Rajasthan is the land of maharajas. Where many brave Rajput kings were born here. The legendary king of Rajasthan was “Maharana Pratap Singh”. As Rajasthan is the land of Maharajas, there are many fortifications established here. Which is the attraction of Rajasthan.

Here is the list of Rajasthan’s forts with those who rule there……..

  1. NAHARGARH FORT – Historic glory, Jaipur
  2. AMBER FORT – Old capital of Jaipur, Jaipur
  3. JAIGARH FORT – Victory Fort, Jaipur
  4. Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
  5. Mandore Fort, Jodhpur
  6. Junagarh fort, Bikaner
  7. Jaisalmer fort, Jaisalmer
  8. Khaba Fort, Jaisalmer
  9. Roopangarh Fort, Ajmer
  10. Taragarh Fort, Ajmer
  11. Khandar Fort, Sawai Madhopur
  12. Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh
  13. Ratnagarh fort, Churu
  14. Ramathra Fort, Karauli

 

  1. NAHARGARH FORT – Historic glory, Jaipur:

Nahargarh fort Built-in 1734, this grand fort is a perfect way to travel the exploration of historical places in Jaipur.

It is situated on the edge of the Aravalli Hills and formed a strong defense ring for the city. When this fort was built it was named Sudershangarh, but now it is famous as Nahargarh, which means ‘abode of tigers.

About this fort, the popular conviction is that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia. 

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2.  AMBER FORT – Old capital of Jaipur, Jaipur

The Amber fort and Jaigarh Fort are connected in one complex.

Amber fort is situated immediately above the Hill of Eagles At the Aravalli hills.

On the top of a hill making a beautiful reflection in Maotha Lake, it is popularly known as Amer Fort. Amer is a small historical place in Jaipur with an area hardly over 4 square kilometers.

Here is the temple of the GODDESS of Rajputs. Maharaja Mansingh brought this holy statue of the goddess Shila Mata from the east of Bengal. Maharaja worshipped goddess Kali to win wars.

Timings:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Light Show timings: English: 7:30 PM, Hindi: 8:00 PM

Entry Fee: Indian National: INR 25, Students: INR 10 Foreign Nationals: INR 200, Elephant Ride for two at Amer Palace: INR 900

Address: Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur

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3.  JAIGARH FORT – Victory Fort, Jaipur

It was built in 1726 by the king of Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh II.

JAIGARH FORT is also situated on the edge of the Aravalli Hills. It is made of sandstone and the reason behind this was to protect Amber fort.

JAIGARH FORT is the strongest remembrance of Jaipur. It is known as the ‘victory fort’. The world’s largest cannon is kept here called ‘JAIVANA CANNON’.

The view of Jaipur from this fort looks so melodious. If you are photogenic you must come to visit this place.

Address: Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur

Timings: 9:30 AM – 4:45 PM

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4.   Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Mehrangarh fort covers approx 1200 across in jodhpur. This Fort is one of the largest and the Glory of jodhpur.

In this fort are 7 gates which are used for entering the fort and the gates victory.

In the Mehrangrah fort many places are located like : Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Zenana Dude, Jhaki Mahal and Takht Vilas.

And two temples also located in this fort : Chamundi devi mandir and nagnechi ji mandir which are the durga mata and Kuldevi.

This fort also has a museum, there is an amazing collection of Doodlie, Musical instruments, costumes, weapons, paintings and furniture.

You must visit this fort for an unforgettable experience.

ADDRESS : Sodagaran Mohalla, Jodhpur, Rajasthan-342006, India
TIMING: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Open on all days

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5.  Mandore Fort, Jodhpur

Mandore Fort is the old fort of jodhpur and a tourist attraction. It is said that demon king ravana married to mandodari in this temple that’s why it is called mandore fort.

When you go on a trip to jodhpur don’t miss that ancient temple and make sure to visit a good collection of temples, memorials, and high rock terraces.

This destination makes your mind and heart “peaceful and joyful”.And go to the street market.

Must visit the place.

Address: Postmaster, Post Office MANDORE (SUB OFFICE), JODHPUR, RAJASTHAN, Pin Code:- 342304.

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6.  Junagarh fort, Bikaner

This fort is made of red sandstone.

Junagarh fort has been the ancestral property of the Rulers of Bikaner ever since it was built by Maharaja Rai Singh Ji in the year 1588 A.D. or Samvant 1645 V.S. His highness Brave King Shri Karni Singh Ji Bahadur M.P. of Bikaner after careful consideration instead of dislodging it any other way has gifted to the Maharaja Rai Singh Ji trust for the good of the people of Bikaner.

Since this fort is of great historical importance and great sentimental value.

Junagarh fort is the second largest fort in India. If you make a plan to visit in Rajasthan must come to visit Bikaner and especially Junagarh fort. This fort is the glory of Bikaner. If you want to see the Royal living place you must be here with your family.

In the Junagarh fort, the Jena Quarter built especially attracts the attention of tourists. Because it presents impeccable designs of great creative skill.

Address: 28C9+Q5Q, Bikaner Fort, Bikaner, Rajasthan 334001

Time: Monday to Friday 10:30 to 4:30

Saturday 10:30 to 5:30

Sunday Closed.

Fee: Indian 50 INR

Foreigner 300 INR

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7.  Jaisalmer fort, Jaisalmer

The grand Jaisalmer fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Jaisalmer fort is made of yellow sandstone that looks so very beautiful. People especially come here to see the sunset from here. Because the rays of the sun add to the beauty of the whole fort. The yellow walls of the fort, as if bathed in the rays of the sun, in view of this beauty, this fort was named Sonar Fort or Golden Fort.

