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Kishangarh  Ajmer
Built in 1649 by Maharaja Roop Singh the fort is also named after its ruler and is popularly known as Roopangarh fort. The Kishangarh fort combines the best of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The nine... More...

Kishangarh :

Built in 1649 by Maharaja Roop Singh the fort is also named after its ruler and is popularly known as Roopangarh fort. The Kishangarh fort combines the best of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The nine turreted fortifications of the fort encompass within it several battlements, jails, granaries, armories and foundries. The colossal double height Durbar Hall has latticed windows above for the Queens to see the proceedings going on below. The fort is enveloped by a deep moated wall, which makes it one of the most formidable forts of Rajasthan.

   Another structure that offers a magnetic appeal to the fort is the Phool Mahal or the Flower Palace. The palace is a living example of the splendor of the Rathore Rajputs. The walls of the beautiful palace are adorned by striking frescoes and gorgeous murals. The Phool Mahal is now converted into a heritage hotel. As one further approaches the Kishangarh fort what greets us are the massive beautiful courtyard and eye-catching fountains. The view one gets of the Kishangarh town from top of the fort is simply astounding. The fort has witnessed many of the patronizing deeds of its rulers towards art, architecture, music and poetry. In fact the Kishangarh fort is one of the few unconquered forts in Rajput history.

 
Government Museum  Ajmer
Ajmer is a place full of Tourist Attractions. The wide range of Touring Destinations in Ajmer makes it a place that is atleast worth a visit. Talking of Tourist Attractions in Ajmer, the foremost plac... More...

Government Museum :

Ajmer is a place full of Tourist Attractions. The wide range of Touring Destinations in Ajmer makes it a place that is atleast worth a visit. Talking of Tourist Attractions in Ajmer, the foremost places of interest are the Museums in Ajmer. The Museum is housed in the in the magnificent fortified palace of the legendary Mughal Emperor, Akbar, which was built in 1570.

   By virtue of the highly rich and elaborate history of Rajasthan, dating way back to the seventh century, the Museums in Ajmer exhibit the rarest of rare collections like weapons and armor used in medieval times, stone sculptures, and miniature paintings.Due to the dominance of culturally diverse rulers, initially in the form of the Rajputs and then in the form of the Delhi Sultanate and finally the Mughals, the Museums in Ajmer showcase a wide range of antique pieces of items that have been a subject of extensive research and excavation. One viewing all the above exhibits, one develops an idea about creative brilliance possessed by the various artisans and craftsmen of those ages. The timeless charm of the arts and crafts, which find relevance till date, also absorbs one.

 
Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra  Ajmer
Ajmer is a renowned vacation spot of Rajasthan wealthy of numerous historical monuments and tombs of past. Ajmer is also famous for its Adhai - Din Ka- Jhonpra, a great example of Indo-Islamic archite... More...

Adhai-Din-Ka-Jhopra :

Ajmer is a renowned vacation spot of Rajasthan wealthy of numerous historical monuments and tombs of past. Ajmer is also famous for its Adhai - Din Ka- Jhonpra, a great example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Adhai-Din Ka-Jhonpra, Ajmer as the name suggests was constructed in two and half days. It is a relic of an old mosque. On a quadrangle base, the ancient mosque has a front screen wall with pointed arches. Its beautifully carved pillars, arched screen and ruined minarets make it one of the masterpieces of ancient architecture. 124 pillars support adhai-Din Ka-Jhonpra and the monument is coroneted with 10 magnificent domes. The tomb is a relic of old mosque.

    In the 12th century this monument prior to being a mosque was a flourishing Sanskrit college, a great seat of learning. Legend has it that a Muslim king, Mohammad Ghori, destroyed it to construct a mosque in its place. As it was a hurried construction, many remains of nearby temples were used for building the monument. It is said that at least 30 pillars must have been used from other temples to build the elegant piece of architecture.

 
Roopangarh  Ajmer
Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh constructed the Roopangarh fort in the year 1648, mainly for security reasons. The fort is situated near the city of Kishangarh. The main attractions of the fort cons... More...

Roopangarh :

Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh constructed the Roopangarh fort in the year 1648, mainly for security reasons. The fort is situated near the city of Kishangarh. The main attractions of the fort consist of its medieval stone granaries, royal armories, jails and daunting battlements. The fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel.

    The construction of the Roopangarh Fort, Ajmer can be traced back to 1648. The magnificent fort, at present, functions as a hotel is categorized among the other hotels in Ajmer. A wonderful amalgam of tradition and gracious hospitality, the Roopangarh Fort in Ajmer is imbued with the elements of regal grace and grandeur.

 
Taragarh  Ajmer
Tour the imperial Taragarh Fort and explore the regal secrets of this remarkable structure in stone located atop the Nagpahari hill in Ajmer with Indian Horizons. Constructed in 1354 A.D., the Taragar... More...

Taragarh :

Tour the imperial Taragarh Fort and explore the regal secrets of this remarkable structure in stone located atop the Nagpahari hill in Ajmer with Indian Horizons. Constructed in 1354 A.D., the Taragarh Fort in Ajmer is a spectacular illustration of Rajasthani architecture. Six imposing gates and a thick crenellated wall guard the entrance to this erstwhile Chauhan bastion. You are welcome to explore the royal secrets of Taragarh though a section of this massive structure is not open for public viewing. See the awe-inspiring Bhim Burj i.e. a massive battlement on which rests a large canon and admire the huge stone water reservoirs built within the fort. The main gateway that leads you to the fort is decorated with stone sculptures of elephants. Pay homage at Miran Saheb ki Dargah that is located within the fort walls.

   This mausoleum is dedicated to Miran Saheb, a brave warrior who sacrificed his life defending Taragarh in an enemy invasion. Taragarh Fort was an important center of military activity during the Mughal domination in Ajmer. Later during the British occupation of Ajmer, Taragarh was used as a sanatorium.

 
Mayo College  Ajmer
Mayo College, Ajmer was founded by Richard Southwell Brouke. For the construction of the Mayo College several designs were submitted in Indo-Saracenic, Grecian and Kolhapur styles by different enginee... More...

Mayo College :

Mayo College, Ajmer was founded by Richard Southwell Brouke. For the construction of the Mayo College several designs were submitted in Indo-Saracenic, Grecian and Kolhapur styles by different engineers, but finally Major Mant\'s Indo-Saracenic design was adopted by the Viceroy in June 1875.The construction of the college began in the year 1877 and was ultimately completed in the year 1885 and the cost of construction went up to Rs. 3.28 lakhs. From then onwards Major Mant\'s design became well known as a classic symbol of Indo-Saracenic architecture and also became a very important part of the courses and is quoted in the architectural courses even today.

    The pastoral head of each house in the Mayo College, Rajasthan is the house master, who is assisted by the assistant house masters, house tutors and matrons. The college prepares the students for class ten and class twelve exams which is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. The courses offered include science, commerce and humanities.

 
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