Taragarh Fort



Taragarh Fort is a Rajput fort located in Bundi, Rajasthan . It is a 14th century fortification. Taragarh Fort was constructed on a steep incline of a hill. Entrance to the fort is via 3 gates: Phuta Darwaza, Gagudi ki Phatak, and Lakshmi Pol.

Garbh Gunjam

Tourists visiting Taragarh Fort may observe the huge cannon Garbh Gunjam. The cannon is located on the biggest battlement of Bhim Burj. The fort has been credited with maintaining a comprehensive network of tunnels that reach out to the surrounding hillside.

Functional Architecture

The noted part of Taragarh Fort architecture is its large water reservoirs. The reservoirs were constructed in order to store water in times of siege or other hostile imperative. Taragarh Fort was planned in layers. The Rani Mahal is a small fort inside Taragarh Fort. The mahal was built to house wives and concubines of the ruling elite. The Miran Saheb ki Dargah is also located within the fort. Visitors to the fort may avail of the stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the top.



Last Updated on 07 August 2012



     


     

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