Hidden fort in Aravalli hills

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7th Jul 2017

Kumbalgarh Fort

Photo of Hidden fort in Aravalli hills by Grisha Vora

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Kumbhalgarh fort is in western range of Aravalli hills under Rajsamand district near Udaipur,Rajasthan state in western India.

The walls of the fort of Kumbhalgarh extend over 38 km, claimed to be the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China.There are over 360 temples within the fort, 300 ancient Jain and the rest Hindu.Over 13 mountain peaks surround the fort of Kumbhalgarh, 7 huge gates guard the fort and immense watchtowers further strengthen it. The Badal Mahal Palace is right at the top of the fort

On the way to Badal Mahal

Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Grisha Vora

Other side of fort with its great wall

Photo of Kumbhalgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India by Grisha Vora

It is a magnificient hidden gem used as a refuge for the rulers of Mewar at times of danger, especially Prince Udai, the baby king of Mewar. The fort situated in high cliffs is unseen till we are close to it.Fort offers a marvelous view of the surrounding area and mesmerizing Aravalli hills scenery.

Aravalli hills 

Photo of Hidden fort in Aravalli hills by Grisha Vora

At evenings the place has light and sound shows which make place more enchanting.The show starts around 6:30 in the evening.

At night

Photo of Hidden fort in Aravalli hills by Grisha Vora

This place could be accessed from Udaipur, Ranakpur, Nadol, Jodhpur.

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