Photo Tour of Arki Fort & Palace (Arki, HP)

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This fort was built between 1695 and 1700 by Rana Prithvi Singh, a descendent of Sabha Chand.

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View of the Bazaar Entrance

The Fort was captured by the Gurkhas in 1806, forcing Rana Jagat Singh, the ruler of Baghal had to take refuge in Nalagarh.

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Bazaar Entrance

During the period from 1806 to 1815, the Gurkha General Amar Singh Thapa used Arki as his base to make further advances into Himachal Pradesh as far as Kangra.

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Diwan-e-Khas

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Diwan-e-Khas

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Courtyard

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View from the Fort

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Near the living quarters

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Ruins inside the fort

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Inside the Fort

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Waiting for Spring

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Making sure ‘All iz well’

Arki Palace

The palace was built by Rana Prithvi Singh, the ruler of former Baghal State, in 1695-1700 A.D.

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Maharaja’s Ride, huh?

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