Don’t miss the chance to peer into the past of the Pink City at the impressive Amber Fort. High on a hill in Jaipur, this fort has stood the test of time and is incredibly well preserved.
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List of articles on the various forts in India. Includes detailed descriptions and pictures.
Raghupur Fort was built by the Kulu King at an altitude of 3,540 m above sea level. The beautiful fort has a small pond within its premises.
We walked along the shore and loved the cool sea-breeze under the warm sun! Later we sipped chai at one of the shacks and enjoyed the lovely view.
Kolaba Fort was built in 1652 by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj to keep a check on Siddhis of Janjira. Inside the Fort During low tide, one can either walk the 2 Km stretch or take a Buggy. Marching towards the Fort Buggy An interesting feature of this fort is that it has freshwater wells in its […]
The walled fortress of Uperkot, is said to have been subjected to 16 seiges, including one which lasted 12 years. An ornate triple gateway forms the entrance.
The name Junagadh literally means ‘Old Fort’. It is named after the imposing fort, which is right in the center of town and was built in 319 B.C. (yes, B.C.!) by Chandragupta Maurya.