Everything You need to know about the ‘Great Wall of India’

How surprising it is to hear about the Great Wall of India! Of course, we all must have heard about the Great Wall of China and it is said to be one of the wonders of the world. Like other popular countries, India is known for its multiple mythologies and aesthetical architecture which makes people admire from various places of the world. Often, people from other countries visit India to witness the traditional covered country. Here is the hidden part of India, which is known only for a few passionate travelers.

The rocky fortress named Kumbhalgarh which is situated on the range of Aravalli Hills near Udaipur of Rajasthan state. It was built during the 15th century by Rana Kumbha and was occupied until the 19th century.  It is worth stopping at this place to view the surroundings of the fort. This is one of the important forts of Mewar next to Chittorgarh Fort. Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second largest fort in India, where you could enjoy the spectacular view.  Here is another fascinating fact for you to excite about the fort, it is nothing but the walls of the fort is almost extending over 38 km. It is thus claimed to be the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China.

The fort itself sits majestically at the height and is capped with clouds at the top and thick fresh green grasses and trees have induced the place with peaceful air. The top view of the fort will be as marvelous as the place itself engulfed with greenery. An evocative image of the place will never be rubbed away from your memory because of its breathtaking view and the longest wall. The impressive and incredible way of thought which helped in erecting the walls of the fort as well as the features of the fort.  Awe-inspiring architectural features will for sure amaze and the magnificent ramparts will be ready to invite you into the ancient periods.  It is incorporated with the formidable walls which have tapered openings that make the archers target the enemy armies.

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The fort area inhabits various important ancient structures that are instilled with an aesthetic sense such as Kumbha palace, Badal mahal, the birthplace of Maharana Pratap and an astounding Brahmanical and Jain temples flecking the landscape. You can wonder by looking at the well-carved structures. This is completely a serene place for you to explore more and more about history. The green grasses and trees along with rocky paths lead to exhibit many classical periods and their intellectual works still breathing right on the earth for years and years.

The most important and revered temples are Neelkanth Mahadev Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and you must visit this temple for its enormous dome and carved ceiling of 24 pillars and 5 feet high lingam statue. Yet the temple is an unmatched one and the present days’ features cannot withstand it. There are also other praise-worthy temples and the Kumbha Palace is noteworthy for its double-storeyed structure and other sensational interior features.

The world’s second-longest wall is here in India leading to inspire you and make you to awe-struck by the ambiance of the fort and its ancient architectural structures. How many of us did know about this particular fort and its pride? Only a few travelers and the native people might have known these facts and not others. Do visit this amazing fort of India!

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