Taragarh Fort Kota
in this Section :
Fast Facts, Brief history, Taragarh Fort Overview,
Speciality, Accommodation, Accessibility and Tour Packages.
37 kms from Kota
Best Time To Visit :
October to March
Taragarh Fort was built in the year 1345 A.D. The fort which is now in
ruins is the site of the old kingdom. The fort was built to safeguard this
ancient town from the frequent invasions during medieval period. The fort
features clearly depict its purpose, as one can see its architecture and
position of location serves more of a millitary purpose.
Taragarh Fort - Overview
Taragarh Fort lies perched on the Nagpahari Hills, overlooking the town
below. Much of the fort premise have succumbed against some seven centuries.
The fort is a giant structure catches much of the interest of the visitor.
People interested in ancient architecture find it more interesting. The
peripheral fort walls consist several buildings and compounds inside. From
distance one can make out thick walls and a dome structure for the fort. The
fort also has a massive battlement, popular in the heydays of Rajputs.
What's So Special
The massive fort is the first thing that strikes the mind at Taragarh Fort.
The fort built atop the hill is quite conspicuous and striking in
appearance. With impressive gateways leading to the fort memories of the
past get unwound and mysteries unraveled. Elephant carving mark the entrance
of the fort. The fort premises have large water storage tanks which are
believed as never being dry.
The fort has a very large battlement and also one large canon, Bhim Burj.
The canon, of which only ramparts are left was a phenomenon in the past. It
was much feared weapon the rivals could think upon, in the bygone days.
The storage tanks are also worth seeing. These tanks were purposefully
constructed; to serve at the time of siege. Apart from its magnificence the
fort also a nice spot to have a birds view of the town below.
Transportation Facilities For Amber Fort
Bundi has good means of transportation services. One can also reach the
place from Kota. From the city you can get a bus or travel in a private
taxi. The cities further can be reached by either long distance buses or
Places Where You Can Stay
Accommodation and catering facilities are available in the city centre.
Some places where you can get these services are Hotel Royal Retreat,
Diamond Hotel, Ishwari Niwas, Hotel Vrindawati.
Taragarh Fort Tour Packages
Features : The package
provide guided city tours encompassing the historic sites located there.
Junagarh and Jaisalmer Fort are some of the destinations you will find
yourself at. There will be a two days stay at Jaisalmer giving you
enough time to explore the surroundings. You will also get to spend some
time at Mehrangarh Fort, Jaisalmer.
Features : This 18 days tour
starts from Delhi city and takes you to the historic forts located in
this city and the cities of Agra and Delhi. The tour takes into account
travel, accommodation and catering. Full assistance provided during the
entire tour. You will be visiting the famous forts of the Rajasthan.
Features : The package offers
guided city tours of several cities of Rajasthan like Bikaner,
Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Chittaurgarh and Bharatpur. The
package includes travel cost, accommodation, catering and other
assistance. The places covered includes the popular tourist places
encompassing forts, palaces and lakes.
Features : Romantic Maharaja
Tour Package is a 20 days non stop adventure at the famous cities of
North India. You will get to visit a number of popular tourist place
including the famous forts of Rajasthan. From your arrival till
departure all travel assistance will be provided. The package provides
you excellent means of transport, accommodation and catering.