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4 interesting facts about Rajasthan
Rajasthan is known worldwide for its vibrant and colourful culture, breathtaking cenotaphs, amazing desert lifestyle and cuisine. Rajasthan palaces have become one of the most sought after destinations to have luxury weddings and are often thronged with all kinds of tourists all the year around. Here are few facts about this wonderful place which you did not know about. Take a took.
Jaisalmer Fort, known for its amazing architecture and stone work, is one and only fort which is still inhabited by people! This Sonar Quilla or Golden Fort of Rajasthan has made it into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list and was once the bastion of the rich merchants of the region.
Did you know that after the Great Wall of China, the majestic wall of the KumbhalgarhFort is the largest in the world! This wall stretches continuously across 26 kilometres around the fort.
The grandiose Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur has been featured in two of the mega Hollywood productions namely: The Dark Knight Rises and Octopussy.
Jaipur, the pink city, happens to be the first planned city in the pre-independence era. Architect Purohit Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya was summoned by Sawai Jai Singh II to structure this beautiful city.