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Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort

February 8, 2014 Comments Off

A BUMPY RIDE from Sariska will take you to the abandoned city of  Bhangarh, a fascinating site said to be a clan citadel before Amber. Local legend says that the place was deserted when

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Rajgarh

Rajgarh

February 8, 2014 Comments Off

OVERLOOKING a picturesque valley with green fields and citrus groves is the  grand hilltop fort of Rajgarh, the old capital of the Alwar rulers. Built by the founder of the dynasty, Pratap Singh, in

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Siliserh

Siliserh

February 8, 2014 Comments Off

THIS ENCHANTING SPOT 15  midway between Alwar and Sariska National Park. The 10.5 sq km (4 sq miles) Siliserh Lake, in a valley bounded in by low forested hills, is still the main reservoir

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Exploring Amber (the Old Capital)

Exploring Amber (the Old Capital)

February 8, 2014 Comments Off

CROWNING THE CREST OF A HILLAMBR FORT and its ramparts offer a panoramic view of  Maota Lake, two exquisite formal gardens, and the historic old town at the base of the hill, dotted with

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Amber Fort

Amber Fort

February 8, 2014 Comments Off

THE FORT PALACE OF AMBER WAS the Kachhawaha citadel until 1727, when their capital moved to Jaipur. Successive rulers continued to come here on all important occasions to seek the blessings of the family

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Exploring Jaipur and Environs

Exploring Jaipur and Environs

February 6, 2014 Comments Off

THIS HISTORICALLY RICH TERRITORY is centred around the old capital of Amber and the ”newer” city of Jaipur with its palace, observatory, temples and bazaars and impressive modern buildings. To Jaipur’s north are the attractive Samode palace and Shekhawati areas,

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