Rajasthan is truly a dream destination for tourists. With temples, forts, gardens it’s the beautiful fusion of vibrant culture. Such a place, Bhangarh fort is the perfect destination to relive those horror movies about haunted places. The Bhangarh fort is one of the most haunted places in the world. Visit this place to be welcomed by cursed fort and haunted history.
Address– Bhangarh fort is Situated 84 kilometers away from Alwar and 47 kilometers from Sariska.
History– Bhangarh fort was established in 1573 throughout the rule of Bhagwant Das. Several myths and stories are associated with the destruction of the town. The most popular one is about the Princess Ratnavati, one of the most gorgeous lady of the time. After turning 18, she started getting lots of marriage proposals. But a tantrik, named as Singhia was mad about the Princess. He wanted to get her by any mean but as obvious, there was no match. So he tried to trick Princess by using his black magic powers. One day he saw the princess in the market where she was buying oil. He tried his bad tricks on the oil so that upon touching it, the princess will be attracted to her. But somehow the princess found out about his intentions and poured the oil on the ground. As the oil struck the ground it turned into a boulder, which crushed Singhia. In the last moments of life, the Tantrik cursed the Bhangarh with the death of all without any rebirth in their destinies. True to his words, a battle took place between Bhangarh and Ajabgarh and as a result Princes Ratnavati passed away. There are several other stories too which are believed by Locals but nobody knows exactly what had happened.
Building Design – In spite of the haunted stories and myths about the place, one cannot deny the fact that the place is really very beautiful and must be visited in order to make your journey worthwhile. Surrounded by the beautiful Hills, Bhangarh is a must visit places for tourists.
The havelis of Bhangarh are skillful residences built around huge courtyards. The walls of the place are painted in beautiful bright colors with stunning frescoes. If you are planning to visit Jaipur this vacation, I assure you, you can’t afford to miss Bhangarh. During ancient times, it used to be a prosperous city but today just temples are remained there.
After you enter the city, you’ll cross 3 serial fortifications, among which the outside one has five gateways which are known as Ajmeri, Lahori, Hanuman, Phool urban center and Old Delhi gate. Next the path will lead you to the Bhangarh Fort, where you will find the underground rooms.
If the scenic beauty isn’t enough, there are several monuments too within temples and forts. The famous temples in Bhangarh are Gopinath temple, Lord Hanuman temple, Dev Narayan temple. Along with holding the religious significance, these temples are the great examples of Indian architecture that will leave you surprised. The Gopinath temple with lovely stone carvings and sculptures will win your heart at the first sight.
Another popular attraction of Bhangarh is the shrine of Muslim saint which makes it a perfect visiting place for the tourists from all the religion. Lavish gardens of Bhangarh fort add beauty to the place.
How To Reach– Situated around 86 km from Jaipur, to reach Bhangarh one needs to Head towards SH 29a and proceed to NH 11a from where Bhangarh Fort is 2 km.
Timings – open from sunrise till sunset only.
So if you are adventure freak, visit to this place is a must for you!!!!