5 Hill Forts Of Rajasthan You Need To Visit
By: Pinki Sat, 30 Nov 2019 10:51 AM
The Royal state of Rajasthan is home to magnificent hill forts and palaces and six of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites known as Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The Hill Forts of Rajasthan includes Ranthambhore Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Amer Fort, Jaisalmer Fort and Gagron Fort of Jhalawar.
Gagron Fort in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan is part of the world heritage six hill forts of Rajasthan and actually the only hill and water fort in Rajasthan.
* Chittorgarh Fort
The grandest fort in the state of Rajasthan,Chittorgarh Fort also called Chittaur is a massive and majestic fort with the legacy of glorious past and the major tourist attraction in Chittorgarh. The largest fort of India sprawls over a hill with list of attractions inside such as Meerabai Temple,seven gates,Vijay Stambha,Kirti Stambha,Rana Kumbha Palace and Gaumukh Reservoir.
* Kumbhalgarh Fort
Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the five World Heritage Site Hill Forts of Rajasthan and the second most important fort of the Mewar Rulers. The hilltop fort is built 1100 metres above sea level and home to the second longest wall in the world, seven fortified gateways and 360 temples within the fort.
* Jaisalmer Fort
The largest fortifications in the world is a World Heritage Site, popularly known as Sonar quila or the Golden Fort of Rajasthan is one of the Wonders of India. Jaisalmer Fort is a magnificent fort in the midst of the sandy terrain of the Great Thar Desert on Trikuta Hill and offers awesome view of Thar desert and is one of the most notable monuments in India.
* Ranthambhore Fort
Ranthambhore Fort is one of the 6 forts that includeds in the World Heritage Site inscription Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The gateway to Ranthambhore national park and the most visited places in the park. Ranthambhore fort is one among the top sightseeing places in Sawai Madhopur along with national park, Shilpgram craft village and Museum of Natural History.
* Amer Fort
The Amber fort or Amer Fort is a prime tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated 11 kilometres from pink city Jaipur. Amer Fort Palace built with red sandstone and marbles and divided into four main sections, particular attraction is Magic flower, Jai Mandir,Lion gate and one of the most beautiful Maota Lake Garden.