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Ramnagar Fort

Ramnagar, Varanasi, India
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Ranked #26 of 52 attractions in Varanasi
Type: Historic Sites
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is an Exellent historical musium.dont forget to visit this place there is really many more things to say wow! in this place.dont miss to visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This massive building could be so much better. It is a huge complex south of Varanasi on the opposite side of the river. Many buildings are in a state of disrepair and cows even wander about the front courtyard. Staff are pretty rude here also. Watch out for oppressive armed guards, I was told off for venturing too near a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

After reading all of the negative reviews of Ramnagar Fort I was prepared to give it a miss, but on a whim (and because I had a couple of hours with nothing better to do) I thought why not.... and I was glad that I made the effort. Yes there are many elements of the fort that are run down,... More

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Bangalore, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I belong to Varanasi and feel ashamed on behalf of the administration of the Fort and the Museum. Considering the value of the rare objects here, the level of maintenance and cleanliness is far too insulting. Still if you visit this place, do ask for the Famous Lassi shop near the fort. You will surely love that.

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Varanasi, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Ramnagar fort is the residence of kashi naresh situated on the bank of river ganga, This place is poorly maintained as you can see dust and spitting all around. It has great collection of weapons and other belonging of the royal family. The staff appointed there is very rude and non-cooperating. Otherwise view of ganga from their is great. The... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

I came back from Ramnagar Fort only 2 hours ago so this is fresh. 3 major points to make: - 1. Entrance fee As others have said, the 150r entrance fee is ludicrous. The standard of content in this place is diabolical and doesn't come anywhere near justifying what is, in my home currency, around £1.50. If your museum can't... More

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Varanasi, India
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Go by boat to Ramnagar fort it is a Nice trip And THE fort is a Nice place to visit away from the Busy center of Varanasi. Nearby THE fort hou find THE best Lassi shop with THE best Lassi I ever had.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The dust in the museum dates from the 17th century. Or so the placard might have told me if there was any information at all as to what the museum holds. That said, the building is beautiful and the views from the back of the fort down the Ganges are great. I would go if you have an hour or... More

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23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

It is surprising that this attraction ranks # 24 in the list of attractions. For me, it is a must go every time I am there at Varanasi. The fort and artefacts could certainly be better maintained (almost stopping myself from saying that they need complete refurbishment), however, the legacy is impregnable. Do make sure that you visit the back... More

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Visited during July 2012. King Kashi's Fort situated at the other side of the Ganga river. Great Engineering construction. It is a museum having old artifacts. Ramleela was played during the time of Durga Puja.The fort has been built above the flood level. with many balconies, and pavilions.Really interesting place for Maharaja to hang around the Ganga River.

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