Maharajas' Express Blog

Jaipur Gateway to Indias Most Flamboyant State

“Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is popularly known as the Pink City primarily due to the pink colour stone used extensively in the walled city. The city was once a stronghold of set of rulers, whose palaces and three hill forts are still major attractions of the place. Founded on 18th November 1727 by Maharaja […]

Gwalior A Visual and Aesthetic Feast for the Tourists

“Gwalior is a celebrated city of true royals, situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh, which is world-renowned for its majestic fort. The city has been a chronicler of the rise and fall of many dynasties, from the Tomars in the 13th century to Mughals to Marathas and then finally it was under the Scindias. […]

A Look into the History and Antiquity of the Ancient City Varanasi

“Kasi or Varanasi is among the worlds oldest living cities, which is rightly termed as the religious capital of India. Situated between two small streams, Varuna and Asi that flow into the river Ganges, the city derived its name from these two streams only. The city can be best described in words of Mark Twain, […]

Experience the Rare Amalgamation of Rajput and Mughal Architectural Styles at City Palace, Udaipur

“Udaipur, a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is popularly known as the Venice of the East for its mesmerizing lakes that could leave anyone spellbound. These captivating lakes encompass numerous islands, where historical monuments depicting the rich heritage of this city could be abundantly found. Udaipurs history is nothing short of an epic […]

Fatehpur Sikri A Finest Example of Architectural Splendour

“Fatehpur Sikri, a magnificent fortified ancient city, is just thirty-seven kilometres from Agra predominantly built in Red Sandstone. Built on a rocky plateau during 1571 to 1585 period, it bears exceptional testimony to the Mughal civilization. This city was built by Emperor Akbar in the honour of Sheikh Salim Chisti, a Sufi saint and Muslim […]

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