Overview

Jaigarh Fort  is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles) of the Aravalli range; it overlooks the Amber Fort and the Maota Lake, near Amber in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. The fort was construct under Jai Singh II in 1726 to protect the Amber Fort and its palace complex and was named after him.The fort, rugged and similar in structural design to the Amber Fort, is also known as Victory Fort.

It has a length of 3 km  along the north–south direction and a width of 1 km. The fort features a cannon namingly “Jaivana“, which was manufactured in the fort precincts and is  the world’s largest cannon on wheels. The palace complex (Laxmi Vilas, Lalit Mandir, Vilas Mandir and Aram Mandir) located , an armoury and a museum. Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort connects by subterranean passages which is one of the complex.


Visiting Hours

9 A.M to 5 P.M


Fee

Rs 35 for Indians
Rs 85 for Foreigners
(excluding Camera/Video Charges)


Distance

(From Ajmeri Gate) 12 Km
Time : 23 min


Food

There is restaurant inside the fort where you can get tasty North Indian dishes.


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