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    Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the best historical places of Rajasthan

    Rajasthan, famous as the ‘land of kings’, possesses the best specimens of Indian art, architecture, and culture. When it comes to gathering information about and looking into the true and mesmerizing history of India, no other place can serve the purpose like Rajasthan. There are a number of enriching historical places to visit along with your family or friends in the state.

    Here’s a list of the most famous historical places in Rajasthan you must explore on your next trip.

    Historical Places in Jaipur

    1. Amer Fort

    Amer fort is amongst the most popular historical places in Jaipur

    Situated in Amber, few kilometers away from Jaipur, constructed by Sawai jai Singh, this Fort leaves the visitors spellbound with the art and architecture that has been endowed to it. On the inside visitors get a chance to see Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khaas along with Sheesh Mahal, Jai Mandir and other temples, Kesar Kyari garden, etc.

    Most appropriate time to visit: November To February
    Opening hours: 9:00 Am – 4:30 Pm

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    2. Archaeological Museum

    Explore the history of Rajasthan at the Archaeological museum in Rajasthan

    Located in Amer, in Dil-e-Aaram Gardens, is this museum where many sculptures and excavation materials collected from Raigarh, Sambhar, etc. along with some epigraphs have been placed.

    Most appropriate time to visit: October To March
    Opening hours: 10:00 Am – 5:00 Pm

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    3. City Palace, Jaipur

    City Palace is one of the most famous historical places in Jaipur

    One of the best historical monuments in Jaipur, built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh, the City Palace reflects the amazing blend of Rajasthani tradition and Mughal architecture. Inside it there are many minor palaces like Chandra Mahal, a number of gardens and temples.

    Most appropriate time to visit: October To March
    Opening hours: 9:30 Am – 5:00 Pm

    4. Jaigarh Fort

    Jaigarh fort is one of the most famous historical monuments in Rajasthan

    Lying 400 metres above Amber Fort, this fort is known as ‘Victory Fort’. One can have the best view of Aravalli hills as well as Amber Fort standing at Jaigarh Fort. The most interesting thing kept here is ‘jaivana Cannon’. Because of rumors of some treasure buried here, this fort was initially closed for common people but now it is open to all to experience its wonderful palaces, gardens, temples and museum.

    Most appropriate time to visit: November To February
    Opening hours: 9:00 Am – 4.30 Pm

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    5. Nahargarh Fort

    Nahargarh Fort in Rajasthan

    Constructed by Sawai Raja Jai Singh in 1734, this historical monument in Jaipur serves the purpose of protection that was to be provided to the Jaipur’s early rulers’ capital city Amber. It is said that this Fort was haunted by the spirit of king Nahar. Madhavendra Bhawan, used for summer retreat by the king’s family is worth watching in Nahargarh Fort.

    Most appropriate time to visit: November To February
    Opening hours: 10:00 Am – 5:30 Pm

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    6. Chittorgarh Fort

    Chittorgarh Fort  is one of the most prestigious historical monuments in Udaipur

    Built by Chitrangad, the Mori Rajputana ruler, this historical place in Udaipur, Rajasthan is the largest in India. The fort is lauded for its magnificent architecture, glorious Rajputana history and the bloody sieges and jauhars. The ‘Kirti Stambh’ and ‘Vijay Stambh’ are main attractions of the Fort.

    Most appropriate time to visit: November To February
    Opening hours: 8:00 Am – 7.30 Pm

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    7. Junagarh fort

    Junagarh fort is amongst the popular historical monuments in Rajasthan

    One of the most beautiful historical places in Rajasthan is the Junagarh fort. Constructed in 1587 by Raja Jai Singh, the grand fort is still unconquered and has got thrilling high wall along with deep ditches. Beautiful Mahals like Chandra Mahal, Phool Mahal, Karan Mahal, etc. along with a museum are the main attraction points here.

    Most appropriate time to visit: November To February
    Opening hours: 10:00 Am – 4.30 Pm


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    8. Fort Museum

    Junagarh Fort Museum

    In this Museum, people can find a great collection of antique Rajputana weaponary including handguns, daggers, etc. used during earlier times by rulers. Besides this there is placed biplane of WW Ist and pictures as well as other domestic items used by Maharaja Ganga Singh.

    Most appropriate time to visit: October To March
    Opening hours: 10:00 Am – 4:30 Pm. Closed on Fridays.

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    9. Jaisalmer Fort

    Jaisalmer is one of the most interesting historical places of Rajasthan

    One of the World’s largest forts, Jaisalmer Fort, known as ‘Golden Fort’ or ‘Sonar Quila’, was erected in 1156 AD by Rawal Jaisal, a Rajput ruler. This historical place in Rajasthan beheld many battles. Major attractions of the fort include Merchant havelis, Lakshminath Mandir, Raj Mahal, 4 grand gateways.

    Most appropriate time to visit: October To March
    Opening hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 Pm

    Historical Places in Jodhpur

    10. Mehrangarh Fort

    Jodhpur is lauded as one of the best historical places of Rajasthan

    Another fort counted among world’s largest forts, Mehrangarh Fort lies 400 feet above Jodhpur. The most interesting part of this fort is the marks of thick cannon balls that can still be observed on the fort’s second gate. The museum, several strikingly decorated palaces and seven gates in the Fort, all have got a victorious tale to tell people.

    Most appropriate time to visit: October To March
    Opening hours: 9:00 Am – 5:00 Pm

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    11. Umaid Bhawan Palace

    Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the best historical places of Rajasthan

    One of the most picturesque historical monuments in Rajasthan is the Umaid Bhawan Palace. Listed among world’s largest private residential properties, Umaid Bhawan palace has got 347 rooms. It’s located on the highest point in the city, the Chittar hill. Taj Hotels are managing some of its part today.

    Most appropriate time to visit: January to December
    Opening hours: Throughout the day

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    12. Ranthambore Fort

    This historical monument in Rajasthan lies amidst a wildlife sanctuary

    The fort erected by Chauhans in 8th century is located on Thanbhore hill, amidst wildlife sanctuary. This fort experienced a number of attacks on it and was captured and extensively used by Mughals. There are numerous temples, palaces, barracks, etc. inside the Fort that altogether make it an attractive tourist point.

    Most appropriate time to visit: November to May
    Opening hours: 10 Am – 5.30 Pm

    So, now that there are many historical places in Rajasthan waiting to be explored. Where are you heading?


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