Hill Forts of Rajasthan

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Finding its place in the elite list of World Heritage Sites, Hill Forts of Rajasthan are the epitome of incredible architecture and defensive strategy in addition of being witness to some of the most interesting episodes of history. Six awe-inspiring forts make up the Hill Forts Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Ranthambore Fort, Gagron Fort, Amber Fort, and Jaisalmer Fort. All of these forts served as the Rajput Defence systems, and the architecture is marvelous. The Forts are huge and each of its areas is created to make sure that the enemies cannot penetrate. A simple tour through any of these Forts and you would be fascinated by the planning that went into designing these Forts. From the gate sizes to the fortifications- everything was spot on. Around these forts, there are palaces, temples, markets that make them look even more royal. These Forts also had an amazing water storage system. This allowed them to harvest crops inside the forts, thus making sure that they would still have food and water even during a siege.

Amber Fort

Jaisalmer Fort

Ranthambore Fort

Chittorgarh Fort

Gagron Fort

Kumbalgarh Fort