Jaigarh Fort – जयगढ़ किला
Jaigarh Fort sited on the cape known as Cheel Ka Teela of Aravalli ranges. Amer Fort in Jaipur is near to Jaigarh Fort. Jaigrah Fort built in the year 1726 by Jai Singh to protect Amer Fort. In India, the Jaigrah Fort also known as Victory Fort located in Rajasthan State. Its structural designs like Amber Fort. The Fort length is 3 km and width of 1 km. The fort features cannon named Jaivana to cannon the World’s largest cannon on wheels. Jaigrah Fort and Amer fort considered as one complex.
Jaigrah Fort is one of the Best Places to Visit in Jaipur 10 km far away from Jaipur city. The fort stands on a short distraction from the Jaipur – Delhi Highway, you can find the train routes from Jaipur to Delhi Trains here. Jaivana cannon at Dungar Darwaja is another way which leads from the same highway. The same highway leads to another popular fort of Jaipur city that is Nahargarh Fort.
Jaigarh Fort Architecture
Jaigarh Fort well prepared with thick walls of red sandstone. The palaces have courtrooms and halls. The best part of the fort, its windows made of lattices. It has the triple arch gateway with strengthening walls above it and painted with red and yellow. There are two temples in the court, one is Ram Harihar temple and the other one is Kal Bhairav temple.
Swords, shields, guns, muskets, and cannonballs are displayed in amour chamber of the Fort. The museum located to the left of the Awami gate. Photography of royalty of Jaipur, stamps and many artifacts also exhibited.
Out of all the Jaipur Forts Jaigarh is the most splendid. RSRTC provides bus facilities to the tourist to visit all the places of Rajasthan, India. You can check the RSRTC Online Bus Bookings information from here and get the info.
Rajasthan State government also provides the tourism services to the tourist people through the RTDC. Get the tour packages, discounts info and more from here. List of RTDC Hotels can also check here.
Jaivana Fort Cannon
A Jaivana cannon is the largest cannon it the world. A Jaigarh fort Jaivana cannon is a large 18th-century weapon. The length of the barrel of the cannon is 6.15 m. the thickness of the barrel is 21.6 cm. The thickness increases gradually. For lifting two thick rings on the barrel is used
The barrel has a floral design. On the tip of the barrel an Elephant is placed and in the center, a pair of the peacock is carved. A pair of ducks also carved which decorates the barrel. Jai Singh used Jaivana cannon only once, as a test fire in 1720. Jaigarh Fort was a center of weaponry invention for the Rajputs. Jaivana cannon was not at all used by Rajput leader because of their friendly relations with Mughals.
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh manufactured Jaivana during the supremacy. The barrel is 20.19 foot in length and 50 tons of weight. The diameter of Jaivana is 11 inches. To protect the cannon tin shed built.
Jaigarh Fort houses the world’s biggest Jaivan. You cannot miss it if you arrive in Jaipur. It is the must visit the site of Jaipur. The cannon is a major attraction which can fire and strike up to 35 km.
There are three Gems of Jaipur – Jaigarh fort, Nahargarh Fort, and Amer Fort. These are the soul of Rajasthan. It catches the awesome view of the city from the top of any of these Forts.
Nahargarh Fort Jaipur set on Aravali mountain ranges. It is a strong defense Ring which creates a tough protection for the city along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. Nahargarh means ‘Adobe of tigers’.
The fort offers the highest point, which happens to a Restaurant called Padao. It is an open-air restaurant which gives an awesome view from the top.
Amer Fort also called as “Amber fort”.
Location of Jaigarh fort: Above Amber Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Famous for: History, architecture, Jaigarh Jaivana cannon.
Jaigarh Fort Timings: all days 9 am to 4:30 pm
Entrance fees: Rs 35 per person and Rs 85 for foreign tourist
Visit duration: Around 1 hour
The Fort will close during Public and governmental holidays.
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