Hill Forts of Rajasthan

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Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Jaipur 03-2016 04 Amber Fort.jpg
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Rajasthan, India Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 24°53′00″N 74°38′46″E / 24.883333°N 74.646111°E / 24.883333; 74.646111
Criteria Cultural: (ii), (iii) Edit this on Wikidata[1]
Reference 247
Inscription 2013 (37th Session)
Hill Forts of Rajasthan is located in India
Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Location of Hill Forts of Rajasthan

The six Hill Forts of Rajasthan, spread across Rajasthan state in northern India, clustered together as a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. The forts are mainly based in the Aravalli Range,[2] and were built and enhanced between the 5th and 17th-18th centuries CE by several Rajput kings of different kingdoms. They comprise:

Some of these forts have defensive fortification wall up to 20 km long, still surviving urban centers and still in use water harvesting mechanism.[3]


Panorama of the courtyard of Amer Fort


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Coordinates: 24°53′00″N 74°38′46″E / 24.8833°N 74.6461°E / 24.8833; 74.6461