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Top Five Forts to Visit on Rajasthan Tours

Rajasthan is the land of forts & monuments. There are many magnificent forts, palaces, temples, havelis and other monument in this Indian state which attract travelers from all over the world. Here is brief information about top five forts of Rajasthan.

Amer Fort: Also called Amber Fort is a magnificent monument located in outskirts of Jaipur, the capital & largest city of Rajasthan. It is an ancient citadel and perched high on a hillock. It is known for its unique artistic style & architectural brilliance blending both mughal and Hindu elements. It overlooks the spectacular view of Maota Lake and entire Jaipur city. The complex is divided into four courtyards and has many beautiful palaces and structures inside. Tourists can enjoy access to the fort complex by elephant ride in royal way. Estimation says; about 5000 visitors visit this fort in a day.

Kumbhalgarh Fort:The Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. It was built by Rana Kumbha during the course of the 15 century. It is about 82 km away from Udaipur. It is the most important fortress in Mewar region after the invincible Chittorgarh Fortress. There are seven fortified gateways at this mammoth fort complex. The wall of the fortress extends over 36 km and considered as the second longest continuous wall in the world after the Great Wall of China. There are 300 ancient Jain temples and more than 60 Hindu temples inside the fort complex.

Chittorgarh Fort: Chittorgarh Fort is the most important fort in Mewar Region of Rajasthan. It is the largest fort in India and most splendid in the state of Rajasthan. It is an invincible fort complex consisting of many historical places, seven majestic gates, temples, and two outstanding memorial towers (Vijay Stambha – Victory Tower and Kirti Stambha – Fame Tower).

Mehrangarh Fort: Mehrangarh Fort is located in Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan. It is the one of the largest forts in India. It is also one of the most visited monuments to visit on Rajasthan tours and travels. It is enclosed by imposing thick walls and has seven gates. It consists of many magnificent structures like Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Takhat Vilas, Museum, Daulat Khana, Armory, Turban Gallery, etc.

Golden Fort: Located in Jaisalmer, the Golden Fort (also known as Sonar Kila or Jaisalmer Fort) is one of the largest forts in the world. It is considered as one of the seven architectural wonders of the India. It is also one of most sought after attractions of many Rajasthan tour packages especially designed for cultural & heritage tourism. Raj Mahal, Jain Temples, Merchant Havelis, Laxmi Nath Temple and Gateways are primes attractions of this fort.

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