Top 5 Biggest Forts in Rajasthan

Here are the list of Top 5 Biggest and Greatest Forts of Rajasthan


Mehrangarh Fort

Place- Jodhpur,Rajasthan

Built By- Rao Jodha
Buil Year- 1459

Mehrangarh Fort is located in India's Suncity Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Jodhpur's Mehrangarh fort is one of the largest forts in India. Built around 1459 by Rao Jodha the king of Johdpur. The fort is located 125 meters above the city and is surrounded by thick and imposing walls. The Museum in the Mehrangarh Fort is one of the busiest museums in Rajasthan.


Jaisalmer Fort

Place- Jaisalmer,Rajasthan
Built By- Rawal Jaisal
Buil Year- 1156

The Jaisalmer Fort is located in the golden city of India, Jaisalmer. It is built in 1156 AD by Rajput Rawal Jaisal. It is also known as Golden Fort. The massive yellow sandstone walls of the fort are tan-lion in color during the day and turn to honey-brown when the sun sets, thus hiding the fort in the yellow desert. Jaisalmer Fort has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hills Forts of Rajasthan.


Kumbhalgarh Fort

Place- Kumbhalgarh, Rajasmand District,Rajasthan

Built By- Rana Khambha
Buil Year- 15th Century

Awesome Kumbhalgarh fort is located in Kumbhalgarh, Rajasmand district, Rajasthan. t is a UNESCO World heritage Site. Kumbalgarh Fort built in 15th century by Rana Khambha. Kumbalgarh Fort ia the secong largest fort in india after chittor Fort. The fort is also known to be the birthplace of Maha Rana Pratap.

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Chittorgarh Fort

Place- Chittorgarh,Rajasthan

Built By- Chitrangad Mori
Buil Year- 7th Century

Chittorgarh Fort of Chittorgarh is one of the largest forts in India. Chittorgarh fort is a declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Chittorgarh fort was the capital of Mewar and a located in present day in Chittor town. It extends over a 180 m high hill, spread over an area of ​​280 ha above the valley plains drained by the Berach River. The fort area has several historic palaces, gates, temples and two large commemorative towers.


Amer Fort

Place- Amer, Jaipur,Rajasthan
Built By- Meenas
Buil Year- 967

Amer Fort is a fort located in Amer, 11 km from Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Amer Fort is the most famous fort of Jaipur in Rajasthan and India. It was built by Meenas and ruled by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its elements of artistic style. Mughal architecture has greatly influenced the architectural style of several of the fort's buildings. Built in red sandstone and marble, this attractive and sumptuous palace is set on four levels, each with a courtyard. It includes the Diwan-e-Aam, or "public hearing room", the Diwan-e-Khas, or "private courtroom", the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace), or Jai Mandir, and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is created artificially by the winds that blow on a cascading water inside the palace. Therefore, Fort Amer is also known as the Bitter Palace.

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