India is famous all over the world for its cultural, social and historical heritage, that is why there is a huge crowd of tourists every year. Historically many forts have been located in the country. Each fort has its own importance and its history is also very rich. ‘Wow’ comes out just by looking at these forts present on the land of India. Today, through this article, we will tell you about the famous forts of India, which you must visit once.

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is located in Rajasthan, it is one of the largest forts in the world. It was built by Rawal Jaiswal. Jaisalmer Fort is also known as Sonar Banana. This fort is known as the old fort of India. The most attractive in this fort are the Jain temples, the royal palace and the big gates. Jaisalmer is a desert city, famous for old havelis and lakes.

Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh

Agra is famous all over the world in terms of tourism. Tourists from India and abroad come to visit here throughout the year. UNESCO has included this fort in the World Heritage Site. Mughal ruler Emperor Akbar started the construction of Agra Fort in 1573. Mughal emperors Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb used to stay here.

Red Fort, Delhi

Red Fort is one of the most attractive and famous forts of India. This fort is situated in Delhi. This fort was built by the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan. The walls of this fort are of red stone. That’s why it is known as Red Fort Delhi. There are many things to see inside this fort. There is a huge crowd of tourists here. It is one of the most important heritage of India, here the Prime Minister of the country hoists the flag and addresses the public on every Independence Day.

Gwalior Fort, Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior Fort situated in Madhya Pradesh is famous all over the world due to its beauty. This fort was built by Raja Mansingh Tomar. This fort is made of red sandstone, situated at a height of 100 meters. It is one of the famous tourist places of Madhya Pradesh.

Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan

Chittorgarh is called the ‘City of Forts’. You will get to see the oldest and attractive fort of India here. Chittorgarh fort is included in these forts. This fort is built on the banks of Berach river. That’s why it is also called Water Fort. There are 84 water places in this fort. This fort is a proof of the bravery of Maharana Pratap.