15 Kms from Jaipur, 400 ft above Amber fort
Between 15th and 18th Century
Showcases world’s largest Cannon
How to reach:
You can easily reach Jaigarh Fort by taking local bus or hiring taxi,
Jaigarh Fort is located on the top of the hill, by the name of Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles). Jaigarh Fort is also recognized as the 'Victory Fort', located at a relaxed distance of 15kms from Jaipur. Jaigarh Fort is considering as one of the stunning forts in India. This Fort is on top of the hill, while Amber Fort is at the bottom. Many people regard the two as one compound however both of them are well linked with well-guarded passages.
positioned centrally in the thorn-scrub hill, leaves a stern impact on the watcher at once.
Jaigarh Fort was made to tighten the security of Jaipur and Amber. Due to this fact, one may not find this fort as artistic as other forts and palaces, but it certainly has its own charm. The Fort has many structure of medieval India, which are worth exploring. It has several palaces, granary, well-planned gun foundry, several temples and a tall tower.
Jaigarh Fort used to serve as the middle of artillery manufacture for the Rajputs.
The highlight of this Fort is the massive cannon by the name of Jaivan, which was made in the same production house. Jaivan, the cannon, is believed to be the largest cannon in the World and the main attraction of the Jaigarh Fort
The Fort disclose the mastery over architecture of the earlier age. Jaigarh Fort has many wide water channels, which were a part of a rainwater harvesting system. The Fort also has 3 antiestablishment tanks, the largest one of which can store 60, 00,000 gallons of water. You can plan to visit the armory and museum, which are worth seeing.
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