The Fort
The Fort-Palace at Narsinghgarh was the official Residence of the rulers built nearly 300 years ago in the Rajput style.

Samrat Vikramaditya
The most illustrious rulers of the Parmar dynasty of Malwa were Yogi Raja Bhartruhari, Samrat Vikramaditya and Raja Bhoj.
     
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The Fort
 
 
The Gadi of “Narsinghgarh belongs to Bhagwan Shri Raghunathji (Bhagwan Shri Ram) and the salutation is “Jai Raghunathji” when greeting each other. The Ruler of Narsinghgarh ruled the State in the name of Bhagwan Shri Raghunathji Maharaj, the family deity, as his Dewan; similar to that of the Maharana of Mewar who ruled the State as Dewan of his deity Shri Eklingji. 
 
The Fort-Palace at Narsinghgarh was the official Residence of the Rulers till Maharaja Bhanu Prakash Singhji shifted to the Bhanu Niwas Palace in the town in 1962. In Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan the Rulers of Narsinghgarh were the only Rulers who lived in the Fort.
 
   
The Fort was built nearly 300 years ago in the Rajpur, Mughal & Malwa style. The Fort-Palace has an area of 45.323 acres and a built in area of more than 177000 sq. feet. It has 304 rooms, 4 halls, 12 chowks and 64 varandas. It is situated nearly 350 feet above the town on the hood of a snake-like hill and the approach to the Fort by vehicles is through its tail. This fort is the third biggest in the former State of Madhya Bharat, now part of Madhya Pradesh State, after the Forts of MANDU & GWALIOR. This is the biggest and most majestic fort among the forts of the Parmar Ruling Princes of India. When it was fully lit up from inside it gave a glimpse, from the town, of the glimmering lights of Mussoorie from Dehradun. The reflection of this beautiful castle in the Paras Ram Sagar is eye-catching.The first technicolour film of India "AAN" was shot in Narsinghgarh and nearby jungles.

Narsinghgarh town is surrounded by hills and has three lakes. It is situated between Kota & Bhopal on the Jaipur-Jabalpur National Highway No.12 and is 84 km. from Bhopal, 265 Kilometers from Kota. Indore is 208 km. The main railway junction is Bhopal on the main Delhi-Chennai line and Biaora 33 kms on the Maksi-Gwalior branch line. The nearest airport is Bhopal 72 km.

Vidisha is 84 km. east of Narsinghgarh thus Bhopal-Narsinghgarh-Vidisha-Sanchi-Bhopal is like a triangle. Close to Narsinghgarh is a sanctuary with a big lake and a good Rest house. There is a good wild life in the sanctuary except tigers which are no more.

Sixteen kms. from the town at village Sankaji is the welknown temple of Shyamji's with its beautiful carvings of Gods & Godesses. Sol Khamba and Baba Sheikh Hajiwali-ki-Dargah are 12 km. from the town beforeb Shyamji temple. Narsinghgarh and the area round about was an important center of Buddism during the Mauryan Empire .

The first rock paintings dating back to thousands of years were found in the Madhya Bharat region of Madhya Pardesh in the caves of Narsinghgarh hills adjacent to the town in 1967 by Dr. Wakankar of Vikram University of Ujjain. They were shown in documentaries in all cinema houses all over the country.

 
 
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