Tag Archives: IN – Hill Forts of Rajasthan

The Great Wall of India; Arti Muthanna Singh & Mamta Nainy; Tribune India

The Kumbhalgarh Fort remains one of the strongest forts of India and bears testimony to the genius and splendour of war tactics and the architectural finesse of people who lived long ago You must have heard about the Great Wall of China — the longest wall in the world, built more than a millennium ago. But what if we told you that one of the longest walls in the world is in India? Yes, that indeed is true. Built in the 15th century, this wall is nestled between thirteen towering mountain peaks in the desert of Rajasthan and surrounds the ancient fort of Kumbhalgarh, some 80 km from the city of Udaipur.

Source: The Great Wall of India

Majestic and regal, Kumbhalgarh Fort is India’s ‘Great Wall’; On Manorama

Kumbhalgarh Fort has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Thus, this royal fortress found a major place on the tourism map of India.. rajasthan forts. longest fort in india. second largest fort in india. kumbhalgarh fort.Outside Kerala. Outside Kerala destinations. North Indian Destinations. Places to visit in India. Places to see around the world

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Best Forts of Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle; Katie; The World On My Necklace

The main highlight of Katie’s month in Northern India was absolutely the forts. She don’t even need to think about it.

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Kumbhalgarh: The Great Wall of India; Heritage Daily

Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district in western India.

Source: Kumbhalgarh: The Great Wall of India – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

India’s Last Inhabited Fortress has 4000 People Living Rent-Free In It!; Gopi Karelia; The Better India

For more than 800 years, hundreds of families have lived inside this glorious desert citadel that’s also a Unesco world heritage site.

Source: India’s Last Inhabited Fortress has 4000 People Living Rent-Free In It!

The World Heritage Site Where Tenants Pay No Rent At All; Rose Heichelbech; Dusty Old Thing

This sprawling site is home to thousands.

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A Unesco castle where families live rent-free; Charukesi Ramadurai; BBC

For more than 800 years, thousands of families have lived inside this stunning desert fortress in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

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Gagron Fort: Visit Rajasthan’s lesser known Water Fort; Tarun Bhardwaj; Financial Express

Gagron is one of the most majestic forts in the state. It is one of the six forts of Rajasthan which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: Gagron Fort: Visit Rajasthan’s lesser known Water Fort

A Journey Back in Time in Kumbhalgarh Fort; Pooja Patel; National Geographic India

While other forts in Rajasthan may boast more pomp and glamour, the 15th-century Kumbhalgarh fort boasts the longest wall fortification in India. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.

Source: A Journey Back in Time in Kumbhalgarh Fort