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The Timangarh Fort, situated at a desolate place near Masalpur sub Tehsil headquarters about 40 kms from Karauli, Rajasthan is a famous storehouse of ancient Ashtadhatu and stone idols and sculptures of great antiquity hidden underground near the various temples located inside the Fort complex.
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Timangarh Fort is a strategically built structure and was once part of the Princely State of Karauli, 40 kilometers from here. The Fort is believed to have been built around 1100 AD and reconstructed in 1244 AD by Raja Timanpal of Yadu Vanshi, the scion of Vijay Pal, the Raja of Bayana. Before reconstruction the fort was partly damaged. The name "Timangarh" has close links with of Raja Timanpal's valid contribution. Overlooking this historical village is .
the beautiful Sagar lake.
The idols unearthed on the temple premises are said to be 1000 plus years old as suggested by the engravings. Once under the control of the Mogul, this fort had 5 entrances earlier and additional gates were built by the Moguls. The entrances at the Fort have the markings of Mogul construction. The interiors of the fort have remnants of an ancient township, complete with palaces, temples, bazaars, and houses and during the Muslim occupation they were not altered or destroyed. The Fort was under the occupation of Mohammad Ghori's forces from 1196 to 1244 AD after the Second Battle of Tarain.
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