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Ranthambore Fort, Rajasthan

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#43 of 243 in Historic Sites in Rajasthan
Play tiger spotting at Ranthambore Fort, a World Heritage fortification perched atop the Thambore Hill overlooking the former hunting grounds of Maharajas of Jaipur. Explore towers, massive walls, huge iron-clad gates, tanks and crevices of the majestic historic fort and enjoy views of the park and tiger reserve. Go to the eastern part of the fort, a nearly wild section with a stream and observe birds, soaring serpent eagles and vultures, and even a leopard down below or a rare and elusive fishing cat. Bring binoculars or cameras with powerful lenses and get a guide for all the rich historical details. By using our Ranthambore National Park family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Ranthambore Fort and other attractions in Ranthambore National Park.
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  • July 19, 2017
    Once you climb up the stairs, soaking in all the history on the way, the destination is equally rewarding with amazing views. A place not to be missed while in Ranthambore.  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    The fort is quite majestic & a lot of climbing is required to reach till the top. Good exercise amidst heritage! You can spend almost the entire day exploring the different parts of the fort. You can ...  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    Great trip. 200 steps to climb. Amazing fort esp the temple. Good scenic view from top. Elderly people should avoid as it's quite a lot of walk to the Ganesha temple or should take palki which comes f...  more »
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  • June 1, 2017
    built a 1000 years back, this fort is a unique gem. The fort overlooks the majestic central lakes area of the ranthambore tiger resort. If you have a good set of binoculars you can watch the migratory birds and may be a wild tiger. Its about 200 feet of climbing to the top where the erstwhile kings built an elaborate resort (now derelict but still has greenery). Just to remind that this is India, there is an ancient (told to be self-emergent) Ganesha temple on the far side of the fort.
  • May 12, 2017
    Historic fort with a ganesh temple on top. monkeys virtually rule the fort. Be careful of your belongings. If you are really lucky, you may spot a tiger around the fort. There are many instances of Tigers from within the surrounding Ranthambore Tiger reserve frequenting the fort.
  • May 16, 2017
    This temple and fort really gives the most positive vibes required in life to enjoy life and mental peace peace of mind. Also do remember to visit Shiv temple inside fort. Its a lovely place thorough lovely drive way
  • July 1, 2017
    Wonderful place in Sawai Madhopur Rajasthan. so beautiful and very nice palace for tourist. nice visiting palace in Rajasthan.
  • May 19, 2017
    Good Fort. Very neat and clean. Take guide, it's necessary else you wont understand anything. Guide charge 450 Rs. Takes 2-3 hours for roundtrip.

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Where to stay in Ranthambore National Park

With just a few hotels in immediate proximity to Ranthambore National Park, many visitors stay in nearby Sawai Madhopur, which offers more choices. There, luxury and mid-range accommodations include hotels, bed and breakfasts, and family-friendly resorts with outdoor pools and other amenities--some quite extravagant. Budget travelers can choose from a few simple hotels and campgrounds. Note that most establishments along Ranthambhore Road can arrange for your safari experience within the park, but check in advance.
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