Mehrangarh-Fort

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur Rajasthan India.

Mehrangarh fort is the on of most popular and largest fort in the whole Rajasthan India. It is also the most magnificent fort in Jodhpur. Jodhpur is a most popular tourist place in Rajasthan India. There are many kind of different tourist Palace. Mehrangarh Fort is the most famous fort in Jodhpur Rajasthan. That is situated on a steep hill. It was founded by Rao Jodha in 12th May 1459. The Mehrangarh Fort can be reached from the city, 5 kms below, through a circular road.

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It was constructed to give a safer place to the king Jodha. The fort has been a witness to the splendour of a bygone era. The beauty and the grandeur of numerous palaces in the fort narrate a saga of hard sandstones yielding to the chisels of skilled Jodhpuri sculptures. To enter the Mehrangarh fort, seven gates have to be crossed. Some of these gates still bear marks of many a siege that this fort has withstood. Its very hard to imagine how any invader even thought of conquering this fort, which at places has 17 feet thick and 68 feet high walls.

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