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5 Deserts To Explore Ancient Forts With Your Soulmate

5 Deserts To Explore Ancient Forts With Your Soulmate

Head out to these deserts with your partner to get the essence of royalty from the pristine forts and palaces that you can find there. Check out the experiences shared by Holiday IQ reviewers.  

1. Jaisalmer ; For its massive forts and ornate palaces

Jaisalmer ; For its massive forts and ornate palaces
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sumit Dasgupta adds, “Jaisalmer is about 286 kms from Jodhpur, approximately 4 hours by road. You will come acorss Sonar Kella fort.The meaning of this fort translates to 'Fort made of Gold'. This fort is made from yellow sandstone and it glows like gold under sunlight!Read Full Review

2. Jodhpur ; For its 15th century ruins and royalty

Jodhpur ; For its 15th century ruins and royalty
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta adds, “Mehrangarh fort is an invincible and mighty fort and the word 'mehra' means sun . One has to visit the fort to realize how massive it is. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Arun Gupta says, “Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur  is a nice fort to visit. You don't need to climb up the hill to reach the fort instead, you can can hire a taxi or take your own car up there. The entrance is quite attractive, with huge wide doors. On climbing a couple of metres, you will  a good view of houses all painted in blue. That's the reason why Jodhpur is also called the 'blue city'.” Read Full Review

3. Bikaner ; For its portraits and traditional textiles

Bikaner ; For its portraits and traditional textiles
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashwini Dabbe adds,“The magnificent forts and royal structures make Rajasthan a unique and a majestic place in India. Bikaner Fort is one such fort that makes you dumbfounded at its very sight. It's one of the well-maintained forts in India. Every stone in the fort tells us a unique story of valour, life and culture of the royal families who once lived there.” Read Full Review

4. Bhuj ; For its old buildings and palaces

Bhuj ; For its old buildings and palaces
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Shefali Thaker adds, “We found extremely well maintained and clean gurudwara there. This place is in the Lakhpat district of Kutch which earlier was a part of the Sindh province before Independence. It is located on the western coastline and is a short distance away from Pakistan. It is a deserted area and hence it is known as a ghost town.Read Full Review

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5. Barmer ; For its impressive sculptures and architecture

Barmer ; For its impressive sculptures and architecture
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhishek Singh adds, “The Kiradu temples are located at about 35 km from Barmer and 157 kms from Jaisalmer in a town located in Thar desert. There are five temples and the most remarkable one of all is Someshvara Temple. These temples feature impressive sculptures and Solanki style of architecture. The temples are called 'The Khajuraho of Rajasthan' due to its statues. The temples were built between 11-12 century. We found that out of the many temples, only five of them are in good condition. Part of the credit for its conservation goes to ASI.” Read Full Review

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