Photo Tour of the Forts, Palaces and Temples of Rajasthan

India, Photo Essay, Photography

Fort Fatigue / fohrt fəˈtēg / (n) Extreme tiredness associated with touring multiple forts, palaces and temples in a short period of time, usually accompanied by crankiness and a desire to drink Kingfisher Beer.

The western Indian state of Rajasthan is packed with dazzling religious temples, fairytale palaces and imposing fortresses. We spent three weeks traveling through the colorful state and didn’t even visit big ticket locations like Jaisalmer or Mt. Abu, and I can’t say that I missed out. We saw so much mind-blowing architecture during our trip that I left sated on ancient forts. I am good for awhile.

In our travels we suffered from an affliction known as “fort fatigue” and if you manage to look at all the photos I have stuffed into this post, you too will suffer the same fate.

Click on any of the photos below to open up a slideshow view. Hopefully, the photos will give you a taste of what Rajasthan is like, and you won’t have to endure extreme heat, shoo off persistent touts or dodge cow poop to see it.

Note to reader: There are some photos of Agra Fort below, and yes I realize it is not actually in the state of Rajasthan. But, it is nearby and the architecture is the same.

Okay, so there you have it. If you looked through all of those photos, I am sure you are exhausted.

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15 thoughts on “Photo Tour of the Forts, Palaces and Temples of Rajasthan”

  1. lucyluhawk says:

    Your blog has given me so much to look forward to during my time in India! Thank you for the dedication and the fatiguing photo tour! You have some amazing shots!

  2. Anna says:

    Thank you so much for sharing! I loved the travels and photography is amazing!

  3. Hello, Thanks for sharing such a fantastic blog.I really appreciate your blog to share information about Rajasthan…Visiting in Rajasthan is amazing experience. This is amazing place with historical monuments and rich traditional culture. Specially dressing style culture, festivals celebration of Rajasthan attract every tourist.

    • Rajasthan is one of my favorite places in the world. There is so much history and color, the people are great, the food is awesome. I need to go back!

  4. Hello, Thanks for sharing such a fantastic blog.I really appreciate your blog to share information about Rajasthan …Visiting in Rajasthan is amazing experience.Royal Rajasthan is not only the the land of Kings but also famous in tourist destinations in all over the India. Rajasthan is only one of the place where tourists can enjoy with many of things such as culture, civilizations, history, fairs & festivals, Songs & dances, food, forts, temples, lakes, hills and natural beauty with adventure tours. best blog…

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