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Jaigarh Fort

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Jaigarh Fort is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Other name of this fort is Cheel Ka Teela which means Hill of Eagles. To protect the Amber Fort this was built in 1726 by Jai Singh. This fort also looks like Amber Fort. This fort is famous for the canon on wheels which is the largest canon in the world.

 

What to see in Jaigarh Fort:

Divya Burj: It is 7 stored formation. As it is so height, visitors can seen almost all parts of the city from this place.

Palace Complex: This is most famous for its architectural style.

Vijay Garh: Major attraction of this place is collection of ammunitions and arms which are used by Rajputs. Those arms include huge cannon, guns, shields, muskets and swords. Weight of the cannon is 50Kgs.

Albert Hall Museum:  Major attractions of this museum are crystal work, metal sculptures, ivory goods, natural stones, Pottery, Chiseled Brassware, Exquisite Jewellery, and Rare Paintings. Other attractions of this museum are plans of Palaces, vintage spittoon dates back to 15th century, circular pack of cards, stamps.

 

What to see around Jaigarh Fort:

Amer Fort: Raja Man Singh I constructed this fort in 1592. Red sandstone was used to construct this fort. Rajput and Mughal Styles can be seen here. Amer Fort Attractions are Sila Devi Temple, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam, Palace of Raja Man Singh I, Diwaan-e-Khas. It is located 7kms away from the fort.

Jal Mahal: This seen like it is floating on the water. So it is known as Water Palace. It is situated in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. This was built by Maharaja Madho Singh I in 1799. It is located 9kms away from the fort.

Hawa Mahal: In 1747, this was built by Sawai Pratap Singh. This is known as Palace of Winds. Royal ladies can see the market place from this mahal. It is located 10kms away from the fort.

Nahargarh Fort: It is located on Aravalli Hills which are located 8kms away from the fort. For the protection of Amber this was built by Jai Singh. It is located 5kms away from the fort.

 

Getting to Jaigarh Fort: As this palace is very close to Jaipur visitors of this place need to come to Jaipur. Jaipur is well connected with road and railways. From Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Ajmer etc buses come to Jaipur. From Ajmer, Alwar, Kota, Jodhpur, Mumbai, Agra, Ahmedabad etc trains come to this place. Jaipur is having both domestic and international airports. From Sharjah, Muscat, London, Dubai flights come to this place.

 

Getting around Jaigarh Fort: Fort can see on foot. Taxis, buses and Private vehicles are available to visit the surrounding places of Jaigarh Fort.

 

Best time to visit Jaigarh Fort: Jaigarh Fort can be seen throughout the year.

 

Where to stay in Jaigarh Fort: Inside the fort accommodation is not available to stay. Plenty of accommodations available in Jaipur.

 

Where to eat in Jaigarh Fort: Only cool drinks and snacks are available inside the fort. Cafes can also be seen inside the fort. Plenty of restaurants available in Jaipur.

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