Nahargarh Fort Overview

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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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An enchanting view from nahargarh fort

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Nahargarh Fort

Kurja Rathore
20th Dec 17

Beautiful fort - well preserved

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Nahargarh Fort

Akshaya Patil
26th Jan 18

Mesmerising view

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Nahargarh Fort

Parashar navneet
20th Dec 17

Awesome place to hangout at night

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Nahargarh Fort

1st Oct 17

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Monday - Friday:
9:30 AM -4:30 PM
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9:30 AM -4:30 PM
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9:30 AM -4:30 PM

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Krishan gopal Malu

Krishan gopal Malu3.9/5

49 reviews

Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, founder of Jaipur. This magnificent fort offers a breathtaking view of the Pink City. Some scenes in the movies Rang the Basanti and Shuddh local Romance were shot at this Fort. Jaipur wax museum is on the left side at the entrance of Nahargarh fort.

Parag Joshi

Parag Joshi5.0/5

67 reviews

Splendid fort

The fort lies on the top of Jaipur. One can see whole Jaipur from the this fort . . As of now there is nothing remaining on this fort but the construction of fort is just superb. There is symmetry in all the infrastructure of the fort. One can take car to the entry point . Must be visited during sunset.
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  • Splendid fort
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  • Splendid fort

Rajat Sabharwal

Rajat Sabharwal4.3/5

24 reviews

Scenic views and medieval architectures

The first thing is that one has to walk a lot to get the scenic view of the city from too, but once you reach on the top the view is just awesome. To start with some of the basic history of the fort which we came to know once we were there, Nahargarh was earlier known as Sudarshangarh and was built in 1734 by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh II, this place is said to be haunted once. You will find lot of temples and buildings inside the fort. Generally this was built for the retreat of king and for defence purposes but this fort was never attacked by enemies. Dont miss madhavendra bhawan it is actually has 12 suits for 12 queens of sawai madho Singh. It can also be seen in some of the famous Bollywood movies which I came to know from the locals, movies like rang the Basanti and Jodha Akbar are shoot here .

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  • Scenic views and medieval architectures

Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal5.0/5

380 reviews

Fort built for Protection

Nahargarh fortin Jaipur was built in aravalli hills to protect the maharajas from outside, masterminded structure was built near amer fort, it is a tourist lover place.

Rahul Bhatnagar

Rahul Bhatnagar4.3/5

27 reviews

Nahargarh Fort Jaipur

Rang the basanti shooting site, It is famous in youths. You can travel and view the beautiful Jaipur from here. You can view the fort and views from the fort. Their is a entrance fees, don't load yourself with heavy bags, just take water and small snacks with you.Their are 2 restaurants in fort, one is classy and costly and other one for basic needs. You can choose according to your budget. It is close to amber fort about 10-11kms but in same area. So you can plan both the sites together

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Kunal Khurana

Kunal Khurana4.0/5

3 reviews

Nahargarh Fort - The Majestic Icon of Rajasthan

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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  • Nahargarh Fort - The Majestic Icon of Rajasthan

Nootan kumar verma

Nootan kumar verma3.6/5

4 reviews

Nahargarh fort visit.

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.

Gaurav Sharma

Gaurav Sharma4.3/5

4 reviews

Narhgarh fort

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

Er. rahul4.3/5

184 reviews

Excellent fort

Thebest time to visit Jaipuris 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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  • Excellent fort

Twinkle Chauhan

Twinkle Chauhan5.0/5

5 reviews

Best place to see the historical things and view ..

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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