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Jaigarh Fort 

TheJaigarh Fort is a majestic stronghold built by Sawan Jai Singh II. Thisalmost-intact fort is surrounded by huge battlements and is connected to theAmer Fort (also called 'Amber' Fort), with subterranean passages. Originallybuilt to protect the Amer Fort and the palace within the complex, the JaigarhFort is architecturally similar to the Amer Fort, and offers a panoramic viewof the city of Jaipur. The fort houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, amajestic palace complex and the assembly hall of the warriors known as 'ShubhatNiwas' along with a museum and an armory. Apart from the intricate architectureof the fort, the fort was also renowned for a huge treasure that was believedto be buried under the fort. It is now said that the government of Rajasthanseized the treasure when it was discovered in the 1970s. The Jaigarh Fort wasbuilt to secure Jaipur City and the Amer fort from warlords and rivals.

The Jaigarh Fort is anopulent structure built in the early 18th century. Amer, the city in which theJaigarh and the Amer fort are located, was ruled by the Kachawahas from theearly 10th century. During the Mughal dynasty, the Jaigarh Fort became theirempire's main cannon foundry and was also used as storage stronghold to storeammunition and other metal required for war.During the successive wars thatbroke out in the Mughal dynasty in 1658, the cannon outpost at the Jaigarh fortwas protected until the protector, Dara Shikoh, was defeated and executed byhis own brother, Aurangzeb.Later, the fort was handed over to Jai Singh II andhe is known to have molded the great ‘Jaivana Cannon', along with using thedevices and the foundries inside the fort.

 TheJaigarh Fort is a majestic stronghold built by Sawan Jai Singh II. Thisalmost-intact fort is surrounded by huge battlements and is connected to theAmer Fort (also called 'Amber' Fort), with subterranean passages. Originallybuilt to protect the Amer Fort and the palace within the complex, the JaigarhFort is architecturally similar to the Amer Fort, and offers a panoramic viewof the city of Jaipur. The fort houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, amajestic palace complex and the assembly hall of the warriors known as 'ShubhatNiwas' along with a museum and an armory. Apart from the intricate architectureof the fort, the fort was also renowned for a huge treasure that was believedto be buried under the fort. It is now said that the government of Rajasthanseized the treasure when it was discovered in the 1970s. The Jaigarh Fort wasbuilt to secure Jaipur City and the Amer fort from warlords and rivals.

The Jaigarh Fort is anopulent structure built in the early 18th century. Amer, the city in which theJaigarh and the Amer fort are located, was ruled by the Kachawahas from theearly 10th century. During the Mughal dynasty, the Jaigarh Fort became theirempire's main cannon foundry and was also used as storage stronghold to storeammunition and other metal required for war.During the successive wars thatbroke out in the Mughal dynasty in 1658, the cannon outpost at the Jaigarh fortwas protected until the protector, Dara Shikoh, was defeated and executed byhis own brother, Aurangzeb.Later, the fort was handed over to Jai Singh II andhe is known to have molded the great ‘Jaivana Cannon', along with using thedevices and the foundries inside the fort.