About Ranthambhore Fort

Situated within the boundaries of the Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur town, Rajasthan, Ranthambore Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan. This fort comprises five temples, which are built of red Karauli stone. This fort is located at a distance of about 130 km from Jaipur. Many structures within the Ranthambore Fort are in ruins now. However, the temples within the fort are visited by scores of devotees. This monument is also visited by several historians, who visit the fort to understand the historical developments of Rajasthan. Some of the marvellous structures within the fort are Hammir Kachaheri, Hammir Palace, Battis Khamba Chhatri and Badal Mahal. Some of the popular gates of the monument are Navlakha Pol, Hathi Pol, Ganesh Pol, Andheri Pol, Delhi Pol, Satpol and Suraj Pol.

Outstanding Universal Value

Once known as a hunting ground of the Jaipur Maharajas, Ranthambore Fort is known as a crucial landmark in the major events of the Indian history before Independence. This fort is said to be built between 944 CE and 1110 CE by the Chauhan Dynasty. This fort has witnessed a large chain of captures and recaptures by different rulers of different dynasties dating back from the 12th century. The Ranthambore Fort has been ruled by Chauhan Dynasty, Rulers of Mewar, Hada Rajputs of Bundi, Mughal Empire and Jaipur Kachwaha Maharajas.

Monument Information


Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan 322001

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Jaipur International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Sawai Madhopur Junction
  • Nearest Bus Station : Indira Circle Bus Stand

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 6:00 AM
  • Closing Time :6:00 PM


  • Monsoon : Maximum: 33 °C, Minimum: 26 °C

    Summer : Maximum: 36°C, Minimum: 28 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 25 °C, Minimum: 7 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October to April)

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Signages
  • Toilets for Ladies & Gentlemen
  • Drinking water facilities
  • Garden
  • Benches

Accommodation near the monument

Contact Details

  • Mr. Suresh Kumawat
  • Phone: 91-744-2480042
  • E-mail: cako.asi@gmail.com, circlejai.asi@gmail.com

Museums near monument

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.