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Address: Girnar Hills, Junagadh, India

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Badly maintained good monument

This fort is actually quite interesting to those who like historical monuments however the Gujarat tourism authorities have not maintained it at all!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Radhika B
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This fort is actually quite interesting to those who like historical monuments however the Gujarat tourism authorities have not maintained it at all!

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Bangalore
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a duplicate entry. Please see Uparkot fort for my review called "An Absolute Marvel." This is a must-see place if you do visit Sourashtra.

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Lucknow, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place was very historic.Caves of Buddhists monks were present there,it is said that Lord Buddha came here to mediate.Many kings came and went and ruled is fort.The fort is very big.But if you have a personal car then it was allowed inside.People who don't have a car have to walk a long distance.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

In order to truly understand the significance of the Fort and the Buddhist caves nearby, one has to understand the history of the place. There are guides available who eloquently rattle the times gone by. The Buddhist caves is the only pocket which is well maintained, otherwise the rest of the place perpetually wears a derelict look. There are a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We started our visit early in the morning which was good - later it got very busy with large school groups. There are a variety of different interesting sites and it's worth climbing the battlements to get some stunning views!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

It is a fascinating fort with rich history. We hired a guide, which I feel is a must to understand the history. It has the cannon built in turkey, adi kadi vav and navghan kuvo, Buddhist caves. Each has a rich history behind it, especially the story behind adi kadi vav. The sad part is except Buddhist caves, which is... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This fort is situated on the way from Junagadh City to Girnar mountain. The meaning of "Junagadh" in English language is "An Old Fort" which refers to this Ancient Fort of the city. This fort has it's old history. Main attractions on the fort are Nilam Top(Cannon), Navghan Kuvo (Well), Adi-kadi Vav (step well) and buddhist caves. This place is... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It was also a good place were you can spend couple of hours only to see fort and buddist cage and enjoy

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Warsaw, Indiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We arrived inside the fort after walking around the side through what was not an obvious entrance. We climbed to the top stopping at the non-used water retaining pits, an ancient stairway to the bottom of one, cannonades, a cemetery and lovely sculptures and hallways. This is a restful visit and one could spend a whole day wandering and stopping... More 

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Vadodara, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Excellent piece of History in a bad shape., However must visit place in Junagadh and relive the history.

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