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Nahargarh Fort

Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

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About Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort originally named Sudarshangarh, was build mainly in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the king of Jaipur. The fort was constructed as a place of retreat on the summit of the ridge above the city as it stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur.



Attractions near Nahargarh Fort

Gaitor Ki Chhatriyan1.11km from Nahargarh Fort

Near Nahargarh Fort, the walled funerary complex of Royal Gaitor contains the stately marble mausoleums (chhatris) of Jaipur’s ruling family. Maharajas Pratap Singh, Madho Singh II, and Jai Singh II, among others, are honored here. Jai Singh II has the most impressive marble cenotaph, with a dome supported by 20 carved pillars.

Chandra Mahal1.4km from Nahargarh Fort

Chandra Mahal is situated inside the main City Palace, which occupies around one-seventh area of the city. This mahal was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II and later on renovations were done by his descendants. It is presently the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and has a seven-storeyed citadel

City Palace1.54km from Nahargarh Fort

The City Palace, Jaipur was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. After the Maharaja moved his court to Jaipur from Amber, in 1727, the City Palace not only became the ceremonial and administrative seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur but was also the location of religious and cultural events, as well as a patron of arts, commerce, and industry.

Jantar Mantar - Jaipur1.66km from Nahargarh Fort

The ancient structure is mainly used to measure the time of day, correct to half a second and declination of the sun and the other heavenly bodies. It is also featured as the world's largest stone sundial.

Kalki Temple1.74km from Nahargarh Fort

This is a Hindu temple located in Jaipur, Rajasthan in the 18th century. It is believed to have been built in memory of Jai Singh's grandson Kalki Singh, who died at a young age.

Hawa Mahal1.86km from Nahargarh Fort

Hawa Mahal( "The Palace of Breeze") is a palace in Jaipur, India. Made with the red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The original intent of the lattice design was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life and festivals celebrated in the street below without being seen since they had to obey the strict rules of "purdah", which forbade them from appearing in public without face coverings

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