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10 Ancient Places In Rajasthan which are must visit in 2021

Rajasthan, renowned as the ‘land of kings’, holds the best examples of Indian architecture, design, and history. When it comes to inferring knowledge about and looking into the real and mesmerizing history of India, no other place can serve the goal like Rajasthan. There are a number of contributing traditional places to visit along with your family or friends in the state. Here’s a list of the 10 Ancient Places In Rajasthan which are must visit in 2020 –

Rajasthan
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10 Best Ancient Places In Rajasthan

Planning a trip to Rajasthan and looking for the best ancient places to visit? Check out these famous 10 ancient places in Rajasthan which are must visit in 2020 –

Amer Fort: Architectural Wonder

Amer Fort: Architectural Wonder
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Situated in Amber, few kilometres away from Jaipur, this Fort constructed by Sawai Jai Singh leaves the visitors spellbound with the design and architecture that has been enriched to it. On the inside, visitors get an opportunity to see Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khaas along with Sheesh Mahal, Jai Mandir and other temples, Kesar Kyari garden, etc. Best time to visit this architectural wonder is between November to February. The opening hours are from 9 am to 4.30 pm.

Archaeological Museum: Illuminating Hours

Located in Amer, in Dil-e-Aaram Gardens, the archaeological museum houses many carvings and mining materials collected from Raigarh, Sambhar, etc. along with some epigraphs. This is one of the popular ancient places of Rajasthan. Best time to visit this ancient place is between October to March. The opening hours are from 10 am to 5 pm.

City Palace: The Rich House

City Palace: The Rich House
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One of the best ancient and rich monuments in Jaipur, built by Raja Sawai Jai Singh, the City Palace reflects the astonishing mixture of Rajasthani tradition and Mughal architecture. Inside it, there are many minor palaces like Chandra Mahal, a representation of gardens and temples. Best time to visit is between October to March. The opening hours are from 9.30 am to 5 pm.

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Jaigarh Fort: Glimpse Of Successful History

Jaigarh Fort: Glimpse Of Successful History
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Prevailing 400 metres above Amber Fort, this fort is remembered as ‘Victory Fort’. People visiting this fort can have the best view of Aravalli hills as well as Amber Fort standing at Jaigarh Fort. The most exciting thing kept here is ‘Jaivana Cannon’. Because of reports of some treasure hidden here, this fort was originally closed for common people but now it is open to everyone to feel its incredible palaces, gardens, temples and museum. Best time to visit this incredible history is between November to February. The opening hours are from 9 am to 4.30 pm.

Nahargarh Fort: Peaceful Ambiance

This historical monument in Jaipur serves the objective of protection that was to be presented to the Jaipur’s early rulers’ capital city Amber. It is believed that this Fort was haunted by the spirit of king Nahar. Madhavendra Bhawan, a place used for summer retreat by the king’s family is worth viewing in Nahargarh Fort. Best time to visit this fort is between November to February. The opening hours are from 10 am to 5.30 pm.

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Chittorgarh Fort: Majestic Construction

This historical place built by Chitrangad, the Mori Rajputana ruler, is located in Udaipur, Rajasthan. It is known as the largest fort in India. The fort is lauded for its majestic design, glorious Rajputana history and the bloody attacks and jauhars. The ‘Kirti Stambh’ and ‘Vijay Stambh’ are the main attractions of the Fort. This is one of the most visited ancient places of Rajasthan. Best time to visit this fort is between November to February. The opening hours are from 8 am to 7.30 pm.

Junagarh Fort: High Wall

One of the most impressive ancient places in Rajasthan is the Junagarh fort. The grand fort is still unconquered and has got breathtaking high wall along with deep channels. It was constructed in 1587 by Raja Jai Singh. Attractive Mahals like Chandra Mahal, Phool Mahal, Karan Mahal, etc. along with a museum are the central attraction spots. Best time to visit this high wall is between November to February. The opening hours are from 10 am to 4.30 pm.

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Fort Museum: Antique Collections

People can find a great collection of antique Rajputana weaponry including handguns, daggers, etc. used during earlier times by rulers in this fort museum. There is placed biplane of WW Ist and pictures as well as other domestic items used by Maharaja Ganga Singh besides the antique Rajputana weaponry. Best time to visit this museum is between October to March. The opening hours are from 10 am to 4.30 pm. This museum is closed on Fridays.

Jaisalmer Fort: Golden Fort

Jaisalmer Fort: Golden Fort
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One of the World’s largest forts, Jaisalmer Fort was erected in 1156 AD by Rawal Jaisal, a Rajput ruler. It is also known as, ‘Golden Fort’ or ‘Sonar Quila’,. This historical Golden Fort in Rajasthan observed many battles. Some of the major attractions of the fort are Merchant Havelis, Lakshminath Mandir, Raj Mahal, 4 grand gateways. Best time to visit this fort is between October to March. The opening hours are from 8.30 am to 5 pm.

Mehrangarh Fort: Traditional Visits

Another fort counted among world’s largest forts is the Mehrangarh Fort. This fort lies 400 feet above Jodhpur and the most interesting part of this fort is the marks of thick cannonballs that can still be seen on the fort’s second gate. The museum, several strikingly decorated palaces and seven gates in the Fort, all have got a victorious story to tell people. This is one of the most wonderful ancient places of Rajasthan. Best time to visit this magnificent fort is between October to March. The opening hours for visiting Mehrangarh Fort are from 9 am to 5 pm.

So, now that there are many historical and ancient places in Rajasthan waiting to be explored. When are you heading to Rajasthan to visit the top 10 Ancient Places In Rajasthan which are must visit in 2020? You may be confused about how to plan your day to day itinerary. Plan your next trip to Rajasthan with Pickyourtrail and have a historical experience!

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