Famous as a birthplace of great Mera King, Maharana Pratap, Kumbhagarh has been house of great warriors and their legendary history. Its unique beauty and charm always attracts the tourists from all across the world. It is not wrong to say that with the presence of Kumbhalgarh, there’s one more feather being added in the glorious hat of Rajasthan Tourism. Kumbhalgarh is filled with many numerous of temples, forts and stories of bygone era that will make your holidays more memorable and exciting.
In this post today, we are going to discuss about the best Tourist Attractions in Kumbhalgarh that are appealing and exotic in their own way. Here goes the list as following –
- Kumbhalgarh Fort
- Badal Mahal
- Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
- Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
1. Kumbhalgarh Fort
This is one of the most amazing tourist attractions perhaps the most amazing place that has all things in it which makes Kumbhalgarh a perfect tourist destination. It is this very fort after which the town of Kumbhalner called Kumbhalgarh. The fort is positioned as the Second largest fort in Rajasthan after the majestic Chittorgarh Fort. Kumbhalgarh fort was built by Rana Kumbha, the then King of Mewar and it the construction of the fort was done in 13 years. The magnificent peaks of Aravali is wrapping around the fort which provides a spectacular view of the travellers. The construction comprises with the enormous gates, seven ramparts, intrigue carved walls and gigantic towers. There are more than 360 temples in the promises and most of them are dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is bestowed with the status of UNESCO World heritage site.
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2. Badal Mahal
With its unique name, Badal Mahal has jotted its name in the golden words of Rajasthan Tours. It is a beautiful palace which literally means the Mansion of Clouds. Filled with the architectural and natural beauty, the fort offers its guests a perfect tourist experience. The fort is located on the top of the Fort and one can get a bird eye view of the city from top of the hill. The construction of the Mahal was done Rana Fateh Singh in the 19th century. The Palace is broadly divided into two parts or section first is Zanana Mahal for Women and Mardana Mahal for Males. Zanana Mahal is compact with stone jails from where the royal ladies can sit and see the court proceedings maintaining their privacy. The walls of the Badal Mahal is ornamented with a good number of paintings watching them would be a pleasing experience for all art lovers.
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3. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
The beautiful historical temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered as the major part of the fort body. The temple is often called the chieftain of Kumbhalgarh. It is believed that the former king of Kumbhalgarh was the huge devotee of Lord Shiva and hence he built many temples and spiritual places inside the fort. This temple is one of the prominent Shiva temple located in the vicinity of the fort. The fort of Kumbhalgarh is sometime looks whitish when viewed from the certain angles during the dark time. The changing colors of temple provide a perfect photographic view to photographers. The sanctum sanctorum of the temple is compact with 6 foot of Shiv Lingam in it and is worshiped and by the local priest daily. The temple of Lord Shiva is also featuring as one of the major Kumbhalgarh Tourist Attractions. Do pay a visit to this temple whenever you travel to the place.
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4. Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
All those who think Rajasthan, a hot place of desert and sand for them this beautiful wildlife sanctuary comes as a surprise. Along with forts, palaces and temples, Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary also enhances the charm of Kumbhalgarh and its tourism. The wildlife sanctuary of Kumbhalgarh is full of adorable and exotic animal species with a wide range flora and fauna that increase the beauty of the place. Once been the hunting ground the then kings and royal family has gradually converted into the Wildlife Sanctuary in 1971. The place is also called the house of Chausinghas (the four horned antelopes) along with many other species of endangered animals like Wolfs, Leopards, Sloth Bears Bulbul, Grey Pigeons and White breasted Kingfisher that makes the wildlife completes as a whole.
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All these places hold a prominent place in the tourist attractions of the city. Be it the great architectures or the UNESCO world heritage sites, be it a temple or wildlife sanctuary each and every place has its own unique place. A Trip to Kumbhalgarh during India Tourism is always a treat for you and to your family.