Heritage Marvels of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is world renowned for its rich and marvelous heritage. Having some of the most awe- inspiring forts, palaces and monuments maintained in really good condition, Rajasthan feels proud to protect and preserve these heritage sites as they are very precious to each and every Rajasthani like us. Here’s a tiny list of heritage marvels in Rajasthan that you must visit once in your lifetime.
Honoured with the title of World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the massive Ranthambhore Fort had remained a powerful fort that was hard to conquer owing to its topographical advantage. The fort displays some terrific examples of great craftsmanship and the interior is equally awe inspiring. Being one of the most fascinating forts in Rajasthan, Ranthambhore Fort is also a wonderful base to enjoy wildlife of the national Park.
Fresco Paintings of Shekhawati
Shekhawati town of Rajasthan is world known for its mesmerizing wall paintings. Town after town, street after street, home after home were painted years ago with frescoes depicting scenes from mythology, especially of Lord Krishna, local legends, animals and plants, daily lives of men and women, towns and the Maharajas. Also known as the story book town of Rajasthan, Shekhawati is a destination not to be missed
Havelis of Shekhawati
Shekhawati region is known for their heritage Havelis(Mansions). The havelis were constructed by the wealthy Marwari community in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan in the 19th century. A haveli typically has two courtyards one for the men and the inner one for the women, their walls and ceilings are adorned with beautiful colourful frescoes painted by commissioned artists. The themes are usually images of Gods, Goddesses and success stories of the merchants who left the town to make fortune in big cities like Bombay and Calcutta.
A fascinating confluence of Rajput and mughal style of architecture, Amer Fort is handsomely poised atop the Aravali Hill 10 kilometres from Jaipur. The massive fort holds numerous attractions in form of mirror palace, temples and gardens. In fact, reaching this world heritage site itself is an unforgettable experience. Sitting on an elephant back, tourists feel no less than a king or queen of some clan.
Recognized as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this observatory fascinates the visitors with the collection of various astronomical instruments which were used earlier to know the correct timings through the movement of celestial bodies.
Apart from being proud of these heritage marvels, Alsisar Hotels also feel honored for being contributing to the heritage of Rajasthan by protecting and preserving the heritage haveli and Palaces- Alsisar Haveli and Alsisar Mahal to tender the Royal rajasthan heritage to the tourists in Rajasthan.
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