Farrukh Nagar Fort, Gurgaon

Farrukh Nagar Fort | One of the best places to visit in Gurgaon

LocationFarukhnagar, Gurgaon, Gurgaon (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsThe fort is open for public viewing from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm, The entry fee is just INR 5 per adult.
Place TypeForts & Tombs, Monument
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Married Couples, Unmarried Couples, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

About Farrukh Nagar Fort

Situated about 22 km away from the city centre, Farukh Nagar Fort gives you a glimpse into the past of the region. The Farrukhnagar Fort was built in 1732 by a Baloch named Faujdar Khan, the first Nawab of Farrukhnagar and the governor of the Mughal emperors Farrukhsiyar and Muhammad Shah Rangeela.

The fort is in the shape of an octagon, a quintessential feature of Mughal architecture. Some of the major attractions here include Sheesh Mahal, Jama Masjid and Baoli.

Architecture of Farrukh Nagar Fort

Farrukhnagar flourished because of its salt trade. Khan built the fort around the octagonal city, with a five-gate entrance, his palace was known as the Sheesh Mahal, the fort has a huge concrete entrance called the Delhi Gate which is curved inside leads to. Farukhnagar Fort is indeed one of the best exponents of pre-Mughal architecture.

Interesting facts about Farrukh Nagar Fort

  1. Farukhnagar Fort, though mostly in ruins today, still reflects the grandeur of Mughal architecture.
  2. The original number of five entrances to the fort has now gone up to three, with the Delhi Darwaza being an attractive gateway.
  3. The fort, which is today mostly in ruins, once housed more than 4000 people.
  4. Fortunately, its restoration by INTACH in 2009 brought it back to its aesthetic glory.

How to reach Farrukh Nagar Fort

By Bus:- Nearest Bus Stand to Farukh Nagar Fort is IFFCO Chowk which is 1 minute walk away.

By Metro:- Nearest Metro Station to Farooq Nagar Fort is IFFCO Chowk Metro Station which is at a walk of 14 minutes.

By Road:- The best way to reach the fort is by road, from here you can take rickshaw or auto and go comfortably.

Nearby famous places

  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Jama Masjid
  • Gol Baoli
  • old havelis
  • Sultanpur National Park
  • Sita Ram Mandir

Farrukh Nagar Fort FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Farukhnagar, Gurgaon, Gurgaon.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Farrukh Nagar Fort: The fort is open for public viewing from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm, The entry fee is just INR 5 per adult..

𝒜. You should visit Farrukh Nagar Fort during January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.