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Go On A Historic Tour With Your Buddies To These 7 Ancient Forts

Go On A Historic Tour With Your Buddies To These 7 Ancient Forts

It's time to relish the ancient history of India! There is no other better way than heading out with your gang to these ancient forts. Check out these reviews shared b HolidayIQ travelers. 

1. Jaipur: To view the mighty Jaigarh Fort on the foothills of Aravalli Hills

Jaipur: To view the mighty Jaigarh Fort on the foothills of Aravalli Hills
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Shivam Chauhan adds, “House to the Largest Ancient Cannon on wheels of the World; Jaigarh Fort is one of the three main forts built on the Aravalli Hills and all these are quite close to each other. It is also close to the famous Jail Mahala as well...The fort has two temples out of which one is open and one is closed for public.” Read Full Review

2. Jodhpur: To witness the ruins of Mehrangarh Fort

Jodhpur: To witness the ruins of Mehrangarh Fort
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rajan Shah adds, “Masterpiece of history and royalty; I basically love to visit historical places like havelis, and forts! Mehrangarh Fort is one such masterpiece that all history and art lovers must visit. The fort is located in one of the most beautiful cities of Rajasthan - Jodhpur. The entrance to the fort is long, steep climb and a bit tiresome but its worth it. The architecture of the fort which houses the haveli/palace is awesome. It's grand! It's Royal!!Read Full Review

3. Bikaner: For the majestic Bikaner Fort

Bikaner: For the majestic Bikaner Fort
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashwini Dabbe shares, “Forts are royal structures which makes Rajasthan a unique and a majestic place in India. Bikaner Fort is one such fort which makes you dumbfounded at its very sight. It's one of the well built and maintained forts in India...Every stone in the fort tells you a unique story of valor, life, and culture of the royal families who once lived there. A must visit place for history geeks!!” Read Full Review

4. Bekal: A fort by the Arabian sea; Baikal Fort

Bekal: A fort by the Arabian sea; Baikal Fort
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Dilkhush Shah says, “Baikal Fort is considered as one of the largest and most preserved forts in Kerala. It is visited by numerous visitors every year. Baikal Fort is a historic fort surrounded by a beautiful beach offering an enchanting view of Arabian Sea from its high observation tower. The beautiful walkway, illuminated beach and the grand architecture of the Baikal Fort make this place a favorite among the visitors. ” Read Full Review

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5. Kannur: For the Portugese built St. Angelo's Fort

Kannur: For the Portugese built St. Angelo's Fort
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Vicferns adds “Fort Agnelo at Kannur is a world heritage site. This fort faces the Arabian Sea, situated 3 km from Kannur, a city in Kerala state, South India. This big beachfront fort built by the Portuguese in 1505 has a moat & scenic views of the bay....St. Angelo's Fort is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India.” Read Full Review

6. Panjim: To view the famous Reis Magos Fort

Panjim: To view the famous Reis Magos Fort
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Bhavesh Swami shares, “A surprise awaits you at the splendid Reis Magos Fort. First things first, the fort is not only a brick and mortar structure like others you see in Goa. It has got a lively feel to it and if you have grown on cartoons appearing in the Outlook Magazine, you just can't afford to miss Mario Miranda in full force at this place. You are greeted with a very nicely done souvenir shop at the entrance with equally pleasing staff that are more than happy to share the history of the place with you over a free-flowing chat.Read Full Review

7. Osmanabad: Naldurg Fort with its medieval architectural style

Osmanabad: Naldurg Fort with its medieval architectural style
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Prakash Manjrekar shares, “One of the important ground forts in the Marathwada region; The Naldurg Fort is one of the important ground forts in the Marathwada region. It represents a fine example of the medieval architectural style. ...The main entrance gate of the fort is known as Hulmukh Darwaza. The protective walls have 115 massive bastions. The chief bastions are named Paranda, Upli, Sangram and Nav Buruj. ” Read Full Review

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