Whenever we think of Jaipur, all that comes to our mind is the royal culture of the city and its fascinating fort structures. One such majestic fort is the Nahargarh Fort. With fine architecture and royal features, this fort is a huge palace complex which makes a magnificent spot set up at the edge of the Aravalli Hills. Some of the most famous films of the Bollywood Industry were shot here including Jodha Akbar, Shuddh Desi Romance, Sonar Kella, and Rang de Basanti which make the fort quite an attractive destination for all the people who visit Jaipur. Treat your eyes with a visuals which will make a permanent memory in your mind.
Living a day like a Royal at the Nahargarh Fort
The Sheesh Mahal
Sheesh Mahal is one of the major attractions of the Nahargarh Fort which was added to it recently and made the fort one of the most famous tourist destinations of the city. The Sheesh Mahal also known as the Glass Palace was designed at the time to honor the architects of the Mughal and Rajput Empire. The entire mahal or palace has been made with glass which has been hand crafted by the skilled men who worked in the making of the palace. However, the mahal does not have a glass floor. You can see your image forming at each and every corner of the mahal when you tour it and enjoy the astonishing patter of the images being formed.
The Wax Museum
The Wax Museum in the premises of the Nahargarh Fort is another attraction which makes a wonderful collection of portraits which have been carved in the museum made of wax. These wax structures portray several people and celebrities who are famous internationally. Some of the portraits in wax include the famous Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, a few national heroes and many more. They have been set up in several replicas of the real-life scenes in which they have been seen usually.
Madhavendra Bhavan is the most fascinating part of the Nahargarh Fort. It is actually the summer resort of the royal family. There are 12 absolutely similar suites located in the Zenana quarters of the resort which housed the queens of the royal family. The windows are rectangular in shape of the building and the architecture feel of the bhavan gives the blend of both European and Indian architectures with corridors interconnected with each other. Each apartment allotted to the queen had her name imprinted on the door.
Once upon a time restaurant
Once upon a time restaurant is located within the premises of the Nahargarh Fort. The restaurant displays marvellous features of the royal dining and cuisine with magnificent seating arrangement and delightful cuisines served in an elegant form just like the Royals. Come be a part of the Royal elite and experience how they had their dining and cuisines in their times with polished ambience, golden glow and finger-licking good food.
How to Get Tickets?
You can book the tickets through this website online and also make safe and secure transactions.
How To Get Around?
Jaipur offers several modes to travel around the city. You can reach the museum by bus and cab. Rental cars are convenient for visitors to tour.But if you want to connect with the locals then prefer taking public transport like auto rickshaw, rickshaw or carts that are still found in some parts of the city .
What Should I Wear?
You can wear a formal dress. If you are into indo-western wear, you can also compile your dress with a scarf or wear a kurta and a pair of pants or denim bottoms. Wear comfortable shoes as you'll have to walk a lot in the fort!
Best Time to Visit
You can visit from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. The months from September to December offers pleasant weather to explore the fort entirely.
Will I Need a Guide?
No. This website provides you the complete info. A guide is not needed.
How To Get There?
You can reach there by boarding a flight to Jaipur International Airport. The city is thoroughly connected with nearby cities and countries through the majority of airlines. You can also take the train if you are traveling from nearby cities or town.
Keep your cash and travel documnets safely and securely. In case of a problem, contact the local authorities.Although the national language of the country is Hindi ,and locals prefer the local rajasthani language ,but you can easily find people ,who have a good command in English and can guide you for the trip.