Bahadurgarh Fort
ਬਹਾਦੁਰਗੜ੍ਹ ਕਿਲ੍ਹਾ
Entrance gate of Bahadurgarh Fort
Coordinates30°21′50″N 76°28′15″E / 30.3638°N 76.4708°E / 30.3638; 76.4708Coordinates: 30°21′50″N 76°28′15″E / 30.3638°N 76.4708°E / 30.3638; 76.4708
Location6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from Patiala city.
TypeFort
Beginning date1837
Completion date1845
Dedicated toGuru Tegh Bahadur

Bahadurgarh Fort is a historical fort, built in the year 1658 CE, by Maharaja Karam Singh of the historical princely state of Patiala in 1837.[1][2][3]

Design and architecture

The fort is built in an area of about 21 sq kilometers in a circular shape surrounded by two ramparts and moat. The fort was built in 1658 and later renovated between 1837 and 1845 in the cost of around 100,000 at that time.[1]

The fort was named after Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru.[1][4]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Bahadurgarh Fort - Historical Monument in Patiala". www.indiamapped.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Bahadurgarh Fort". 7 May 2009. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. ^ "BAHADURGARH, - Punjab". Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Bahadurgarh Fort Anandpur - One of the Ancient Fort in Patiala". www.discoveredindia.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.

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