The land of Maharajas Rajasthan was ruled by several rulers in the past who had constructed massive forts for running the empires and palaces for their personal stays. The magnificent forts and palaces even today stand as a witness to the rich historic past and grandeur of the royal Maharajas. Actually constructed to safeguard the territory from invasions of the enemies, the forts and palaces of Rajasthan have become a unique identity of the state. With huge wealth and resources at hand the rulers of Rajasthan had built grand palaces and left heritage to the coming generations.
The historical forts and palaces of Rajasthan are biggest tourist attractions of the state. You will observe that most of the forts and palaces had been constructed over high altitudes that provide a wonderful vantage point / view point. All the forts and palaces of Rajasthan describe many stories associated with their construction and people who had built them. The palaces are famous for their grandeur and superb architecture mainly inspired from Mughal architecture and other architectural styles of that period. Most of the palaces in Rajasthan now having museums where belongings of the royal family are displayed. Many of the palaces of Rajasthan are either protected by the architecture agencies of the the state and converted into five star hotels.
Some of the popular forts of Rajasthan include Amber Fort (Jaipur), Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur), Jaigarh Fort (Jaipur), Jaisalmer Fort (Jaisalmer), Taragarh Fort and Chittaurgarh Fort. City Palace (Jaipur), Hawa Mahal (Jaipur), Umaid Bhawan Palace (Udaipur), City Palace (Udaipur) and Lake Palace (Udaipur) are popular palaces of Rajasthan. Check our featured Forts & Palaces tour packages.