"Cannon's Foundry" Jaigarh fort Tip by Willettsworld

Jaigarh fort, Jaipur: 26 reviews and 75 photos


The founder of the Mughal dynasty in India, Babur, brought gunpowder with him in 1526 and with it changed warfare. The knowledge of making cannons as past down the generations and this foundry started making them from the late 16th century until the 19th century. The foundry within the fort was respondsible for making the huge 50-tonne Jai Vana cannon that can be seen on the forts southern side.

Address: Jaigarh Fort..
Phone: +91 81044 46566
Website: http://www.royaljaipur.in

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  • Written Oct 21, 2007
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