This is another stunning fort in Jaipur which lies on a hill that is just 5 kilometers away from the city. Nahargarh fort Jaipur is an awe-inspiring place for tourists. With the pleasant views of lush-green mountains, this is undoubtedly a great place to explore.

nahargarh fort jaipur
Fort on the Hill- Image

It is considered as the most popular picnic spot for tourists because of the magnificent views from it’s top. And, along with other forts of pink city, it also represents the heritage of Rajasthan.

Information of Nahargarh fort Jaipur

The green landscapes, natural views, and the positive vibes all around makes this place stand apart from the other places of Jaipur. This is the most favourite place of Jaipurites. Most of the tourists comes here on their bikes as it lies on a hill. Isn’t it adventurous? Yes! it is.

In addition, it also attracts night birds who love the city lights, especially during rainy season. However, safety is must during visiting such places because it’s far away from the city.

History

This beautiful fort was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur during 1734. Earlier, its name was ”Sudarshan Garh Fort”, which was later changed to “Nahargarh“. With the huge bounderies around this fort, it was considered as the safest places for Maharajas of Jaipur.

The purpose of this fort was to protect jaipur from invaders. After it’s construction, it was also renovated by former rulers of Jaipur during british rule. And, till now, it stands with the pride and shows a interesting history of this city.

Attractions of Nahargarh fort of Jaipur

View of Jaipur from Nahargarh fort
Pink city from the top- Image

Nahargarh fort has many things of attractions. The most interesting is that it lies 400 meters above the ground level. And, there is also an artificial lake in this fort which is definitely very exciting for everyone. However, the construction of this fort is the other thing that will attract you towards this ultimate place to visit in Jaipur.

There are many attractions during your visit to Nahargarh. Especially, the views from the top of nahargarh fort makes it a worth visiting place in Jaipur. With the aravali mountains, it has a very pleasing ambiance. Also, this historical place depicts the royal culture of Pink city in a unique way.

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Architecture of Nahargarh fort Jaipur

This is a large fort with various sections. These are diwan-e-aam, diwaan-e-khaas and many more. There is a palace in this fort which is a two-storey beautiful palace with the carvings that attracts tourists. This is far away from the expectation of visitors because no one can expect this on a hill.

Palaces in the fort
A royal palace!- Image

There are also separate palaces for the queens of royal families. And, the most interesting thing about this fort is that the courtyards of this fort has large space for the celebration of festivals. Especially, the musical instruments that plays in the background during your visit makes it so exciting.

Things to Know Before Visiting Nahargarh

Time to visit-

The visiting time of this fort for tourists is 9:30 AM to 6 PM.

Entry Fees-

  • 50 rupees per person for India tourists
  • 5 rupees per person for Indian students
  • 200 rupees per person for Foreigner tourists
  • 25 rupees per person for foreigner students

FAQ’s of Exploring Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur

Q1. How far is it from Jaipur city?

Nahargarh fort lies just 6 kilometeres away from pink city.

Q2. How to reach Nahargarh fort?

There are no city buses available to reach here. So, you have to pick an auto or a cab to reach this fort that lies on a hill.

Q3. What are the most popular attractions of nahargarh?

The top view of city, surrounding lush-green landscapes and the palace in this fort are the popular attractions for tourists.

Q4. How much time does it take to visit this tourist spot?

It may take around 2 hours to visit this fort with a tour guide.

Q5. Are tour guides available at nahargarh fort of jaipur?

Yes. You can hire a tour guide. And, audio guide is also available in various languages.

Nearby places to visit-

Amer fort, Jalmahal, Hawamahal, and Kanak Vrindavan Ghati are the popular nearby tourist places of Jaipur. However, there are some other tourist places, which are Albert hall museum, Nehru garden, Jaipur zoo and many more.

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Nikhil Joshi

Hey! This is Nikhil Joshi. I am a blogger and photographer who likes to visit new places. On this blog, I share about tourist places and some useful tips.So, don't forget to follow for getting updates.

2 Comments

da-AL · August 28, 2020 at 4:04 am

this looks wonderful! great post!

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