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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
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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. For Mehrangarh Fort and beyond, use our Jodhpur vacation planner to get the most from your Jodhpur vacation.
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  • When you think you have seen most types of forts and palaces, you discover yet another wonderful one. Definitely worth a visit 
  • Its a very beautiful Fort with lots of Cannon. It's museum is also very good. The view from this fort is also very beautiful. 
  • The fort is the main attraction of Jodhpur city. It is well maintained and has an interesting collection. We hired a guide (Rs. 300) to take us through the collection and fort rooms. We spent close to...  more »
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  • Well maintained medieval fort with a excellent museums and exhibits. Great views of the city from the top floors. Ensure you get to see and photograph the mirror Palace (Sheesh Mahal) Make sure to use the Audio guide. Always full of tourists during the in season Oct - Feb. The place does have a lot of walking and climbing so if you have any health issues make sure to keep sufficient time for the visit
  • Definitely its the prime attraction in Jodhpur! Amazing Fort with large museum if you are interested in such things! Offers fantastic views of the city! Recently paid facility of lift is added for one way! But avoid the lift unless you are really need it!
  • Huge two hundred years old structure. Beautiful place clean and well maintained. Moti Mahal , sheesh Mahal, Phool mahal are the highlights.
  • Super fort in rajasthan . If you take photo for out side super . But there inside shop is not good because I sold there some clouth coler going thatwhy
  • This fort is awesome from far as well as when you approach it. The majestic walls, gateways and jaali windows inspire awe in you as walk through this fort. It is well maintained, clean and with signboards everywhere it is easy to go from one place to another. We took the audio guide option and managed to cover all of it in about a couple of hours. It was a hot day and we felt quite relieved to be inside the museum areas of the palace. The museum has a good collection of palkis, weaponry, paintings, etc. All very interesting from a historical perspective. A must visit if you are visiting Jodhpur!