Experience Royalty at These Three Stunning Forts in Jaipur

Jaipur is blessed with a rich history, a colourful culture, and stunning architectural wonders. Out of the many architectural beauties in Jaipur, the city’s forts stand out. Rooted in history, these forts in Jaipur are colourful and are dressed in fine architecture. Forts in Rajasthan’s capital are strategically located too, offering tourists the best views of the city. From iconic forts to those designed with stunning architecture, Le Scoop fills you in on the best forts to visit in Jaipur.

1. Amer FortAmer Fort

The Amer Fort is one of Jaipur’s most visited tourist sites. The fort is perched on a hill and its facade has Indo-Moghul architectural influences. Inside the fort is a temple and the famous Ganesha Gate. There are four courtyards at the fort with gorgeous artwork, pillars embellished with mosaics, and glass work.

  • Location: Devisinghpura
  • Timing: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50; Foreigners Rs. 550

2. Nahargarh Fort

nahargarh fort
nahargarh fort

Rustic and charming, the Nahargarh Fort sits on the Aravalli hills that overlooks the town of Amer. Previously a retreat home for the Rajput royal family, this fort is now under the care of the Rajasthan government.
The Nahargarh Fort is famous for its Indo-European architectural style, glass palace, and the wax museum. It offers stunning views of the lake. For those looking to grab a bite, there is a restaurant and a food court inside the fort.

  • Location: Krishna Nagar
  • Timing: 10 am to 5.30 pm
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50; Foreigners Rs. 200

3. Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort
Jaigarh Fort

A visit to the Jaigarh Fort is exciting because it looks more rugged than the other two forts in Jaipur. Once you care inside the fort, visit the armory that houses a wide display of swords, shields, guns, muskets and also a 50 kilograms (110 lb) cannonball. There’s a museum inside the fort, and a a large cannon called ‘Jaivana’ that are worth visiting too.

  • Location: Krishna Nagar
  • Timing: 9 am to 4.30 pm
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50; Foreigners Rs. 85

The forts in Jaipur are a great place to explore Rajput history and Jaipur’s rich culture. From typical artwork to mind blowing Rajput architecture, you can browse through it all at these forts. Added benefits are the chances of capturing amamazing pictures for Instagram, and the stunning landscaped views from the forts in Jaipur.

Shayne Dsouza

Hey, My name is Shayne and I am the founder of Le Scoop, an online lifestyle magazine. I love telling the world stories, where to eat, what to see in different cities, and bringing news to life. I have worked on content for brands such as Neiman Marcus, Burrp.com, Treebo Hotels, Celltick, Tribune, and Casa One. I hope you all love your stay on Le Scoop. You can reach me on shaynedsouza1@gmail.com

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