Kumbhalgarh Fort Rajsamand - Tourist Attraction Place Rajasthan





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Kumbhalgarh fort Rajsamand: History

Kumbhalgarh fort is Built by Rana Kumbha who was the Rana of Mewar from the Sisodia rajput clan during the course of the 15th century. It is the birthplace of Great King of Mawar Maharana Pratap. It is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand of Rajasthan state in western India. It was nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan In 2013 at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This Monumment fort was the most important fort in Mewar after The Chittorgarh Fort. Because, The fort is among the largest fort complexes in the world, and the second largest fort in India after Chittor Fort.

Kumbhalgarh fort Rajsamand: Structure

The Kumbhalgarh Fort that has made its mark in history as the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China and highest largest wall in india. Also, This Wall know as The Great Wall of India. The Great Wall of India as Wall of Kumbhalgarh Fort is 3600ft above sea level on the Aravalli range and that great wall of India is extend around 36 km. The walls are fifteen feet thick. The sand dunes of the Thar Desert can be seen from the fort walls. From the palace top, it is possible to see kilometers into the Aravalli Range. 

The fort that has seven fortified gateways. The Lakhola Tank which is the most famous tank inside the fort that was built by Rana Lakha during 1382–1421 CE. There are over 360 temples within the fort, 300 ancient Jain Temples and the rest Hindu Temples that indicate the religious tolerance of the rulers and how they patronized the Jains and encouraged their culture in the kingdom. Aaret Pol is the gate on the western side of fort, Halla Pol with an downward slope from the entrance, Ram Pol and Hanuman Pol near Bavadi are the major gates of the fort. The fort further consists of inscriptions on the foot of idols in Hanuman Pol that provides details of construction of the fort. The Badshahi Bavdi is a stepped tank that was built by the general of Akbar to provide drinking water to the army troops in 1578.



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