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Kila Road | Ramnagar Crossing, Varanasi 221008, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ramnagar Fort is home of the erstwhile Kashi Naresh (king). The museum is worth a visit for the unique clock built in 1872 that shows the time, day, month, zodiac sign, planetary position at that particular moment. The rest of the artefacts are not maintained...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alokananda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Across the holy river Ganga this is specifically a historical place. The history of fort from treta yuga when Arjun brothers were in jungle. Now a days building and musium is main attraction. This fort having ground way towards Ganga is main attraction. Sure visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adiwasi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived 14.00, the afternoon opening time, we waited 25 minutes for the man to finish his lunch, by which time there must have been about 100 people waiting to buy tickets. A stampede then ensued. All of the exhibits are badly maintained, hidden under...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Parks9
Reviewed 13 February 2019

The fort is located quite outside the city and after much of efforts you might not see much in here. You can skip this place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PratushN
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Normal fort with informative museum.From corridor of the fort (which goes to the Ganga) one can go to the Vyas temple, which is situated in the fort .From the height of the Vyas temple you can see the beautiful ghats of Banaras as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank drskpandey
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

We visited this place while in Banaras. Glad we did- the architecture was amazing! We were also able to see a different view of the Ganges (not just from the ghats) from here. Neat to see the fisherman, the boats, and the ladies doing laundry...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mckenzim1322
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

This is one of the most old fort in the city of Ghats. The maintainance is not at all kept in this fort. The ticket cost is 50 rupees. So if they are charging such an amount they must maintain the fort and the ancient...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank indiantravelogger
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Built in 1750 in Mughal style this Fort is a bit run down and in need of a good spruce up. It used to house the Maharaja of Benares and although the current maharaja still lives there, the title was abolished in 1971. Toilets antiquated...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

It is just waste of time and efforts to visit Ram nagar fort which is more like old haveli on a bigger scale. The entry fee of 50/- is to a museum which is not maintained at all. Everything is dust laden and displays, cars,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DrVaneetaA
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

The Ramnagar fort lies about 15 km from Varanasi and is near the Ganga River on its eastern bank, opposite to the Tulsi Ghat. It is the ancestral home of the Maharaja of Banaras. Maharaja Balwant Singh built this fort-palace in the eighteenth century (1750A.D)....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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12 June 2018|
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Response from manansomani | Reviewed this property |
It is generally open from arnd 9.30 to 10 am to 5 pm with a break in the noon from 1 to 2 pm (approx timings) as far as i can remember.. My advice is to go in the morning..
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Response from rakeDelhi | Reviewed this property |
You can go by car or boat to Ramgarh .