All About Jaigarh Fort

The greatest canon of those times ‘Jaivana’ is kept in the fort of victory the Jaigarh fort. The Jaigarh fort is a huge and elaborated Jaipur fort. The wonderful fort marks an important mile stone in forts of India. The Jaigarh fort history is an enriched story of the royal Rajasthan.
It is a well maintained fort that attracts tourists from all over the country and abroad. In the year 1726 Maharaja Jai Singh Ji 2 built this proud structure to safeguard the adjoining forts and palaces of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The fort is situated on the ‘cheel ka teela’ (Hill of eagles) on the Aravali range that surrounds the city of Jaipur.


The golden history of Jaigarh

The fort is situated at an elevation of about 400 m from the wonderful Amber fort. The Amber is the crowning glory of Jaipur fort and tourism. Since the ancient Indian history has seen many invaders and conquers it was eminent for the rulers then to build forts that would keep their territories safe. The Jaigarh fort history is rich.

  • The Kachhwahas of the 10th century found their empire at Amber. It was earlier known as Dundhar.
  • The iron ore mines around the fort made it an important Cannon foundry.
  • Mughal emperor Shah Jahan contributed towards making it a cannon foundry.
  • The ‘Jaivana’ became the biggest cannon on wheels in those days.

Scenic view of the Aravali

The Jaigarh fort is situated at a hill top which is higher than the nearby forts. When you climb the fort you can see the entire range of Aravali in a mesmerizing view.The fort is well maintained and clean to attract sufficient tourist.

While on a tour of Jaipur Jaigarh is a must visit.  The fort has fortified walls of red sand stone spread over a huge area.

  • The Charbagh garden of the Jaigarh fort is a beautiful garden area.
  • The Aram mandir built to rest for the royal family is equally beautiful.
  • Laxmi vilas, Lalit mandir, Vilas mandir are present in the complex of the Jaipur fort.

The Essence Of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the land of royal history and its monuments and structures speak volume about ancient time architecture.Forts of India are epic and the Jaigarh fort history is interesting.
The huge architecture of the fort of Rajasthan gives the feel of the royalty, the lavish life style and worth a salute construction.

35 INR Indian, 85 INR Foreigner

Entry Fee

9 AM – 5 PM

Visiting Hours

All Days Of Week


Perfect Getaway

Amber Jaipur belt of rajasthan is really a treat to visit. It has some of the most important forts of India. The Jaigarh Jaipur fort welcomes its visitors to a belt that accommodates the Amber fort the Jaigarh Fort and the Nahargarh fort. So a trip to this part is equally enthralling and satisfying.

Amazing water reservoir facilities of the ancient times can be seen in this Jaipur fort.
The walls of the fort are an epic example of fortification of structure.
Greenery covering the Jaigarh fort is somewhat relaxing in the scorching heat of Rajasthan.
The Amber and the Nahargarh fort along with Kanak vrindavan garden make entire Jaipur tourism worth a watch.

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