Perched atop a rocky promontory and overlooking the surrounding plains, Mehrangarh Fort and its towering walls rank among the most iconic landmarks in the country. Built in the 1450s by the rulers of the Marwar Kingdom, the fortress bears cannonball scars from the battles it saw in the following centuries. On your way up to the castle, you can marvel at the fortifications that rise 125 m (410 ft) above the city, sticking straight up from the hill's rock face. Explore the museum within to learn more about the fort's history and see an extensive collection of rare arms, armor, artwork, and other artifacts from the region. From the top of the battlements, lined with antique cannons, you'll get a sweeping view over the city and the landscape below. Make Mehrangarh Fort a part of your Jodhpur vacation plans using our Jodhpur trip planner.
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Mehrangarh Fort reviews
its one of the biggest tourist destination in the jodhpur city also the biggest fort in rajasthan after the jaipur amer fort Like any other forts this fort is also quite huge & massive You will... more »
I am always fascinated with forts and thought to visit this fort. It is one of the majestic fort I have ever been to. It's very well maint and clean. The place offers you with a guide or an audio... more »
Awesome fort!! A very good historical place. Beautiful architecture and great view to the blue city. From the top of the fort you can see the blue city. And the museum is also well maintained. You can click amazing pictures over here! Also there is lift to go the top of the fort good for people who can't walk! A very beautiful scenic location. Awesome for click your beautiful pictures. History lovers are definitely like this place. Its museum contains many things from history. It would be liked by the people who love to know about its history, past culture. In one word this place is awesome.
What a stunning fort. The most intricate work I have ever seen. You could spend an entire day here and still want to stay more. Absolutely stunning. Marvellous. If you do not visit this place, you are missing out a lot of pleasure. I mean, its just incredibly gorgeous and they have maintained it with all it's glory.
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