Forts of India
Lal Qila or Red Fort
Its impressive palaces and public halls are nothing but the imprints of its aura and the seat of it's power.
This sprawling Amber Fort-Palace is nothing but an apt example of lives of gallant Rajputs. They were everything - militant, adventurous, temperamental and also self-indulgent at the same time. Amber Fort is rated among the best hilltop forts in India.
The fort is often described as the 'Pearls in the necklace of the castles of Hind'. This sprawling fort is the testimony to glorious battles and the rule of the Maharajas of Gwalior.
Perched on the hills, emerging out of the sand, the gold hued walls of this majestic fortress reaches up to the sky with pride.
Built by Emperor Akbar, this crescent-shaped fort is placed on the west bank of the river. The main highlights of this magnificent Fort are Diwan-i-Aam, Jehangir's palace, Anguri Bagh etc.
37 kms from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri was built during 1571 and 1585, by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. Diwan-I-Am, Daulat khana-I-khas etc reflects one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor.
Built by Raja Vir Singh Judeo in 1613, the Jhansi Fort is an architectural delight to eyes. The fort was a residence of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. The main highlights are the Karak Bijli Toup, Rani Jhansi Garden, Shiv temple etc.
Golkonda Fort was established by the Yadava dynasty of Deogiri and Kakatiyas of Warangal and named after the Telugu word "Golla Konda" means "Shephard's Hill".