List of all Historical Forts of India

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India is a famous tourist destination worldwide for its ancient forts, monuments, temples, hill stations, civilization, and culture. India in Asia is the first choice among foreign tourists for its heritage and historical monuments.

Forts are the symbols of the vast and rich culture of India. In this travel blogs we are sharing information about the magnificent forts in India. 1000+ forts stand with the glory and describe the cultural history of the country.

Among the thousand+ forts, most of the forts are very much famous and few are not very known to us. Here we have covered almost all the forts.
Chittorgarh or Chittor fort in Rajasthan is the largest fort in India and Murud Janjira Fort in Maharashtra is the smallest & strongest sea fort. It’s situated on an island near Murud city and it is accessible by ferry.

Even though all forts have their glorious history but maybe it is not possible to visit all forts. Then here are few forts that one should explore when a visit to India are: Amer/Amber Fort in Jaipur, Chittor Fort in Chittorgarh, Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Neemrana Fort, Warangal Fort, Agra Fort, Junagarh Fort, Red Fort Delhi, Fort Aguada, Nahargarh Fort, Visapur Fort, Gwalior Fort, Vellore Fort, and Kangra Fort.

Bellamkonda Fort
Bobbili Fort
Durgam Fort
Gajanan Fort
Gonthina Fort
Kondapalli Fort
Kondaveedu Fort
Machilipatnam Fort
Parth Fort
Udayagiri Fortsaad
Venkatigiri Fort
Vizianagaram Fort
Adoni Fort
Chandragiri Fort
Chennampalli Fort
Devaraya Fort
Gandikota Fort
Gooty Fort
Gurramkonda Fort
Konda Reddy Fort
Siddavatam Fort

Forts in Arunachal Pradesh

Ita Fort, Itanagar
Bhismak Nagar Fort

Forts in Assam

Garchuk Lachit Garh
Garh Doul
Kareng Ghar
Matiabag Palace
Talatal Ghar

Forts in Bihar

Buxar Fort
Darbhanga Fort
Jagdishpur Fort
Jalalgarh Fort
Munger Fort
Rohtasgarh Fort
Shergarh Fort

Forts in Chandigarh

Burail Fort
Manimajra Fort

Forts in Chhattisgarh

Chaiturgarh
Durg
Jashpur
Kchuri
Khairagarh
Raigarh
Ratanpur Fort
Sarguja Palace
Shakti

Forts in Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu

Diu Fort
Fort St. Anthony of Simbor

Forts in Delhi

Adilabad Fort
Feroz Shah Kotla
Jahanpanah Fort
Najafgarh Fort
Purana Qila
Qila Rai Pithora
Red Fort
Salimgarh Fort
Siri Fort
Qila Lal Kot
Tughlaqabad Fort

Forts in Goa

Aguada Fort
Anjediva Fort
Cabo de Rama
Chapora Fort
Colvale Fort
Corjuem Fort
Ponda Fort
Reis Magos Fort
Fort St. James Banastarim
Tiracol Fort
Marmugao Fort

Forts in Gujarat

Bhadra Fort, Ahmedabad
Bhujia Fort, Bhuj
Hatgadh Fort, Dang
Kanthkot Fort, Bhachau
Manek Burj, Ahmedabad
Pavagadh
Roha Fort, Bhuj
Songadh Fort, Tapi
Surat Castle, Surat
Tera Fort, Kutch
Uparkot Fort, Junagadh
Patan Fort, Patan
Idar Fort, Idar
Bharuch Fort, Bharuch
Dabhoi Fort, Dabhoi
Indragad Fort, Palikarambeli

Forts in Haryana

Asigarh Fort / Hansi Fort
Badshahpur Fort
Buria Fort
Dhosi Hill Fort
Farrukhnagar Fort
Fatehabad Fort
Firoz Shah Palace Complex
Indor Fort
Jind Fort
Kaithal Fort
Kotla Fort
Loharu Fort
Madhogarh Fort
Mahendragarh Fort
Maham Fort
Nahar Singh Mahal
Pijore Fort
Raipur Rani Fort
Saduara Fort
Sirsa Fort
Tosham Fort
Thaneshvar Fort

Forts in Himachal Pradesh

Arki Fort
Beja Palace
Jaitak Fort
Kahlur Fort
Kamlah Fort
Kangra Fort
Kunihar Fort
Kutlehar Fort
Mahlog Fort
Nadaun Fort, Hamirpur

Forts in Jammu and Kashmir

Akhnoor Fort
Bahu Fort
Bhimgarh Fort
Chiktan Fort
Hari Parbat Fort
Jasmergarh Fort
Ramnagar

