Taragarh Fort of Ajmer earlier was the seat of Chauhan rulers which was originally believed to be built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. It was stated to be one of the oldest Hill Forts in India and World. Fort was built by King Ajaypal Chauhan on the summit of Taragarh Hill. The Taragarh Fort in Ajmer has six huge gates. The Miran Saheb ki Dargha is located inside the fort. Miran Saheb, a brave warrior and also the governor of the fort sacrificed his life defending and protecting Taragarh against an enemy invasion.
Fort overlooks Ajmer city offering mesmerizing views and spread over two miles in circumference and Fort can be accessed by very steep slope. When it fell under British Raj, the fort was dismantled on the orders of Lord William Bentinck and was converted into a sanatorium for the British troops stationed at the garrison town of Nasirabad.
History of Taragarh fort Ajmer Rajasthan
In the year 1832, Taragarh Fort Ajmer, situated on the highest the mountain range of the Rajasthan state of Ajmer district, witnessed the Governor General of India, William Bantik, out of his mouth, “Oh the world’s second Gibraltar and Mughal Emperor Akbar, by finding the superiority of Ajmer Had made the largest diocese of his empire.
The 1,885 feet high mountain peak spread over two square miles spread over one side of the fort, deep valley on one side, on the other side, three mountain ranges on the other, the slopes of the third slope and the fourth slope of the hill and settled in the foothills of the hill If you look at the vast Ajmer city then it is a very pleasant adventure.
In the strategic control of Mughal north-central India and in northern Mughal Rajasthan, Taragarh fort has the highest importance in the arduous maneuvering of Marathas, Rathore, and Britishers. Due to the natural security and unique architecture of Taragarh, it was the largest Mughal empire in which at that time there were sixty governments and 197 Parganas.
Say that, Sultan Muhammad Ghauri was killed in this Taragarh fort by the last Hindu emperor Prithviraj Chauhan (III) of North India. The architecture of Taragarh is unique. From the point of view of architectural architecture in Rajasthan, Kumbhalgarh, Sevana, Ranthambore, Chittorgarh and Taragarh is unmatched.