: 84 kms from Udaipur, Rajasthan.
: 15th Century AD.
: Maharana Kumbha
: Badal Mahal, Temples
Kumbhalgarh, a two hour drive from Udaipur, is famous for its 15th century fort and a game sanctuary. Approachable by road, the huge stone bastion stands atop a hill and allows access through spiked gates. The fort wall covers miles over the hillside and a walk on it can be invigorating.
The fort lies 1,100 metres above sea level and enclosed within its fortified ramparts are palaces, temples, fields, water sources and farms fully self-contained to withstand a long siege.
Kumbhalgarh provides an excellent view of the countryside where many fierce battles were fought. It also has its significance of being the birth place of
Six kilometers from the fort is the Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary. The sanctuary is famous for its fauna such as the Wolf, Leopard, Jackal and a variety of birds. The sanctuary protects some of the rare species struggling for survival. This
palce is equally famous for its archaeological value. The fort is
84 kms and the sanctuary is 90 kms from the city.