The play of lights always fascinates people. It becomes even more interesting when it tells beautiful stories. Sound And Light Shows are a really great way of making people acquainted with the history and culture of a place and its people. Some enthralling Sound and Light Shows make visiting Rajasthan a truly lovely experience so make them a part of your trip-
1.Amber Fort, Jaipur
Relive the rich history of Amber in a picturesque setting here! The son-et-lumière at Amber fort and palace complex takes you through local legends and folklore with folk music and mesmerizing voice of Amitabh Bachchan. While you enjoy the spectacular show at Amber Fort in front of you, you cannot ignore the surrounding hills and the imposing Jaigarh Fort.
2.Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
A mesmerizing show at a UNESCO World Heritage site has got to be amazing. The Sound and Light Show at Jantar Mantar is basically educational but it is really interesting. It tells you about the history of the place, a bit about astronomy and the importance of the instruments at Jantar Mantar.
3.Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajsamand
The Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the grandest forts in the state and it never ceases to hypnotize visitors. The Sound And Light Show has added to the opulence of the fort. The show takes you through the history of the fort in the most magnificent way possible.
4.Akbari Quila, Ajmer
The musical extravaganza takes you to historic days portraying the valor of Rajput ruler Prithviraj Chauhan, the history of Mughal kings while in Ajmer, including the significant treaty signed by Jahangir and Sir Thomas Roe with the religious significance of Pushkar. The 45-minute sound and light show is narrated by renowned lyricist Gulzar.
The stories of bravery of the kings, queens and warriors of this fort will excite you for sure. The 58 minutes show begins with King Chitrangada who made Chittor his capital. The show then progresses to stories of Bappa Rawal, Rani Padmini, Meera Bai, Rana Kumbha and Panna Dhai.
6.The Mewar Sound and Light Show, Udaipur
Unlike the above shows which are run by government, this is a private show conducted every evening at the magnificent Manek Chowk in The City Palace. The show narrated by Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur introduces you to the engrossing history of Mewar.