Khimsar Fort || Khimsar Fort (Hotel)
Perched on the edge of the Great Thar Desert in the heart of rural India, the unique fort at Khimsar offers a wide range of experiences.The fort was built by Rao Karamsiji, the 8th son of the Jodhpur founder, Rao Jodha, who moved to this region and founded the royal dynasty at Khimsar. The construction of the fort began in 1523 AD. Almost 500 years thereafter, a section of the fort still remains the residence of the royal family of Khimsar. In 1997-98, the Khimsar Fort was awarded the Grand Heritage classification by the Department of Tourism, Government of India. As you are cocooned within the ramparts of this oasis of comfort with its 11 acres of lush lawns under the canopy of bright clear skies by day and brilliant unending stars by night. Open spaces, courtyards surrounding the rooms, stone carved exteriors, windows and arches are characteristic of this fort.