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Jaigarh Fort

#Monument in Jaipur

Of the three hilltop forts that overlook the city of Jaipur, Jaigarh is perhaps the most magnificent of them all. About 15 kilometres from Jaipur, it was built by Sawai Jai Singh II sometime in the early 18th century amidst the arid, rocky and thorn-scrub covered hills. Despite its ancient construction, it still retains most of its imposing citadel appearance. Visitors can see the world’s largest canon – Jaiban, at the fort.

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Rajasthan, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
26.9850925°N, 75.8450456°E
Distance from Jaipur city center to Jaigarh Fort
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Jaigarh Fort..

Overall Rating:4.5

  '5' out of 5
"The palace complex (Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Vilas Mandir and Aram Mandir) located ), an armoury and a museum. Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort are connected by subterranean passages and considered as one complex."
  '5' out of 5
"Big and nice fort. Good place to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Make sure to go by your own vehicle. Uber and OLA drivers will charge you extra for taking you right at the top."
  '5' out of 5
"Located just above Amer Fort on a hill top and connected to it. Offers spectacular views all around. One can have a entire look of amer fort, maotha and sagar lake from here. Fort has many attractions including jaivan canon, underground water reservoir, canon foundry, watch tower."
  '5' out of 5
"The view is amazing. The place hosts the world's largest cannon - Jaivana. According to the myth it is believed that the Cannon has a range of more than 40KM. It was only fired once and on that day it created a shockwave which resulted in death of 8 soldiers and 1 elephant. Many houses collapsed and pregnant mothers gave birth to premature babies. You can view the enclosed wall which reminds me of the Great wall of china all along the place. The view of the Amber palace and Jal Mahal is awe-inspiring."
  '5' out of 5
"It is a very good place for a person with historical taste buds. Really heart touching, you can feel the past in front of your eyes. Suggestion:- Hire a guide to explain the hidden facts better, it will be worth it."

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 4, 2016