Top 10 Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Hill Forts of Rajasthan

When you think of Rajasthan what comes into your mind Aravali range, dessert and what else………..Not able to guess?  

Hills fort of Rajasthan???

Let me tell you I am talking about hill forts of Rajasthan.

You can visit these forts in any season but in summer it will be a little bit hot but after knowing about these forts.

I am sure that you can easily bear this hot summer weather because you will not be able to resist yourself to visit these hill fort in Rajasthan.

The top 10 Hill Forts of Rajasthan are:

Ranthambore Fort Sawai Madhopur

This hill fort is the best among all the hills forts in Rajasthan. Ranthambore Fort Ganesh Temple is very famous, it is a very unique temple because it said to be believed that Ganesh Ji Murti has 3 Eyes. That’s why this temple is also known as Trinetra Ganesh Temple.

Mehrangarh Fort

This is the another fort of Jodhpur. Mehrangarh fort history will fascinate you to come and see this place. The good thing about this fort is that you do not need a ticket to enter the fort itself but you need a ticket for the museum section.

Gagron Fort

Gagron fort location is in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan in Hadoti region.This fort is surrounded by the water, and unique thing about this fort is that this is the only fort of India which does not build on the foundation.Generally, forts consist of less than three bulwarks but this fort is having three bulwark which is unique in its self.

Kumbhalgarh Fort

The wall of this fort is claiming to be second longest continuous wall after Great Wall of China and I am sure that after knowing this fact you will be visiting this fort. This fort also has the temple of Lord Shiva and the best part is that the Shivling is very huge, and Maharana Pratap used to do Puja of this Shivling in sitting position that you can’t do the same in standing position.

Amer Fort

When we talk about Jaipur we simply can’t ignore this fort. Amer Fort is the pride of Jaipur as well as of Rajasthan. Remember the beautiful song Jab Pyar Kiya toh Darna kya from the movie Mughal-E- Azam was shot in the sheesh mahal of Amer Fort.

Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort offers an unmatchable view of pink city Jaipur. The amazing thing about this fort is, It was built for defense purposes but never attacked by enemies. Nahargarh fort at night also gives the amazing view, and you will be enjoying that view.

Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Nahargarh Fort

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer city is known as the Golden city of Rajasthan, from the walls of this fort you can actually feel the marvelous view of the old city and the adjoining dessert. It is also known as Sonar Quila because it is built of yellow sandstone.

Taragarh Fort Bundi

Tarafarh fort is one of the greatest forts of Rajasthan, also known as star fort. From the top of the fort, you will be getting a breathtaking view of the city. It is believed that the Taragarh fort was the first hill fort in India.

Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Taragarh Fort Bundi

Jaigarh Fort

This fort was built to protect the old city of Amer and Jaipur. Rajput leaders are known for their weaponry and one of the largest weaponry used to exist here. The spectacular view from the fort deserves to be seen.

Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Jaigarh Fort -Jaipur

Chittorgarh Fort

Want to see the oldest fort of Rajasthan come and see this fort. This fort will remind you about the Rajput Ranas who preferred sacrificing their life fighting with the foes than surrendering themselves in front of them.

Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Chittorgarh Fort

The hills forts in Rajasthan are a very good example of rich culture and beautiful architecture. After knowing about these places. I am sure you can’t resist yourself to visit these forts.