Gwalior Fort: A Gem in Madhya Pradesh

Referred to as ‘the pearl amongst fortresses in India’ by Mughal emperor Babur, the Gwalior Fort is one of the most impenetrable fortresses in northern and southern India and is a place you definitely must visit. Situated on the top of a vast rocky mountain near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh in central India, this imposing …

The Magnificent Golconda Fort in Telangana

Situated in the Western part of the beautiful city of Hyderabad, approximately 9 km from Hussain Sagar Lake, Golconda Fort is one of the region’s best-preserved monuments. The construction of this Fort was completed in the 1600s, and it is reputed for being where the mighty Koh-I-Noor diamond was once stored. It is said that …

The Kangra Fort: The Oldest Dated Fort In Indian History

Situated on the outskirts of the town of Kangra, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, the Kangra Fort is witness to thousands of years of grandeur, invasion, war, wealth, and evolution. This mighty Fort traces its origins to the ancient Trigarta Kingdom, which is mentioned in the Mahabharata epic. It is the largest Fort in …

Jaigarh Fort: A Majestic Affair in India’s Pink City, Jaipur

Jaigarh Fort is a monumental fort located on the Aravalli Ranges of Rajasthan, towering at an impressive height of 500m above sea level. The fort was constructed in 1726 by the famous Raja Jai Singh II to fortify the Amer Fort. You can see an unobstructed view of Amer Fort and its complex from the …

The Glorious Gobindgarh Fort in Amritsar

The Gobindgarh Fort is a historical museum and cultural theme park showcasing the history of Punjab and Punjabi culture in all its glory. Various museums feature collections of traditional Punjabi attire, household items, and even weapons of war from the olden days. The light and laser shows such as Sher E Punjab and Whispering Walls …

Bekal Fort: The Largest Fort in Kerala

Built almost 300 years ago, Bekal Fort is considered one of Kerala’s largest and most preserved forts. Nestled in the lap of nature, Bekal Fort is a historic fort surrounded by a beautiful beach offering an enchanting view of the Arabian Sea from its high observation tower, where once the cannons were placed. The beautiful …

The Mighty Rohtasgarh Fort in Bihar

Rohtasgarh Fort is one of India’s ancient forts, constructed in the city of Rohtas and situated on the banks of the sone river. The fort has been ruined and cannot be accessed easily due to Naxalite activities. The hill on which the fort is situated has a 1500m. Tourists must climb the stairs to reach …

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur: A sight of magnificence

One of the most prominent forts in the nation is Mehrangarh, sometimes referred to as Mehran Fort, which Rao Jodha constructed in Jodhpur in 1459. It is protected by enormous walls and located at the summit of a hill that is 410 feet above sea level. One of Jodhpur’s most well-known forts, it has been …

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga : The last Jyotirlinga on earth

Grishneshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites in India. Located about 35 km away from the city of Aurangabad and about 2 km away from the UNESCO-listed Ellora Caves, it is home to the 12th and the last Jyotirlinga on earth.  History of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga This temple has been …

Kedarnath Jyotirlinga : The highest among the 12 Jyotirlingas

Situated at an altitude of over 3,500 m above sea level in Uttarakhand, Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Temple in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, this temple is the highest of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. It is located at the head of the Mandakini and mythical Saraswati River in the Garhwal Himalayas. History of Kedarnath Jyotirlinga One of the first …