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  • A ride around the Ramsagar Sanctuary

    A ride around the Ramsagar Sanctuary

    Dholpur

    A ride around the Ramsagar Sanctuary

    Situated by the Ramsagar Lake, this wildlife sanctuary is an exotic sanctuary you don’t want to miss. Along with terrestrial mammals, the Ramsagar Sanctuary is also home to an assortment of aquatic species such as rare fish, crocodiles and water snak ...

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  • Anupgarh fort

    Anupgarh fort

    Sriganganagar

    Anupgarh fort

    Located in the town of Anupgarh close to the border of Pakistan, the Anupgarh fort is currently in ruins. However, in its heyday the fort was an imposing structure that helped keep the Bhati Rajputs at bay. The fort was built in the year 1689 by a Mu ...

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  • Badnore Fort

    Badnore Fort

    Bhilwara

    Badnore Fort

    Towering over a small hill, this seven-storied fort in Bhilwara is an excellent example of medieval Indian architecture. Located 70 kilometres from Bhilwara on the Bhilwara Asind Road, it offers breath-taking views. One can also visit the many small ...

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  • Bala Qila

    Bala Qila

    Alwar

    Bala Qila

    The Bala Qila (young fort) was built on the foundations of a 10th century mud fort and is a towering structure set atop a hill. Strong fortifications, graceful marble columns and delicate latticed balconies make up the fort. Bala Qila can be entered ...

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  • Barmer Fort & Garh Temple

    Barmer Fort & Garh Temple

    Barmer

    Barmer Fort & Garh Temple

    Rawat Bhima build a Barmer fort in 1552 AD at hillock in present city of Barmer when he shifted old Barmer (Presently JUNA village in Barmer Dist) to present city. He build a fort on top of the city which is also known as Barmer Garh. Hill of Barmer ...

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  • Bhatner Fort

    Bhatner Fort

    Hanumangarh

    Bhatner Fort

    Considered to be one of the oldest forts in India, the Bhatner Fort or Hanumangarh Fort is located on the banks of the river Ghaggar. The importance of the fort can be gauged from the fact that Empror Akbar mentioned it in Ain-e-Akbari. The fort was ...

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  • Chittorgarh Fort

    Chittorgarh Fort

    Chittorgarh

    Chittorgarh Fort

    While it is difficult to arrive at the exact date the fort was established, legend has it that the construction of the Chittorgarh Fort was initiated by Bhim, a Pandava hero from the mythological epic Mahabharata. The fort houses several magnificent ...

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  • Dev Giri Fort & Utgir

    Dev Giri Fort & Utgir

    Karauli

    Dev Giri Fort & Utgir

    Utgir, built by the Lodha warriors is situated on a triangular peak of Aravallis while the Devgiri Fort is in the ravines of Chmabal River between Karanpur and Khandar. It is believed that Raja Arjun Deo acquired the Utgir Fort and it remained the ca ...

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  • Gagron Fort

    Gagron Fort

    Jhalawar

    Gagron Fort

    Gagron Fort is a fine example of a hill and water fort. It is one of the six hill forts of Rajasthan to be a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Surrounded by the tranquil waters of the Ahu, Kali and Sindh rivers on three sides, the fort is ...

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  • Garh Palace

    Garh Palace

    Kota

    Garh Palace

    The foremost tourist attraction in Kota is the 'Garh'. This large complex, also known as the City Palace, is built in a predominantly Rajput style of architecture. The palace is a sprawling complex of suites and apartments built by different rulers o ...

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  • Gugor Fort

    Gugor Fort

    Baran

    Gugor Fort

    A grand fort located near Chhabra, located 65 km from Baran is a must-visit tourist spot.

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  • Hill Fort Kesroli

    Hill Fort Kesroli

    Alwar

    Hill Fort Kesroli

    This 14th century fort is best known for its turrets, ramparts and arched verandas. It was built by the Yaduvanshi Rajputs, who are said to be descendants of Lord Krishna. Today, the fort has been converted into a heritage hotel.

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  • Jaigarh Fort

    Jaigarh Fort

    Jaipur

    Jaigarh Fort

    About 15 kilometres from Jaipur, Jaigarh Fort was built by Sawai Jai Singh II sometime in the early 18th century amidst the arid, rocky and thorn-scrub covered hills. Despite its ancient construction, it still retains most of its imposing citadel app ...

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  • Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer

    Jaisalmer Fort

    The Jaisalmer Fort also goes by the name Sonar Quila (Golden Fort) as it rises from the desert itself and seems to become one with the golden hues of the sand. The setting sun adds its own magic and shrouds the fort with mystique. The fort is constru ...

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  • Jalore Fort

    Jalore Fort

    Jalore

    Jalore Fort

    The main attraction of the city is the Jalore fort. It is an impressive piece of architecture and is believed to have been constructed between the 8th and 10th centuries, the fort is perched atop a steep hill at a height of about 336 metres and offer ...

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  • Jhalawar Fort

    Jhalawar Fort

    Jhalawar

    Jhalawar Fort

    Situated in the centre of the town, the Jhalawar fort or Garh Palace is a beautiful monument. It was built by Maharaj Rana Madan Singh and his successors added beautiful paintings inside the rooms. These can be seen with the permission of appropriate ...

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  • Juna fort & Temple

    Juna fort & Temple

    Barmer

    Juna fort & Temple

    Juna is old Barmer it was main city build by Bar Rao but during Rawat Bhima rule they shifted Barmer to new place where present city stands and Juna remains as ruins of past glory and old heritage. It is 25 Kms from Barmer and is known for its Jain t ...

