The white sandstone and cement walls of the original fort, though much ruined in parts still surround the heart of town.
The gateways, especially the Prantij or Ahmedabad gate, are specimens of Muslim architecture.
The bastions are hollow the inside occupied by pillared rooms in two stories which take up so much space that the walls of the bastions are composed of single layers of stone.
In the town, a small stone building, with richly carved bow windows, was once the residence of the Maharajas of Ahmednagar. Further on is a well, known as the Kazi ni Vavdi, with inscriptions on the side walls, one in Arabic and the other in Devnagri, bearing respectively the dates 1417 (820 Hijri year) and 1522 (Samvat 1578).
After independence of India in 1947, Idar State was merged with Union of India.
Himatnagar or Himmatnagar is a municipality in Sabarkantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat.
Starting from Mettupalayam, the train takes passengers on winding and rising tracks, along tea gardens, across over 350 bridges and through more than 200 curves and 16 tunnels.
While on Ooty family tours or a honeymoon, travellers can consider strolling in the town to witness the legacy of the British.
Finding him resolved to prevent the sati practice, while pretending to negotiate, they secretly summoned the Bhils and other turbulent tribes, and in the night, opening a way through the fort wall to the river bed, the queens burnt themselves with their deceased husband.
The sons of the deceased Maharaja fled, but subsequently gave themselves up, and, after entering into an engagement with the British Government, Takhtsing was allowed to succeed his father as Maharaja of Ahmednagar.