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“Solid Fort” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore Fort
Ranthambore National Park, India
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Ranked #99 of 729 attractions in Rajasthan
Type: Historic Sites
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Jaipur, India
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“Solid Fort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Ranthambore Fort, situated within the National Park near Sawai Madhopur town in Rajsthan, India, is formidable. Quite tiresome path way to go up. Was built some time in 9th or 10th century, taken over by Emperor Akbar in 15th-16th century. The fort is some 700 ft. above ground level and covers a very big area. This fort has a Jain Temple, Lord Ganesh Temple, and many monuments.The Palace inside is closed for visitors. A big lake is seen below the fort, and a big stream is flowing . Monkeys around, but do not be afraid. Give something to eat and they will go away.

Visited October 2011
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Jaipur, India
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“very good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

its really a very fentastic palace Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Being considered as one of the famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination.

Visited December 2011
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“Tourism Attractions in Rajasthan – the Land of Kings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

The largest state of India and land of kings & monuments, Rajasthan offers ample tourism opportunities. It has great tourism potential and never fails to lure visitors coming from different parts of the world. It is home to India’s some of the best tourist destinations, monuments, forts & palaces, temples, temples and national parks. That’s why’ the state is popular among tourists from all over the world. Tourism attractions in Rajasthan include historical cities, forts & palaces, temples, historical monuments, rippling sand dunes, camel safari rides, jungle safari rides, national parks, etc.

If you want to see the best charm of Rajasthan tourism then you must explore historical cities of the state. You will have a great opportunity to see some of the best Indian monuments including forts, palaces, temples, heritage hotels, mansions (havelis), museums, etc. Jaipur is the capital city of the state and fondly known as the Pink City of India. City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort are remarkable attractions in the city of Jaipur. Udaipur (the city of lakes), Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer are other popular cities in the state. Golden Fort of Jaisalmer, Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur, Junagarh Fort of Bikaner and Lake Palace of Udaipur are worldwide acclaimed for their marvelous architecture.

Rajasthan tourism also provides opportunity for jungle tourism. Ranthambore National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are among most popular destinations for wildlife tourism in Rajasthan and India. These places are very popular attractions on India group tour. Apart from monuments and wildlife reserves, the state is also famous for desert landscapes and ripping sand dunes. Camel safari is the most enjoyable activity to explore the desert charm and sand dunes.

Visited May 2012
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“Amazing fort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Ranthambore fort is built on the cliffs in the middle of tiger country. It is well worth visiting although it is quite a climb. Take plenty of water especially in the heat of the day. The views of the park are awesome.

Visited April 2012
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“a great fort..lots to explore..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

visited this fort in the month of march. still not very hot and to an Indian extent, comfortable weather. the road that leads to the fort entrance is narrow and driving is slow. private cars are allowed without a charge upto the gate. there is no entry fee!!! hiring a guide is strongly recommended and they usually ask about Rs 300/ (about $6). its quite a walk upto the top, so take lots of water and energy. you can get a lady selling bottled water and also unbottled water for free.
guide will explain the details starting from the entrance gate. do visit the places where the court used to be which is a little bit of walk at the far side of the pond. this place is very secluded and quiet and nice to sit and have a chat with friends. the main palace where the Kings used to live was closed, probably due to repairs. there is a nice garden in front of it.
washrooms are provided at junctions, but hardly any other facility. no wheelchair access on the steps.

Visited March 2012
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