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The fort is one of three forts to visit on one day tour. The one follwing Jarir Fort and then Amber Fort. Nahargarh fort is more simple than the other two but it has two museums. A wax cabinet with famous Indian politicians and actors and a mirror room that immitates a mirror room of the Maharajas.
Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Nahargarh once formed a strong defense ring for the city.The fort was originally named Sudarshangarh, but it became known as Nahargarh, which means 'abode of tigers'. The popular belief is that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia, whose spirit haunted the place and obstructed construction of the fort.
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Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India
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.