Here you see Rajputana and Islamic styles together. But if you are really a history lover to see this kind of architecture, then this fort is a must visit Fort you, you should visit it once.

Fee: 50 per person for Indians

250 per person for Foreigners

50 for the Camera Fee

100 for Video Camera

Address: Fort Road, Near Gopa Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Khejer Para, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001, India

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8.  Khaba Fort, Jaisalmer

Khaba Fort, near Kuldhara village, is another unusual and wonderful structure in Jaisalmer. The fort and the village were inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins, who left it one night for unknown reasons. Now it has become a popular tourist attraction, from this fort you can see beautiful panoramic views of the village, as well as click many beautiful photos.

This village is called ghostly and it is forbidden to come here at night. During the day it is full of tourists. Most of the tourists who go to Sam come in the package and in the package they are definitely shown the village of Kuldhara because the evening can be visited only in the evening.

Address: Dedha, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 345001,

Entry fee: 50 INR

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9.  Roopangarh Fort, Ajmer

Rupangarh Fort was a former fort that is currently a hotel. It is located in Rupangarh in the Indian state of Rajasthan
It was built by Maharaj Roop Singh in 1648.

Today this fort has been converted into a heritage hotel. It is said that this hotel is for those who have a good understanding of history.

The fort reflects the Rajasthani architecture and was also known as a strategic location for important Rajputana movements. The stones and marble of Rajasthan were used to build this fort, which adds to the beauty of this fort and attracts visitors.

For visiting tourists this heritage hotel has all the basic facilities which include music, internet, and a library. A morning walk has also been arranged for the tourists coming here to get acquainted with nature.

Address: QVW2+M77, Makrana Rd, Roopangarh, Rajasthan 305814

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10.  Taragarh Fort, Ajmer

Taragarh fort was established by the Chauhan dynasty and was once called the Star Fort.

Thrilled by its unusual structure and architecture, Rudyard Kipling described it as “more the work of Goblins than men”.

The fort serves as a great reminder of the bravery of Miran Sahib, the erstwhile governor of the fort who had sacrificed his life in a disheartening encounter in 1210. The fort sits majestically on the top of the Aravalli

Ranges and offers amazing panoramic views of the city of Ajmer, making it a major tourist attraction here.

Address: Taragarh Fort, Taragarh Rd, Taragarh, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

Timings: 9 AM – 7 PM

Entry fee: INR 20

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11.  Khandar Fort, Sawai Madhopur

The Khandar Fort, located in the Khandar Tehsil of Sawai Madhopur, is the main tourist attraction center in Sawai Madhopur. This ancient fort is situated at a distance of about 40 km from the city center. It is situated near a very famous wildlife sanctuary, Ranthambore National Park.

Situated on a steep hill, there are three big gates at the entrance of the fort. Being situated at a dangerous location, the fort was difficult to be easily conquered by the invading armies. Raja, one of the ruling kings of the Khandar Fort, was known to have won every battle he ever fought.

There are seven temples inside the fort complex – Hanuman Mandir, Chaturbhuja Mandir, Rani Mandir, Govind Devji Mandir, Jagatpalji Mandir, and Jayanti Mata Mandir. Additionally, there are some water bodies inside the complex including two tanks and seven ponds.

Address: Goth Bihari, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan 322025

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12.  Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan, built in the 7th century AD by the local Mauryan rulers, is one of the largest forts in India. The grand structure of this fort has several gateways built by other rulers of the post-Maurya dynasty.

The fort of Chittorgarh is one of the historically most important forts of North India which stands here today with many valor and sacrifice stories.

In the true sense, this fort also displays Rajput culture and values. Chittorgarh Fort is one of the best places to visit in Rajasthan.

Chittorgarh Fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2013 due to its attractive view. If you visit this fort you have to give 2 to 3 hours for visit.

Address: Chittor Fort Rd, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001

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13. Ratnagarh fort, Churu

It is a historical fort. A large number of tourists come here to visit. This fort was built by Raja Ratna Singh of Bikaner in 1820 AD. This fort is situated on Agra-Bikaner road.

There are also many havelis around this place. Here the sand dunes keep changing shape and location with the direction of the wind. The city has many beautiful Havelis like Kanhaiya Lal Bangla ki Haveli and Surana Haveli etc., which have thousands of small windows and windows.

These are wonderful examples of Rajasthani architectural style, with frescoes and beautiful chhatris decorations. Near the city is the amphitheater of Nath Sadhus, where the idols of the deities are made. A Dharma-Stupa is also built in this city, which is a symbol of religious equality.

There is a fort in the center of the city which is about 400 years old.

Address: 3JH9+HJ9, Ram Chandra Park Road, Meghwal Basati, Ratangarh, Churu, Rajasthan 331022

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14. Ramathra Fort, Karauli

This fort is located in Sapotara, Rajasthan. The fort is situated between the Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur and the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur. Kela Devi Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at a distance of just 15 km from this fort. This fort is famous for its panoramic view of the lake and the village.

This fort was found in 1645 by Raja Bhojpal in the jagir from his father who was the king of this place. At that time this fort was managed by Thakur Brijendra Raj Pal and his family.

There are two temples inside this fort of which one is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and the other to Lord Shiva. The Shiva temple located here has a huge marble statue of Lord Shiva which depicts the architecture of the 18th century.

Tourists visiting this fort can also see picturesque views of beautiful fields, the plateau of Dang, Kalisil Lake. Due to the proximity of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary from here, you can also see the birds coming from a distant country.

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