali range and above the Maota Lake is famous for its creative four-level layout craftsmanship. It is one of the best places you should visit in Jaipur. It is a perfect example of red sandstone and marble structure that contains the Hall of Public Audience, Hall of Private Audience, Sheesh Mahal, and Sukh Niwas.   

Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur

You should visit the Jaigarh Fort next on your Jaipur trip. Also known as Victory Fort, King Jai Singh II built it in 1726 for Amber Fort’s protection. An essential feature of this fort that you will notice and fall in love with is the grand Cannon called Jaivana, The Giant Wheeled Cannon at that time. The fort’s structure comprises a network of subterrestrial passages, including the Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Vilas Mandir, and Aram Mandir.      

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Your next destination in the Pink City is the Nahargarh Fort atop the Aravalli Hills. King Sawai Jai Singh II built it in 1734 as a summer getaway; king Sawai Ram Singh extended the fort in 1868. King Sawai Madho Singh connected various palaces from 1883 to 1892, such as the Madhavendra Bhawan. The extended walls that you see connect with the Jaigarh Fort.  

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

It is one of the most outstanding historical monuments. It is a combination of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It is famous for its tall wall that looks like a honeycomb. In addition, it has 365 windows through which ancient queens can see the festivals while remaining hidden. Thus a visit to this magical palace will give you an unforgettable experience.    

City Palace, Jaipur

It is a mix of Rajasthani, European and Mughal construction. Sitting gracefully at the heart of the Pink City, it is one of the most popular tourist locations with importance in Rajasthan tourism because of its polished architecture and historical significance.

Jal Mahal, Jaipur

It sits in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake and is another fine example of graceful Rajasthani and Islamic engineering. Maharaja Jai Singh II built this impressive five-floor red sandstone building with beautiful roofs in the eighteenth century. The palace showcases decorated rooms, hallways, and Rajasthani wall paintings.  

Laxmangarh Fort, Shekhawati

You will see one of the noblest architectures in the town of Laxmangarh. Raja Rao Laxman Singh built this fort in the nineteenth century. Fun Fact, this fort was constructed on huge rock piles. Sadly, you cannot visit this palace since it’s now private property.  

Mandawa Fort, Shekhawati

If you want to return to the historical decade, then you can visit the Mandawa Fort. King Nawal Singh built this excellent Rajasthani structure in the eighteenth century. Here you can explore painted paths, paintings, and mirror works.  

Ratangarh Fort, Shekhawati

King Ratan Singh built the Ratangarh Fort in the early nineteenth century. The fort is home to various gateways, monuments, and a clock tower called Ghantaghar.

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Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur

It’s in the heart of Bharatpur at an artificial island is the greatest Indian marvel. Legend has it that it was the strongest Indian historic fort to defend Mughal and British ambushes.  

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Deeg Palace, Bharatpur

The Jat rulers built the Deeg Palace as a resort. Thus, you will see various princely slated rooms, carved gates, and stone-slabbed, marble-netted, ornate beam windows. 

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Ranthambore Fort, Sawai Madhopur

The Ranthambore Fort is a combination of nature and architecture. You will be overwhelmed to know that it is a part of Ranthambore National Park, which shelters many endangered species.

Chattar Mahal, Bundi

It is one of the important heritage sites in Bundi. You will have an adventure reaching here as you can only visit it through a sharp, lean, paved path. The Hazari Pol and the Hathi Pol are two of its main gates. You will love its old water clock, Naubat Khana, and public audience hall.

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Taragarh Fort, Bundi

This remarkable structure on a steep hillside has three gateways, Phuta Darwaza, Laxmi Pol, and Gagudi Ki Phatak. Even though the fort has lost much of its shine now, it is still famous for depicting the Chauhan dynasty.   

Vinay Vilas Mahal, Alwar

You will love the rooms, windows, facades, and hallways of the Vinay Vilas Mahal. Maharaja Vinay Singh built this marvelous historical monument in 1815 and is named after him. 

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Junagarh Fort, Bikaner

Another outstanding monument in Rajasthan in Bikaner’s Junagarh Fort, a fine example of culture, structure, and art.

Lalgarh Palace, Bikaner

The Lalgarh Palace spotlights the Indo-Saracenic architectural style built from 1902-1926. The palace has several wings that you can visit and enjoy.

Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

King Rawal Jaisal built this marvel in the twelfth century. To visit it you must go to the middle of the Thar Desert from where it looks at the beautiful city.

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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

It is one of the most significant historical sites as it has seen many battles of the Jaipur and Bikaner armies. Rao Jodha and Rao Nara built it in 1459. It has seven gates, one o which symbolizes the win over Jaipur and Bikaner armies.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

King Umaid Singh built one of the world’s most significant residences called Umaid Bhawan Palace in the twentieth century. It took him and his team over ten years to construct it. Presently it has 347 rooms. Notable, isn’t it?

Now you must be excited to visit these forts and palaces in Rajasthan, so we at India By Car and Driver are. We recommend our best two packages, Discover Deserts, Forts and Palaces Tour Package, and Rajasthan Wildlife And Heritage Tour Package customized to include all these forts.

Indian state, Rajasthan, is known for its royal atmosphere and vibrant history full of various stories of bravery, courage, and heroism. It’s marked with many tourist destinations.

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