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Mr. Aakash Chatterjee from Tappas Voyages visited Junagadh Fort, Bikaner in Rajasthan

Constructed by Raja Rai Singh in 1593, the Junagarh Fort is one of its kinds with a strong, innovative and formidable structure which is encircled by a water moat and is believed to have bred crocodiles in the past. An amazing network of havelis with courtyards and balconies, watch towers, armory, halls and other the fort exudes an aura of red sandstone (Dulmera) and marble. The Fort is a massive edifice that has a 986 mts wall with 37 citadel and two entrances. The fort is decorated with ornaments and glass work. The major structures within the fort include the Hawa Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, Badal Mahal, Anup Mahal, Phool Mahal, Dungar Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Rang Mahal, and Ganga Mahal.