Forts in Jaipur

Forts in Jaipur

As on the priority list of sightseeing in Jaipur, there are mainly 3 forts located in the town, namely, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and Amer Fort. Jaipur is widely famous for its architectural beauty in some heritage places. The grand forts and magnificent palaces reflect the fine art of former artisans. All these forts in Jaipur reflect the glory of Rajputs.

The impressive forts are truly captivating and featured with many beautiful temples of marble, vibrant and carved walls, mirrors work. The historical artifacts like cannons, coins, armors are displayed in the inner built museums. The forts in Jaipur have grand entrances, elongated fortresses, and swirling routes to confuse the enemies. It can leave anyone in awe enjoy different expeditions like cycling to the forts to make one realize the royal glory of 18th century. There are many treks that people can enjoy today that are part of the old fortress and gives the view of forts.

1. Amer Fort – Overlooking the Maota Lake in Amer village, Amer Fort formerly belonged to Rajput Royals in Jaipur. Perched on Aravali Hills, the grand fortress set the finest example of the Mughal and Hindu style of architecture in Rajasthan. The main attraction of this fort is Sheesh Mahal or Mirror Palace which is the iconic structure.

Timing: 9:30am to 4:30 pm

Best time to visit: October to February

2. Nahargarh Fort – Also known as the Tiger Fort built by Maharaja Jai Singh II for protecting the city from enemies. It stands majestically on the Aravalli Hills and offers breathtaking views of the city. No doubt, the place is one of the best sunrise or sunset spot in Jaipur. You can enjoy a morning cycling tour to Nahargarh Fort in a serene and tranquil location.

Timing: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Best time to visit: October to February

3. Jaigarh Fort – Well known as the “Victory Fort”, Jaigarh Fort was built in the year 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II. Its impressive architecture is featured with Indo-Persian style of architecture that leaves everyone mesmerize. It houses the largest cannon named Jaivan, a museum of arms, and religious sites inside its premises.

Timing: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Best time to visit: October to February

Frequently asked questions –

What are the other best places to visit in Jaipur? 

Jaipur is home to many beautiful tourist sites that you must not miss on Jaipur Sightseeing tour like – Jal Mahal, Kanak Vrindavan, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, Birla Mandir, etc.

Can these forts be covered in the 1 day Jaipur tour? 

Of course, these three most famous forts in Jaipur can be explored in 1 day Jaipur Tour Package.

With Rajasthan Cab, we will take you through these 3 beauties on a one-day Jaipur tour. Get assistance from our experienced driver to cover all these in a day excursion. So, what you are waiting for book your Jaipur Sightseeing Tour Package with a Rajasthan cab to take the journey on another level.


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