Have you seen the Great Wall of India? Yes, it exists in Rajasthan! Located near Udaipur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is a fort called Kumbhalgarh. The magnificent structure is known for its long wall on the Aravalli hills. It is the second-largest fort complex in India, just after the Chittor Fort.

Built by Mewar ruler Rana Kumbha back in the 15th century, the beautiful fort stands 1100 meters above sea level. It is now open to the public, so you can visit this amazing place. The fort is 3600 feet long and covers a vast area 38 km long. An interesting fact about the fort is that it has some 360 ​​temples, most of which are Jain temples. You will also find step-wells, castles, gardens, and 700 cannon bunkers.

Coming to the wall, it runs for 36 km, and is said to be the second-longest continuous wall in the world, just after the Great Wall of China. Through the mountainous landscape, there are huge walled walls and a spectacular view from the fort. A wonderful place for some photography. This fort was the main stronghold of hope for the rulers of the region at the time of danger. However, it was dissolved once in its lifetime. Parts of the wall are wide enough to allow eight horses to ride through.

The fort has a famous Ganesh temple which you can see and is considered to be one of the earliest temples. Apart from this, there is also a Shiva temple called Neel Kantha Mahadev Temple, which was built in 1458 CE.


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