Kumbhalgarh, also known as the Great Wall of India, is a Mewar fortress in Rajasthan, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013, and the world's second-largest wall after China's Great Wall.
where is this wall located?
The Great Wall of India is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of the Aravalli Hills, just about 48 km from Rajsamand city in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan state in western India.
dimension of this wall
HEIGHT: 50 To 60 Feet
WIDTH: 15 FeetLENGTH: 36 Km
who MADE IT?
The 15th century fort, built by Rana Kumbha, was crucial before the Sisodia Dynasty. The first fort, believed to have been built by King Samprati, grandson of Mauryan King Ashoka, who established Jain centers in Arab countries.
birthplace of the great warrior
The fort was built by Rana Kumbha, the ruler of the kingdom of Mewar. It is also the birthplace of one of the most revered Rajput kings and the warrior whom the Mughals most feared — Maharana Pratap.
which material used to construct?
The fort, built over five centuries ago, is an architectural wonder made from stone blocks with lime and sand joins, showcasing the talents of the era's architects.
The BEST ARCHITECT OF THAT TIME
Ar. Mandan designed the fort on a hill at 3,600 feet, featuring 15-foot-thick frontal walls, seven gates, and strategic locations for horses. Hidden between hills, it showcases ancient Indian planning and architecture.