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Kumbhalgarh Fort - Built in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, Kumbhalgarh Fort is located to the north of Udaipur in the wilderness and is the second most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region.
Kumbhalgarh Fort Heritage Fort in Kumbhalgarh
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Kumbhal Garh Fort, Rajasthan

Kumbhalgarh Fort in Kumbhalgarh, was built by Maharana Kumbha in the 15th century. This is the second most important fort in Rajasthan after the Chittaurgarh Fort. Kumbhalgarh Fort is perched on the Aravallis and this otherwise inaccessible fort can only be reached by jeep from Kelwara after crossing the seven great gates.

Apart from the Badal Mahal or the 'Cloud Palace', which gives a scenic view of the city, there are temples of great antiquity and interest.

Six kilometers from the fort is the Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary. The sanctuary is famous for its fauna such as the Wolf, Leopard, Jackal and a variety of birds. The sanctuary protects some of the rare species struggling for survival. This palce is equally famous for its archaeological value. The fort is 84 kms and the sanctuary is 90 kms from the city.

General Information on Kumbhalgarh Fort

Location
84 kms from Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Origin
15th Century AD.
Main Attraction
Badal Mahal, Temples.
Built By
Maharana Kumbha.

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