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. Make Mehrangarh Fort a part of your Jodhpur vacation plans using our Jodhpur trip planner .
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  • October 5, 2017
    this place is must visit place in jodhpur. Try to go there early mornings and its really beautiful and weather would be nice. in afternoons weather is hot inn jodhpur. Try ziplining there.. good fun a...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    The stuff you read about in stories from times long gone by. Fairytale-like impressions mixed with massive historic and cultural relevance; from the brutal attempts to conquer the fort, to the archite...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    We went with our intrepid tour to the fort and paid 700RP for audio guide tour and camera ticket It took us around 2 hours to cover the fort which was beautiful Go in the morning as it is very hot The...  more »
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  • April 24, 2017
    The Best Fort we've visited in India so far! Fantastic world heritage with museum to learn more about the city and royal family's history. It's also very well managed and maintained. Museum shop was great as well. It would be better if the lights of the Fort at night can be turned off later, turning off the lights at 9.30pm was a bit too early. The ticket includes audio guide automatically. It would be good to have option without audio guide.
  • July 13, 2017
    The fort is very well preserved, a must visit if you are in Jodhpur with family. Most interesting part is the museum inside the fort, it contains a lot of stuff of historic importance, dresses, palanquins, cannons, swords, cutlery, utensils, etc. One very interesting fact, the resort has a lift for the elderly & disabled to reach the top. After that you can either walk down or you may choose to take the lift down. This is a paid service and you have to take separate tickets for the up & down journey. It'll take you half a day to see everything that is allowed, water & food are available on your way out.👌👌👌👌👌
  • July 6, 2017
    This fort has been really well preserved compared some others in India. The audio tour through the museum was really good and showed off some amazing sections. After the museum we stumbled across a really nice garden that was beautiful and had the flying fox through it. Didn't do the flying fox as it was ridiculously expensive.
  • June 27, 2017
    One of the best fort of India. Well maintained, Ample parking space. Even Drinking water and toilets are there. Minimal charges to visit Museum. Must go for Museum: It will take you internal part of fort and you can see different view of city.
  • July 15, 2017
    Among the most beautiful place, architecturally and historically, that I have visited. The fort looks majestic and can be seen from almost any place in the city. Highly recommended.

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