Monuments are the most durable and ancient structure of any civilization. Rajasthan is one of that places which is known for its culture, heritage and architecture. These magnificent structures bestow such a grand gesture and portray our ancient cultural roots that are envy of all different monuments around the world. Rajasthan had been the land of kings. Many Kingdoms belong here, that why we have various historic marvels in Rajasthan.
This fort is located on the outskirts of the ‘Pink city’ Jaipur. It is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur, and was constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 17th century. It has various hotspots inside the fort. One of the major is Jai Mandir which has famous Sheesh Mahal, a beautiful hall of mirrors. It is designed in such a way that a single tiny ray of light will get to illuminate the whole hall. Other places are the Mughal style garden, Sila devi temple. Tourist often loves to enjoy Elephant ride in the courtyard of fort.
It is situated within the boundary Ranthambore National Park, near the town of Sawai Madhopur. This daunting fort had been the focus point of many historical development in Rajasthan. These forts have privilege of holding many brave and glorified King such as Hamir Dev of Chauhan dynasty followed by Mewar dynasty. Inside fort there are three temples of Lord Shiva and also a Jain Temple of lord Sumatinath.
Gagron Fort is situated in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan. It exhibits Rajasthani architecture in terms of design, structure and strategy. It is the best example of Hill and Water fort, as it is surrounded by water in all four directions. Three fronts are siege by Ahu and Kali Sindh rivers, the fourth side is a moat which is filled with water. It is derived to stop any sort of infiltration into fort.
This is the largest fort in India located in Udaipur. Considered as the ‘Pride of Rajasthan’, this fort stands for its bravery, magnanimity and Rajput pride. It is spread over 700 acres largely made of water bodies. Earlier there were 84 water bodies inside it which is now of 22. It is also a gesture of romance as once a king was smitten by beauty of Rajput Princess and invaded the kingdom to marry her. Important attractions of this fort are ‘tower of victory’, ‘tower of fame’, ‘Gaumukh reservoir’, ‘Padmini Palace’ and many others.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar rule fortress on the west range of Aravalli Hills, near Udaipur. The fort was constructed by Rana Kumbha in 15th century; also it is the birth place of Maharana Pratap.
This fort is one of the most elevated forts nearly about 2000 meters above sea level. This has various temples and garden inside it, collectively making it a magnificent place to visit.
These are top 5 monuments which are included by UNESCO for world heritage status. Just keep these places in your list of Rajasthan Tour, which can make your trip much pleasant.