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Nagaur Fort, Rajasthan

26-8-2016
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Nagaur Fort, Rajasthan

The Nagaur Fort is historically momentous. It was built in the early 12th century. This sandy fort has witnessed various battles in the ancient times. The fort is surrounded by lofty walls. It boasts of a colossal architecture with many temples and palaces inside. The history of Nagaur depicts as a royal place of various legends of gratifying kingdoms. There is a lot of historical sites that include mosques, temples and forts which marks it as a majestic destination for tourists visiting Nagaur city. 

 

The Nagaur Fort houses six breathtaking forts including Hadi Rani Mahal, Bakhat Singh Palace, Amar Singh Mahal, Akbari Mahal and Deepak Mahal. 

 

 Although the Nagaur Fort is in a ravaged state, it has some admirable palaces. Hadi Rani Mahal is one of the most magnificently adorned palaces of the fort. This palace has exquisitely etched designs all around its walls and ceilings. Furthermore, it is embellished with splendid depictions of ‘Maharani Hadi Rani’ who was one of the illustrious queens of Nagaur. 

 

 Despite the vicious history behind it, the Bhakt Singh Palace is worth a visit. It was built by Bhakt Singh who assassinated his own father under the orders of his brother who promised to reward him the city of Nagaur in return. Thus, he laid the foundation of this superb palace within the confines of the primal fort to live blissfully. 

 

Nagaur Fort, Rajasthan

 

 Amar Singh Mahal is bedecked from the floor to ceiling with sophisticatedly embedded designs. It was built by Amar Singh who was the ruler of Nagaur city in that era. 

 

• Akbari Mahal was essentially built to celebrate the re-conquering of the Nagaur city by the Mughals from the governor of Ajmer in 1556. The alluring architecture and art of Akbari Mahal epitomizes a blend of both Rajput and Mughal art. As a matter of fact, the Mughal architectural genre can be witnessed in various palaces of the fort.

 

• Nearly all the walls of Deepak Mahal are spruced up with elegant floral designs. This place has painted drawings of gorgeous shrubs and flowers. Deepak Mahal illustrates the reverie for the locals of Nagaur.

 

If you are looking to make the most of your vacation and the sight of majestic palaces and forts intrigues you, a trip to Nagaur, which is a safe and sound desert urban sprawl, must surely be in your itinerary on your Rajasthan tour. India Holiday Mall has exciting North India package deals to offer for vacationers to explore the dignified destinations of Rajasthan and around the country. Contact us for the most reasonable deals to tourist destinations of India.

 

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