It is here that the Kohinoor was housed – a replica of the Kohinoor, as it used to be, can also be seen here. They say no jeweler has so far been able to assess the price of the Kohinoor diamond. Kohinoor is perhaps the world’s most famous diamond and the fact that it was housed here before the British took it away has made the entire country curious about the fort.
Many people from all corners visit it, making it one of the best tourist places in India. It is believed that Maharaja Ranjit Singh kept a treasure worth Rs. 30 lakhs (A Kingly sum then) and precious jewels as well as gold and silver in the fort under the guard of 2000 soldiers. The Royal treasury of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.