The fortress was called Shankargarh (Shiva’s Home). Sawai Man Singh II renovated the fort to resemble a Scottish Castle.
Maharani Gayatri Devi spent most of her time in this fort. This is a private residence and public are not allowed inside the fort.
The fort includes a palace and two temples. One temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh, which is at the foothills and the other to Lord Lakshmi Narayan.
Many devotees throng the Ganesh temple to offer prayers.
Type of place: Fort and Temples
Situated: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Distance: 360 Km from Bikaner, 400 Km from Udaipur, 300 Km from New Delhi
Transport: Well connected by road