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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.