With intriguing legends and folklore, these time-tested forts and palaces are the perfect place to relive some of India’s legendary royal romances.
From magnificent forts to dreamy palaces, India has a plethora of historical buildings that bring with themselves hundreds of years of human history. With intriguing legends and folklore, many of these time-tested forts and palaces also form the backdrop of epic stories of love, longing and loss.
Here are 7 forts and palaces that are the perfect place to relive some of India’s legendary royal romances.
1. Chittorgarh Fort
With less than a week to go for its release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat has been much in news over the last few months. From the resplendent colours and grand visuals of the trailer to the raging controversy around its storyline, the movie has left the Indian divided.
Well, no matter which side of the debate you choose to be on, we recommend a visit to the majestic Chittorgarh Fort in southern Rajasthan, where this epic poem (written by an Awadhi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540) is set.