Travelogue

Bhainsrorgarh: A fort with a view

Written by Asif Ullah Khan

British historian Col. James Todd after seeing the splendid and mesmerising beauty of Bhainsrorgarh said that if he was offered a Jagir (fiefdom) in Rajasthan and given the option to choose, it would be Bhainsrorgarh.

Set high above the Chambal River, Bhainsrorgarh Fort has spectacular views over the surrounding farmland and villages.

Dramatically perched over the shimmering Chambal river, on a steep slate ridge about 200 ft high, your first glimpse of Bhainsrorgarh Fort will literally take your breath away.

Built over three levels around a courtyard, the fort has been restored to its original glory with 12 suites with modern amenities.

Built over three levels around a courtyard, the fort has been restored to its original glory with 12 suites with modern amenities.

Rated as the Best Heritage Hotel in India by Tatler Travel Guide, UK, Bhainsrorgarh is located 235 kilometres northeast of Udaipur and 50 kilometres south of Kota and has a remarkable history.

Built by Rawat Lal Singh (second son of Rawat Kesri Singh of Salumber), Bhainsrorgarh was granted as a jagir (fiefdom ) by Maharana Jagat Singh II of Mewar in 1741 A.D.

The first glimpse of Bhainsrorgarh Fort will literally take your breath away.

Bhainsrorgarh held great importance to the Chundawat clan of Sisodia Rajputs, as it was granted to Rao Chunda after he renounced the Mewar throne for his yet to be born younger brother. As the eldest son of Rana Lakha, then ruler of Mewar, Chunda Ji was the heir apparent to the throne of Chittor.

The royal family-in-residence welcomes you to experience a stay in this incredible fort!

The Chief of Bhainsrorgarh was counted among the 16 first class nobles of Mewar and was conferred the title of ”Rawat” by Maharana of Mewar.

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