INDIA’S TOP 3 MAJESTIC FORT
India is a land of ancient forts and monuments, which describes its deep manifested past. These marvelous structures were crafted ages ago, still stand testimony to the test of time they have undergone and the beauty they have maintained throughout these years. Here is a comprehensive guide to the best forts in India, which will leave an indelible mark on you.
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
The Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur is considered to be one of the largest forts in India. The distinctive thing about the fort is that it is situated on an elevated platform of and very thick walls as boundaries, thus making the fort look very striking. The fort has 7 distinct gates, one of which still has Cannonball imprints so as to signify the wars of the past. Now, there is a museum inside the fort which documents the rich history of the ‘Rathores’ elaborately in the form of paintings, attires, arms, etc.
Red Fort, Delhi: One of the most popular forts in India
Lal Quila or The Red Fort is the most important historical buildings in India, located at Delhi. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Red Fort is the apex of Mughal architecture, and hence, one of a kind structures in the nation. The fort is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This fort is completely made out of red sandstone, the fort has been maintained in an exceptional condition, and that is why the fort still has not lost its scarlet tinge. The fort is a huge symbol of perfected architecture to various structures designed in the neighboring states.
Gwalior Fort, Madhya Pradesh
The Gwalior Fort is one of the most beautiful forts built by Rana Man Singh Tomar in Madhya Pradesh, not only because of its strong, military style architecture, but also because of the aesthetically painted fortress wall, that sports a bright and royal blue color in the carving. The Fort brings together extremely diverse religious faiths, with altars dedicated to Buddhism and Jainism, while the architecture draws freely from the Mughal and Rajput style, and has been home to various dynasties, from the Suris, Mughals and Rana Jats to even the Marathas. The fort developed into a multi-purpose fortress-cum-architectural marvel that continues to stand strong and attract history enthusiasts from around the country.
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