Ranthambore Fort: One of the safest forts in India

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There are many such world-famous forts in India, which are still major tourist destinations for thousands of tourists. One of them is the fort of Ranthambore.


From ancient times to the medieval period, some such forts were built in the Rajasthan desert, which has been world-famous over the years. Be it Ajmer Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, or Agra Fort. All these forts are still considered one of the safest forts in the world along with India. One of these safe forts is the 'Ranthambore Fort'. Ranthambore of Rajasthan, home of the Royal Bengal Tigers, is today a popular tourist destination for millions of tourists.


But, if the most talked about thing in Ranthambore, it is the fortress of Ranthambore, one of the safest forts in the world. Today in this article, we are going to tell you some facts related to this fort, which you may not have even known before. So without delay, let's start this journey.

History of Ranthambore Fort

For your information, let us know that even today the history of this fort remains a mystery to the writers and lovers that when this fort was included in the safest forts in India. Many people believe that this fort was built by Ranthaman Dev in the 9th century. At the same time, some people believe that its construction started in the 10th century during the reign of the Rajput king Saplaksha of the Chauhan dynasty. When the Ranthambore Fort, surrounded by the Aravalli mountain range, was built, it is still a mystery.

The architecture of the fort

This fort is built on a large rock. It is said that there are seven gates in this fort, which made it even more secure at that time. These seven were named Navlakha Pol, Hathi Pol, Ganesh Pol, etc. Through architecture and structure, the fort wall was built in such a way that no one could stop it. Strong and long pillars strengthened this building so much that it was not easy to build another fort in this way at that time. The fort is said to have about 23 pillars, which strengthened the palace. On the walls inside the fort, many deities and other figures have also been made with Lord Ganesha.

Other rulers rule the fort

It is said that due to the strength and safest of this fort, many attacks were made on this fort. According to one article, in the year 1192, the Muslim ruler Muhammad defeated Prithviraj Chauhan III of that time and captured this fort. Then in the year 1226, Muhammad was defeated and captured by the Delhi ruler Iltutmish. But, it is also said that Chauhans later took back this fort again.

View inside the fort

There are many temples, palaces, and dargahs inside this fort, which you can see. Inside this fort, there are many palaces like the famous Ganesh Ji temple, Supari Mahal, Joran-Bhauran Mahal, Jogi Mahal, Johar Mahal, Badal Mahal, and Hammer Mahal, etc. which still exist today. However, some parts of the palace along with the fort have turned into ruins.

World heritage

For your information, let us know that in the year 2013, this fort was recognized as a World Heritage by UNESCO. This fort is now looked after by UNESCO. If you like this story, then do share it on Facebook and stay connected to read other similar articles with your website Newscrab.

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