(Last Updated on : 22/11/2019)
Alwar Fort, also known as Bala Quila, is located in Alwar
. It is situated atop a hill in the Aravalli Range
. Alwar Fort is 5 km long and 1.5 km wide. The fort
was originally occupied by Nikumbh Rajputs
and later it was invaded by Khanzada Alawal Khan in 1492. It was re-constructed in 15th century by the Hasan Khan Mewati. In the following centuries it went under the control of Marathas
Rajputs. The fort has 15 large and 51 small towers perched on the top of the fort. It also has 446 openings for musketry and eight huge bastions.
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