Best 16 Forts in Rajasthan: Know Everything About Forts in Rajasthan

Best 16 Forts in Rajasthan: Know Everything About Forts in Rajasthan

By | Update Date: April 14, 2021, 04:11 IST

Pink cold is going to start in the coming time which is considered to be a very proper time for tourism. If you are also making a tourism mind somewhere, Rajasthan is a better place for you at the moment. Rajasthan is known for its culture and heritage. It becomes a hub of tourist attractions, the forts that enhance the glory of Rajasthan. There are many forts in Rajasthan which have also become world heritage because of their speciality. Today, in this episode, we are going to tell you about some of the famous forts in Rajasthan.

Tourist Sightseeing in Best 16 Forts in Rajasthan: Know Everything About Forts in Rajasthan

  1. Amer Fort
  2. Jalore Fort
  3. Jaisalmer Fort
  4. Gagaroan Fort
  5. Jaigarh Fort
  6. Chittorgarh Fort
  7. Junagadh Fort
  8. Ranthambore Fort
  9. Khimsar Fort
  10. Kumbhalgarh Fort
  11. Logarh Fort
  12. Nahargarh Fort
  13. Neemrana Fort
  14. Taragarh Fort
  15. Bhatner Fort

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh has been witness to those hundreds of stories of sacrifice and sacrifice. Chittorgarh is proud of its past. Born in this heroic land Chittaurgarh, Viru respected me by giving his blood in front of his native land! Today in Chittorgarh, I have many history of heroic battles, amazing courage of women, this holy land of Chittor has fought against injustice and atrocities, even today it is taught in the textbooks of schools! Pathan warrior Hakam Khan Sur sacrificed himself in the war, becoming the commander of Maharana Pratap, even after he joined all the neighboring kings and allied Mughal Akbar against the heroic king Maharana Pratap of Chittorgarh.

Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known as one of the hill forts of Rajasthan. The fort is located within the areas of Ranthambore National Park and is the seat of the Chauhan dynasty. The fort was occupied several times by Muslim kings and Chauhan rulers.

Taragarh Fort

The fort of Taragarh was one of the best and stunning forts in Rajasthan and was built in 1345. But as you enter the magnificent fortress, you can see it as building a great architecture in the typical Rajput style that has stone carvings on walls and beautiful roofs and pavilions.

Gagaroan Fort

The Gagaroon Fort is counted among the best hill forts in Rajasthan and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by three rivers of Sindh, Kali and Ahu. The fort offers a quiet backdrop and is one of the famous forts in Rajasthan.

Bhatner Fort

Bhatner Fort is one of the oldest forts in India and one of the most prestigious forts in Rajasthan. The characteristic of this fort is that mughal king Akbar mentioned this fort in An-e-Akbari. The fort was built by the son of the king of Jaisalmer called Bhupat. The fort is really sturdy and has temples and huge doors and is located on the banks of the River Ghegar.

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is also called the Golden Fort and is one of the hill forts of Rajasthan. The fort itself is a complete settlement and is one of the beautiful architectures of Indian history. The fort is built in classic Indian style and the beauty of the fort should be seen at sunrise or sunset, when the suns ray falls on the architecture of the yellow sandstone, it shines like melting gold.

Logarh Fort

The fort of Logarh, as the name suggests, was like an iron fort and it actually avoided many attacks by the British. Many attempts this fort was eventually occupied by Arthur Wellesley. The fort has some interesting attractions like Mahal Khas, Kothi Khas, Moti Mahal and Kishori Mahal.

Neemrana Fort

The Neemrana fort was considered at the home of the descendants of Lord Krishna or the Yamuvanis. But a number of battles were fought for this fort, and after another, the Mughals and the Jarto ruled from the Rajputs, and finally it was conquered by the Rajputs in the year 1775. But at the moment this beautiful fort has been converted into a heritage hotel.

Jaigarh Fort

This beautiful work created by Maharaja Jai ​​Singh is located in Chil Ka Tila, part of the Aravalli hills in Amber, Jaipur. 400 meters above and similar to the structure of the famous Amer Fort, this fort was built for the protection of Amer. One can reach Amber Fort from Jaigad Fort via a secret route. This fort is three kilometers long and one kilometer wide. It has the worlds largest cannon on wheels, named Jaivan. It has some palaces which have been the residence of the royal family. It also has a well-organized garden and museum.

