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Mundota Fort and Palace

Mundota Fort and Palace are approximately 450-year-old heritage monuments and structures located in Mundota, a small town in the hills of the Aravali Range in the state of Rajasthan in north-western India. Mundota was a Double Tazmi Jagir of the Nathawat clan of the Kachwaha dynasty, the rulers of Jaipur.[1]

Mundota Fort and Palace
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Renovations at Mundota Fort and Palace as of 1 April 2013
Mundota Fort and Palace is located in Rajasthan
Mundota Fort and Palace
Location within Rajasthan
General information
Architectural styleRajput and Mughal Architecture
Town or cityMundota and Jaipur
CountryIndia India
Coordinates26°58′N 75°37′E / 26.96°N 75.62°E / 26.96; 75.62
Completed1550 AD
Renovated2011-2013

The palace was built around 1550 by Jaswant Singh, a contemporary of the Mughal emperor Akbar. The fort predates the palace by at least a century.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mandawa, Devi Singh. Kachhawahon Ka Itihas. 2nd edition. Jodhpur: Rajasthani Granthagar, 2010. 15-17, 112-115, 166 . Print