Ram Nagar Fort

RAM NAGAR FORT

Located on the eastern bank of River Ganga, Ram Nagar Fort is a beautiful place to witness the sunset over the river. It is an 18th-century structure built by Maharaja Balwant Singh and is the ancestral home of Maharaja of Banaras. The fort is built in red sandstone. It houses a temple dedicated to Ved Vyasa, writer of Mahabharata, the great Indian epic. The Fort includes an eccentric museum boasting a royal collection of vintage cars, swords, palanquins, ivory works, an old weaponry section and an extremely unusual astrological clock. The museum houses various religious  writings  including treasures manuscripts.  Many books illustrated in the Mughal miniatures style, with beautifully designed covers are also a part of the collection. The Dakshin Mukhi Hanuman Temple also located in it.

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