This beautiful city of Rajasthan is well known for its strong and rich history. Located near the Nagaur district it is considered to be one of the ideal tourist destination. Kuchaman is popular for its magnificent Kuchaman Fort and few havelis. The architecture of this location is predominantly of the Shekhawati style. The subjects for the fresco paintings vary from flowers to Hindu Mythology.
What to do in Kuchaman?
There are ample spots for sightseeing in Kuchaman. Following are the important locations you must not miss to visit when you are in Kuchaman.
This fort was built approximately 1100 years ago by a Rathore ruler. This is the main attraction of this city that has given great tourist exposure to this city. However this fort is not transformed into a heritage hotel. You will find that with great efforts several world class facilities for accommodation have been installed here.
Rich collection of semi – precious stones, gold paint and glass of the fort complex make a great display. Tourists are mesmerized by the look of the wonderful frescoes and the murals that simply glide from one subject to the other. The flower motifs and different topics from Hindu Mythology will compel you to not take your eyes off from them.
The architecture of balconies of the Kuchaman fort and the terraces showcases brilliant history. Visitors are marveled at each corner of the forth. The different sections like the Sheesh Palace – Glass Palace, Jal Mahal – Water Palace. One thing you should not miss to visit is the bustling market of the fort complex. It is a great place in case you are planning to shop exquisite handicrafts and colorful fabrics.
This is another brilliant and beautiful palace. This palace is dedicated to poet saint Meerabai. She was a passionate devotee of God Krishna. In fact till date she is considered to be the most dedicated devotee. In this palace you will come across paintings and murals that depict folklore from different ages and eras. Beautiful and exquisite paintings are displayed to illustrated the life of Meerabai.
It was once used to be the formal chambers used for holding meetings or interact with the citizens. Highly critical and important decisions pertaining to the welfare of the citizens were delivered here. The hall is exquisitely decorated and adorned with shiny walls. These walls are strewn with different precious and semi – precious pebbles.
Other tourist spots:
Lok Dev Temple
Kuchaman Photo Gallery