Parikshitgarh Meerut

Some 23 km from downtown Meerut, Parikshitgarh is a fort. Often touted as Qila Parikshitgarh, this fort is one of the lesser known sites in Meerut. It is said that the fort got its name from the King Parikshit - the grandson of Arjun. He was once the king of Hastinapur city. The history of this renowned heritage site in Meerut is lesser known, yet, it is said that in the 18th century, the fort went through a restoration process. The process was initiated by the Gurjar King - Nain Singh, who made some additions and modification in the architecture of this historical fort in Meerut.

Opening / Closing Timings

The fort of Parikshitgarh stays open all days of the week. One can visit the place on any day from morning to evening.

Best Time to Visit

Parikshitgarh Fort can be visited at any time during a year. However, the best time to visit the place is the months of winter. Starting in the month of October, the winter season in Meerut is all about pleasant weather condition that remains ideal for tourism. Such favourable weather condition allows travellers to explore the city to its fullest. The season ends in the month of February.

Entry Fee

No Entry Fee

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