Rajasthan Tours Travel » Architectural
With centuries of internecine wars and brief spells of peace, with
dedicated commitment and a slow chipping of its rocks and quarries, the
brave Rajput kings and the aesthetic Moghuls emperors have left behind an
incredible treasure trove of architectural legacies. This land, its
magnificent citadels and princely kingdoms contain ethereal palaces,
imposing fortresses, splendid temples, elaborate wells, handsome mansions
and memorials to their dead. In these facades and monuments one can see a
wealth of architectural details and many of them blend the indo-colonial,
Mughal and Rajput styles of construction with elan.
of Winds ( Hawa Mahal)
This fragile and delicate structure is a screened facade which was meant
to hide the beautiful women of the royal households from prying eyes, with
its many latticed windows. What it truly provides is a peek into the
mystical culture of Rajasthan.
The golden-brown walls of the Amber fort rise up as a statement of sheer
power and strength, imposing and daunting its shadows in the clear waters
of lake Maotha. Down below in the valley is an unforgettable vista.
A fort alive with people, palaces, temples, shops, musicians, artists and
an entire city that still lives here just like it did when the fort was
built. Unchanged for centuries, it is not just a monument but a magical
place that will take you far far back in time.
City Palace - Jaipur
A palace so palatial you'll be hard pressed to find anywhere else in the
world. It still houses the royalty and offers treasures galore to the
The history, the story, the legends, myths and memories of Chittor are
all wrapped up in its magnificent fort.
Invincible and dauntless, it rises up on sheer bare rock, at a height of
125 meters, surrounded by flat plains in all directions. It was built to
offer protection to the city below and to rule over and be the master of
all that it surveys.
This fort has withstood the vagaries of time and of history for over 250
years now. Its unscalable walls and dominant spirit have seen a lot and
survived to tell the tale.
Magic of Architecture The glamor of the Rajputana district of Udaipur in
Rajasthan is assosiated with their Palaces around the lakes and gardens.