Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

4.7
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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  • Just when you think you’ve seen enough forts comes this place, which is just different enough to hold your interest. A small but steep climb is involved but you can purchase a ride. Audio guides...  more »
  • Huge fort with beautiful city views from the top. You can take the lift to the top and walk down. Worth a visit for 2 hours.  more »
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  • A very good historical place. Beautiful architecture and great view to the blue city. 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.
  • Awesome fort!! From the top of the fort you can see the blue city. Amazing architecture. 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!
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