Virtual Tour: Visit Nahargarh Fort - Jaipur on your trip-All you need to know before

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Rajasthan is its rich cultural and architectural legacy. Rajasthan has a long history that can be remembered. The architectural style of Rajasthan is always unique, which is a mixture of Mughals' and Rajputs' art of prowess. All the existing forts are beautifully carved, giving life to the magnificent structures of Rajasthan with a cultural heritage. You can see the extreme creativity of the Rajputs in the capital city. Jaipur is the home of the royals during ancient times.

 

One such place that provides a rich culture, glorious memories, and stunning architecture is the Nahargarh Fort. The Nahargarh Fort is located at the heart of Jaipur in the Aravalli Range. It was constructed by Sawai Jai Singh Maharaj in 1734. The Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur, is one of the major tourist attractions and India's largest fort.

 

Let's unravel the secret behind the pink city's stunning Nahargarh Fort.

 

In the ancient past, Nahargarh Fort, Amer Fort, and Jaigarh Fort served as strong defense systems all over the city. The Fort is located at Cheel Ka Teela, which is otherwise called the Hill of Eagles. The architecture showcases the art of the  Indo-European style. The massive gates, towers, extreme interiors, and courtyards highlight the artistry of the Rajputs.

 

Diwan-i-Aam:

 

For the prominent rulers, temples are constructed within the fort. This astonishing structure has a common hall for public meetings under the name of Diwan-i-Aam, where the problems are stated and resolved.

 

Diwan-i-Aam, Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

 

The Ridge Fort:

 

The primary purpose of the construction of Nahargarh Fort on the ridge of the Aravalli Hills is to view every minute detail of the entire Jaipur city from the Fort. This place helped the watch guards spot the threats far away before they came closer. This Fort is located in the far-west of India and is one of the most popular attractions and spots for foreigners and Indians alike. From this Fort, you can view the stunning beauty of Jaipur city all around you.

Nahargarh Fort on the Ridge of the Aravalli Range.

 

The Wax Museum:

 

Inside the Nahargarh Fort, there is a place that attracts the attention of most tourists. Yes, it's the wax museum. You can see the iconic wax statues of celebrities, the wax statues of eminent royal personalities in traditional costumes with paintings around the hall, and the stunning Sheesh Mahal, which is made up of a million pieces of glass. You can spend your amusing time by clicking pictures of the wax statues of the familiar faces in this museum.

Nahargarh Fort-Wax Museum

 

Nahargarh Fort stepwell:

 

The astonishing beauty of the Nahargarh Fort does not end with architectural beauty and mind-blowing interiors. There are two step-wells inside the Fort. Most wells are constructed with symmetrical steps to get to the well. These step wells have a unique specialty in that their steps are unsymmetrical and made from the natural terrain. The ramparts near the well provide a stunning view of Jaipur city.

Stepwell of Nahargarh Fort.

 

Besides the places showcased in this blog, you can enjoy Madhavendra Palace, Sheesh Mahal, restaurants within the Fort complex, and many more. This single Fort requires 4 to 5 hours to enjoy the beauty of the architecture, the pink city, and other locations inside. You can stay at the Corinthian, one of the best hotels in Durgapura, Jaipur, near the Nahargarh Fort, for your next architectural venture. You can feel the cultural tradition, royal luxuries, and culinary heritage in this hotel. Don't miss visiting places like Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, and many others where a weekend is not enough to cherish the beauty of this pink city.

 

 

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