exploring indian history
The Red Fort (Hindi: लाल क़िला )is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan.It served as the capital of the Mughals till 1857.The British used it as a military camp until India was made independent in 1947.It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
The Palace of Mysore is a palace situated in the city of Mysore, southern India. It was the official residence of Wodeyar's - the royal family of Mysore.The palace was commissioned in 1897, and its construction was completed in 1912. It is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mysore
Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. It is situated in Jaisalmer city in Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, from where it derives it name. The fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert
Barabati Fort is a 14th century fort built by the Ganga dynasty near Cuttack, Orissa. The ruins of the fort remain with its moat, gate, and the earthen mound of the nine-storied palace, which evokes the memories of past days.Today it sits next to the modern Barabati Stadium, the venue of various sport events and cultural programs.
Top 10 forts in India - Tajmahal, Mysore Palace, Red fort, old fort, Ranthambore fort, Chittorgarh fort, Amber Palace, Sanchi Stop, Charminar, Gateway of India, India Gate, Jantar mantar are most important historical monuments.
North India - Forts and Monuments - Rajasthan, delhi has most historical places in Northern India. Tajmahal, Qutubminar, Hawalmahal, Red fort, old fort, Ranthambore fort, Amber Palace.
South India - . Andhra pradesh, karnataka have many forts in South India. Forts and Monuments - Mysore fort, Charminar, Golconda fort, Belgaum fort, Vellore Fort, chitradurga fort, Bekal fort, Gingee fort
Central India - Orissa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh forts - Gateway of India, Sanchi, Raigad, Rajgad, Prtapgad, Purandar, Lohagad, Chanderi, Daultabad,Janjeri fort,Shivneri fort
Indian forts are rich in architecture and every fort speaks a lot.It has a great history behind it.This sites tries to explore the entire history of India forts.
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