Ramnagar Fort, Varanasi

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Observe an enormous and varied collection of antiques and artifacts from the past at Ramnagar Fort. Built at the end of the 18th century, the fort is still inhabited by the Maharaja of Varanasi, and so remains closed to the public. You can visit the onsite museum, however: housed in the fort's public audience hall, it contains a plethora of items such as vintage American cars, elephant saddles carved from silver, and a vast antique armory with items from Africa, Burma, and Japan. Using our international travel planner, Varanasi attractions like Ramnagar Fort can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The fort is located on the banks of ganges, the oppositw side of Varanasi city. Its a minute drive from BHU gate and one can spend a couple of quality hours if interested in knowing the heritage of th...  more »
  • It is not worth the ticket you buy for the visit. It must be one of the worst maintained forts in India. The vehicles and the other exhibits in the fort lie under at least two cms of dust.  more »
  • One of the beautiful fort in varanasi. The place is quite pleasant to visit with family and friends.  more »
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  • Very good place to be visited!!! But it is not very well maintained!! It has a lot of dust!! A must-go place for kids..they might be study social science and they might not be knowing why they are studying those things and what has happened in the history! So, if they visit this.. they'll get a clear-real idea of what are those stuffs and why they are studying that..!! Felt really happy looking at those preserved items.. Especially the fully featured clock!! Must be lucky enough to witness it!! Don't loose the chance if you get!
  • Good and ancient place for visiting. You have find quiet place and it is clean. If you interested a new place and know and see more about old places this is one of them.
  • Great place for outing. Its a fort as well as a museum where you can come and take a dive in the history. There are cars,carts,guns,rifles,swords,daggers,and other royal artifacts. Its an attraction for both the locals and tourists . So if you are on a tour to Varanasi then you must visit this place.It has a nominal fee of ₹10 for a ticket to the museum area and the place is open till 6 p.m. in the evening. Although the place is great tourist attraction but it is usually not crowded. So you can easily and peacefully wander here. Also you savour your eyes by seeing the beauty of nature near the river bank which is located just behind the fort.
  • It is a good historical site in this region. One can see old armory and other things were used before 20th century by the Kings and it's people. Calendar embedded wall clock and old antiques can be good thing to watch. It has a temple in the back side with great view of Ganges river.
  • Gr8 historical area. Good collection of guns in the museum. Suggested visiting time is on afternoon
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