Nahargarh fort Jaipur is Located in Rajasthan between the Aravali hills. the Nahargarh Fort Jaipur the more amazing that is, the more spectacular it is. It provides tight security to Jaipur city along with the Aamer Fort and Jaigad Fort.
In fact, the name of the fort was first Sudarsangarh but later it became known as Nahargarh Fort, which means “the place of a lion.” The view of the entire city of Jaipur from the Nahargarh Fort is very beautiful.
“Fortress of Nahargarh is one of Rajasthan’s most famous forts.” Nahargarh Biological Park Is located near Nahargarh fort Jaipur.
Nahargarh fort Jaipur History
According to many important historical events, the Nahargarh Fort was built by the founder of Jaipur city, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1734. This fort was completed in 1868. This fort was used by the royal family as a summer palace. In this fort, 12 special rooms were built for the queens and a luxurious room was built for the king.
The best thing about this fort is that it has never been attacked in the long history of this fort. However, the fort has been the site of major historical events such as the signing of treaties with the Maratha armies in the 18th century.
The fort is also known to have sheltered many Europeans during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. The palace underwent renovation in the year 1868 when Rajaswai Ram Singh built a range of palaces inside the Nahargarh Fort. Films like ‘Nahargarh Fort Rang De Basanti’ and ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’ have also been shot.
Nahargarh Fort is a very attractive fort of Jaipur, Rajasthan which with its yellow color looks very attractive in the pink city of Jaipur. This fort was built by Sawai Raja Man Singh for his queens, but after the death of the king, the Nahargarh fort came to be called a ghostly fort. People believe that the ghost of the king resides in this fort.
The rooms of the palace are connected to the corridors and there are some interesting and soft graffiti in the palace. Nahargarh Fort used to be the residence of Maharaja, until April 1944, the Jaipur government used it for office work.
There is also, a restaurant called “Padav” in the western part of the fort, where there is a whole arrangement for eating food. From here the sunset looks very beautiful.
Nahargarh Biological Park, Nahargarh fort Jaipur
The Nahargarh Biological Park is also a lavish organic garden situated in the attractive structures of the fort, which is a special attraction of this fort. Spread over an area of 7.2 square kilometers of the Nahargarh Sanctuary, the biological park is decorated with fine granite and quartzite rocks. This park is known for its rich flora in which you can see many animals in their natural surroundings.
Asiatic lions, Bengal tigers, and Indian leopards are also found in this biological park. Most notably, 285 species of birds are also found in the park, which is very happy for bird lovers.
Nahargarh Zoological is another tourist center, where animals such as Asiatic lion, Bengal Tiger, Panther, Wolf, Deer, Hyena, Crocodile, Himalayan black bears, dull bears, wild boars, etc. are found.
From October to March, it is a good time to visit Nahargarh Fort, when the temperature is 20-24 degrees. In such a situation, you can easily enjoy everything from the fort.
Nahargarh fort timings
- Visiting Time – 10.00 to 05.30
Nahargarh Fort Jaipur Ticket Price
- Fee – INR 200 For Foreign Tourist & INR50 For Indian Tourists
- Visit Duration– 2-3 Hours
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My self Dev Satish. I’m an Author and Founder of tourism-rajasthan.com. I’m from Rajasthan and If I talk about my Education then I’m Law Graduate. I love doing work that makes me happy, that’s why I love traveling. you will find Rajasthan travel ideas & tips on this blog.