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Taragarh Fort

Nagpahari Hill, Bundi, India
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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Bundi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Kalyan, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A little far away from Ajmer station is this Maharana pratap fort now renamed as taragarh, but good place to see. some portion of it is now occupied by Electric house. but still you can see a lot of it. you can see entire ajmer from the fort.

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Gurgaon, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

would not recommend wasting time to go there. We drove all the way, but were told that there is only a Dargah there and nothing more of the old fort. There is a Maharana Pratap Memorial on the way that can be visited

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Wonder around at your free will. It doesn't feel that safe, it probably isn't all that safe but as a change to being ferried through a tour of fort after fort, having the freedom to explore one in a state of delapidation was thrilling. The monkeys now live here, so abide by their rules, don't approach them, tease them, etc.... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

First of all...I've been in India for months now and in Rajasthan for 4 weeks. Visited all the forts and palaces in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur. Was looking forward to being in Bundi. Unfortunately I'm very disappointed with the state of abandonment of the town and its monuments. The fort is now the residence of hundreds of very aggressive monkeys.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The ruins of Taragarh were both unnerving & thrilling to explore. You are given free range of the complex & can go wherever you are able to reach through the over grown brush. It is very quiet. I had no problems with the monkeys on the uphill hike to the main entrance although I did jump a mile every time... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Stiff climb up to the very top, but spectacular inside and out when you get there, lots of original wall paintings in very good condition. Oh, and then there's the bats!!!!!

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The palace at Taragarh Fort is one of the most outstanding things I have seen in India. Despite decades of neglect - the owner (evidently a parliamentarian) should be ashamed of not taking more care of it - it was absolutely stunning. The gracious courtyards and rooms were amazing and the stunning frescoes provide a glimpse of royal lives past.... More

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This fort is a neglected place but you can imagine how glorious past it had ! Beautiful architecture, Rooms and paintings in this huge fort which runs 3 levels !! May be very few tourists know about this, so not crowded ! Many miss out on a wonderful place!! Wish I could visit the whole fort complex! Top part is... More

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Sarratt
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

There is no two ways about it, it is almighty climb up to the top! You are going to need the 10 rupee stick you can hire at the bottom not so much for the monkeys, we were not really bothered by monkeys, but to help with the climb! A bit like all hill climbing, every time you think you... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Of all the places we have been visiting in our 3 month trip in india, this was the worthless and relatively most expensive attraction. After climbing for a while we found an abandoned and solitary place, nothing to see but the landscape. If you like monkeys you will see a bunch of them, take your stick to keep them away.... More

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