Here are some of the most impressive forts around the world
Amber Fort, Rajasthan
Amber Fort is a fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India. Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometers located 11 kilometers from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur. The town of Amer was originally built by Meenas, and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace.
Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. Built in around 1459 by Rao Jodha, the fort is situated 410 feet above the city and is enclosed by an imposing thick wall. Inside its boundaries, there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards, as well as a museum housing various relics. A winding road leads to and from the city below.
Fort Bard, Aosta Valley region of Italy
This imposing fortress constructed on a rock spur above the village has served as a strategic defense post for centuries. It is almost certain that there was some type of fortification here in pre-Roman times and many believe that an Ostrogoth king had a fortress here as early as the 6th century. No one can negate the records showing that Viscount Aosta Boso had a defensive settlement here in 1034. LAter, the fortress came under the Savoys in the 13th century.
Wisłoujście Fortress, Gdańsk, Poland
Orchha Fort Complex, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India
Rocchetta Mattei is a fortress located on the Northern Apennine Mountains, on a hill that is 407 meters above sea level, in the locality of Savignano in the municipality of Grizzana Morandi, on the Strada Statale 64 Porrettana, in the Metropolitan City of Bologna.
Built in the second half of nineteenth century, it blends various eclectic styles from Medieval to Moorish.
Pratapgarh Fort Maharashtra
Kumbalgarh Fort, Rajasthan
The construction of the Taragarh Fort took place in 1354 AD on a steep hillside in Ajmer, Rajasthan. The fort served as a crucial military center for a few years during the Mughal period in India. Later, it was converted into a sanatorium after the British annexation of India.