Rajasthan Travel Guide

Barmer Fort

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Barmer Fort is one of the most faous tourist attraction in Barmer. The Fort was built by Rawat Bhima in 1552 AD at hillock in present city of Barmer when he shifted his capital from Juna to present city Barmer. He build a fort on top of the city which is also known as Barmer Garh. The top point of the hill in which the fort is built is about 1383 feet but Rawat Bhima build fort at height of 676 feet which is safer place than top of hill. Main entrance of Fort is on North direction, Safety Burg are made on east & west direction. Boundary wall of fort was ordinary due to natural wall protection of hill.

You will find numerous temples surrouding the fort. Of all these temples there are two most famous temples ; Top of the hill is temple of Jogmaya Devi (Garh Mandir) which is situated at height of 1383 & at Height of 500 feet there is Nagnechi Mata temple, Both temples are very famous and have fair during Navratra festivals. Rest area is residence of former royal family of Barmer.

Barmer Fort Entry Fees

To go inside the fort all the tourists have to pay a nominal fees. Ocotber to March is the best time to visit Barmer Fort. Summers are hot while winters are pleasant during the day but cold at night.

Domestic Adult: Rs.20/-
Domestic Child: Rs.10/-
Foreigner: Rs.100/-



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