Nahargarh Fort (Brahmpuri jaipur), Rajasthan

Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is open from 10 AM not 8:00 am. The fort was extended in 1868, during the reign of Sawai Ram Singh. In 1883-92, a range of palaces was built at Nahargarh by Dirgh patel. The wax museum and Sheesh Mahal are situated near the entrance of fort.

The best time to visit Jaipur is during winter when the weather is pleasant. And Nahargarh is best visited during the day. The fort forms a perfect location to spend an entire day. You can also couple it with the other two forts nearby, Amer and Jaigharh. It is advisable to first visit Nahargarh fort. You can spend the morning there and have lunch there. There after you can move to Jaigarh which is only a KM from Nahargarh. The Jal Mahal is an exquisite palace built at the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. The palace stands bright with five floors, four of which remain under water.

Madhavendra Bhavan is the most attractive part of Nahargarh fort, the summer resort of the royal family. It is a two storey building and was particularly designed for the luxuries of the King and his queens. It has exemplary interiors with murals and stucco designs. There are in all 12 suites in this bhavan and each suite was specially allotted to each of the nine wives of the King. This bhavan is a true example of the Rajputana taste and the beauty of the interiors speak for itself.


In Summer : March to June 25 °C - 45 °C

In Monsoon : July to September 22 °C - 37 °C

In Winters : October to February 05 °C - 22 °C


By Air :The Jaipur Airport is situated at Sanganer, 7 km (domestic terminal) and 10 km (international terminal) from the main city. It connects the city to all the major parts of India.

By Road :There are some express buses which connect various cities and towns of Rajasthan such as Bundi, Kota, etc. to Jaipur.

By Rail :Here are three main railway junctions including Jaipur, the main station; Gandhinagar and Durgapara.