The Royal Ramnagar Fort, Varanasi


This royal and delightful Ramnagar Fort was constructed by Maharaja Balwant Singh in 17th century. It is situated at the opposite bank of the holy Ganges River and is around 14 km from the city Varanasi being made in medieval period by Maharaja Balwant Singh. It’s attracting in numerous vacation and domestic Visitors consistently. When it’s was the home of the royal king of Benaras, who also called Maharaja of Kashi. The Ramnagar Fort is presently of Maharaja Anant Narayan Singh, who is the members of the royal family. This fort is placed in the coordination at 25.28°n 83.03°e; it has a normal height of 64 meters (209 feet).

 Ramnagar Fort
Ramnagar fort exterior.

The Ramnagar Fort is constructed with the velvety chunar red sandstone, the structural engineering of this match to the Mughal style which they were utilizing to make cut overhangs, open yards, and beautiful structures.

There are a lot of things to see inside the sanctuary as it had a sanctuary and an exhibition hall inside the grounds and the sanctuary is devoted to Ved Vyasa, a legend, who composed Mahabharata, the incredible Indian epic. Legends have it that Ved Vyasa stayed here for a short period. Being an interesting area at the Bank of sacred Ganges it has ended up a celebrated spot for shooting, there were a lot of people short movies and documentaries and films have shot, Chokher Bali is one of the popular films shot here.

There is an open gathering of people corridor, famously known as ‘Durbar Hall’ one can say this is a fundamental fascination in the Ramnagar Fort. Here we can likewise see sanctuaries and exhibition hall. An incredible blend of Indian and Islamic building design can be seen in the development of the fortification. The fortification is assembled with the red sand-stone, valuable marble stones and the reflexive marbles give the post an eye getting the appearance.

Durga temple, Chhinnamastika Mukhi Hanuman Temple and South Temple situated inside the Ramnagar Fort. The museum inside the fort vintage cars, royal sedan, swords and old guns, ivory work and antique clock collection shows a royal armory, a specific thing about this watch is that it is in the old times the special feature is that the stars of the sun, moon and stars on the year, month, week and day to show astronomical facts.

A rare collection of manuscripts, most of them by Goswami Tulsidas Muse including precious manuscript handwriting is housed in a building, there is religious writing. There are so hard to find, which has made several books from the Mughal era and their cover designs are very great.


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