The Nahargarh Palace Jaipur is located on the edge of the Aravalli hills with a beautiful lake on its feet. There are a food court and a restaurant at the top of the fort from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city. It is one of the most beautiful forts in Rajasthan.
Interesting Fact about Nahargarh Fort Jaipur:
Nahargarh Fort which was originally built in the year 1734 and later extended in 1868. Located in the north of Jaipur, the magnificent fort overlooks the city from the top of a hill. There is a story behind the naming of the fort. It is said that the restless soul of a dead prince named Nahar Singh was creating obstructions during the construction of the fort. Then it was decided that the fort would be named after him to keep his soul calm and complete the construction.
Before the establishment of the city Jaipur, the majestic city Amber was the capital of Rajasthan. Then the two iconic forts Nahargarh fort and Amber fort acted as defensive measures to protect the capital. During 1600, the vibrant capital city Amber was filled with colorful markets and beautiful houses.
Tourist Attraction in Nahargarh Fort:
The fort also includes a wax museum housing the wax statue of many famous persons. The fort also includes a temple that was built especially for the restless soul of Nahar Singh to be on rest there.
How to reach Nahargarh Fort from Jaipur City:
The most convenient way to visit Nahargarh Fort Jaipur Rajasthan is to hire a cab from Jaipur. The capital city is only 6 Km away from the fort. You can also take an Auto Rickshaw that goes up to the fort entrance. Also, there are shuttles available from the foot to the hill. To reach the top of the fort, you can either climb the steep that is a 2 Km long breezy way or take a car that will reach the top via Amber area covering 8km round trip.
Best Time to Visit Nahargarh Fort:
It is known to all that winter is the best time to visit Jaipur and there is no better time to explore the Nahargarh Jaipur than the winter morning. During the pleasant weather in winter, you can spend a whole day exploring the fort. You can also enhance your tour by visiting two more nearby forts the Amber Fort and the Jaigarh Fort that are located within a Kilometer of Nahargarh Fort.
Nahargarh Fort Visit Timing:
The fort opens at 10 00 AM in the morning and closes at 5 30 PM in the evening.
Nahargarh Fort Entry Ticket Cost:
Nahargarh fort Jaipur ticket cost the overseas tourists INR 200 and students INR 25. The ticket price for each of the wax museum and Sheesh Mahal located at the entrance of the fort is INR 350.
Tourist Places nearby Nahargarh Fort:
As the Nahargarh fort includes a traditional restaurant, it is recommended to visit the site first where you can have your lunch. Post-lunch you can head to the Amber Fort and the Jaigarh Fort.
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