Kumbhalgarh fort is situated in Rajsamand district of the Rajasthan. This fort famous of India’s most old fort. Kumbhalgarh was famous not only in Rajasthan or India but all of the world. This fort was famous for adventure, wildlife, enthusiasts, history buffs and architectural, photographers.
This fort was built by Maharana Kumbha on 13th May 1459, Saturday. This fort was called ‘Ajayagad’ because it was a difficult task to win over this fort. A large wall around it is the second-largest wall in the world after China’s wall.
“Kumbhalgarh fort is a World Heritage Site located in the hills of Rajasthan.”
History of Kumbhalgarh Fort Rajsamnad Rajasthan
This fort spreads over 1,087 meters high and 30KM in diameter from 78 km from Udaipur and is a unique monument of the brightness and talent of Yashishvi Maharana Kumbha of Mewar. The construction of this fort was completed in 1459 after 15 years after the beginning of 1443 on the remains of the fort the second son of Ashoka. On completion of the fortification of the fort, Maharana Kumbha Print the coins on which the fort and his name were marked. According to the rules of Vastu Shastra, this fort has built entrance, ramparts, reservoirs, distressed door to go out, palaces, temples, residential buildings, sacrificial altar, pillars, umbrellas, etc.
“Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of great ruler Maharana Pratap.”
This fort has been built in combination with many valleys and hills, which is invincible with the natural protection base. In this fort, palaces, temples, and residential buildings were built at high places and flat land was used for agricultural work. On the same side, the sloping portion used to make reservoirs as easy as possible for the reservoirs. There is another stronghold in this fort which is known as Katargarh. This fort is protected from seven huge gates and a well-fortified pristine. The main part of the fort is the Badal castle and the Kumbha palace is on the top.
Kumbhalgarh, the birthplace of Maharana Pratap has been a crisis capital of Mewar in away. From Maharana Kumbh to the time of Maharana Raj Singh, the Royals family stayed in this fort at the time of the attacks on Mewar. This was the childhood of Kunwar Prithviraj and Rana Sakho. The flyover Prince Kunwar Prithviraj’s canopy is also seen in this fort. Maharana Uday Singh was also brought up by Panna Dhayya in this fort. Maharana Pratap stayed in this fort for a long time after the battle of Haldi valley. This fortification started only after the formation of this fort, but this fort has always been invincible except for a few times but there are many tragedies of this fort which no one can defeat the Maharana Kumbha, the same Paramveer Maharana Kumbha, this fort In his kingdom, Oda Singh was killed in the state Pipasa. Overall, the fort has been a place of pilgrimage for the glory of the heritage and the knights.
Kumbhalgarh Fort Entry Fees:
There is an entry fee of INR 15 for citizens of India and visitors of SAARC and BIMSTEC countries. For foreigners, it is INR 200.
Kumbhalgarh fort & Timings:
from 9AM to 6PM every day.
How To Reach Kumbhalgarh Fort
Near Railway Station: – 100 KM Udaipur City (Suitable) Bia RJ SH 32
Near Airport: – 115 Km Udaipur Bia NH27