Forts in Jharkhand

Palamu Fort
Shahpur Fort

Forts in Karnataka

Basavakalyana Fort
Bellary Fort
Bidar Fort
Bijapur Fort
Chitradurga Fort
Gulbarga Fort
Jamalabad Fort
Kittur Fort
Manjarabad Fort
Mirjan Fort
Mudgal Fort
Raichur Fort
Savadatti Fort
Vallabhgad Fort / Hargapurgad Fort

Forts in Kerala

Anchuthengu Fort
Bekal Fort
Chandragiri Fort
Cranganore Fort
Kodungallur Fort
Kottapuram Fort
East Fort
Fort Emmanuel
Fort Thomas
Hosdurg Fort
Nedumkotta, a city wall
Palakkad Fort
Pallipuram Fort
St. Angelo Fort / Kannur Fort
Tellicherry Fort
William Fort / Chettuva Fort

Forts in Madhya Pradesh

Ater Fort
Rewa Fort
Ahilya Fort
Asirgarh Fort
Bajrangarh Fort
Bandhavgarh Fort
Chanderi Fort
Ginnorgarh Fort
Datia Fort
Dhar Fort
Garh Kundar
Gadpahra
Gohad Fort
Govindgarh Fort
Gwalior Fort
Garrauli Fort
Hinglajgarh
Kamakandla Fort
Madan Mahal
Mandsaur Fort
Mandu Fort complex
Narwar Fort
Orchha Fort complex
Raisen Fort
Rampayli Fort
Sabalgarh Fort
Sheopur
Sendhwa
Vijayraghavgarh
Utila Fort

Forts in Maharashtra

Achala Fort
Agashi Fort
Ahmednagar Fort
Ahme
Ahivant Fort
Ajinkyatara
Akola Fort
Akluj Fort
Alang Fort
Ambolgad
Anjaneri
Anjanvel Fort
Ankai Fort
Antur Fort
Arnala Fort
Asheri Fort
Asava Fort
Avchitgad
Avandha Fort
Balapur Fort
Ballarpur Fort
Bankot Fort
Bahadur Fort
Belapur Fort
Bhagwantgad
Bhairavgad
Bhamer Dhule
Bharatgad
Bhaskargad / Basgad
Bhavangad Fort / Bhondgad
Bhorgiri Fort
Bhudargad Fort
Bhupatgad Fort
Bhushangad
Birwadi Fort
Bitangad
Bombay Castle
Castella de Aguada
Chanda Fort
Chandan Fort
Chanderi Fort
Chandragad / Dhavalgad
Chandwad Fort
Chauler Fort / Chaurgad
Chavand Fort
Dategad
Dativare Fort
Daulatabad Fort
Dermal Fort
Devgad Fort
Dhodap
Dhunda Fort Nashik District
Dongri Fort
Dronagiri Fort
Durgabhandar
Durgadi Fort
Fatte gad
Fort George
Gagangad
Galna
Gambhirgad
Gawilghur
Ghangad
Ghargad
Ghodbunder Fort
Ghosale gad
Goa Fort
Gorakhgad
Gowalkot
Gunvantgad
Hadsar
Hanumantgad Fort
Hargad
Harihar Fort
Harishchandragad
Hatgad
Irshalgad
Indori Fort, Pune District
Indrai Fort, Nashik District
Jaigad Fort, Ratnagiri District
Jamgaon Fort
Jamner Fort
Jangali Jayagad Satara District
Janjira Fort, Raigad District
Javlya Fort
Jivdhan
Kalanandigad
Kalavantin Durg
Kaldurg Fort
Kalyangad / Nandgiri
Kamalgad
Kamandurg Fort
Kandhar Fort
Kanchana Fort
Kanhera Fort
Kanhera Fort
Kankrala
Karnala Fort
Kavnai Fort
Kelve Fort
Kenjalgad
Khanderi
Kharda
Kohoj Fort
Kolaba Fort
Koldher Fort
Konkan Diva Fort
Korlai Fort
Kothaligad
Kulang Fort
Kunjargad
Kurdugad
Laling Fort
Lingana
Lohagad
Machindragad
Machnur Fort
Madangad Fort
Madh Fort
Mailagad Fort / Mahelagad
Mahim Fort
Mahimangad
Mahipalgad
Mahipatgad
Mahur Fort
Mahuli
Makrandgad
Malanggad
Malegaon Fort
Malhargad / Sonori Fort
Manaranjan Fort
mandalgarh Fort
Mandangad Fort
Mangad Fort
Mangalgad / Kangori Fort
Mangi
Manikgad
Manikgad, Raigad
Manohargad
Markanda Fort
Mazagon Fort
Mohandar Fort / Shidka Fort
Mohangad
Mora Fort
Morgiri Fort
Mrugagad
Mulher
Naldurg Fort
Nanded Fort
Nandoshi Fort
Narayangad
Narnala
Narsimhagad
Nhavigad
Nimgiri Fort
Nivati Fort
Pabargad
Padargad
Padmadurg
Palgad
Palashi Fort
Pandavgad
Panhala Fort
Paranda Fort
Pargadh
Parola Fort
Patta Fort
Pavangad
Pettah of Ahmednagar
Pisola Fort
Prabalgad
Prachitgad
Pratapgad
Purandar Fort
Purnagad
Rangana Fort
Raigad Fort
Rajgad
Rajdher Fort
Ramsej
Ramtek
Rasalgad
Ratangad
Ratnagiri Fort
Ravlya Fort
Revdanda Fort
Riwa Fort
Rohida Fort
Sagargad
Sajjangad
Salher
Salota Fort
Samangad
Sangram Durg
Santoshgad
Sarasgad
Sarjekot Fort
Sewri Fort
Shaniwar Wada
Shirgaon Fort
Shivgad
Shivneri
Shrivardhan Fort
Siddhagad
Sindhudurg Fort
Sinhagad
Sion Hillock Fort
Sitabuldi Fort
Sondai Fort
Songir
Songiri
Sudhagad
Sumargad
Surgad
Suvarnadurg
Talagad
Tandulwadi Fort
Tailbaila Fort
Takmak Fort
Tankai Fort
Tarapur Fort
Terekhol Fort
Thalner
Tikona
Tipagad, Gadchiroli
Tringalwadi
Trymbakgad
Torna Fort
Tung Fort
Tungi Fort
Udgir Fort
Underi
Vaghera Fort
Vairagad Fort
Vairatgad Fort
Vajragad
Vandan Fort
Vardhangad Fort
Varugad
Vasai Fort / Bassein Fort
Vasantgad
Vasota Fort / Vyaghragad
Vijaydurg Fort
Vijaygad Fort
Vikatgad
Visapur Fort
Vishalgad / Khelna Fort
Worli Fort
Yashwantgad Fort
Yeshwantgad

