Most Famous Historical Places in Rajasthan | The Creation Of Royals

Most Famous Historical Places in Rajasthan | The Creation Of Royals

most famous historical places in rajasthan

The celebrations of the past tales take place none other than the aromatic and aristocrat Rajasthan. The name of the state itself signifies that the land was and is dedicated to numerous kingdoms and places that were ones the home of the royal families.

The biggest state of the country is also the biggest in terms of its old and ancient tales, traditional values and the deep – rooted culture within one, and all. If you are visiting the state, hold your breath; show a wide smile as this wonderful piece of land will take you back in time and make you feel like the very royalty of the state is filling in your cells and atoms.

This article particularly focuses about the marvels of the royal Rajasthan that have the absolute richness prevailing in its brick and soil, which was ones immersed by the royal people of the era when the Indian nation was the bird which laid golden eggs. Let us have a look at some of the most famous historical places in Rajasthan those are loved by all and have the book covers, which says ‘the best’.

History is what has made each one of us strong and confident. Let us plan up a tour to Rajasthan and visit the places that have the tales of the powerful and aristocrat fore – fathers who lead the world at a time.

 

11 Most Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

The Creation Of Royals


Amber Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

amber fort famous historical places in rajasthan

The famous fort of the capital city Jaipur ranks the list on the first spot as people coming to Rajasthan never miss on the city painted in the shades of pink and hence, its most famous hill fort faces a good mass footfall. People from around the world go crazy looking at this magnanimous fort right on the peak of a hill.

This ancient fort was fabricated in 17th century and it is an amalgamation of the Hindu architecture as well as the Muslim architectural style. Another loved attraction in the fort is its Light show, which takes place every evening. People also go for camel and elephant rides within the fort premises.

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City Palace | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

city palace famous historical places in rajasthan

Another marvel place right in the heart of the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The City Palace is a location, which is yet in the present time a palace where the royal families still live and stay, the palace is named as Chandra Mahal.

The palace premises is home to three huge museums, which elongate the arms and armaments, carpets and furniture’s, clothing’s and accessories respectively. City palace complex also has a UNESCO World heritage site, Jantar Mantar, which is a famous observatory.

A famous tale about City Palace says that the Diwan – I Khas has a huge silver pot, which was used by the former King of the Palace to carry water in it when he used to travel abroad so that his water intake was only the holy water of Ganges, such was the royalty of the people in Rajasthan.

Suggested Tour: Jaipur City Day Tour

 

Chittorgarh Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

chittorgarh fort famous historical places in rajasthan

As the famous saying goes, ‘Garhtu Chittorgarh, Baki sab Garahiya’ popularised by the people of the town means that if there is a fort in the world then it is Chittor Fort and all the others are just the fortresses.

Chittorgarh fort is the biggest fort complex in the continent of Asia. A UNESCO world heritage site is the same fort, which was ones home to the popular people like Rani Padmavati, Meera Bai, Rani Karnawati and the most popular of them all, Maharana Pratap. The massive building, the huge walls and the absolute rich tales will make anyone give their valuable heart to this wonderful location.

Suggested Tour: Rajasthan Forts & palaces Tour

 

Ranthambore Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

ranthambore fort famous historical places in rajasthan

Do you have a special love for animals? You are at the right place, my folks. Ranthambore fort, another UNESCO World heritage site is a location, which will calm two of your greatest fantasies. Historical location with a fine touch of wildlife.

Ranthambore fort is situated right amidst the jungles of Ranthambore National Park. Drive for a jungle safari and take a walk out and about the famous fort. The fort is a beautiful creation by the Rajasthani Chauhan Rulers and was built in the 12th and 13th century. The premises also has within itself three Hindu and one Jain temple. The history of this fort is actually written on the walls of the fort’s vicinity.

Suggested Tour: 2 Days Ranthambore National Park Tour

 

Hawa Mahal | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

hawa mahal famous historical places in rajasthan

Welcome to Jaipur again and we also welcome you to the tallest building in the world, which has no foundation of its own at all.

Hawa Mahal as the name speculates that it is a palace of winds. It sounds interesting, right? Yes, it is right it is a palace, which has not less than 953 small windows, which are also called the Jharokha Sand they are cleanly decorated with the famous latticework. The red and white sandstone makes the place an attraction not to be missed at all. It is a five – storied building and is an eye – pleasing treat to look at its intricate designing done on the walls.

