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What Are The Major Forts to Visit in Rajasthan

Amber Fort

Amber fort is famed with its blended artistic style of Hindu and Rajput rudiments. Amber fort is constructed in 1952 and which is made in red sand stone and white marble.Amber is the classic and romantic fort-palace with a wonderful aura. The interior wall of the palace depicts expressive painting scenes with carvings, expensive stones and mirror settings. Built primarily for the warring enemies as a safe place, the heavily structured walls could defend the residents within the battlements of the fort.

Junagarh Fort

Junagarh Fort of Rajasthan is an impressive monument of Rajasthan, with huge towers and battlements for defence. He was rewarded for his bravery in battle by revenue from parts of Gujarat and BurhanpurThe Junagarh Fort has defied all the attacks except for the brief stint by Kamaran who captured the fort but was unable to retain his victory more than 24 hours. The mirrors, paintings and carved marble panels in the Moon Palace are a treat for eyes. The Phool Mahal or Flower Palace was decorated with glasses and mirrors. The triumph over Aurangzeb was celebrated by building the Karan Mahal.

Jaisalmer Fort,

Jaisalmer Fort is situated in the middle of the Thar Desert, with its huge turrets pointing skywards. Built in 1156, Jaisalmer of Rajasthan is the second oldest of Rajasthan's major forts after Chittorgarh in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer Fort was constructed by Raja Jaisal, he built the fort and the city surrounding it and changed as the capital city.
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