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  • Junagarh Fort

    Junagarh Fort

    Bikaner

    Junagarh Fort

    Junagarh is an impregnable bastion that holds the distinction of having never been captured. It was constructed in 1588 AD by Raja Rai Singh, one of Emperor Akbar’s most distinguished generals. The fort complex houses some magnificent palaces constru ...

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  • Khandhar Fort

    Khandhar Fort

    Sawaimadhopur

    Khandhar Fort

    The imposing Khandar Fort is a place worth visiting and is situated just 45 kms from Sawai Madhopur. This magnificent fortification was long ruled by the Sisodia Kings of Mewar after which it was taken over by the Mughals. It is believed that the kin ...

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  • Khejarla Fort

    Khejarla Fort

    Jodhpur

    Khejarla Fort

    Located 85 kilometres from the main city, the 400-year old Khejarla Fort is situated in a rural setting. The stunning red sandstone monument, now a hotel, is an example of Rajput architecture. Visitors will be mesmerised by the fort's picturesque set ...

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  • Khimsar Fort

    Khimsar Fort

    Nagaur

    Khimsar Fort

    It is said that the Nagaur fort was initially built by the ruler of the Nag dynasty in 2nd century, and this 500 year old fort, located on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert was built in about 1523. Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb used to stay at this fort ...

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  • Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Birthplace of Mewar's legendary king, Maharana Pratap.

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  • Laxmangarh Fort

    Laxmangarh Fort

    Shekhawati

    Laxmangarh Fort

    Laxmangarh stands tall as the most impressive building in Laxmangarh town, looming majestically over the well laid township on its western side. An exceptional specimen of fort architecture in the entire world, Laxmangarh Fort is built upon scattered ...

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  • Lohagarh Fort

    Lohagarh Fort

    Bharatpur

    Lohagarh Fort

    True to its name, Lohagarh Fort has withstood many attacks by the British, but was ultimately captured by Arthur Wellesley. Where Lohagarh Fort differs from others is that it is not flamboyant, but radiates an aura of rugged strength. The fort is sur ...

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  • Mehrangarh Fort

    Mehrangarh Fort

    Jodhpur

    Mehrangarh Fort

    Rising perpendicular and impregnable from a hill which is 125 metres above Jodhpur’s skyline is the Mehrangarh Fort. This historic fort is one of the most famous in India and is packed with history and legends. Mehrangarh Fort still bears the imprint ...

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  • Nagaur Fort

    Nagaur Fort

    Nagaur

    Nagaur Fort

    It is said that Nagaur fort was initially built by ruler of Nag dynasty in 2nd century and was then rebuilt in the early 12th century. This fort has witnessed several battles and has also been altered multiple times. Being one of the first Mughal str ...

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  • NAHARGARH FORT

    NAHARGARH FORT

    Jaipur

    NAHARGARH FORT

    Nahargarh Fort sits proudly on a ridge of the Aravalli Hills, creating an impressive northern backdrop to the city of Jaipur. It was constructed during the reign of Jai Singh in 1734, and was later expanded in 1868. Nahargarh, which means abode of ti ...

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  • Nahargarh Fort

    Nahargarh Fort

    Baran

    Nahargarh Fort

    The fort, located at a distance of about 73 km. from Baran is quite an impressive site. A magnificent structure constructed from red stone, it is also an excellent exemplar of Mughal architecture. The beauty attracts tourists from all over.

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  • Neemrana Fort

    Neemrana Fort

    Alwar

    Neemrana Fort

    History says that Neemrana Fort was built by the Yaduvanshis, believed to be the descendants of Lord Krishna. Its story is rife with conquests and defeats and it has passed from the Rajputs to the Mughals and the Jats, before finally coming back to t ...

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  • Ranthambore fort

    Ranthambore fort

    Sawaimadhopur

    Ranthambore fort

    The noteworthy Ranthambore Fort was built by the Chauhan rulers in the 10th century. Due to its strategic location, it was ideal to keep the enemy at bay. The fort is also related to the historical legend of the royal women performing ‘jauhar’ (self- ...

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  • Ratangarh Fort

    Ratangarh Fort

    Shekhawati

    Ratangarh Fort

    Located on the Agra-Bikaner Highway, the Ratangarh Fort was built in the early 18th century by Surat Singh, who named it after his son Ratan Singh, and boasts imposing gateways, several monuments (which are mostly in ruins today) and a clock tower, w ...

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  • Shergarh Fort

    Shergarh Fort

    Baran

    Shergarh Fort

    Located around 65 km from Baran district, the Shergarh fort is one of Baran’s most popular tourist attractions. Standing on the banks of the river Parvan, it was considered a monument of strategic importance to rulers. Ruled by different dynasties ov ...

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  • Shergarh Fort

    Shergarh Fort

    Dholpur

    Shergarh Fort

    Located to the south of Dholpur, the Shergarh Fort was built by Raja Maldeo of Jodhpur. It was reconstructed in 1540 by Sher Shah Suri and named after the Sultan of Delhi. This fort was initially built in defence against the rulers of Mewar. This his ...

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  • Taragarh Fort

    Taragarh Fort

    Bundi

    Taragarh Fort

    Built in 1345, Taragarh is one of the most impressive structures in Bundi. While it may be a bit ramshackle and strewn with overgrown vegetation, the palace grounds are a great place for a leisurely stroll. With its curved roofs topping pavilions, ex ...

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  • Timangarh Fort

    Timangarh Fort

    Karauli

    Timangarh Fort

    The great Timangarh Fort, built in 1100 AD is named after the King Timanpal and is situated at a distance of 40 km from Karauli. This magnificent structure was destroyed in one of the many attacks and was rebuilt by King Timanpal of Banaya in 1058 AD ...

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