Rajasthan Travel Guide

Barmer Fort

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Barmer Fort is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Barmer. The Fort was built by Rawat Bhima in 1552 AD at a hillock in the present city of Barmer when he shifted his capital from Juna to the present city Barmer. He builds 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 builds a fort at height of 676 feet which is a safer place than the top of the hill. The main entrance of Fort is on North direction, Safety Burg is made on east & west direction. The boundary wall of the 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.

The rest area is the residence of the former royal family of Barmer.

Barmer Fort Entry Fees

To go inside the fort all the tourists have to pay a nominal fee. October 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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