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Gagron Fort, Jhalawar

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Gagron Fort is situated in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, in the Hadoti region of India. It is an example of a hill and water fort.ConservationSix forts of Rajasthan, namely, Amber Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Gagron Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Kumbhalgarh and Ranthambore Fort were included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list during the 37th meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Phnom Penh during June 2013. They were recognized as a serial cultural property and examples of Rajput military hill architecture.
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  • This is a fabulous fort, well worth a visit. It towers above the river and there are spectacular views. The cannon platform was awesome. It's a great place to walk and there is plenty to see. There is...  more »
  • On our recent stay in Jhalawar we were taken by our Virendra Homestay host and his driver to a late afternoon tour of this stunning building which is slowly being restored under a grant from UNESCO. I...  more »
  • A classic example of jal durg. A hidden gem. Erstwhile seat of power of the Jhalas who ruled the Hadauti region  more »
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  • Inna b khaas nhi h.. but jaao toh museum jrur dekh k aana Wo city m hai..
  • The quest for abandoned places and their stories leads to two different places in East Rajasthan. One, an erstwhile king's capital reduced to rubble after being ravaged by war, and the second, an unconquerable fort still standing high and proud after being torn by tragedy. Tying the two are valiant stories of a brave dynasty of Rajputs – the Khinchi Chauhans and their poignant history. Bounded on three sides by Rivers, the Gagron Fort is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located in Jhalawar district , Rajasthan. The fort was constructed by the chieftains of the Doda Rajput clan in the 8th century but was conquered numerous times by various monarchs until it was granted as a gift to the Maharaja of Kota by Aurangzeb.
  • Such a good fort built by doda rajput,khichi chauhan and rulers ruled in this fort.presently,fort under in archological survey of India
  • This palace is good and scenic only in rainy season
  • just love historical places visit it and u will found yourself in the shelter of nature.