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Raisen Fort Raisen: History

Raisen Fort was Built in 1200 AD. It is one of the important tourist attractions of Raisen, Madhya Pradesh. It is Made of sandstone. The Raisen Fort stands as a testimonial to the amazing ancient architecture and quality of the world that still stands tall even after so many centuries. The huge stone walls of the fort open to nine gateways and are surmounted by thirteen bastions. Surprising though, Raisen fort had a well maintained water management and conservation system with more than 40 wells. In the surrounding area too, there are many ancient caves and wall paintings that speak about the ancient history and culture of the country. A working ancient cannon is also placed on the hill which is used during Ramadan for the announcement of sunset.

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