Nahargardh Fort is one of the best tourist destinations of Pink City. One must visit this place while visiting Jaipur. You will get to know about the rich cultural heritage of India while visiting this Nahargarh fort. The fort is enclosed in the fantastic ambience of Aravalli Hills, which is encasing the beautiful Pink City. This is a lovely fort which provides the best travel pleasure in Jaipur a place in Rajasthan which is famous to be mostly named as Pink City. Nahargarh fort is located approximately at a height of 700 feet and it is nearly about 15 km away from Jaipur city. This fort was built in the year 1734 for residence and security. Nahargrah fort is also named as “Tiger Fort”.
Indo- European style is shown in the architecture of Nahargrh fort. Nahargarh basically means the abode of the tiger and is one of the best three forts situated in Pink City. Name of the fort also carries a past in it. The fort offers a spectacular view of this royal Pink city from the top of the fort. The major attraction of this fort is Madhvendra Bhawan. This palace was built by Maharaja Ram Singh who has nine wives. This was built in the year 1866. It consists of nine apartments in it which are given to various queens along with their name and the name of the queens are also mentioned at the top of each apartment. All apartments are decorated in floral motifs. There are some beautiful murals which are gathered in a spacious courtyard. Palace has the best views in the city even though it is not the most beautiful in the Jaipur area, nor it is well maintained.
We can see the fabulous view of Man Sagar Lake, and the sight is also amazing. In the night when the beautiful lights are on, the beauty of the fort also increases. Within the premises a cafe is there which serves beverages and snacks as refreshments to the visitors. It’s a cafe of Rajasthan tourism and also offers a magnificent view.
The fort also provides the bird’s eye scene of Man Sagar Lake and the beautiful Pink City. Many buildings are destroyed by the time but the Rajasthan Government is trying to maintain the heritage and renovation projects are going on. In the Nahargarh Fort as well, renovations have been done under these projects as it is also withered as the time goes on.
According to a saying, the Fort of Nahargarh was named after a prince whose beauty and spirit used to haunt the site which resulted in the delay of the construction of the fort. After too many disturbances, finally the ghost agreed to leave the Fort, agreed to leave on the condition that the fort should be named after him. The prayer was done by a Tantrik.
It was constructed during the reign of Maha Raja Sawai Jaii Singh II. It is an awesome inspiring fort. It was named after dead Rathore Prince named Nahar Singh by whose spirit the fort was haunted at the time of construction.
There are some amazing wall paintings which attract every visitor and these are from the period of Mughals. Being situated at the height on the hill side it is one of the best places in the world as a tourist destination. It is lovely and breathe taking where the enjoyment of simple ambience of being a beautiful location of Nahargarh fort gives pleasure to the visitors.
An awe-inspiring fort, constructed during the sovereignty of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II.. The name Nahargarh even carries a past with it. Precisely, it was named after a dead Rathore prince named Nahar Singh, whose spirit haunted the fort, during the construction.