The Glorious Story of Rajasthan Palaces

Enjoy your holidays in Rajasthan Palaces

Rajasthan is one of the popular tourist destinations in India because of its historical forts, palaces, art and culture. Rajasthan destination famous for domestic and international tourists, we all know the slogan ‘Padharo Mahare Desh’.The actual beauty of Rajasthan is “Rajasthan Palaces“.

The Beauty of Rajasthan- Rajasthan Palaces

In Rajasthan, there are many Palaces which are very beautiful, their architecture, heritage which tell us the glorious past of the state. Now we see some royal and grand palaces in hotels. Here are some of the best palaces in Rajasthan you might not want to miss out on.

List of Best Rajasthan Palaces –

1. Rajasthan Palaces – Amber Fort

Amber fort located 11 km from Jaipur. This fort also declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Raja Man Singh established the fort in the 16th century. The fort architecture is excellence. We can reach this fort in two ways as the fort situated on a hill. One was for elephant riding, and another was walk-way which was in natural raw shape of hill and rock way. The palace has beautiful rooms, temples, courtyards, and breathtaking views of Jaipur city that will surely leave you awestruck.

Rajasthan Palaces - Amber Fort
Rajasthan Palaces – Amber Fort

Main attractions of Amber Palace: Sheesh Mahal, Sukh Mahal, Diwani-Aam and Diwani Khaas

Entry fee: INR 100/person for Indians and INR 500/person for foreigners

Opening hours: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

2. Rajasthan Palaces – Bal Samand Lake Palace Jodhpur

Bal Samand Lake Palace was the former vacation abode of royal families of Jodhpur. In ancient days Bal Samand Lake Palace was the former vacation residence of royal families of Jodhpur. It is one of the best palaces in Rajasthan, which is now used as a heritage hotel. A world class Heritage Hotel fully equipped with state of the art amenities offer a comfortable stay of a lifetime. If you are planning to visit this best Rajasthan palace book the Maharani Suite to enjoy the marvellous view of the lake.

Rajasthan Palaces - Bal Samand Lake Palace Jodhpur
Rajasthan Palaces – Bal Samand Lake Palace Jodhpur

Main attractions of Bal Samand Lake Palace: Garden rooms with private rose garden and terraced lawns

3. Rajasthan Palaces – Lake Palace, Udaipur

The Lake Palace is located on the island of Jag Niwas in 1743-1746, so it is formerly known as “Jag Niwas”. The construction of the palace spread across an area of four acres in the Jagniwas Island. The palace was constructed at facing east for the royal family members to pray the Sun God. The flooring of the palaces ornamented with black and white marble; the walls of the palace decorated with coloured stones.

Rajasthan Palaces - Lake Palace, Udaipur
Rajasthan Palaces – Lake Palace, Udaipur


The palace was built in three years, under the reign of Maharana Jagat Singh. It is now a large five-star hotel that fulfils peoples fantasies of tasting the royal lifestyle. The hotel operates a speedboat which transports guests to the hotel from a jetty at the City Palace. Explore now the Rajasthan palace trip with your life partner and enjoy the thrill of romance.

Best Time to Stay at Lake Palace: January – April and October – December
Opening timing and Closing time: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

4. Rajasthan Palaces – Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur. The name of Hawa Mahal itself indicates “Hawa” means “Wind”, and “Mahal” means “Palace” so this palace stands for “Palace of Winds”. The structure of the palace designed in such manner that creates air throughout the palace with the help of the Venturi Effect. The shape of the palace is like a Lord Krishna’s Crown. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh constructed this palace in 1799.

Rajasthan Palaces - Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Rajasthan Palaces – Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

The palace is located in Jaipur city and palace decorated with red bricks and sandstone. The primary indication of building this excellent design to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life and festivals

Best Time to Stay at Hawa Mahal: October – March
Opening timing and Closing time: 9 am to 4.30 pm

5. Rajasthan Palaces – City Palace Udaipur

The architecture of City Palace is Wonderful it is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. This is the most visited tourist attraction in Udaipur. Maharana Udai Singh built city Palace in 1559.

Rajasthan Palaces - City Palace Udaipur
Rajasthan Palaces – City Palace Udaipur

The City Palace in Udaipur was built in a royal style and is considered the largest palace of Rajasthan, a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, and was built on a hilltop that gives an exotic view of the city and its surrounding, including several historic monuments such as the Lake Palace in Lake Pichola, the Jag Mandir.

There are different palaces inside the City Palace, and they are named differently for their various purposes.

Best Time to Stay at City Palace: November – February
Opening timing and Closing time: 9 am to 4.30 pm

There are many palaces in Rajasthan such as Taragarh Fort, Junagarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort, Sawai Madhopur, Bundi Palace, City Palace of Jaipur etc. Visit these palaces and become a witness of beautiful architectures. Know more about Rajasthan Tourism Here.

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