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Kangra Fort

Kangra Fort is situated on the outskirts of Kangra city of India, 20 kilometers from the city of Dharamshala.

kangra fort

The entrance of the fort is between two small gates, which were built during the Sikh period, which appears from an inscription on the entrance door.

A long and narrow route from here goes upstairs to the fort, through Ahini and Amiri Darwaza (door), the credit goes to both Nawab Saif Ali Khan, the first Mughal governor of Kangra.

Amiri Darwaza

Around 500 feet from the outer entrance, round rotates at a very sharp angle and Jahangiri Darwaja through the door.

The Darasani Door, which is now equipped with fragmented statues of Ganges river and god Yamuna, has a patio in the south, in which there is a Jain temple with the temple of Lakshmi-Narayan and Ambika Devi and a large idol. Rishabhanatha.

kangra fort door

The Kangra Fort, also known as the City Coat, was built by the Royal Family of Kangra.

 This fort was found not only in the great Indian epics of Mahabharata but also in the War Records of Alexander the Great.

Banganga and Manjhi, built on the convergence of two rivers, the fort are built with thick walls and fortifications.

 To enter the fort, you have to go through a small courtyard, which is situated between two doors.

Gate with centuries-old inscriptions of Sikh age is also known as ‘Pattak’ or Ranjit Singh Gate.

Travelers can reach to the top of the fort via the Ahani and Amiri Darwaza, following a tapered passage from the entrance.

Nawab Alif Khan, the first governor of the Kangra region, built the gate of the fort. Visitors can also visit a polygonal watch tower, Lakshmi Narayan temple and the Adinath temple located in the fort.

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