Junagadh Fort

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  • Address: Thar Desert, Bikaner 334001, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-1512202297
  • Ticket Price: 300 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

Located in the arid regions of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan the Junagarh Fort is a precious gem of Indian architecture. It was built by the infamous Raja Rai Singh of Bikaner. He held a high position in the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and received huge sums of revenues through which he funded the fort’s construction. It started in 1589 and was completed by 1594. The Raja was extremely fond of art and architecture and as a result the fort is a hybrid of Rajasthani as well as Mughal style of architecture.

Over the course of generations renovations and additions were made making it an amalgamation of the best of Indian, Mughal and British styles. It has 7 gates and several pavilions with Hindu and Jain temples. It has 6 huge halls built for separate purposes from entertaining the guests to royal suppers to study and many more. The Anupmahal being one of the most beautiful of all, its ceilings inlaid with mirrors and Italian tiles and fine lattices. A must visit place indeed.

Entrance Ticket Details For Junagadh Fort

  • Indian students: 30 INR per person
  • Indians: 50 INR per person
  • Foreigner students: 150 INR per person
  • Foreigners: 300 INR per person

How to Reach Junagadh Fort

  • Ask locals for direction. Walk or take a rikshaw if possible.

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  • Junagadh Fort Address: Thar Desert, Bikaner 334001, India
  • Junagadh Fort Contact Number: +91-1512202297
  • Junagadh Fort Timing: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Junagadh Fort Price: 300 INR
  • Best time to visit Junagadh Fort(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Junagadh Fort: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 84.85% of people who visit Bikaner include Junagadh Fort in their plan

  • 74.19% of people start their Junagadh Fort visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Junagadh Fort

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Junagadh Fort

People normally club together Lalgarh Palace And Museum and Prachina Museum while planning their visit to Junagadh Fort.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Junagadh Fort Reviews & Ratings

  • Beautiful place with huge historical significance.There are beautiful staircases, facades, towers and balconies. There are elaborately painted rooms and some exquisite furniture. Please carry sufficient water because water is not sufficient on the premises.

  • A really beautiful fort. A definite must visit... There is so much to know and so much to see. One would definitely lose oneself within the stories behind these walls!

  • Not a huge fort if one compares it to those Jodhpur/Jaipur, but the culture is clearly visible... Suitable time to visit is in the afternoon... Parking and toilet facilities available. Has a fort-museum nearby..... The intricate designs and the lavishness if erstwhile occupants of the palace is seen everywhere...

  • One of the most rich in heritage place by and nominated by various world renowned institutions. It is very famous and one of the best tourist attraction in Rajasthan various people from different parts of the world are coming to visit this place and it's heritage.

  • Beautiful and huge place having historical value, facts and stories. It's the only fort made on plains. Has proper shopping and eating places as well as well as the museum and cannons.

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