Bhangarh fort was built in the 17th century by one of Akbar’s navratnas Raja Man Singh as a gift for his grand son whose name was Madho Singh. Bhangarh fort in the present times is located in Rajgarh tehsil of district Alwar in the state of Rajasthan. Bhangarh fort is build in the hillocks on one side and river Sanwan on one side. Sariska tiger reserve is fairly close by.
Bhangarh fort is also famously known to be haunted with lots of ghost stories floating around. Visitors are normally curious about haunted stories of Bhangarh and invent new ones from time to time due to the deserted looks of Bhangarh fort. One of the stories that is popular is that anything you build around the fort with a roof would have the roof collapsed within a short time so no one builds anything around the Bhangarh fort. All the settlements are a long way from the fort walls and every building within the fort except for the temples have collapsed roofs.