Jaigarh Fort - Overview

Jaigarh Fort is situated on Aravalli range and was built in order to protect Amer Fort. The fort faces Amer Fort and Maota Lake and was built in order to protect the Amer Fort. The fort is famous for the largest cannon on wheels that was developed here. The peak on which the fort was built is known as Cheel ka Teela or Hill of Eagles. The length of the fort is 3km while width is 1km.

Jaigarh Fort


Jaigarh Fort is situated in Jaipur which is the capital of Rajasthan state in India. Maharaja Jai Singh founded the city in 1726. Jaipur is very popular from tourism point of view due to the presence of forts, palaces, temples and many other monuments. Besides Jaigarh Fort, people can visit Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Birla Mandir and many others. Since Jaipur is well-connected to various cities in India and abroad, people come to visit the monuments and know their history.


Visiting Hours

Jaigarh Fort is opened for the public on all days of the week from 9:00am to 4:30pm. It takes around one hour to visit the whole fort. The fort is opened on all days and all the government holidays and people can visit it any time during the visiting hours.


Tourists have to pay an entry fees in order to visit the fort. For Indian tourists the fees is Rs. 35 and for foreign tourists, it is Rs. 85. If the tourists are carrying still camera or video camera, they have to pay additional charges. For Indians, the charges of still camera is Rs. 20 and Rs. 100 for video camera. For foreigners, the charges of still camera is Rs. 30 and Video camera is Rs. 100.

Best time to Visit

The best time to visit Jaipur is February to April and October to December. The climate is pleasant in these months as these months are neither very hot nor very cold. Rest of the months are not suitable as Jaipur has three climates, hot summers, cold winters, and monsoon.

Where to Stay?

There are around 933 hotels in Jaipur where tourists can stay. The hotel range from expensive five star hotels to inexpensive budget hotels. The name of some of the hotels are as follows −

  • Five-Star Hotels

    • Crowne Plaza located at Tonk Road

    • The Fern Located at Tonk Road

    • ITC Rajputana located nearby Railway Station

    • Ramada Hotel located at Raja Park

    • Country Inn and Suites located at M.I. Road

  • Four-Star Hotels

    • Lemon Tree Premier located at Bani Park

    • Park Prime Located at C Scheme

    • Hotel Royal Orchid located at Tonk Road

    • Vesta International located nearby Railway Station

    • Souvenir Premier located at Mansarovar metro station

  • Three-Star Hotels

    • Red Fox Hotel located at Malviya Nagar

    • Ibis Hotel located at Civil Lines

    • Ginger Hotel located at Civil Lines

    • The Theme located at Tonk Road

    • Rajasthan Palace Hotel located at Moti Doongri Road

  • Budget Hotels

    • Hotel Chetram located at Jaipur City Centre

    • Hotel Holiday Home located at Railway Station

    • Hotel Kalyan located at Railway Station

    • Hotel Mahadev Regency located at Station Road

    • Hotel Raghuraj Palace located at Shastri Nagar

  • Cheap Hotels

    • Hotel Tulsi Palace located at Amer Road

    • Royal Aashiyana Palace located at Bani Park

    • Nohra Homestay located at Vaishali Nagar

    • Hotel Royal Empire located at JLN Marg

    • Janpath Guest House located at Ajmer Road

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