Bharatpur city of Rajasthan is quite an old prehistoric city with many stupendous historic buildings and other sites stationed in it. The Lohagarh Fort is one masterpiece among them fabricated by jat rulers of Bharatpur. Lohagarh Fort means ' iron made fort' and as the name says it was an iron like strong fort and impregnable. The fort was protected by a canal made around all the sides of the fort, it was said that the fort can only collapse when- " a crocodile drinks up all the water of the canal". It is a must to visit Lohagarh Fort. To see the tenacious fort and take a closer look to the glory of Bharatpur and its royal era.
About Lohagarh fort- The British tried to invade the ferocious Lohagarh fort but always failed as the iron like fort never gave itself away unlike other forts, and kept guarding the Bharatpur city even until now. The Lohagarh fort is erected on an artificial island surrounded by a water channel from all its sides in the city Bharatpur. The engineering of the fort is seriously outstanding and astonishing. Maharaja Suraj Mal started its construction in 1732 and it took 60 years for the completion of its construction.
The Lohagarh Fort India has the remarkable architecture and framework of the building. The walls of the fort were intelligently made of mud which lovingly sank the all the bullets of the British armies in itself. Apart from the strong defence system the fort was an alluring piece of architecture with fine paintings and carvings in its walls, columns, ceilings and arches. It is among the main tourist spot of Bharatpur Lohagarh Fort. Now most part of the fort has been changed into a museum where the armour, weapons, cannons and artifacts of the ruler and the Royal remains of the king.
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