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Know What Happened To The Treasure At Jaigarh Fort With Tours And Travels In Jaipur
Posted: Apr 19, 2016
Medieval fortress near Jaipur in Rajasthan has a history full of intrigue and betrayal. Then there are treasures under curious circumstances Indira Gandhi sought confiscated. Jaigarh Fort story is interesting because it’s history.
Overlooking the famous Amber Fort, Jaigarh and Maota Lake, it is a fortress complex also includes part of Nahargarh Fort. Three fortresses are connected by underground passages with each other. One built in the Aravali mountain range, Jaigarh is a good 400 meters above the hills just fantastic views provided Amber Fort, but below the fortress there. Rugged fortress, with mobile than its near Amber Fort where the royal family to live away before Jaipur small ruffles. Jaigarh fort with the express purpose of protecting Jai Singh II built in Amber Fort built in 1726 has been named after its maker and add a thick layer of red sandstone wall. Fortress located in the 3 km wide and 1 km, manicured gardens owned, is open to the public, to this day length. Watchtowers provide sweeping plains and was called Awani Darwaza triple arches providing artificial Sagar Lake supplying water to the fortress views.
Fort Jaigarh not rely on its rich - right, Amber Fort, you have to go - but that is because it has always been a hardcoremilitary fortress. However, it is known Jaivana, the world'slargest canon, the Canon is most effective in the world, thanks to the iron ore -rich state you built it around the wheel.
Foundries such air sucked from the mountains to the furnace, where the temperature will go up to 1300 degrees Celsius wind tunnel. Casting cannon in this building over 16 feet long, and will be ready for the day! Jaivana, the largest cannon on wheels, is cast in this very well during the rule of Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1720 Chak manufacturing. Jaivana 20.19 feet barrel has a diameter of 11 inches. Cannon weighs 50 tons and has been installed in the four wheels (as a traditional two) is equipped with a mechanism so that it can rotate a complete 360 degrees. Interestingly, Jaivana never been used in combat, because Rajputs and Mughal allies! Jaivana, however, that tests the entire O - NC -E of 50 kilograms of gunpowder were loaded on Canon, when it was fired; it covers a distance of 35 km. In 1977, Fort Jaigarh found himself in the spotlight, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi launched a search on-line newspaper, the fort’s courtyard and water tank have treasure belonging to the former rulers of all the buildings Kachwaha Amer. A parliamentary question was raised whether the search as well as Indira Gandhi with a military truck treasure to her family. However, the search, which was conducted by army units proved to be futile, was canceled after three months. The prevailing view is that treasure, if there are any, use the Sawai Jai Singh II built a city...... city, we now know Jaipur! For more: interesting tales of Jaigarh fort with tours and travels in Jaipur
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