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Nahargarh Fort Jaipur

Location : 6 km North of Jaipur (just below the Jaigarh)
Built in : 1734
Highlights : Offers a picturesque view of Jaipur
Perfect Time to Visit : October to March

Nahargarh Fort is the first of the three forts built by Maharaja Jai Sawai Singh of Jaipur. The term "Nahargarh" refers to "the Abode of Tigers", so it is also known as the Tiger Fort. Constructed in 1734, the Fort is situated at the top of rugged point of the Aravalis and offers a spectacular view of the City. The fort was built to serve as a support to the security of Amer. However, much of the original fort now ruins except the walls and the 19th century additions including the rooms furnished for the Maharajas. The fort depicts the rich culture and the glorious age of the chivalrous Rajas and Maharajas of the city.

Numerous buildings like Nahargarh Fort, Madhavendra Bhawan and few others are situated inside the palace. With a series of interconnected rooms, corridors and hallways, this fort was used as a picnic spot for the Royal family. Another major attraction of the Nahargarh Fort, is the magnificent view of the Man Sagar Lake, in the middle of which Jai Singh II had built a palatial duck blind for his shooting parties.

The geometrically designed Nahargarh Fort looks amazing in the night, when it is dazzlingly lit. Though the older parts of the Nahargarh Fort are wrecked now, but the further additions to the Fort, are well-preserved. Nahargarh Fort stands as a symbol of the Royal heritage and speaks of its majestic past. A visit to this fort will definitely make your trip, a memorable one.

How to Reach
Close to the city of Jaipur, Nahargarh Fort can easily be reached by the following means of transport:

Air : The nearest airport is in the city of Jaipur.
Rail : Well connected with places like Delhi, Agra, Udaipur etc., through Indian railways network.
Road : You can reach Amber Fort either by taking local buses from the city or by hiring Taxis.
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