India is a beautiful country with a diversified cultural and architecture heritage. The bygone era of the Indian history, has left a surfeit of magnificent palaces and forts on which history has written its pages. The magnificent beauty of all these Indian forts could leave anyone mesmerized! Here is a glance of some of the most enticing and glorious forts India.
As you might be aware, that India was ruled by many dynasties, consequently all these historical forts came into existence, which were built by the kings and emperors.
Lal Qila or Red Fort, New Delhi:
Build on the banks of river Yamuna by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Delhi Red Fort was built as the bastion of shahjahanabad. The construction of this historic fort was started in 1638 and accomplished by 1648. The of Red fort differ in height from 18 meters on the river side to 33 meters on the city side and extends from two kilometers. This red sandstone citadel possesses marble palaces, grand audience halls, gardens, plazas, baths, a market place and a mosque. This elegant sandstone fort is definitely worth a leading place in the list of forts in India.
Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh:
Along with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort is the other prime magnificent attraction for which Agra is a cherished place for tourists who are on a cultural tour to India. This majestic fort stands about 2kms from the Indian wonder Taj Mahal and on the bank of river Yamuna. The beautiful Agra fort is a reflection of the Muhgal dynasty and houses a number of palaces including: Jahangir Palace, the Khas Mahal, the Diwan-i-Khas, the Diwan-i-Am, the Musamman Buri and Moti Masjid.
Amber Fort, Rajasthan:
Located in the backdrop of the Aravali Hill, Amber fort is a remarkable charm of the pink city Jaipur, Rajasthan. The architectural detailing of the fort is a perfect blend of Hindu, Rajput and and Mughal style, which entice the visitors to be on their toes. Build by Raja Man Singh in 1592, the Amber Ka Qila is the largest fort of Jaipur which encounter a large amount of traffic every year from around the world.
Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan:
Glittering like a golden crown in the periphery of city Jaisalmer, the yellow sandstone fort ‘The Jaisalmer Fort’ is a ship fort which excites each and every visitor. The architectural brilliance of the fort is truly amazing, the color of the wall, pavement of the fort every bit of the fort proffers quality time to the tourists exploring the fort.
Gwalior Fort, Madhya Pradesh:
One of the oldest and splendid fort of India, Gwalior fort is beautifully maintained up till date. The alluring artwork on the inner and outer walls, its number of temples and the grand entrance of the fort makes it a pearl in the forts of the nation.
Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan:
Chittorgarh fort comes in the list of all largest forts of India, and is suppose to be a symbol of valor, romance and chivalry. With 65 medieval structures, and 84 water bodies the Chittorgarh fort becomes a shear pride of Rajasthan.