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Location: Jodhpur
Built in: 15th century
Prime attraction: Numerous palaces within the fort

Mehrangarh Fort is one of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan. Although invincible from outside, it has four gates that can be approached by a winding road. The fort houses magnificent palaces with marvelously carved panels, latticed windows and evocative names. A fabulous collection of trappings of Indian royalty makes it a distinct place.
Location: Jaisalmer
Built in: 12the century AD
Prime attraction: The four gateways and red sandstone work

Located on a 80-meter high perch on the hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts, Jaisalmer Fort is a place where world famous 'Desert Festival' is organized every year. It is approached through four gateways- Akhilya Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hava Pol. The entire fort is an enchanting web of lanes that are dotted with havelis, temples and palaces.
Location: Jaipur
Built in:
Prime attraction:

City Palace, the formal royal residence is an example of the excellence of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. The carved arches supported by grey-white marble columns and marble statues of two elephants guarding the entrance are sure to leave you spellbound. A collection of rare artifacts in the museum adds to the splendor of this palace..
Location: Jaipur
Built in:
Prime attraction: Delicately honey combed windows

Located in the heart of Jaipur, five-storey building of Hawa Mahal is an architectural splendor. The exterior of the building includes semioctangonal and delicately honey combed windows that impart a majestic appeal to the whole monument. The intricate stone work on the exteriors is also worth more than a mere glimpse. But the real craftsmanship is done in those places where ladies belonging to the royal family used to sit to watch the processions.

Location: Jaipur
Built in: 16th century
Prime attraction: Diwan-e-Aam A breathtakingly beautiful complex of palaces, halls, pavilions, gardens and temples standing in a magnificent state reflects the royal past of Rajasthan. The palace complex emerges dramatically from the placid waters of Maotha Lake, which makes it like a fairy tale palace. A spectacular painted hall, Diwan-e-Aam, and a double storeyed painted gateway are sure to leave you spellbound.

Location: Bikaner
Built in :
Prime attraction: Intricate filigree work

The Lalgarh Palace displays an exclusive blend of Oriental and European architectural styles. Constructed of exquisite red stones it is a royal building with overhanging balconies and delicate latticework. The intricate filigree work exhibits the refinements and delicacy of craftsmanship. The terraced lawns and the Bougainvillea bushes add to the splendor of this palace.
Cities of Rajasthan
Ajmer | Alwar | Banswara | Barmer | Bharatpur | Bikaner | Bundi | Chittorgarh | Deeg | Dholpur | Dunlod | Dungarpur | Jaipur | Jaisalmer | Jalore | Jhalawar | Jodhpur | Karauli | Khimsar | Kota | Mandwa | Mandore | Merta | Mount Abu | Nagaur | Nathdwara | Pushkar | Ramgarh | Ranakpur | Ranthambore | Samode | Sariska | Sawai Madhopur | Shekhawati | Sikar | Siliserh |Tonk | Udaipur
Rajasthan Packaged Tours
An Introduction to Rajasthan | Camps in Rural Rajasthan | Rajasthan Heartlands | Palaces in Rajasthan | Kingdoms of Mewar Marwar | Rural Rajasthan Tour | Delhi - Agra - Jaipur Tour | Rajasthan Wildlife Tours | Deser Safari in Rajasthan