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Revamped from ruins to a resort, catch a break from Jaipur & make your way to Neemrana Fort

This fort is a great holiday destination for folks looking to catch break from the bustle of the city.

Are you in Jaipur and don't know what to do next? Are you not done with the well-crafted architectural masterpieces of Rajasthan? Then we have the perfect destination for you to visit! Neemrana Fort, situated around 150 km away from Jaipur in the Alwar district, is one such marvel that will have your heart at the first glimpse. From being an exploration spot to being a dreamy wedding destination, Neemrana Fort has been restored into an exquisite resort from ruins.


A Splendid Ruin

Built in 1464, the Neemrana fort has an architectural legacy dating back to the 15th century. The Neemrana fort was abandoned and left for ruins in 1947 when Raja Rajinder Singh of Neemrana moved down to Vijay Bagh as the facade of his Fort-Palace crumbled and its ramparts began to give way. In 1986, this splendid ruin was acquired and turned into this magnificent structure that it is today!

Provides the right aesthetics for your Instagram

We live in times where we have switched from big fat weddings to the modern idea of destination weddings and scenic pictures are a crucial part of it all. In this era, photographs to match the aesthetics of Instagram is in trend and Neemrana Fort surely takes care of it with its resplendent ambience.

Sssshh.. for the haunted stories

While some of us tread lightly on the surface of the earth, there are a few adrenaline junkies who live to do things regular people won't do. So if you are the adrenaline junkie we are referring to, the allegedly 'haunted' Neemrana Baori will intrigue you and it might just give you chills. if you have acrophobia, this place won't be for you! Neemrana Baori is counted amidst the most striking step-wells in India by virtue of being one of the largest, deepest and also one of the creepiest ones.

Things to do when here!

After the awe-inspiring palace stay and a vintage car ride, if you need a break from relaxing like a member of a royal family, then you can go for a thrilling zipline experience here or visit the Sariska National Park and Bala Quila nearby. You can even head out to the Siliserh Lake for a stroll near its banks and later make your way to the Ancient Vrindavan Palace, to explore its ruins.

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This classical piece of architecture coupled with the gorgeous view that it provides, is the ideal destination for anyone who needs to relax and spend a few days away from the hustle and bustle of the city. So chalk your plans, involve your travel gang and make your way to a luxurious weekend.

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