39 Notable Architectures in Rajasthan that you should visit - With photos & details

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39 Notable Architectures to explore in Rajasthan

The Indian state having innumerable royal palaces and forts. It is also known for its Thar desert, royal culture and historical monuments, such as the Hawa Mahal, and the numerous baoris.

Ajmeri GateAjmeri Gate, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India

A popular tourist place in Jaipur. The huge walls and the gate is a perfect example of the royal architecture.

Arthuna Group Of TemplesMDR 83, Garhi, Arthuna, Rajasthan 327032, India

The temples found here are split into several complexes and those light upon the religious beliefs of their rulers.  The structures here exhibit a mixture of Shaivism,Jainism and Vaishnavism.In 1954 the archaeological survey of India began excavations and found out several temple existences here.

Binori Balaji TempleDausa, Rajasthan 303504, India

The Mehandipur Balaji Temple is a Hindu shrine located in the Dausa district of Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Hanuman whose another popular name is Balaji. This religious site is visited by many pilgrims from different parts of the country all round the year. In front of the Balaji Mandir there is a temple dedicated to Shree Siyaram Bhagvan which has a beautiful idol of Siyaram built inside it.

Birla MandirTilak Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple located in Jaipur is a part of one of the several Birla mandirs located all around India. The temple is sometimes also referred to as the Laxmi Narayan Temple

Bisal Dev MandirBisalpur Dam, SH 37A, Rajasthan 304804, India

A Hindu temple located beside the Bisalpur dam on the Banas river, the temple id dedicated to Gokarneswara. A monument of national importance which was commissioned at the 12th century.

Chand BaoriChand Baori, Rajasthan 325003, India

Chand baori is a stepwell located in the Kota district of Rajasthan. Chand Baori is said to be named after a local ruler called Raja Chanda . However, no epigraphic evidence has been found regarding the construction of the Chand Baori or the adjoining Harshat Mata Temple.

Chandra MahalAgra Rd, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

Chandra Mahal is situated inside the main City Palace, which occupies around one-seventh area of the city. This mahal was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II and later on renovations were done by his descendants. It is presently the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and has a seven-storeyed citadel

Chandrabhaga TempleBakshpura, Rajasthan 326023, India

The group of temples on the Chandrabhaga stream belongs to the period of 6th to 14th centuries and is situated near Jhalara Patan. Owing to the arched gateways and carved pillars, the temples are considered good examples of the architecture of that period.

City PalaceOld City, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

A palace complex situated in the city of Udaipur built over a period of nearly 400 years. Built in a flamboyant style and is considered the largest of its type in the state of Rajasthan.

Deeg FortDeeg Fort, Deeg, Rajasthan 321203, India

Deeg fort is the architectural wonder of  Bharatpur district. The central tower of the fort is positioned at an elevated height with a shallow canal surrounding it.  An 8 km huge wall surrounds the fort.

DeogarhDeogarh, Rajasthan 313331, India

This is a famous ancient place located in pratapgarh district located on a small hill. Rajmahal, old Bawadia, Catchment areas and Jain temples are located in Devgarh. A famous temple of "Beejamata" is also situated here, where a fair takes place every year.

Gagron FortGagron, Rajasthan 325602, India

This is an example of a hill and water fort. It is a hill and water fort, one of 12 kinds of Vedic fort architecture known as JalDurg.

Garh PalaceBhoj Mohalla, Jhalawar, Rajasthan 326001, India

Located in the center of town. Maharaja Rana Madan Singh built the fort during 1840-1845.  The Zenana Khas or the Women’s Palace has frescoes on both mirrors and walls, which are considered the finest examples of the Hadoti School of Art. Presently, Jhalawar Fort is home to the Collectorate and other offices.

Ghanta GharNai Sarak, Ghantaghar Market, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001, India

Also known as clock tower of Rajasthan is in the Indian city of Jodhpur built by Maharaja Sardar singh. Infact the tower dominated the entire scenario.

Jagdish TempleRJ SH 50, Near Jagdish Temple, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

It is a large Hindu temple located in the middle of Udaipur. It has been in continuous worship since 1651. Shri Jagdish Temple is the most beautiful example of Hindu Iconography, consisting of three stories of hand carved stone, with a steeple nearly 79 feet high

JagmandirPichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001, India

A palace built on an island in the lake Pichola. Architectural wonder.

Jaisalmer FortNear Gopa CHOCK, Dhibba Para, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India

It is believed to be one of the very few "living forts" in the world, as nearly one-fourth of the old city's population still resides within the fort. For the better part of its 800-year history, the fort was the city of Jaisalmer. The first settlements outside the fort walls, to accommodate the growing population of Jaisalmer, are said to have come up in the 17th century.

Jaswant ThadaLawaran, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001, India

This white marble architecture is a memorial site of a Rajput clan. The cenotaph was built in the 19th century by Maharaja Sardar Singh in the memory of his father. It has a temple-like architecture.

Kalki TempleTulsi Marg, Badi Chaupar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

This is a Hindu temple located in Jaipur, Rajasthan in the 18th century. It is believed to have been built in memory of Jai Singh's grandson Kalki Singh, who died at a young age.

KHANDAR FORTGoth Bihari, Rajasthan 322025, India

This is an ancient fort located in the Khandar Tehsil , Sawai Madhopur district in the boundary of Ranthambore national park. Located on a top strategic vertical hill.  There is seven temples inside this fort.