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#10 of 361 Places To Visit in Jaipur
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address
Aravali Hills, Amer Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India
contact
+91-141-5134038
entry fee
50
per person for Indians
200
per person for foreign tourists
5
per person for Indian students
25
per person for Foreign students
timings
All days of the week
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
visit duration
Around 2 to 3 hour

how to reach nahargarh fort

The best way to reach Nahargarh Fort is to hire a cab. Even there are autos and shuttles available that will take you to the fort entrance. Tip: Hire an auto rickshaw from Amber Fort and take a round trip to a nearby place like Naugarh Fort and Jaigarh Fort.

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about nahargarh fort

Giving brilliant views of the Man Sagar lake and the vast sprawling city of Jaipur, you must see the beautiful Nahargarh Fort that also houses the compact Madhavendra Bhawan palace. It came into popularity, even more, when portions of the movie Rang De Basanti were shot at this fort.

Legend has it that this fort was named Nahargadh after Nahar Singh Bhomia whose spirit resided in the premises of the fort and obstructed its construction. It was then that a tantrik was called to pacify the spirit. It is said that the spirit demanded the construction of a temple in the fort complex and offered to leave the premises on the condition that the fort is named after him and that's how the Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur came to be so.

Nahargarh Fort was built with the dual purpose of acting as a summer retreat as well as strengthening the defence ring of Jaipur. When in the fort you can take a look at the king's 12 suites that were built for the wives and the children, along with his own majestic suite. The fort also offers some great avenues for taking back picture perfect shots of the Pink City. Within the complex, there are two counters where you can buy drinks and refreshments for yourself.

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Chinoy Mishra
Chinoy Mishra
nahargarh fort, jaipur
Jun 30 2014
its the biggest attraction in part of jaipur's heritage. it a cool place to visit in rainy season, in summers its really very hot if you are visiting and not familiar to such weather conditions. At the backside of fort there's a water storage we call ...... read more
Nithin Raj
Nithin Raj
Nahargarh Fort
Jun 27 2014
A wonderfully built monument with classic designs. You can see the whole of jaipur from the top of the fort. This place is one of the best among the places to visit at Jaipur.
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