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Uperkot Fort

Girnar Hills, Junagadh, India
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Ranked #8 of 32 attractions in Junagadh
Type: Historic Sites
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Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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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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mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This fort is located in the city of Junagadh in Saurashra region of Gujarat State in India. Today of course it has lost all its glory & what remains is the ruins of what would have been a majestic fort in its glory days. In its glory days the fort was a city by it self where thousand of people... More

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Mumbai, India
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7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Its an amazing fort, but not maintained at all, except few sections which fall under the ASI. Better hire a guide at the gate who will charge you between 200 to 250 for a 1 hour tour. Ensure you read more about its history on the internet before you visit the fort.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

You go with lots of expectations and are dispoointed at the sad state of affairs. We hired a local guide for INR 200 and that was worth it. Make it a point to hire one. Fort: maintained well. Worth a visit for its historic values. Nothing much to see but still go for it. Adi Khadi Vav and Navghan kuvo:... More

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Surat, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

it is not at all maintained it looks like as if it its in ruins, so u might harldly find anything left of history, sadly out govt has done nothing to preserve our heritage,.

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mumbai
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Fort has good views. The Adi Kadi Vav (step well) and buddhist caves makes it worth the visit. There is paltry Rs. 5 entry fee to the buddhist caves. The caves are not been maintained. The step well is nice and has an interesting story behind it - The king ordered a step well to be built and workers excavated... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Interesting fort with good views. Step wells and mosque/palace interesting, even beautiful. The Buddhist caves were pretty weak and yet the only thing that you had to pay for. Too many times on our trip to India did I encounter the need to pay (a usually small sum admittedly) to enter somewhere that could have been fabulous if managed with... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The fort is large, allow at least half a day to explore properly. There are terrific views over the city and plenty of peaceful green space. It is a great escape from the city traffic and noise! As well as the main sights, there is a small shady park near to the entrance where you can relax and you can... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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119 reviews 119 reviews
68 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

There is so much to see inside Uperkot fort and you can drive all the way around. The Buddhist caves, unusual stepwells (wavs), the awe inspiring Jami Masjid are definitely worth a visit if you are anywhere around Junagadh or Gir.

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

This place is not well maintained but if you manage to get a good guide, then he will tell you many stories related to this neglected fort.This fort was built by the hindu king who was defeated by the muslim king later on. the muslim rulers tried their best to destroy the hindu culture,architecture and everything related to Hinduism in/around... More

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