Chail

Chail

Chail is a small but beautiful hill-station located at a distance of 45 km from Shimla. The discovery of Chail has an interesting history behind it. Chail was founded in 1893 by the then Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh. The Maharaja was banned from entering Shimla for eloping with the daughter of then Commander-in-Chief of the British Indian Army. This is when Maharaja thought of building a […]

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Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1736 on a hill top called Cheel Ka Teela or Hill of Eagles. The hill lies in Aravalli Mountain ranges and from Jaigarh Fort, you can get panoramic views of the hills, and Amer Fort. It is believed that Jaigarh Fort and Amer Fort are connected by passages which are now closed to public. Amer Fort […]

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City Palace

City Palace

The City Palace is located in the heart of Old Jaipur City. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, and has architectural styles varying from Mughul to Rajput to European styles, with a touch of Indian architecture too. Entrance to the city palace As you enter the city palace, you will be lead to Mubarak Mahal. Mubarak Mahal was built by Maharaja Madho Singh II […]

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Udaipur

Udaipur

Udaipur historically became the capital of Mewar kingdom under the ruling of Maharana Udai Singh after they shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur. Today, Udaipur is a very popular tourist attraction due to its rich history, culture, picturesque landscapes, and the royal palaces. Udaipur is also called city of lakes as it has several large and small lakes spread across the city. There are various places […]

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City Palace

City Palace

City Palace in Udaipur is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. The city palace was initially built by Maharana Udai Singh, and was extended by various rulers over a period of more than 400 years. City Palace is the most visited attraction of Udaipur as it is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. City Palace was originally built in the traditional Rajasthani style, but the […]

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Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort is located on top of a rocky hill in the outskirts of Jodhpur. Apart from being built on top of a hill, the magnificent fort has strong walls that raise over 100 meters. The fort was initially built by Rao Jodha in 1459 and has been extended by several rulers at various times. Mehrangarh Fort The fort has 7 entry gates. Each gate was […]

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Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The city was formerly the princely state for the kingdom of Marwar. Due to the extreme sunny weather throughout the year, Jodhpur is also called as “Sun City”. There are various places that you can visit at Jodhpur. Some of the places that are a popular attraction are in the links below:   Mehrangarh Fort Jaswant Thada […]

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Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is one of the prime attractions in Jodhpur. It is a memorial built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II who was the 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur. From Jaswant Thada, you can get magnificent views of Mehrangarh Fort on one side, and Jodhpur town on the other. Apart from the spectacular views, the royal memorial is built with white […]

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Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort is the one of the largest forts in India and has a lot of history associated with it. The history of the fort predates to 7th Century and was ruled by the Mewar Kingdom. There are numerous stories you can hear from the locals when you visit Chittorgarh Fort. The fort has had history where the rulers, soldiers, women, children and common men […]

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Deeg Palace

Deeg Palace

Deeg is a small town but was once the summer capital of Jat Kings. The palace was built by Badan Singh in the 18th century. Being with close proximity to Agra, the palace has seen several attacks from Mughals and other invaders. The palace was reconstructed later by his successor and son Suraj Mal. Deeg Palace against Gopal Sagar Lake An elegant entrance to Deeg Palace […]

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