Adding grace to northern Jaipur, Capital city of Rajasthan, the Nahargarh Fort is located on one of the oldest range of hills, the Aravalli Hills. Lying just below the Jaigarh fort and having a long extended wall which connects it to Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort is one of the best attraction areas for tourists of Jaipur.
History of Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and extended by MahaRaja Sawai Raam Singh in 1868. Further extension of NaharGarh Fort was carried out in 1983-92 by Sawai Madho Singh. He built a range of Palaces in the Fort. There were suits for the queens of Maharaja. A separate suite for each queen was constructed and above these a suite for Maharaja was constructed. The fort never faced any battle all through its history but some treaties were signed in the fort. For some time the fort became a safeguard shelter for some Europeans.
Mysteries related to Nahargarh Fort
It is supposed that initially the Nahargarh fort was named Sudarshangarh. While it being constructed it faced some problems. The constructors realized every morning that there last days construction was destroyed in night. Maharaja found out the reason with the help of some tantric that the soul of Raja Nahar Singh Bhomia dint like this construction. Then a temple in the name of Raja Nahar Singh Bhomia was built in the fort and name of the fort was changed to Nahargarh. After then the construction carried out smoothly.
Transport Facilities Available
Jaipur being the capital of Rajasthan and being one of the metropolitan cities of India consists of all possible transports.
International airport is available in Jaipur. It has the flights from all domestic cities of India and some major cities outside India.
Railway Station of Jaipur is a junction connecting almost all the cities of India. So reaching Jaipur through Rail transport is quite simple.
Jaipur is connected to Golden Quadrilateral, so way to Jaipur is straight, clean and maintained four lane road which can get you to Jaipur smoothly.
Way to reach Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh exists in the northern part of the city after Jal Mahal, in Amber. Convince of various types are available. Taxies can be booked and of threewheeler auto rickshaws can be preferred. Even the city buses have their routes till NaharGarh. All types of convince are available to choose from.
Nahargarh has become a picnic spot for local Jaipur people. The view of Jaipur city from Nahargarh Fort is too beautiful to be missed. Some parts of the fort were captured in shooting of the movie Rang De Basanti just because of the feel of a perfect hangout place.
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