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IN Travel & Adventure ON 01 Feb, 2015
All of us have heard about the Great Wall of China, but most of us are not aware of the 'Great Wall of India'. The Kumbhalgarh fort's wall is known as the great wall of India. It was also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap who was a great warrior.
Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress in the Rajsamand district Of Rajasthan. Rana Kumbha built it during the 15th century. This fort constructed under the supervision of famous architect Mandan. And it's enlarged through the 19th century.
This fort had a big Wall around it as a boundary, which looks like a Great Wall of China. That's why it is called the Great Wall of India; this is the reason of the center of its attraction.
The view from the fort is magnificent which attracts many tourists. Many travelers from India and the world come here for a weekend holiday and to know more about Indian history which was very great.
It is situated 82 km northwest of Udaipur by road, and you can visit it whenever you like.
The fort of Kumbhalgarh has perimeter extending 36 kilometers.
This wall separates Mewar and Marwar.
This wall is built on a hilltop and it is 1100 metres above sea level.
There are 360 temples within the Kumbhalgarh fort, that includes 300 Jain temples and the rest Hindu.
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