Rajasthan Safari
Book online or call: +91- 9811175768 Home - About Us - Contact Us - Email - Reservation
Rajasthan Forts & PalacesRajasthan Forts & PalacesRajasthan Forts & Palaces
Travel
Tool Kits »
Airlines Schedule
Airlines Schedule
Railway Schedule
Railway Schedule
Weather Information
Weather Information
Currency Converter
Currency Converter

Time Zone
Time Zone
Rajasthan SafariRajasthan Safari
Book online or call: +91- 9811175768 Espanol French Deutsch Portugues Italian English  Japanese Korean Time in India : Date
Home :: Rajasthan Forts & Palaces :: Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

The Mehrangarh Fort ("Majestic Fort") is located on the hilltop that rises sharply at the city of Jodhpur. With its 68 ft wide and 117 ft high walls soaring 400 ft above the city the fort dominates the surrounding plains and appears very majestic and impregnable. The Mehrangarh Fort was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 when he shifted his capital from Mandore.

The palaces in the fort were constructed by Rao Jodha Singh from 1459 onwards in an informal pattern over several centuries and have its own architectural features, such as narrow staircases leading to the royal residence, carved panels and porches, elaborately adorned walls and brilliant stained glass windows, that create vibrant mosaics on the floors with the play of light. The various buildings inside the fort now serve as Mehrangarh museum now which hosts a well preserved collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture and cannons on the fort's ramparts.

The fort has seven gates of which the noted ones are the Jayapol, built by Maharaja Man Singh in 1806; Fatehpol or the Victory Gate built by Maharaja Ajit Singh; and the Lohapol or the Iron Gate. The 15 handprints, the sati marks of Maharaja Man Singh's widows who threw themselves upon his funeral pyre in 1843, can be seen beside the Lohapol. On the wall, one can see the strategically located cannons.

The Mehrangarh Fort encloses many palaces, which are known for their intricate carvings and sprawling courtyards. These are as follows :

Phool Mahal or 'Flower Palace'
The Jodhpur Coat of Arms is kept in the Phool Mahal. Walls of this Flower Palace is covered with paintings depicting various musical moods.

Sukh Mahal or 'Pleasure Palace'
This is a magnificient summer palace on the Sukh Mahal Lake surrounded by lush beautiful gardens.It is believed that an underground tunnel runs from the Sukh Mahal to the old palace.

Moti Mahal or the Pearl Palace
Moti Mahal or the Pearl Palace has a delicately carved stone screen and treasures the Sringar Chowki, royal throne of Jodhpur Exquisitely decorated ceilings and walls, with delicate latticework on the windows. Large and unusual wooden statues, painted bright, adorned a palace section amongst an assortment of princely cradles. It is a labyrinth of wonders, not knowing what the next doorway might lead to. These palaces have fabulous collection of trappings of Indian royalty including a superb collection of palanquins, elephant howdahs, miniature paintings of various schools, musical instruments, costumes and furniture.

Best Rajasthan Tour Packages
- Forts and Palaces Tour
- Glimpses of Rural Rajasthan
- Rajasthan Village Tour
- Heritage Tour of Rajasthan
- Rajasthan With Golden Beaches
- Rajasthan with South India
- Rajasthan Imperial Tours
- Rajasthan With Taj Mahal
- Best of Rajasthan Tour
- Royal Palaces of Rajasthan
- Pushkar With Golden Triangle
- Rajasthan Vacation Tour
- Caravan with Camel
- Rajasthan Divine Tour
- Rajasthan Pilgrimage Tour

QUERY FORM
(* represents compulsory fields)

* Name
* Country
* Phone
(Include
Country
/Area Code)
* Email
* Tentative
Month
of Travel
Duration
of Travel
in India
(Approx.)
No. of
People
Travelling
Type of Hotels
* Describe
Your Travel
Plan
/Requirements

Rajasthan Desert Safari
Rajasthan Jeep Safari
Rajasthan Camel Safari
Rajasthan Horse Safar
Rajasthan Elephant Safari


Rajasthan Safari Tour Packages
Elephant Safari Rajasthan | Elephant Adventure Rajasthan | Camel Safari Rajasthan Tour | Horse Safari Rajasthan Tour | Rajasthan Desert Safari Tour | Rajasthan Jeep Safari Tour

Rajasthan Travel GuideRajasthan Travel GuideRajasthan Travel Guide
Ajmer Tourism Guide | Alwar Tourism Guide | Bharatpur Tourism Guide | Bikaner Tourism Guide | Chittaurgarh Tourism Guide | Jaipur Tourism Guide | Jaisalmer Tourism Guide | Jodhpur Tourism Guide | Kota Tourism Guide | Mount Abu Tourism Guide

Rajasthan Forts & PalacesRajasthan Forts & PalacesRajasthan Forts & Palaces
Mehrangarh Fort | Jaisalmer Fort Jaisalmer | Chittaurgarh Fort | Junagarh Fort Bikaner | Hawa Mahal Jaipur | City Palace Jaipur | City Palace Udaipur | Ajit Bhawan Palace Jodhpur | Umaid Bhawan Palace | Lake Palace Udaipur | Lalgarh Palace Bikaner | Laxmi Vilas Palace Bharatpur | Mansingh Palace Ajmer | Amer Fort Jaipur | Taragarh Fort

North India Travel PackagesNorth India Travel PackagesNorth India Travel Packages
Best North India with Taj Mahal | Best North India Vacation tour | Extensive Northern India Tour with Rajasthan
Glimpses Ladakh Tour | Heritage Pilgrimage North India | Highlights North India Holidays | India North Cultural Tour
Ladakh Sojourn Tour | Nepal North India Packages tour | Nepal Package Tour | Northern India Travel

Rajasthan Safari Offers: Mehrangarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur, Jodhpur Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur Mehrangarh Fort Tour, Mehrangarh Fort Tour Package Jodhpur, Rajasthan Forts, Rajasthan Fort, Forts in Rajasthan, Forts in Rajasthan City, Rajasthan Forts and Palaces, Forts Tour Guide Rajasthan, Rajasthan Forts Tour Package, Rajasthan Forts Tour Operators, Forts Tour Operators in Rajasthan.


Rajasthan Camel Safari | Rajasthan Horse Safari | Rajasthan Elephant Safari | Rajasthan Desert Safari | Rajasthan Jeep Safari | North India Travel Packages
Rajasthan Safari Tour Packages | Best Rajasthan Tour Packages | Rajasthan Travel Guide | Rajasthan Forts & Palaces

Our Other Travel Websites
Rajasthan Tours Rajasthan Visit Travel Rajasthan Tours To Rajasthan
Visit Rajasthan Rajasthan Tourism Royal Rajasthan On Wheels Palace On Wheels
Golden Triangle Tours South India Tours Kerala Tour Packages leh ladakh
India Tours Kerala Tourism Delhi Darshan Tour South India Tour
Delhi Car Rental Indian holiday India Tours Western Himachal Summer Packages

Book online or call: +91- 9811175768 Home - About Us - Contact Us - Email - Reservation
Vardhman VacationsMember of The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO)
All Right © Copyright Vardhman Vacations
 
Rajasthan Camel Safari Rajasthan Elephant Safari Rajasthan Horse Safar Rajasthan Desert Safari