Rajasthan is a treasure trove of rare arts and crafts. With its proud Rajput tradition, rich history, great fortresses, undulating sand dunes and mouth watering cuisine, it is truly multi-facetted. Rajasthan boasts the most intricately crafted palaces, now turned into luxury heritage hotels that you can live in! Experience the life of the Maharajas, dining on authentic royal dishes taken from the royal cook's secret recipes! Palaces-turned-museums freeze time to give you a glimpse into the lives of their affluent owners. The Rajput kings of Rajasthan were strong, ferocious rulers known for their valour on the battlefield. The Rajputana Rifles is the senior most rifle regiment in the Indian Army. The opulent forts were built atop plateaus and hills against the constant invasions from the Muslims and different princely states of India. Some of the most magnificent of them are, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur, and Junagarh Fort in Bikaner.