Jalore Fort

The fort of Jalore in Rajasthan was built between the 8th and 10th centuries. It has four large gates but can only be reached from one side after a two-mile long snake-like slope. This fort is also located on a vast mountainous area and is known for its ancient heritage.

Khimsar Fort

The Khmer fort is counted as one of the most beautiful forts in Rajasthan which was built by Nag Kings in the 2nd century and that is why it is also named Nagaur Fort. But in 1523 the fort was rebuilt and considered to be more than 500 years old. Mughal King Aurangzeb used to be here, but the fort is currently converted into a heritage hotel.

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is also called the Golden Fort and is one of the hill forts of Rajasthan. The fort itself is a complete settlement and is one of the beautiful architectures of Indian history. The fort is built in classic Indian style and the beauty of the fort should be seen at sunrise or sunset, when the suns ray falls on the architecture of the yellow sandstone, it shines like melting gold.

Amer Fort

The Amer Fort was originally built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 and later developed by Sawai Jai Singh. Amber Fort is one of the most famous tourist destinations not only in Jaipur but also in the whole of Rajasthan. Made of red sandstone and marble, this fort has four floors. There are separate courtyards on each floor. This fort is located in the small town of Amer, just 1 km from Jaipur. Situated high on a hill, the Amber Fort is built in marble and red sandstone. It is an example of the royal past of the region. Although the exterior has a rugged appearance, the interiors of the fort are still in magnificent shape. It can be rightly said that Amber Fort is an integral part of the unique identity of Jaipur. It is believed that it was originally built by the Meenas, which was later ruled by King Mansingh I. This fort is known for artistic Hindu architecture. In this fort, Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal (Darpan Mahal), Jai Mandir and Sukh Niwas are included where the air flowing in through the water in the fort creates an artificially cooled atmosphere. Tourists from not only the country but also from all over the world come to see this fort. 

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Talk about Rajputana buildings and you do not think of Kumbhalgarh Fort, it cannot happen. Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. Kumbhalgarh is the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. It is the most sought-after fort in Mewar after Chittorgarh Fort. The fort wall spans 36 km, making it the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China. The fort is lit for a while each day after sunset and one should not miss that scene. The beauty and grandeur of the fort speaks about the rich past and culture of Rajasthan. This fort is a World Heritage Site and has been included in the Hill Forts of Rajasthan by UNESCO. The fort was built by Rana Kumbha during the 15th century. There are two specialties of this fort - First, this fort wall is the second largest wall in the world, which is 36 km long and 15 feet wide, So wide that five horses can run on it simultaneously. The second feature is that there are more than 360 temples inside this fort, out of which 300 are ancient Jain temples and the rest are Hindu temples. It is an impregnable fort which the enemy could never conquer on its own strength. Palaces, temples and buildings were built to live in the high places of this fort. 

Nahargarh Fort

The capital of Rajasthan is located on the Aravalli hill in the north-west of Jaipur. This fort was built by King Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur. The yellow colored Narhagarh Fort adds to the beauty of the Pink City. The fort of Nahargarh is visible from almost every corner of the city. It is definitely delightful and fascinating to see this fort. Nahargarh Fort along with Amer Fort and Jaigad Fort also provide tight security to the city of Jaipur. Actually the name of the fort was earlier Sudarshangarh. But later it came to be known as Nahargarh Fort. The fort was named after Prince Nahar of Jaipur.

Junagadh Fort

Junagadh Fort is a major attraction of Bikaner. It was built by Maharaja Rai Singh. History is associated with this whole fort to very deep roots, so the tourists are very attracted to it. This fort is completely made of red sandstone of the Thar Desert. However, marble work has been done within it. There are many great things to see in this fort. Here the king has a rich heritage with many havelis and many temples. Some of the palaces here include Ganga Mahal, Phool Mahal, Badal Mahal etc. There is also a museum in this fort which also has clothes, paintings and weapons of historical importance. This museum is one of the special attractions of Rajasthan for tourists. Here you will also find many manuscripts written in Sanskrit and Persian. So if you come to this side, then you must see these different palaces.

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