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Jaunpur fort and heritage tour from Varanasi

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Stop At: Shahi Qila, Jaunpur India

This Breathtaking fort is located on the banks of River Gomti, and is known as Purana Shahi Qila and ASI protected monument. This fort is said to have been built by Firoz Shah Tuglaq in fifteenth century. The fort is surrounded by four walls and has a beautiful mosque made from pillars from Hindu temples. There is also a underground dungeon which is very thrilling.

Atala Mosque (from outside)

Being the first mosque to be built after the independence of Jaunpur from the Islamic caliphate in India, the Atala Mosque was given royal treatment setting up a new monumentality to the traditional jami'. The majestic pylons of the portal of its main prayer room, the three unequal domes above its roof and the large court with its two storey porticoes, all expressed a new grandeur never seen before, adding more mystery to the skill and imagination of the medieval Muslim architect.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shahi Bridge, Near Zafarabad, Jaunpur India

This famous bridge over mighty Gomti River was built by Munyeen Khankhana in 1564 on the orders of Akbar during his reign. This ancient bridge is still intact and widely used.

Also enjoy a fun rickshaw ride in the old quarters of the city and taste some local mouthwatering snacks .

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
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Traveler pickup is offered
All Varanasi Hotels
Duration
4h 6m
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Local guide fees
  • Entry/Admission - Shahi Qila
  • Entry/Admission - Shahi Bridge
Exclusions
  • Any Meals,
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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