Walls of Kumbhalgarh Fort

Walls of Kumbhalgarh Fort

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All along the formidable wall are tapered openings that allowed archers to aim at enemy armies, while themselves being shielded from their counter-attack. The ramp inside the fort leading up to the top of the hill has many sharp turns, made intentionally to make it difficult for enemy army elephants and horses to proceed fast. There are also clever traps built at many places to take the enemy by surprise. In addition to that, this impressive fort takes everyone by surprise when it comes to the Kumbhalgarh Fort height which stands tall at an elevation of 1100 meters on the Aravalli range.

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