The road from Udaipur Airport to Kumbhalgarh took about two hours. Kumbhalgarh was built in the middle of the 15th century by the famous ruler Mevara Ranoy Kumbh, who was famous for his victories over the neighboring sultans. This is the second most important fort in Mevara, after Chittora. The fort is located at a height of over a kilometer, so the rulers of Mewara often used it as their summer residence. The perimeter of the fort is huge, about 36 km, the thickness of the fortress walls is about 5 meters, inside there are several interesting historical buildings. These are the ruins of the Kumbh Palace itself, where you can walk, the palace where the legendary Maharana Pratap was born, several Jain and Hindu temples. At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, the huge palace Badal Mahal (“Cloud Palace”) was built on the highest point of the fort -
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The complex of fortifications in the largest state of India, Rajasthan, consists of six forts. These fortifications demonstrated the strength and power of the Rajput kingdom. The city walls included large bazaars, palaces, and temples and were centers of concentration of art, education, science and culture in general. All forts were built taking into account the peculiarities of the relief, that is, specifically adapted to the hills, deserts, rivers and forest.
Fort Kumbhalgarh from the whole group of fortificati...