Located 64 kms from Udaipur, the Kumbalgarh fort in the Aravali ranges is one of the famous forts in Rajasthan. It was built by Maharana Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. It has seven massive gates and huge watch towers. The strong structure and solid foundation of the Fort have made it unbeatable till date. The hefty walls of the fort are broad enough to stand eight horses side by side. There are around 360 temples inside the complex of the Fort. Amongst all of them, Shiva Temple is worth visiting that comprises a huge Shivalinga (Phallic form). The Fort is also known for its famous palace that resides on the top of structure. This beautiful palace is known as ‘Badal Mahal’ or the Palace of Cloud. It is also accredited to be the birth place of great warrior Maharana Pratap. This palace has beautiful rooms with lovely color combination of green, turquoise and white presenting a bright contrast to the earthy colors of the Fort. This place gives the appearance of being wandering in the world of clouds. Cloud Palace also offers a fantastic panoramic vista of the down town.
BEST TIME TO VISIT KUMBHALGARH
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Kumbhalgarh is as given below. The best time to visit Kumbhalgarh is also specified.