Ranthambore Fort
Ranthambore Fort
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  • Ibnbatuta_traveller
    New Delhi, India262 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ranthambore fort
    Beware, you have to walk a lot and climb stairs. Go there only if you have the energy and stamina to climb. The fort is mostly ruins with hardly any signages and information available on fort. Small cars/SUVs can reach upto foothills of the fort. We hired a guide who did not have any credible information to share. (Mostly folklore and legends). Some monuments like mosque and another area was completely ignored by the guide. Mostly it’s the temple that’s promoted by the guides and the locals alike. However the view from top is breathtaking. Since there’s not much to do in Ranthambore,it’s one of the places one should visit when there.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 November 2023
  • Paradise15354709506
    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful views and Majestic Fort
    The views were amazing, looking down upon the lake and valley! Best to hire a guide at the entrance as they are very knowledgeable and our guide spoke good English. Cost is very small too. Grounds are extensive so you will need to walk and climb lots of stairs. Well worth a visit. We spent around 2 hours there and this is enough.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 December 2023
  • Bonzeeee
    Cotswolds, United Kingdom50 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great ancient fort in the middle of the national park
    We really enjoyed this Fort, it has some beautiful ruins. Its high up and in the midst of the Ranthambore national park. There was alot going on up there, many temples and lots of monkeys. You could spend hours up there. And some beautiful views from the top. There are lots of steps to get to the top but they are not overly steep and you can take your time going up
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 January 2024
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Bonzeeee
Cotswolds, UK50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We really enjoyed this Fort, it has some beautiful ruins. Its high up and in the midst of the Ranthambore national park. There was alot going on up there, many temples and lots of monkeys. You could spend hours up there. And some beautiful views from the top. There are lots of steps to get to the top but they are not overly steep and you can take your time going up
Written 29 January 2024
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AL
54 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Another fort to visit and quite out of the way.

Do not pay for a guide here; they tell you no more than what you can see for yourself on the signs and charge an outrageous amount compared to other sites.
Written 15 January 2024
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Paradise15354709506
Milton Keynes, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
The views were amazing, looking down upon the lake and valley! Best to hire a guide at the entrance as they are very knowledgeable and our guide spoke good English. Cost is very small too. Grounds are extensive so you will need to walk and climb lots of stairs. Well worth a visit. We spent around 2 hours there and this is enough.
Written 25 December 2023
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Ibnbatuta_traveller
New Delhi, India262 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Beware, you have to walk a lot and climb stairs. Go there only if you have the energy and stamina to climb. The fort is mostly ruins with hardly any signages and information available on fort.
Small cars/SUVs can reach upto foothills of the fort.
We hired a guide who did not have any credible information to share. (Mostly folklore and legends). Some monuments like mosque and another area was completely ignored by the guide.
Mostly it’s the temple that’s promoted by the guides and the locals alike.
However the view from top is breathtaking.
Since there’s not much to do in Ranthambore,it’s one of the places one should visit when there.
Written 28 November 2023
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tim252
Salisbury, UK756 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
The fort deserves a better rating but I refuse to give one because of the litter left lying around. Why people despoil such an important religious place in such a way is beyond me.
Written 13 May 2023
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Bhasha
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Family
I have seen Tiger face to face from distance of 10 to 12 meter by chance while Returning from Ganesh Temple inside Fort area only. It was unexpected at that area because all people were walking. When i realised its originalTiger only i cannot tell how scared i was. Just run and informed everyone to keep silent tiger is here. I was remembering all Gods and praying to keep us save. My brother thought i had seen far in jungle so he moved back and he jaw side face and body and ran away. I was just cring and praying. One more couple seen who are coming from opposite side. Because they also run in opposite site.
Later i infromed to localite to keep some board sign or bounday for safer side but they were not believing me. This time i was lucky. Jai Mata Di.
Date was 12 Nov 22 Timing between 4 to 5pm.
Written 14 November 2022
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Doris S
London, UK32 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Having visited other forts in Rajasthan, this one is a disappointment. Being included in the UNESCO World Heritage one could expect better information available in English. There is a single plate with general information at the entrance of the fort, nothing along the way. There are guides who only speak Hindi, and none could show a certificate that they are official guides like in other tourist attractions.
There is a Ganesh temple which attracts many pilgrims and that is the only developed area in the fort. Many other buildings are overgrown with vegetation and desolate, blocked for visitors due to safety concerns. All in all a disappointing visit.
Written 3 November 2022
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Ajay Kacker
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India1,640 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Family
The Ranthambore fort is situated on a hilltop, entry is from the Zone 1-5 tiger safari gate.

