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India Tours Guide
North India

Forts and Palaces

India is a mesmerizing country that has many tourist attractions. Among them forts and palaces of India are much known. India is a destination that can offer travelers with royal retreat experiences through its magnificent forts and palace tours in India. The elegance and grandeur of these famous forts and palaces of India are remarkable for its architectural excellence.

Sightseeing of these will take you to the bygone eras when kings, rajas, maharajas enjoyed bliss of royalty. The popular forts and palaces of India will leave you awestruck by it commendable architecture, lattice work, ornamentation and lavishness.

Peeking into Indian history is possible through these structures as they are a true testimony to yesteryears. Some of these forts and palaces have now been converted into 5 star luxurious hotels where tradition and contemporary fads gel. On a tour to forts and palaces of India you will get to visit states of Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Till date these forts are a great crowd puller.

Forts and palaces tour packages of India are worthwhile as they take you on a journey to below mentioned notable structures:

Agra Fort

Built in Agra of red sandstone this fort is extremely huge and exclusive of its kind. Tourists explore Jahangiri Mahal, Khass Mahal, Diwan-i-Khass, Diwan-i-Am, Machchhi Bhawan and Moti Masjid here with much excitement.

Red Fort

Located in Delhi, Red Fort is also made of redstone and is a replica of Agra Fort. Once embellished with precious stones, Red Fort has Chatta Chowk, Naqqar Khana, Diwan-e-aam, Diwan-e- khaas and Lahore gate for discovery. Light and Sound show during evening here is must see.

Nahargarh Fort

Also called Tiger Fort, Nahargarh fort is horded by tourists round the year. It has served as a personal treasury and a royal retreat by the maharanis.

Amber Fort

Known for its massiveness, Amber Fort is a perfect blend of Mughal and Indian architecture. An elephant ride to explore this massive fort is worthwhile. Sheesh Mahal, Jas mandir are amazing to see here.

Mehrangarh Fort

Located in Jodhpur, this fort has extremely beautiful palaces Moti Mahal, Jhanki Mahal that spellbind the tourists.

Junagarh Fort

Cuddled in terrains of Bikaner, Junagarh Fort remains invincible till date. It offered a refuge to many during foreign invasions.

Golkunda Fort

Founded originally by the Kakatiya's in the 13th century, this fort is located in Hyderabad. The name originates from the telugu words "Golla" and "Konda" - 'shepard's hill'.

Fatehpur Sikri

Now a world heritage site, Fatehpur Sikri is remarkable for Panch Mahal , or Palace of Five Storeys, and the Buland Darwaza.

City Palace

Jaipur shelters this amazing palace that is fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Badal Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum are worth seeing.

Hawa Mahal

Overlooking the main city centers of Jaipur, it was built on lake for the royal ladies to have a watch at the market activities. You must see these forts and palaces for a memorable experience.

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