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Fort and Palaces in Rajasthan

Amer Fort

Amer Fort

Amer Fort is located 11 km from Jaipur, though its actual name was Amber Fort but it is pronounced as Amer Fort . It stands as the testimony to the glory of the ruling Kachhawa clan, this was the capital of the princely state before it was shifted to Jaipur in 1727.
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Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort

Constructed in 1156 and located right in the heart of the Thar desert, the Jaisalmer Fort is one of the last princely bastions in the region. Quite like a mirage in the vast expanse of sand, the huge turrets of the Jaisalmer Fort lure the travelers to this magnificent structure. The golden hue of the fort can be accredited to the yellow sandstone of which it is made up.
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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur enjoys the distinction of being the largest fort in India. Initially named the Chintamani Fort, it was constructed in 1459 by Jodhpur's founding father, Rao Jodha. Mehrangarh Fort stands as a testimony to the grandeur of the days gone by.
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City Palace in Jaipur

City Palace Jaipur

City Palace Jaipur is a magisterial structure that covers about a seventh of the walled city of Jaipur. Commissioned by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the City Palace Jaipur is a fusion of traditional Rajasthan and Mughal architecture.
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Dilwara Temples in Mount Abu

Dilwara Temples, Mount Abu

Mount Abu, the only hill resort of Rajasthan, is located at a distance of about 185 km from Udaipur and 500 km form Jaipur. Situated at a height of 1,220 m above sea level in the Aravali hills, Mount Abu is bounded by abundant vegetation and a striking lake named as Lake Nakki.
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Hawa Mahal in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal Jaipur

Hawa Mahal Jaipur is a dream weaved in reality in the red and pink sand stones in Rajasthan. Each wall of the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur stands as a testimonial to the sheer artistry of the people here.
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Jantar Mantar in Jaipur

Jantar Mantar Jaipur

If you arrive here in Rajasthan one thing which you just cannot miss is the Jantar Mantar Jaipur. This is an important Rajasthan Monument and is one of the five observatories built by Maharaj Jai Singh in the period 1727-1733.
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Ranakpur Temples

Ranakpur Temples

Ranakpur is tucked away in a remote valley in the Aravali range. It is situated around 60 km north of Udaipur in Pali district and boasts of one of the largest and most important Jain Temples in the country.
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