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Jaigarh Fort Jaipur

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Jaivana jaigarh fort
 Entry Fee
85 Rs. for Foreigners / 35 Rs. Indian
9 AM to 5 PM Daily
 Visit Duration
1 Hours

The Jaigarh fort is most astonishing forts stands on 3 hilltop fortresses called the Cheel ka Teela that is placed at a distance of about 15kms from Jaipur. Jaigarh fort is also known as the “Victory Fort of Rajasthan”. This great architecture very proudly stands on the heart of thorn-scrub Mountains of Rajasthan that express a sterner appearance to the other arresting Forts.


The famous History of Jaigarh Fort:

The Jaigarh Fort is one of the outstanding constructions which built in the 18th century. At this time, Amer is the capital of Rajasthan in which both Jaigarh and Amer fort are situated that was under the control of the Kachawahas as early as the 10th century. This fort was also utilized as a storage throttlehold where bullets and other weapons were stored in the period of war. In the previous ear, the Jaigarh Fort was actually known as the hub of weaponry manufacture for the brave Rajputs of Rajasthan.


Architectural spectacle of Jaigarh Fort:

The Jaigarh Fort stands in Jaipur as a picture of the architectural design of the past era. This ‘Fort of victory” is situated on “Chilh ka Tola” which is also known as the Mountain of Eagles, near about 400 feet on top of the amazing Amber Fort and the area of Jaigarh fort are extended to 3 Km. One of the great entrance to Jaigarh fort is “Awani Darwaza”, situated in the east side of the Fort. The ramparts and wide water channels are must-sees in the fort. In the past, these were used as a component of well-organized rainwater harvesting system utilized for supplying water from hills side.


The attractive fable about big Underground tanks:

It also contains 3 underground tanks, out of which, the biggest one can store near about 60,00,000 gallons of water. The visitors can hear a fascinating tale about this tank. Several people consider that the tank covered some secreted of the Royal family. But, the Indian Government could not find any. Hence, it is implicit that the Maharaja's of Jaipur/Amber regions use particular cubicles under the water tank to save the treasures of the imperial family unit.


Main Sightseeing spots in and around Jaigarh Fort:


•  Jaivana - The Massive mortar: Jaigarh Fort is a wonderful success of the martial structural design. Jaivan, is known as the big mortar stands on wheels in the      world, is one of the main attractions of the Jaigarh Fort. It is positioned at the peak of a tower.


•  Vijay Garh - The Munitions store: The very important aspect of the fort is probably the Vijay Garh. This fort is also used as a big weapon store.


•  Museum at Jaigarh fort - This museum is actually displays d'art which helps to narrate the tale of the Jaigarh Fort and also about its huge well-secluded      reserves. This museum at Jaigarh fort has a big collection of puppets, coins, edifices, picture of the imperial Maharajas, parades, and quite a lot of containers      plus a 16th century coin pot.


•  The Lakshmi Vilas Palace - The Lakshmi Vilas Palace is actually a spectacular experience with some beautiful wall paintings in blue shade. You can also      discover here the remnants of an ancient Mughal garden.

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