Tracing History: Magnificent Forts In Rajasthan You Must Visit

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Amber Fort (Jaipur)

A representation of Rajput and Mughal architecture, Amber Fort overlooks Maota Lake, featuring intricate mirror work and the famous Sheesh Mahal.

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Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur)

Towering above the Blue City, Mehrangarh is an imposing fort known for its massive walls, expansive courtyards, and a museum showcasing royal artefacts.

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Chittorgarh Fort (Chittorgarh)

A UNESCO world heritage site, Chittorgarh Fort is one of India's largest forts, with structures like the Vijay Stambh and Kirti Stambh symbolising Rajput pride.

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Junagarh Fort (Bikaner)

A formidable fort with palatial architecture, Junagarh Fort houses beautiful courtyards, balconies, and the Anup Mahal, showcasing intricate gold leaf paintings.

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Kumbhalgarh Fort (Rajsamand)

Famous for its colossal wall, the second-largest fort after Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh offers panoramic views of the Aravalli Range and hosts the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Ranthambore Fort (Sawai Madhopur)

Nestled within Ranthambore National Park, this historic fort offers a unique blend of nature and history.

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Jaisalmer Fort (Jaisalmer)

Also known as the "Golden Fort," Jaisalmer Fort stands as a living citadel with intricate architecture, housing palaces, Jain temples, and bustling markets within its walls.

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Neemrana Fort Palace (Alwar)

Transformed into a heritage hotel, Neemrana Fort Palace offers a regal experience, offering mediaeval charm with modern amenities amidst the Aravalli hills.

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Alwar Fort (Alwar)

Perched on a hill, Alwar Fort, also known as Bala Quila, features several gates, towers, and palaces showcasing Rajput architecture.

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