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Lafagarh Fort



Lafagarh Fort is situated at Lafagarh in Korba District of Chhattisgarh. The fort lies on the Korba-Bilaspur road.

Lafagarh Fort, located on the highest peak of Mekaal Mountain, is one of the countries strongest natural forts. Owing to its natural formation the walls of the fort are not uniform. The three entrance doors, which are beautifully decorated by pillars and statues, are noted for its architectural splendor. A small temple, situated at the main entrance of the fort, is noteworthy. Another point of attraction is the big dome supported by five rows of pillars with each row having five pillars.

The main outer door of the fort is called Jhandi or Dinda door. The fort also houses a rectangular meeting hall, the roof of which is supported by three rows of pillar. The second door is popularly known as Manka Dawar whereas the third one is called Hukhra Dawar.



Updated on 16th July, 2015
District: Korba

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