Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort is situated in Pink city Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Jaigarh fort stands in the midst of thorn-scrub hills and it is also called Victory Fort. It is 15 Km far from the city. At the main gate of the fort which is called Dungar Darwaza, shows the remarkable view of the city.

The Fort:-

Jaigrah fort’s Art is the showcase of royality of Rajputanas and how Royal were they. It is home to the world's largest cannon on wheels, the Jaivana. The manner in which they drew in blasts of air from the desert is most intriguing. A 5km long canal can be seen entering the fort complex to bring in water from the high hills and store in the fort for the army men. A huge water tank is centrally located connecting the canal.

Location of the forts:-

Jaigrah fort is situated on the top of the Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles) Hills. it is 15 km far from the Jaipur city. Jaigarh Fort is also known as the 'Victory Fort’, Jaigarh Fort is considered as one of the spectacular forts in India. Amber Fort is at the bottom. Many people regard the two as one complex however both of them are well connected with well guarded passages. Jaigarh Fort positioned centrally in the thorn- scrub hill, leaves a stern impact on the spectator at once.

About Jaigarh Fort:-
Fort was very simply made; no palaces or other delicate structures have been built inside the fort built by Sawai Jai Singh in the year 1726 to bolster the defense of the area. The architecture made clear Sawai Jai Singh's intention of using the fort purely as a military structure. The fort is surrounded by huge battlements. The inside walkways have been built in such a way that a clear view of all the sides are easily available. There is a steep road leading to Dungar Darwaza-the main entrance of Jaigarh fort. The view that one gets of Jaipur city from the fort is simply amazing.

 

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