Nahargarh fort Jaipur
Jaipur, Nahargarh fort is one of the most visited forts in Rajasthan. The fort offers a breathtaking view of the Pink City. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century, Nahargarh fort was originally named Sudarshangarh Fort. Nahargarh means 'Abode of Tigers' and was adopted as the name, as the fort is a frequented site of the beasts. One of the major tourist attractions of Jaipur, Nahargarh Fort is known for its strong defence. The fort shares an extended wall which connects it to the Jaigarh Fort.
Architecture of Nahargarh Fort
The fort exhibits a beautiful Indo-European architecture housing several beautiful structures inside. As you enter the fort through entrance gate called "Tadigate", you will find a temple dedicated to the Jaipur rulers towards left. Another temple devoted to the Rathore prince, Nahar Singh Bhomia also resides inside the complex. Other than that you will find a "Madhavendra Bhawan" built by Sawai Madho Singh. The structure is two storied building with suites for king and his twelve queens. Divided into nine similar apartments, each one consists of a lobby, bedrooms, toilets, kitchen and store. Other attraction inside the palace includes Diwan-I-Aam, an open-air enclosure where the king met his subjects and listened to their problems and complaints.
How to Reach Nahargarh Fort
The city is extremely well-connected to the other parts of the country and the world through a multitude of transportation modes. The domestic airport is at a distance of 7 km from the main city at Sanganer, while the international airport is at a distance of 10 km. The airport connects the city to the major metro cities across India and abroad. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or a bus and reach your desired destination in and around Jaipur.
Entry Fee and Timings
The entry fees for Nahargarh Fort is mentioned below. We have listed the entry fees for Indians, the entry fees for foreigners, camera fees and other charges if applicable.
Domestic Adult: 50 Foreigner: 200
Best Time to Visit Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur
The best season to visit this wonderful city is during the winter months, from October till March. The maximum temperature is around 20-22 degrees, when the intensity of the scorching sun is at its lowest. The nights are cooler, with the temperature dropping to about 5 degrees, while the days are extremely pleasant, and you can enjoy every bit of the city's heritage beauty and take back a memorable experience.