Showing posts with label Fort of Rajasthan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fort of Rajasthan. Show all posts
Saturday, 12 July 2014

Jalore Fort History and Tourism

Jalore Fort is also also known Jalore Quilla or Swanagiri Durg, Its best attraction of Rajasthan tourism, In last post we was share with you Jodhpur Fort History and Tourism Rajasthan, Today we are talking about Jalore fort History and tourism guide, You know that Rajasthan is a unique state of India which have different natural gifts like sand, Hills, and forests but its not limited because there are many things which making this state more unique, like its forts, palaces, history and great man and many stories, Today we are talking about its a unique tourism attraction which is Jalore fort.  Jalore is small district of Rajasthan, But its very historical city which have a fort, temples and nice history. Its taking place in oldest fort list, Lets read more about Rajasthan tourism attractions.

Jalore Fort History image photo

History of Jalore Fort

As you know that Jalore fort is oldest fort of Rajasthan, Its founded by between the 8th and 10th centuries. Actually there no one exact proof for fix date. Its was Jalore was ruled by the Parmar, Rajput. Its was founded by Kirtipala, the youngest son of Alhan Ruler of Nadol. Its witness of many wars, In 1311 it was destroyed  by Ala ud din Khilji, which is power ful king on that time of Delhi, On that attack  Kanhad Dev Songara and his son Viramdeo Songara died and many great women of king families performed jauhar (like suicide for save there privacy)

Jalore Fort History image photo

Some Facts of Mehrangarh Fort

Swanagiri Durg
Kirtipala, the youngest son of Alhan Ruler of Nadol
Founded in            
8th–10th centuries AD
336m (1200 ft)
Sonagir ‘golden mount’ Small hill
Jalore, Rajasthan, India

Tourism Attractions Of Jalore
You know this is oldest fort Rajaasthan, Which founded in 8th–10th centuries AD and it was  destroyed  by Ala ud din Khilji so it is not well condition right now, But there are many historical things which more liked by tourist. Its situated on Sonagir hill with well condition surrounding wall giving this gorgeous look, Here is many small Jain temples Parsvanath, Adinath, Mahivira and also a The Fort Mosques which known Killa Masjid. Here is also located a Lord Shiva temple, Its very old and there kings was worship there. There are also many small temples which located in Fort's many places.

Jalore Fort Jain Temple History image photo

Nearest Tourism Places from Jalore

Jalore is the holy place because there many temples you will see here,   From 105 km to Jalore city located Sundha Mata Temple, Its really most popular temple in Rajasthan also popular in Gujrat state, You can visit here on August to September on fair of Navratra.

How to Reach Jalore Fort Rajasthan

If you wanna visit Jalore for than you can visit easily by Train and roadways, Its small district of Rajasthan which connected to all big cities of Rajasthan also many popular Cities of India,  You can visit here using your personal car also, Here you can visit any time but August to September is best time for visit here, On that time here you will see popular Sundha Mata Fair.

Nearest Biggest cities from Jalore

Jodhpur    143 km 2 hour 20 minutes
Udaipur  200 km 3 hour 20 minutes
Jaislamer  310 km 4 hour 34 minutes
Jaipur   390 5 hour 50 minutes
Delhi  650 km 9 hour 35 minutes
Ahmadabad 314 km 5 hour 30 min

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Jodhpur Fort History and Tourism Rajasthan

Jodhpur fort is a great example of biggest fort of Rajasthan India, As you know that Rajasthan is known by two things, One is is most popular thing is there send dunes, Means its Thar desert also popular in the world, and second biggest attraction which is its biggest forts which located on top of hills, Its same look Jalore Fort, You know there are many attraction in Rajasthan Like Tiger, Sand dunes, Palaces, Folk cultures and many new and old cities, But there are no one similar like here's forts,  If you will see there height and there roof means if you will climb on roof, you will feel like that you are on sky,  Today we are trying to share about similar fort which is best tourism attraction of Rajasthan The Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur.

Mehrangarh Fort jodhpur image photo

History of Jodhpur Fort Rajasthan

Rajasthan history written in golden words, Here's all Kings and biggest historical buildings have very attractive history, Like same Jodhpur Fort also have big history of there marvelous architecture, Jodhpur name is Mehrangarh, This fort located on a 400 feet above hill, Its founded by Maharaj Jodha, He was a popular Rajput king,  Its founded in 1459 but  if you will see there high architecture than you will amazide that how they were do it on high point of hill. Its totally Rajput architecture marvelous fort, When you will walk on its surrounding wall then you will feel sky walk.

Some Facts of Mehrangarh Fort

This fort had many things which you will like, But in short description i am trying to share some things which also specialty of this Mehrangarh fort. Here you will see some knowledge of related to this great Rajputana's fort.

Mehrangarh Fort
Rao Jodha
Founded in 
400 feet (122 m) above
Chidiya Took Hill
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Architecture Of Jodhpur Fort

According to architecture its really on top list, Its totally build in Rajput Architecture so in this gorgeous man made marvelous very where showing Rajpoot culture. Its stone work and high wall which surrounding with fort really too good, This is great marvelous architecture had many different tourism attraction which we are trying to share here with short description.
Tourism Attraction of Jodhpur fort and Related to Jodhpur
Sheesha Mahal - Sheesha Mahal a Indian name its means The Mirrors Hall or Mirrors palace, Its best example of typical work of mirrors.
Moti Mahal -  Its also Indian word it means the Palace of Pears, Its largest hall of Mehrangarh Fort, Its founded in 1595 to 1619 by King Sur Singh.
Phool Mahal -  Name is showing its specialty, Its too attractive well decorated hall, Its a hall of flowers,  Its Founded by Maharaja   in 1724 to 1749, Its very private room of kings, 

Takht Vilas palace image photo

Ummed Bhawan Palace
Its a real touch of beauty, You can also call it Tajmahal, beacuse its look like taj, But its really so unique, Its founded by Maharaja Ummed Singh, its complate in about 14 year means its work start in 18 November  1929 and its completed on 1943. Now its converted into five start Hotel and its also residence of Royal family.
Jaswant Thada - Its also beautiful landmark which located near by this fort its founded by Sardar singh in 1899 in Memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh

Ummed Bhawan Palace image photo

How to Reach Jodhpur Mehrangarh Fort ?

Mehrangarh Fort is located in Jodhpur district's Rajasthan State, Its second biggest biggest district of Rajasthan, Its connected with all lines, So you can visit using any way, Its fully connected to Airway Railway and roadway services, 

Distance of Jodhpur from Biggest Cities of India

Distance to  Jaipur       331 km
Distance to  Agra         553 km
Distance to  Mumbai    984 km
Distance to  Delhi         589 km
Distance to  Bangalore  1934 km

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