Code No- AT-RJ29
Heritage Royal Resort
in AD 1648 and called after himself, the town and Fort of Roopangarh was
constructed by Maharaja Roop Singh of Kishangarh State between the mind - 17th
to 18th centuries. This is called the 'Golden Period' of Kishangarh
Art and Culture, and saw to the flourishing of the world famous school of
Originally a nine turreted Fort, it has been built over and added on by several
generations and the different styles can still be seen in the structure. Now
beautifully restored and renovated into a hotel, it is the first 'War-Fort' to
have been done so. The nineteen large rooms are individually and tastefully
decorated, keeping in mind the history and heritage surrounding it. HISTORY -
A.D. 1611: Kishangarh - where every inch of land was conquered by a brave
lineage of Kings; who after many a glorious battle and heroic sacrifices,
established their kingdom.
A.D.1649: Roopangarh - they made it their seat of power. Strategally located on
the main Moghul route-bordering the desert and the vast plains of Sambhar Lake -
'ROOPANGARH FORT' became the hub of activity. Within its nine turreted
fortification were made foundries, armouries, granaries, underground passages,
jails and palaces. The best of architecture, music poetry and painting were
patronised and refined at a court where the delicate touch of its artists
transcribed the beauty of living to exquisite miniature paintings, known today
as 'The Kishangarh School'.
A.D. 1997: The present Maharaja Brajraj Singh (20th generation of
direct descent since the founder), opens this majestic Fort to received
discerning travellers who enjoy a sense of history and seek a story from the
delicate mausoleum of the 12th century 'Saint Sultan Pir',
overlooks the main terrace.
The distinctive ambience of an individually appointed deluxe room.
The combined atmosphere of this magnificent '17th
Century War Fort' and the Palace within is intoxicating. Added to
this are splendid views from the massive terrace on the higher level
of the Fort.
The 'Queen's Suite' still recalls, faint echoes of the softer footfall,
the whisper of silk, of romance and intrigue of the Zenana.,
Decorated with arms found during the restoration work, this room reflects
a heroic past.,
The double height 'Durbar Hall', now the dining room - has latticed
windows above for the Queens to view the proceedings below.
15 Double Rooms, 4 Single Rooms,
1 Queen's Suite.
Each with large terraces and all modern amenities.
The finest Kishangarh cuisine, age old recipes
handed down over generations.
from 1-Oct-2001 to 30-Sep-2002
Taxes levied by the Government will be extra.
Explore the Fort and its historic surroundings
Experience Roopangarh village - a quite nook of rural
India with its Crafts, Traditions and
Birdwatching at Sambhar Lake Salt Flats and see the
traditional methods of salt-panning.
Ramble on the bylanes of the old city of Kishangarh
and watch painters work on cloth, paper, wood
Safari horse, camel or jeep into the countryside of
Karkeri where exquisite cenotaphs exist.
Day trips to the marble quarries of Makrana. Shop for
Colourful Cattle fairs of Pushkar, Nagaur and Parbatsar.
Gala evenings at the fort with traditional folk dances, music
and cultural shows.
Facilities, Doctor on call. Library, Tennis, Croquet. Indoor
games. Laundry. Transport facilities I.S.D./STD Telephone.
here for Booking Form
Tele : +91-11-41612107, 26823836. Mobile: 9810002772, 9910002772.