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Ranthambore Fort
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Bhasha
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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
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), India1,639 contributions
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, India215 contributions
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
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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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Tanya M
New Providence Island50 contributions
Dec 2021
Amazing fort well worth the visit with extensive views and incredible architecture. Sadly a lot of litter everywhere but definitely memorable and a must see.
Written 2 January 2022
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MariaLindsen-Uk
London, UK4 contributions
Aug 2021
Tremendous fort build between hills. it has a temple inside fort. it reminds you history of king hamir.

nice visit with our guide suresh.
Written 28 September 2021
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drjaydeep2017
Kolkata44 contributions
Mar 2021
A majestic fort. But sadly lying in neglect. Mostly in ruins, many places are inaccessible. Whatever is there is worth visiting. Better to go there with some background history knowledge of the fort as the guides are worthless. They mostly tell the anecdotes and word of mouth tales rather than a historical commentary. The streaming crowd for the temple inside does no good to preserve the such an important fort in Rajasthan and Indian history, rather they litter a lot. If somebody is visiting Ranthambhore, then the fort should not be missed.
Written 1 April 2021
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Rohit Sapra
Sawai Madhopur, India4 contributions
Jan 2021 • Family
Visiting the fort was a really nice experience as it had lot of history attached to it. In the fort you can sense a feeling which reminds you of history and the view which it has is really beautiful.
Written 22 January 2021
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reminiscences
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India53 contributions
Dec 2020
Great tourist spot. You can spot the ruins of a fort, and relate to the history very well. We all enjoyed exploring some narrow steps that led to underground/terrace areas!

But, since we decided to go on new years, it was super crowded with the localites. Vehicles had to be parked far off, and it was a long long walk esp with children. Some Jeeps etc were organised, but they were also jam packed.

We later realised there's a famous temple on the way, and so the localites were bombarding the place for God's wishes on new years. So, avoid visiting on any religious/Imp day.
Written 16 January 2021
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