World Heritage Ranthambhore
Once what served as hunting grounds for the rulers is now a site of national and global importance. The fort of Ranthambhore is one of the six forts in India that have been shortlisted as World heritage sites. The whole area which is known as the Ranthambhore national park comprises of the famous fort and nearby forests. Quite ironically, once the tigers that were hunted in the national park are now protected in the sanctuary that came into effect in 1980. Hunting was legal in this part of the world until 1973. Ranathabhore national park is the world's top destination to watch tigers.

The fort of Ranthambhore was founded in 944 A.D. by Nagil Jats. Ranathambore was called as Ranasthamba or Ranasthambpura in the 12th century during the reign of Prithvi Chauhan and was associated with Jainism. The fort was later annexed by the kingdom of Mewar, which ruled it for quite a few years. Inevitably, the famous Mughal emperor Akbar captured the fort during his illustrious reign period in 1559.Over the centuries, the fort has witnessed rulers from different cultures and religions and it reflected in the form of monuments erected inside the fort. The fort of Ranthambhore houses a number of mosques, Jain temple of Sumatinath and Lord Sambhavnath and temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha, Shiva and Ramlalaji.