Nahargarh Fort is the first of the three forts constructed by Sawai Jaya Singh of Jaipur. It has a mysterious story with it that depicts some old stories related to our past era. The Fort situates at the top of rugged point of the Aravalis. It also offers all the visitors a spectacular view of the City. Other than that, this fort was made to serve as a way of maintaining the security of Amer. The word "Nahargarh" refers to "the Abode of Tigers", however, it is also renowned as the Tiger Fort. The Fort was actually built in 1734 by the succeeding rulers in the 19th century.
According to a myth, the Fort was named after a prince, whose intention was to haunt the edifice site. Consequently, a tantrik was called and he did some tricks to make the ghost out and then finally, the ghost agreed to go out but only at one condition and that the fort was named after him. There are number of houses located inside the Nahargarh Fort. Among all others, Madhavendra Bhawan appeals the most that was built by Sawai Ram Singh II. The fort has a sequence of attached rooms with bright corridors and hallways. Moreover, it place was served as a captivating picnic spot for the members of the Royal family.
Besides it, there are other prime attractions of the Fort are Man Sagar Lake and the suburbs that provides a stunning view to the tourists. It has a geometrically design that looks at its best in the night, when it is dazzlingly lit. Furthermore, it has the cafeterias inside the fort to add flavor to your trip offering the finest drinks and snacks. Nahargarh Fort has a remarkable backdrop of Jaipur offering a sparkling sight of the city lights.