Kumbhalgarh Fort -The Second Longest Wall in the World

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Kumbhalgarh Fort – कुम्भलगढ़ फोर्ट – The Great Wall of India

Kumbhalgarh Fort (कुम्भलगढ़ फोर्ट) is situated in one of the Rajasthan Districts Rajsamand, India. It is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli hills near Udaipur. Kumbhalgarh fort is a world heritage site included in hill forts of Rajasthan State. It constructed by Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. Kumbhalgarh is a birthplace of the great ruler Maharana Pratap. It occupied until the late 19th century. After Chittaurgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh fort is the main fort in Mewar.kumbhalgarh fort

Kumbhalgarh Fort stated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort has longest wall complex in the world, 38 km long. Kumbhalgarh also separated Mewar and Marwar from each other. It is used as a place of refuge for the rulers of Mewar at times of danger.  A notable instance was in the case of Prince Udai. He is the king of Mewar in 1535. Prince Udai was the founder of the Udaipur City.

Great Wall of India Kumbhalgarh

The great wall of Kumbhalgarh fort considered the second longest wall in the world. After ‘The Great Wall of China‘. Kumbhalgarh fort is known as ‘The Great Wall of India‘. The wall stretches over a distance of 36 km & It is 15 m wide.

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Stone bricks used to build the Kumbhalgarh fort. Some stretches of the wall have bust with time. It has a great resemblance to the Great Wall of China and is one of the hidden gems of India.  On the top of the fort, Badal Mahal is situated which has an amazing view. The lake view of Kumbhalgarh fort awarded as 4th Asia Oceanic resort.

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Kumbhalgarh Badal Mahal

Badal Mahal is popularly known as Palace of Clouds and it is a beauty of Kumbhalgarh. Better to visit in the monsoon and see the change of fort warrior.  The palace parted into the 2 interconnected mahals named as Zanana Mahal and Mardana Mahal. Mahal has painted with the pastel-colored murals which represent the 19th century.kumbalgarh badal mahal

Places to visit Near Kumbhalgarh

There are many places nearby the Kumbhalgarh Fort Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajsamand Lake, Nathdwara, Charbuja Ghadbor temple & many more.

Kumbhalgarh is more famous because of the main reason Queen Padmavathi. You can find the Padmavathi real story in the fort of Kumbhalgarh. To get more info about the Padmavathi Queen, follow the below URL’s.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuarykumbalgarh wildlife sanctuary

In the state of Rajasthan, we can find many wildlife sanctuaries. In those, the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is very famous which has many animals and more. It is also India’s best tourist place located very near distance to the Kumbhalgarh fort.

Rajsamand Lakekumbalgarh rasjamand lake

The Rajsamand Lake also called as Rajsamudra lake located in Rajsamand. The Lake built in the 17 century and it approximately 1.75 miles wide and 4 miles long along with 60 feet distance. It built across the Kelwa, Tali and Gomati rivers.

Charbuja Ghadbor templekumbalgarh Charbuja Ghadbor temple

Rajasthan Tourism Services

There are many routes to reach Kumbhalgarh Fort. (RSRTC) Rajasthan roadways provide bus facilities for visiting areas around Kumbhalgarh.

Rajasthan tourism department (RTDC) provides various facilities for tourists. It organizes Tour packages, transportation & good hospitality facility at RTDC Hotels. Kumbhalgarh Fort is the best place to visit in Rajasthan state. The Kumbhalgarh also has good hotels and resorts for guest to stay for 2-3 days.kumbhalgarh hotels

The road distance between Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh is 101 km.  The aerial distance from Udaipur to Kumbhalgarh is 66 km. There are no direct trains and flights available. Easiest and cheapest way to reach Kumbhalgarh fort from Udaipur is through Roadways i.e., taxi, buses.

The road distance between Jaipur to Kumbhalgarh is nearly 342 km. You can also find the many Kumbhalgarh hotels and Kumbhalgarh resorts near to the fort.

Kumbhalgarh Fort Entry InfoThe second longest wall in the world

In the evening 6:45 pm there will be a Show on Rajput royals in the Hindi language. Be a part of this show and enjoy the lighting and sound of the show.

Kumbhalgarh fort timing: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry fees: Rs.5/- per person, video and photography price is Rs 25/-, the sound show is Rs 75/-


Kumbhalgarh Website: http://www.tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/kumbhalgarh-fort.html
Kumbhalgarh Contact Number: 0141-5155100,5110593
Email Id: cot-dot@rajasthan.gov.in
Address Info:
Paryatan Bhawan, Khasa Kothi Hotel Campus,
M.I.Road., Jaipur

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