Forts and Palaces in India

City Palace, Jaipur

City Palace, Jaipur

The foundation of City Palace was laid at the time when the city of Jaipur itself came into existence. Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh, who founded Jaipur and also laid the foundation of the City Palace, set apart two out of nine segments in which the city was divided.

City Palace, Udaipur

City Palace, Udaipur

City Palace of Udaipur, the majestic white royal building towers itself on a hill and is surrounded by crenellated walls. The palace was completed in its present form by the contribution of many rulers.

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, one of the most remarkable monuments of "Pink city of Rajasthan", was built by Maharajah Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. This alluring monument of Jaipur is constructed to the west of the City Palace complex.

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace, Mysore

The famous Mysore Palace is situated in the city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka, South India. This historically famous palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Karnataka and India as well.

Old Fort, Delhi

Old Fort, Delhi

The ruins of this fort are located on a small hill which once stood on the banks of the Yamuna river. Legend has it that the fort marked the site of Indraprastha, the magnificent capital of the Pandavas.

Re Fort, Agra

Red Fort, Agra

Built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565, the red sandstone Agra fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's time. Though the principal structure was built by Akbar, many more additions were made by his grandsons.