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Eminent Fort of Kumbhalgarh Rajasthan--- राजस्थान का प्रसिद्ध कुम्भलगढ़ किला

· Kumbhalgarh is situated between Lat. 25º 09' N; Long. 73º 36' E. ·     It is in the Kelwada village of Kelwada tehsil of district Rajsamand. ·    It is at a distance of about 80 km northwest of Udaipur amidst the Aravalli hills. ·    Due to its strategic location, it is considered as the second most important fort of Rajasthan. ·   It was construct ed by Rana Kumbha of Mewar state of Rajasthan between AD 1443 and 1458 . · Its architect was famous architect 'Mandan' . ·    It is believed that t his fort was built on the site of an older palace of a Jaina prince 'Samprati' of the second century BC. ·   Mewar's rular Rana Fateh Singh (1885-1930 AD), one of the greatest builders of his time , built Badal Mahal inside th is fort. ·   The important   architectures within the fort are Badal Mahal, Kumbha Mahal , Hindu and Jain Temples, water reservoirs, ba w ris, cenetophs e