|Juangarh Fort, constructed by General Raja Rai Singh, inthe army of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar, betwen 1588 and 1593. The fort has 986 meter-long wall with 37 bastions and two entrances.
How to reach there:
Air: The airport is 15 km from the centre.
Road: There are daily buses of RCTC to Jaipur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer.
Lalgarh Palace Hotel.
What to see:
The Suraj Pol, or Sun Gate, is the main entrance to the fort. The palaces within the fort are on the southern side and make a picturesque ensemble of countryards, balconies, kiosks, towers and windows. A major superb quality of the stone carvimg - it rivals the best anywhere in the world.
The Chandra Mahal, or Moon Palace, with paintings, mirrors and carved marble panels. The Phool Mahal, or Flower Palace, is also decorated with glass and mirrors.
The Karan Mahal was built to commemorate a notable victory over the Mughal Aurangzeb.
The Durga Niwas is a beautifully painted courtyard while the Ganga Niwas, another large courtyard, has a finely carved red sandstone front. Har Mandir is the royal temple, dedicated to Shiva.