Raisen Fort Bhopal – The which Speaks a Lot about the Past

Budget Indian Vacations

When we went to Bhimbetka Caves, we also visited Raisen Fort, which is located on top of a hill. It is on the route from Sanchi to Bhopal and we visited the place on our way back to Bhopal from Sanchi. It was about 20 km from Sanchi. The fort was built in the year 1200 AD and many rulers ruled from here. Till the 16th century it was under the Rajput rulers and then it was taken over by Sher Shah Suri and then by the Nawab of Bhopal.  The fort is now in ruins and as we neared the fort, we saw many other tourists getting into the fort.

The fort is constructed on sandstone rock and I saw that it had large and massive stone walls. There were nine gateways on the wall leading to the interior of the fort. The walls were also surmounted…

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