Fast Facts :
Region : Himachal Pradesh, Arki
Worthy Spot : Heritage Hotel
Arki Fort : Arki fort of Himachal Pradesh state is one the priceless treasures of this state that displays the ancient essential moments that happened on this land.
The true treasure of Himachal Pradesh is present in various tiny towns of this state. Within the solan district of Himachal Pradesh , the Arki village is located; during the early time it was Baghal's capital. Akri fort of Himachal Pradesh was used by the Gurkhas, the People who want to invade this city were also using it during the war till 1815-16. This is one of the brawny forts that displays the historical legends and artistic creations to the visitors. During 1830, ruler Rana Shiv Sharan Singh has established the Diwankhana due to which Agri Fort became popular.
Architectural look of Arki fort displays the blend of Mughal and Rajput architectural technique that showcases the strong dominance of Rajasthan. The amazingly beautiful frescoes and murals are created within miniature painting's of Pahari School, which were afterwards added during the year of 1850 through Raja Kishen Chand. There is a saying that all frescoes are the most perfect record of modern lifestyle of Himalchal Pradesh state's close hills and Punjab. All these creations have been distinguished as paintings, decorative designs that displays clean fantasies certain from mind's of artist and their paintings look like they are inspired through pleasant looks of hills.
Meaningful contrasts & stability of colors, designs and forms, can be observed everywhere. Over time, the construction of Arki fort has been destroyed and it has become a private possession of early King Rajendra Singh. Still some portion of Arki fort is alive and it has been transformed into a legacy resort & it's nicely maintained relaxing rooms displays its rich finery & grandeur. From this place you can get very adorable views of snowy ranges of mountain and sight of popular exotic Hill stations such as Kasauli, Shimla and Subathu. One more portion of Arki Fort utilized as the residing place of a rich family, whereas few families have shifted in Home Guards. Arki fort of Himachal Pradesh state is a confidential property of rulers that ruled over this fort, they lived in another section of the fort, due to that this fort has not been maintained in a well manner. The fort has adorned rooms house, the dynamic glimpse of snowy peaks & another elevated altitude with complete grace.