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Fort Barwara: Let’s visit the history of this 700 year old venue

Fort Barwara, situated in royal region of Rajasthan, is 700 year old which recently attracted eyeballs due to the much-hyped marriage of Bollywood couple–Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif. Located near the bank of Banas River, this fort is constructed in 14th century by the Indian Rajputs known as Chauhans. Akanksha reports…

Rajasthan being the historical home to Royal’s, this fort was traditionally owned by the Rajasthani Royal Family and is situated opposite the Chauth ka Barwara Mandir and a short distance from Ranthambhore National Park which is famous for its wild tigers and tropical animal. 

History and facts about Barwara fort

This vast elegant fort that encompasses nearly 5.5 acre is situated in Sawai Madhopur the city of Royals. It was built in14th century by the Indian Rajput Chauhans. During World War II, Raja Mansingh King of Amber mainly known as trusted General of Mughals from the noble family of Barwada along with Jaipur State Armed Forces fought alongside the British. For his bravery, he was awarded with Rao Bahadur Title by the British. Raja Mansingh grandson Prithviraj Singh is now heading this fort whose structure built in the site is dated to 1332, and in 1394, the main building of the Barwada fort came into existence. This fort was also used as a defensive point for the Chauth Bhawani Temple. This temple is built by Raja Bheem Singh in the year 1451 on the hilltop of the village which was covered with a forest named as Charu forest. The Chauth Mata temple is famous for some mysterious yet uniquely interesting stories.

Barwada Fort attractions

Along with the great history, this fort allures all with its beauty.
This fort is encompassed by thick rock walls that reach as tall as 20 feet high.
The fort sparkles a fusion of  simplicity and authentic elegance and design with its majestic past.

Ranthambhore National Park and Chauth Mata Mandir are easily accessible from Barwara fort. It encompasses the breath taking views. 
No amount of imagery or number of stories could ever depict the beauty and joy of this fort.

Fort Barwara owners

This fort was built by Chauhans and after the vast history it is now owned by Prithviraj Singh who was the grandson of Raja Mansingh and has turned part of the fort into a heritage resort with spa.

This fort is now transformed into luxury Six sense spa and resort with 48 luxury suite. It depicts the majestic past of Rajasthan with great architectural designs and hospitality.

Fort Barwara has been listed as one of Forbes’ ‘Most Anticipated Luxury Hotel Openings’ the past two years and  has opened its doors in 2020. It is carefully transformed by a group of conservationists which shows the rich history of Rajasthan.

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