Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur : Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur Mehrangarh Fort is approx 6 Km from the city and situated at 400 feet above the city level. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards.
Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur : It is must to see tourist place.
tourist places Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur
tourist places Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur : There are seven gates in fort including Jayapol (built by Maharaja Man Singh), Fattehpol (built by Maharaja Ajit Singh). Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur tourist places in Jodhpur The museum in the Mehrangarh fort is one of the most well-stocked museums in Rajasthan. The Mehrangarh Fort has got variety and plenty of worth seeing collections. It has got plenty of galleries like
1. Moti Mahal - The Pearl Palace ; It is the largest of the Mehrangarh Museum's. Moti Mahal has five alcoves leading onto hidden balconies, believed to be built for his five queens to listen in on court proceeding.
2. Sheesha Mahal - The Hall Of Mirrors ; The mirror-work includes large, regular pieces.
3. Takhat Vilas - Maharaja Takhat; Takhat Vilas is an interesting blend of styles, most traditional, but some, like the glass balls on the ceiling, testifying to the modern age which arrived with the British.
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4. Elephant's howdahs - The howdahs were a kind of two-compartment wooden seat (mostly covered with gold and silver embossed sheets), which were fastened on to the elephant's back.
5. Palanquins - Palanquins were a popular means of travel and circumambulation for the ladies of the nobility.
6. Daulat Khana -
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7. Armoury - Rare collection of armour from every period in Jodhpur.
8. Paintings - This Gallery displays colours of Marwar-Jodhpur, the finest example of Marwar paintings.
9.The Turban Gallery - It display the many different types of turbans once prevalent in Rajasthan; every community, region and, indeed, festival having had its own head-gear.
10. The Folk Music Instruments Gallery - There are a number of different types and kinds of folk musical instruments, some particular to a group or community, and some to a region.

Time Required for Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur : It is 6 Km from Jodhpur city and you can go there by Auto. There is Ticket on nominal charges. You can go to top flore by lift and return by walking.
3-4 hours for complete visit (Do NOT Hurry).

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