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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur

The Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. It is situated in Jodhpur city, just 5 km from town. Visitors can be reached from the city through a circular road. The red sandstone fort domination the city has the appearance of an elegant peacock and so it is also known as Mordhwaj Garh. The fort was built in 1459 by Rao Jodha who was the fifteenth Rathore ruler. He wanted to shift his capital from Mandore that’s why he built this fort.

The Museum
The museum in the Mehrangarh fort is one of the finest in Rajasthan and certainly the best laid out. In this museum visitors can see the interesting collection of old royal palanquins, weapons, musical instruments, wood antique furniture, paintings, costumes etc. The employees in the palace, dressed in traditional Jodhpuri dress with shield, hookah to welcome the tourists and offer full information related to the various rooms in the palaces, adding some folklore, legends and royal stories in their own style. Visitors can also visit the following temples and palaces. These are the tourist attraction places in this fort.

1) National Geolgical Monument
2) The Chamunda Mataji Temple
3) Chamunda Devi Temple
4) Moti Mahal - The Pearl Palace
5) Sheesha Mahal - The Hall Of Mirrors
6) Phool Mahal - The Palace Of Flowers
7) Takhat Vilas - Maharaja Takhat Singh's Chamber.

The Mehrangarh fort is often described as one of the largest fort in India. Thousand of tourists have visited this fort. Today, Jodhpur is a developed city. All modern facilities are available here. There are also wide ranges of Hotels available here. Cheapest hotel are also available in Jodhpur.

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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, India

Mehrangarh Fort wallpaper

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Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, India

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur

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Chamunda Devi Temple in Mehrangarh fort

Chamunda Devi temple in evening

Beautiful seen of Mehrangarh Fort

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