Kumbhalgarh Fort UNESCO World Heritage site
Kumbhalgarh Fort UNESCO World Heritage site - Kumbhalgarh Fort is located on the western Aravalli hills. It's the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. Occupied until the late 19th century, the fort is now open to the public and is spectacularly lit for a few minutes each evening. Kumbalgarh is situated 82 km northwest of Udaipur by road. It is the most important fort in Mewar after Chittaurgarh.In 2013, at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Kumbhalgarh Fort, along with five other forts of Rajasthan, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan. With a wall over 80 km long like great china wall, the fort is among the largest wall complex in the world, and the second largest fort in Rajasthan after Chittor Fort.