Thursday, 26 July 2012

Kishangarh and Roopangarh

Kishangarh and Roopangarh
Kishangarh and Roopangarh are two Forts which have now been converted into a heritage hotel. Although the forts are in ruins, they still reflect the rich heritage and culture that existed during the Rajput period. These forts bring to light the hundreds of battles and wars that have been fought in Rajasthan. They played a significant role in carving the economic and political history of Rajasthan and are very popular tourist attractions today. Thousands of tourists visit these forts each year to explore the history preserved in them. We at Touristplacesinindia.com provide you with complete information on all that you want to known about Kishangarh and Roopangarh in Jaipur. The Roopangarh Fort is a huge structure, about 350 years old. It was built by Maharaja Roop Singh. The Fort lies on the main Mughal route bordering the Plains of the Sambhar Lake. The Roopangarh fort has been made self sufficient with foundries, armories, granaries, underground passage, jails and palaces and represents the best architectural features and paintings of the Rajput era. This fort has been converted into a heritage hotel in the year 1997 by Maharaja Brajraj Singh and now stands as a symbol of luxury. The rooms are decorated with Roopangarh miniatures and antique furnishings with a large number of modern in room features. The hotel offers one of the best dining experiences in Rajasthan and arranges camel and jeep safari for the guests. The hotel also organizes sightseeing tours for the guests to the marble city of Makrana and other places in Rajasthan. 

The city of Kishangarh is located about 30 kilometers from Ajmer in the state Rajasthan. The city was founded in 1611 AD by Kishan Singh, a prince of Jodhpur. It is said that Kishan Singh conquered this area and got it recognized by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1611 AD and built this Fort. This town in Kishangarh has a beautiful Palace Hotel known as Phool Mahal. This Palace was once the residence of the former Princes of Rajasthan and has now been converted into a heritage hotel. The hotel has 21 exclusively decorated rooms decorated with frescos and colonial furniture and offers some of the finest dining facilities which will surely tempt your taste bud. This heritage hotel provides facilities like doctor on call, color television, library, laundry, and conference facilities.The hotel also offers trekking through the Phool Mahal Palace hotel as well as through the private old Cenotaph Garden of the Rulers of Kishangarh. 

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