Bajrangarh Fort is yet another hot spot in the city of Guna. Bajrang Garh is a village in Guna tehsil. The fort which stands as an epitome of Maratha strength was once known as Jharkon. Bajrang Garh fort is a history citadel located in Guna. The fort which today stands in a depilated state was once a burstling garrison. Though many people do not know much about this place yet often travel to this place to get glimpses of the bygone era. Chanderi now part of the newly formed district Ashoknagar was once part of the district of Guna. Saris of Chanderi block were so famous and are still most sought after kind of saris in the whole of India. A great mathematician named Vijay Kumar Patodi was born in Guna who died at a tender age of 31 and attained fame for his papers.
The Bajrang Garh Fort Complex
There are four gates in the Bajrang Garh fort. The complex of the Bajrang Garh Fort encompasses Moti Mahal, Rang Mahal, Ram Mandir and Bajrang Mandir. These mahals and mandirs remain intact inside the complex of Bajrangarh Fort. The fort on a high hiss is situated on the bank of Chapet river and is spreads over 72 bighas of land. Four imposing gate namely Guna Darwaja, Gadha Darwaja, Raghavgarh Darwaja and Mahalghat Darwaja once add to the beauty of this majestic fort. There is also a gunnery situated in the complex of the Bajrang Garh Fort. Inside the fort, there is a large step well very close to the gunnery. The main utility of the well was to store water used during any seize or other critical situations. An old temple is present inside the fort which is frequented by the local residents on a regular basis. The Bajrangarh Fort being in a ruined state still amazes the visitors with its stunning look.
Places of Interest near Bajrang Garh Fort
In the vicinity of the fort are the Bisbhuji temple and the Jaingarh. They are pretty close to each other and can easily be combined together to be visited on a single day outing. Kumbhraj, Aron, Raghogarh and Chahaura are other places of attraction that one can visit on their trip to the fort. One can visit the fort after reaching Guna . History buffs would relish their moments during their exploration in Guna and capture those wonderful moments on their cameras.
How to Reach Bajrang Garh Fort ?
The Bajrang Garh Fort is located
on the Guna Aron road. It is positioned at about 8 km to the
south-western direction of Guna. The fort is a very ancient fort dating
back to the 16-17 century. It is believed that it was built in the year
1775 by Marathas. The most daunting object of interest of this fort is a
ruined, but yet a picturesque bastions standing majestically on a small
hill. The fort is situated at an altitude of 92.3 meters. Although
the fort is lying in a ruined and dilapidated state, it is still an
attraction for the tourists to visit this ancient marvel from the period
of the Marathas. One can either board a bus or can hire a taxi to visit the remains of the past in Guna.