Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Nahargarh Fort

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.30 AM - 4.30 PM , Saturday: 9.30 AM - 4.30 PM , Sunday: 9.30 AM - 4.30 PM , Public Holidays: 9.30 AM - 4.30 PM

Nahargarh Fort is a famous tourist attraction in Jaipur that was constructed by Sawai Man Singh. The construction of this fort was completed in 1734 and was expanded in 1868. This fort has huge walls and bastions that were later renovated in 1880 by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh, with murals and beautiful designs. Situated on the Aravalli Mountain Range, it reflects the unique fusion of Indian and European architectural styles.

The fort was named after Prince Nahar Singh, whose soul was believed to disrupt the construction of this fort. Nahargarh essentially means 'the abode of tigers' and houses the Madhavendra Bhavan which is one of its major attractions. This bhavan was used by the royal family during the summer season. It is still a popular picnic spot among the travellers coming to Jaipur. There is also a cafeteria and a restaurant inside the fort complex.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Kunal khurana

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  • Kunal khurana
  • 1 photo
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"Nahargarh Fort - The Majestic Icon of Rajasthan"

  • 5.6/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is open from 10 AM not 8:00 am. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh once formed a strong defense ring for the city. The fort was originally named Sudarshan Garh, but it became known as Nahargarh, which means 'abode of tigers'. The popular belief is that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia, whose spirit haunted the place and obstructed construction of the fort. Nahar's spirit was pacified by building a temple in his memory within the fort, which thus became known by his name.
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Nootan kumar verma

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  • 4 Reviews
  •  39 readers

"Nahargarh fort visit."

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Very old fort. Best view of Jaipur city from top seen from here. Be aware from monkeys. Take a walk on boundary wall. Don't forget to take a look of baawdi (water collection pond). Very good view of sunset.
Peacock are seen here. Jaigarh and Amber fort are visible from here.
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Gaurav Sharma

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  • Gaurav Sharma
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 3 photos
  • 1 Review
  •  39 readers

"Narhgarh fort"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Lovely place for hangout. You can visit here for no reason. Late night visit is a must try. Restaurant in fort premises is also decent but gets closed in night.
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Er. rahul

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  • Er. rahul
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 193 photos
  • 171 Reviews
  •  16 helpful votes
  •  5854 readers

"Excellent fort"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
The best time to visit Jaipur is during winter when the weather is pleasant. And Nahargarh is best visited during the day. The fort forms a perfect location to spend an entire day. You can also couple it with the other two forts nearby, Amer and Jaigharh.  
It is advisable to first visit Nahargarh fort. You can spend the morning there and have lunch there. There after you can move to Jaigarh which is only a KM from Nahargarh.
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Twinkle Chauhan

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  • Lives in Ajmer
  • 1 Review
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  39 readers

"Best place to see the historical things and view .."

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Ahargarh Fort is one of the famous forts in India which is located in Jaipur. As the Nahargarh Fort is situated on the top of Aravalli hills so the view of the Jaipur city form there is incredible. I have already visited this place so many times. In 1734 rajput king sawai jai king built the nahargarh fort. From the top of the fort we can experience fantastic impressive view of Jaipur city. The fort was saved from any attack during Maugham rule. In British reign many times the fort worked as a saviour for soldiers. 1868 it extended little. Nahargarh means abode of tiger.  
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Himanshu Jain

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  • Himanshu Jain
  • Lives in Pune
  • 12 photos
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  75 readers

"Nahargarh Fort, Rajasthan"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Sep 8, 2017
It is counted one of the main fort of Jaipur, it has highest peak point of Jaipur, if you want to go then you can go by self vehicle or by taking taxi, because no public transport go there. There is enough parking space for vehicles fort is open at 10:00 to 05:00 everyday.
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Rishabh gupta

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"Nahargarh fort, Jaipur"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 15, 2017
It is a fort but the view from top is amazing. Early morning sun rise make it fully different. When all the city was sleeping we go there and waiting for the sun rise. There after a ray of light comes and all the beauty come there. #Nature #history #holidayiq #JioMags
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Rohit singh

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  • 6 Reviews
  •  42 helpful votes
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"Good to be there at once"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Dec 18, 2016
Restaurant are good, it is located on the topmost hill of the Jaipur, view of the entire city is awsme and fort is as common. But you can click good photos over there.
Restaurant are also good but quite expansive.
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  • 21 votes

Aniket Sharma

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  • Aniket Sharma
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 47 photos
  • 61 Reviews
  •  154 helpful votes
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"Nothing changed over the years, and this fort still stands tall in whole for Jaipur"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Nov 28, 2016
Visiting this place since childhood & still nothing has changed except the view beneath which is expanding in terms of concrete. With effort from Govt of Rajasthan, the rich old heritage property is being maintained quite well with some improvements still required in this regard esp monitoring the tourists as they tend to make the fort & premises dirt. Still, the fort is worth visiting if one wants to relax away from crowded life.
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  • 19 votes

M d Baruah

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  •  103 helpful votes
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"Beautiful palace fort overlooking Jaipur city"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Sep 27, 2016
This is too beautiful to describe.
You can take a car or bike up the hill; but the real fun is in trekking to the top and it is amazing. This fort lies at the outskirt of the Jaipur city overlooking it. Once you reach to the fort, to understand why it was built or what each sections of the fort was used for, you can take help of the security guards. They'll be your guide and you can pay them 50 to 100 rupees. So, basically this fort was the residential palace for the nine queens of the Maharaja and each queen had identical rooms, so that no one feels superior or inferior. And whenever Maharaja felt the need, he would quietly enter any of the queen's quarter and fulfill his desire.
If you go back in time, this fort was also used to provide protection to the Europeans of the region during 1857 sepoy mutiny, by the then King Sawai Ram Singh.
It is also the location where few scenes of the movie 'Rang the Basanti' was shot. It is a must visit in the evening.
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  • 11 votes

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