Bhainsrorgarh Fort

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Bhainsrorgarh Fort, also known as Bhainsror Fort, is an ancient fort that has become a major tourist spot in the state of Rajasthan, India. The nearest city is Rawatbhata, which is 7 km from Bhainsror.

Bhainsrorgarh Fort


The surrounding region of Bhainsrorgarh Fort has been inhabited since at least the 2nd century BC. The fort was originally built by a Baniya merchant named Bhainsa Sah and a Charan trader called Rora Charan who built it to protect their caravans from bandits. The fort owes its name to the conjunction of Bhansa and Rora.

Over time, the fort passed through the hands of several clans before becoming the seat of a premier noble of Mewar, the large region around Udaipur and the Princely State of the Sisodia clan. It contains five tanks, temples to Devi Bhim Chauri, Shiva, and Ganesh, and a palace that is for rent.

The fort is dramatically positioned between two rivers, the Chambal and Bamani. Around 1741, Bhainsror was awarded to Rawat Lal Singh for killing an enemy of the Maharana Jagat Singh II of Udaipur. The present fort is around 260 years old and was built in the 1740s. Bhainsrorgarh fort has now been converted into a luxury heritage hotel run by the erstwhile royal family and is a very popular tourist spot for tourists from all around the world.


Several excellent idols (sculptures) are mentioned in old architectural texts as being here but they may have been sent to museums. One, a sleeping Vishnu, was considered by an early British archaeologist to be the most beautiful of all Hindu sculptures.

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