Tourist Destinations of Rajasthan
you are yearning for a leisurely holiday, yet want facilities
befitting royalty then head for the magnificent "Kuchaman Fort" in the
Nagaur district of Rajasthan. Built atop a 1000 feet high rock cliff,
the imposing fort is a rare masterpiece of royal heritage. The fort
houses splendid palaces, temples and palatial rooms decorated with
exquisite frescoes and murals. A super deluxe heritage palace hotel
now, it provides all the luxuries even as its original magnificence
now a heritage hotel resort is easily accessible from Delhi and Jaipur. It
is of a special significance, as it remained unconquered by either the
Marathas or the Mughals.
The Fort's formidable ramparts, innumerable terraces, balconies, and
viewing points alongwith its rich and interesting history, makes it a
great holiday destination with a difference !
views are spectacular since the hotel rises some 1000 feet from the
entrance with several levels. The view at night of the lit-up city and the
Aravalli hills and Sambar lake in the distance is enchanting. The
Kuchamani folk artists and crafts persons have stalls in the Meena Bazaar,
within the fort complex, selling exquisitely made handicrafts. The fort
also houses a museum of weapons and armour. A major part of the collection
is in gold or silver with floral and geometrical motifs. The hall of the
palace houses the beautiful miniature Paintings, murals and gilded work.
The walls have arches and little alcoves which contain beautiful Paintings
with original inlay work executed in gold paint. It also has an
underground swimming pool which is temperature controlled and a courtyard
designed like a chess board where in earlier days, real men would stand in
as chess pieces when the kings played !
Accommodation: 34 deluxe heritage theme rooms, all air conditioned with
all modern amenities, TV, attached bathrooms with running hot and cold
and Activities at Kuchaman Fort:
Dining: Restaurant serving Continental, Chinese, Indian, Rajasthani
cuisine. Well appointed bar.
Recreation: Temperature controlled swimming pool, horse / camel and
Other Facilities: TV, Conference facilities, Doctor on call.
Major Attractions Around
> Pick up souvenirs at the Meena Bazar that lies at the base of the
> Take a swim in the underground temperature controlled swimming pool - a
part of the "Jal Mahal", built for the queens and princesses, with lofty
arches and galleries depicting the famous "Raas Leela".
> Visit the temples dedicated to Maa Kaali, Lord Shiva and the Natvar
> Visit the Sambhar Salt Lake Bird Sanctuary and Tall Chhapar - the black