The Rajputana Empire, also known as the Rajput Empire, was a group of dynasties and kingdoms that existed in medieval India, predominantly in the northwestern region of present-day India. The Rajputana Empire was not a single centralized empire but rather a collection of independent states that shared a common culture, language, and religion.
The Rajputs were a warrior caste who were known for their bravery, chivalry, and military skills. They established several powerful kingdoms in the northwestern region of India, including Mewar, Marwar, Amber, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, and Jodhpur. These kingdoms were known for their rich culture, art, literature, and architecture, and their rulers were patrons of the arts and sciences.
The Rajputana Empire rose to prominence in the 16th century under the leadership of the legendary Rajput warrior king, Rana Sanga of Mewar. However, the empire declined in the 18th century due to internal conflicts, invasions by foreign powers, and the rise of the Maratha Empire. Today, the Rajputana region is known for its rich history, traditions, and cultural heritage, and continues to attract tourists from all over the world.