A tarmac and cobbled route leads up to the fort where ample parking is present.

Guides are aplenty who keep you engaged during the complete visit, negotiate well for the rates.

Complete visit takes over an hour, if one passes through the majestic gates, each with their own history. Architecture and reasoning surprises one with the thought behind the marvellous construction.

A rich history of benevolence and intransigence by King Hammir dev Chauhan, betrayal and deceit by his senapatis and the ulterior motives of Khilji, led to the ultimate ruin of the kingdom of Ranthambore. Do read Wikipedia on the same if you don't intend taking a guide.

Also be prepared for climbing a large number of steps and walking quite a bit, if you intend visiting the 3 main temples of Shiva, Vishnu and Ganesha within the fort premises; the more notable amongst them being the trinetra Ganesha temple.

Langurs too are aplenty within the premises, though not as notorious as their cousin monkeys.

The fort is in dire need of renovation. While the ASI presence was mentioned, we didn't see any of their efforts visible as yet.

If what the guide tells is true, it seriously makes me wonder if our school history books cover the relevant portions of our rich culture.

Definitely worth a visit
Written 30 March 2022
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Himanshu Jain
Jaipur, India223 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Amazing fort well worth the visit with extensive views and incredible architecture. Tremendous fort build between hills. it has a temple inside fort. it reminds you history of king hamir.
Written 29 March 2022
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Harsh B
7 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
If you're from Rajasthan, you won't find the fort that much great having seen great forts all your life. For an outsider though, you'll find the fort grand. It has a nice history, architecture.
Try to read the wikipedia page for the fort before visiting for some background historical and cultural information. If you do so, there's no need to get a guide. Even if you don't read, you could go on without a guide and just enjoy the architecture and the experience. If you insist on having a guide to tell you about the place or just to keep you company, the fees is 350-400 max, they'll ask for 650 Rs (or more if you're a foreigner), tell them 300 and be adamant. They'll sing songs about how they are unionised and they can't lower price but keep walking, don't heed to their talk and eventually one or the other of them would agree to do it for 350-400.
If you have parents who are 60+ years of age or if you are not that physically fit, it might feel like a lot of steep stairs and a lot of walking on the top. Rest in shade. Carry enough water with you.
There are different buildings for different purposes on the top, some Royal Bathing Ponds, Dargahs and a LOT of temples. All of them are in a somewhat dilapidated condition (they are 1000+ years old). But they have their own rustic beauty. The temple guys might ask for a tip or donation, politely deny them (all the donation goes to the guy's pocket, not for any restoration purposes, if you're the philanthropic kind, donate to the ASI Archaeological Survey of India office and get a legit receipt, otherwise that will again go to that officer's pockets).
There's a Trinetra (Three Eyed) statue of Ganesh in a temple there. The only reason to visit Trinetra temple is if A) You're Indian B) And you're religious too. Otherwise it's a very unremarkable temple, can be missed. However, there's toilet to the left of the temple at a distance.
The King's Royal Palace looks interesting but is sealed and you can't visit inside. That is such a disappointment. Govt should restore it and open it to the public.
There are loads of monkeys, so keep any food inside your bag. Other than that don't worry just keep on walking straight without looking at them, they won't do anything to you.
Better to visit around Sunset for the view and also cuz in the noon, there's scorhing heat.
Written 27 March 2022
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