THE KUMBHALGARH FORT

The Kumbhalgarh fort was constructed in the 15th Century by Rana Kumbha. The Fort was one of the very few forts in history, which never got conquered. One of the most important reasons stated for it is the aggressive or the hostile landscape of the fort. A thick wall that is 36Kms long surrounds this remarkable fort. The perimeter of the wall is assumed to be the longest after the Great Wall Of China. The wall stretches across the Aravali Mountains. The fort is about 1100m high above sea level and offers a marvelous view of the surrounding area. The main attractions of the fort consist of mesmerizing palaces along with about 360 different types of temples inside it -with 300 Jain temples and the remaining Hindu temples. Kumbhalgarh Fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site In 2013 by the World Heritage Committee.

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