Suggested Tour: Jaipur City Day Tour With Train

Jaisalmer Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

jaisalmer fort famous historical places in rajasthan

Among the largest and the most beautiful fort in the world, is this wonderful creation in the city of Jaisalmer. The fort is also called the Golden Fort for it is fabricated in the yellow sandstones, which shine like pure gold when the sun rays fall on it. The city in which it is situated is also referred as the golden city as the city is decorated with the great Indian Thar Desert from all the corners.

It is a construction of the 12th century and the ancient history attached to the tale will calm your history enthusiast, which dwells within. It is also one of the rare places, where the royal families still prevail. Other than the royal family Jaisalmer fort gives shelter to about one – fourth of the total population of the city.

Suggested Tour: Rajasthan Great Indian Thar Desert Tour 

 

Umaid Bhawan Palace | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

Umaid Bhawan Palace Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

The truest definition of luxurious beauty, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a place, which in the present era is a top class five star heritage property looked after the master hoteliers ‘the Taj’. It is a luxurious place, which is sure to give you chills down your spine when you take a look at this marvelous location or spend a night within its royal arena.

The intricate designing and the purest of material used makes the palace look like it is a painting made on a grand scale.

This heritage palace has 347 rooms, banquet hall, and various courtyards. The common people of Jodhpur built this huge building when the city was under drought and people had nothing to eat and drink. Then king of the city ordered them to construct a fort and for that, they would get money in return, which fed the common class.

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Mehrangarh Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

mehrangarh fort famous historical places in rajasthan

Welcome to the city painted in blue and its massive attraction named Mehrangarh Fort. This massive marvel is built on a hilltop almost 400 meter above the ground. This 15th century monument is a bewitching site when looked from an ant’s view.

There is one museum inside the premises of Mehrangarh Fort, which has a wide age – old collection of – traditional jewels, palanquins (dolis), arms and armaments,clothing and other belongings of the Royals, who ones lived there.

For a perfect city view, stand on the terrace of the fort and treat your eyes with a sheet of blue spread over the earth all across the Jodhpur city. Do not miss a chance on visiting the Chamunda Devi Temple inside the fort.

Suggested Tour: 11 Days Rajasthan Historical Tour

 

Kumbhalgarh Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

kumbhalgarh fort famous historical places in rajasthan

Kumbhalgarh Fort is situated on the Aravalli hill range of the famous Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. This wondrous fort of Kumbhalgarh is home to the second longest wall after the Great Wall of China. The second largest fort in the state was built in the 15th century and it is the birth – place of the famous king named Maharana Pratap. Kulbhalgarh Fort is also one of the UNESCO World heritage sites, which should top the list of must visit in Rajasthan.

Visit this massive complex of fort for a fun packed and knowledge gaining experience. Also, enjoy the fairs and festivals, which takes place in the fort premises.

Suggested Tour: Rajasthan Wildlife & Heritage Tour

 

Junagarh Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

junagarh fort famous historical places in rajasthan

The famous fort of Junagarh is home to the hidden but serene location of Rajasthan named, Bikaner. It is a construction from the 16th century and is also among a very few forts that are not built on a hill top.

It is said that the fort was attached a lot of times by various Kings from the country or foreign invaders but the brave kings did not let the great building fall and surrender. One can find the ruins done on the walls by the cannonballs.

The palace is a fabulous creation in, which the use of Golden leaves, Italian tiles is done cleanly and most royally. Do visit the museum within the premises of the fort that includes the belongings of the Royals, Dresses, Jewels, Essentials, Furniture’s, Arms and Armaments and many more stuff of the daily use for the date back kingdoms.

Suggested Tour: Rajasthan Village Tour

 

Nahargarh Fort | Famous Historical Places In Rajasthan

nahargarh fort famous historical places in rajasthan

Another in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites is this massive fort of Nahargarh, which is said to be one of the most loved places of the tourists when they visit the royal Rajasthan. It was constructed in the 18th century and it is also one of the only forts in the nation that has not been attacked by anyone at any time.

The Nahargarh Fort is surrounded by the forests and wildlife and hence people get another reason to visit this marvellous designing of the Rajput’s.

Suggested Tour: Rajasthan Cultural & Historical Tour

 


Plan your historical trip to Rajasthan today for a fun packed, enthusiastic and unforgettable experience of the historical locations in the Royal State of Rajasthan.

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