Forts in Manipur

Bihu Loukon
Kangla Fort

Forts in Odisha

Barabati Fort, Cuttack
Chudanga Gada, Bhubaneswar
Potagarh Fort, Ganjam
Raibania Fort, Balasore
Sisupalgarh, Bhubaneswar

Forts in Puducherry

French Fort Louis

Forts in Punjab

Gobindgarh Fort
Bajwara Fort
Qila Mubarak / Bhatinda Fort
Keshgarh Fort
Shahpurkandi Fort
Lodhi Fort
Manauli Fort
Phillaur Fort
Payal Fort
Mani Majra
Burail Fort
Bahadurgarh Fort
Phul Fort
Bahadurgarh Fort
Sheesh Mahal of Patiala
Nabha Fort of Nabha
Qila Mubarak, Patiala
Jiundan Fort

Forts in Rajasthan

Abheda Mahal Fort, Kota
Khatoli Fort, Kota
Kunadi Fort
Palaytha Fort
City Palace, Jaipur
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Jal Mahal, Jaipur
Jag Mandir, Kota
Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur
Sardar Samand Place, Jodhpur
Fort Khejarla, Jodhpur
Mandore Fort, Jodhpur
Chanva Fort, Luni
Devgarh Fort, Sikar
Sikar Garh Fort, Sikar
Raghunath garh Fort
Raja Raisal Lamiya Fort, Sikar
Danta Fort, Sikar
Bikaner Fort, Bikaner
Khaba Fort
Kalaa Fort, Alwar
Dadhikar Fort
Rajgarh Fort, Alwar
Achalgarh Fort
Ajabgarah Fort
Alwar Fort
Amer Fort
Baansi Fort
Baansur Fort
Bhadrajun Fort
Bhainsrorgarh
Bhangarh Fort
Bhatner Fort
Bijai Garh
Chittor Fort
Chomu palace
Deeg Palace
Gagron Fort
Hindaun Fort
Jaigarh Fort
Jaisalmer Fort
Jalore Fort
Jhalawar Fort / Garh Palace
Junagarh Fort
Kankwadi Fort
Kesroli hill Fort
Khandar Fort
Kotah Garh
Kuchaman Fort
Kumbhalgarh Fort
Khimsar Fort
Khejarla Fort
Laxmangarh Fort
Lohagarh Fort
Madhogarh Fort
Mandholi Fort
Mehrangarh Fort
Mundru Fort
Nagaur Fort
Nahargarh Fort
Neemrana
Patan Fort
Phalodi Fort
Ranthambore Fort
Roopangarh Fort
Siwana Fort
Shergarh Fort ,Dholpur
Taragarh Fort, Ajmer
Taragarh Fort, Bundi
Tijara Fort
Timan Garh
City Palace, Udaipur
Bijay Niwas palace, Ajmer
Kishangarh Fort, Ajmer
Phool mahal palace, Ajmer
Mokham Vilas, Ajmer
Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, Ajmer
Rambag Palace, Jaipur
RAAS palace(Now a heritage hotel)
Ranbanka Palace, Jodhpur
Ratan Vilas palace, Jodhpur
Ajit Bhawan palace, Jodhpur
Monsoon Palace sajjangarh Fort, Udaipur
Jag Mandir island palace, Udaipur
Bagore ki Haveli, Udaipur
Lake Palace, Udaipur
Bujra Fort, Udaipur
Fateh prakash palace, Udaipur
Akbari Fort & Museum, Ajmer
Masuda Fort

Forts in Sikkim

Budang Gaari Fort

Forts in Tamil Nadu

Vellore Fort
Alamparai Fort
Anchettidurgam
Aranthangi Fort
Attur Fort
Dindigul Fort
Droog Fort, Coonoor
Erode Fort
Fort Dansborg
Fort Geldria
Fort St. David
Fort St George
Fort Vijf Sinnen
Gingee Fort
Kenilworth Fort
Krishnagiri Fort
Manora Fort
Namakkal Fort
Padmanabhapuram Fort
Rajagiri Fort
Ranjankudi Fort
Sadras
Sankagiri Fort
Tangrakottai
Thirumayam Fort
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort
Tiruchirappalli Fort
Udayagiri Fort
Vattakottai Fort

Forts in Telangana

Bhongir Fort
Devarakonda Fort
Elgandal Fort
Gandhari khilla
Golconda Fort
Khammam Fort
Medak Fort
Nagunur Fort
Nizamabad Fort
Rachakonda Fort
Ramagiri Fort
Warangal Fort
Asmangadh Fort
Gadwal Fort
Jagtial Fort
Shyamgad Fort
Trimulgherry Fort

Forts in Uttar Pradesh

Agori Fort
Agra Fort
Aligarh Fort
Allahabad Fort
Badaaun Fort
Bhareh Fort
Bijli Passi Fort
Chapar Ghata Fort
Chunar Fort
Fatehgarh Fort
Fatehpur Sikri
Hathras Fort
Jaunpur Fort
Jhansi Fort
Kalinjar Fort
Kuchesar Fort
Ramnagar Fort
Ruhya Fort
Senapati Fort
Unchagaon Fort
Vijaygarh Fort
Amethi Fort

Forts in Uttarakhand

Chandpur Fort
Chaukhutia Fort
Deogarh Fort
Khagmara Fort
Lalmandi Fort
Malla Palace Fort
Pithoragarh Fort

Forts in West Bengal

Buxa Fort
Fort William
Kurumbera Fort
Bhunia Fort
Fort Mornington
Fort Radisson

Frequently Asked Questions About Forts of India

  • 1. Question: How many Forts are in India?

    Answer: Approx 1000+ Forts in India.

  • 2. Question: Which is largest Fort in India?

    Answer: Chittorgarh Fort or Chittor Fort is the largest Fort in India situated in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

  • 3. Question: Which is the smallest Fort in India?

    Answer: Murud Janjira Fort in Maharashtra is the smallest and the strongest sea Fort. It is on an island near Murud city and it is accessible by ferry.

  • 4. Question: Who built Chittorgarh Fort?

    Answer: It is believed that in the 7th century AD, Chitrangad Mori from the Maurya Dynasty built Chittorgarh Fort.

  • 5. Question: Which city is known as city of Forts?

    Answer: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

  • 6. Question: Which is the highest Fort?

    Answer: Chittorgarh Fort / Chittor Fort, Rajasthan

  • 7. Question: Which is the famous Fort in India?

    Answer: The most famous Fort is Agra Fort & The Red Fort.

  • 8. Question: Which is the second largest Fort in India?

    Answer: Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan

  • 9. Question: Which are the UNESCO World Heritage Site Forts in India?

    Answer: Agra Fort, Red Fort Complex, and hill forts of Rajasthan which include Amber Fort, Gagron Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, and Ranthambore Fort.

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