Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur located at an altitude of 150 meters on an elevated hill.This magnificent fort was built by Rao Jodha in 1459 AD The fort can be reached by road from the city of Jodhpur. The seven gates of the fort at the second gate where visitors shells during the war can see the marks made by. Kirat Singh Soda, a warrior who will defend the fort against the armies of Amber had fallen, in honor of an umbrella. A dome-shaped canopy umbrella of the Rajput pride and dignity to express the rich culture is created.
Maharaja Man Singh of Bikaner and Jaipur Jai Pol Gate armies was created to celebrate his victory. Another gate in memory of his victory against the Mughals Fateh pole was erected by Maharaja Ajit Singh. Part of the fort has been converted into a museum which has a large collection of royal palanquins. The museum has 14 rooms the royal weapons, ornaments, and costumes are decorated. In addition, visitors here Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesha Mahal, and four rooms can also see the castle tableau.
Moti Mahal, also known as the Pearl Palace, the fortress is the largest room. The palace was built by Raja Sur Singh, where he met his people. Here, tourists ‘Srinagar outpost’, can also see traces of the imperial throne. Here are five hidden from the balcony where King heard five queens court proceedings. Flower Palace Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest period rooms. It was the palace of the king’s private chamber. It is also known as the Palace of the flowers, it has a roof which is fine embroidered gold. Maharaja Abhay Singh, the palace built in the 18th century. It is believed that the Mughal warrior, Srbulnd King Khan after winning the gold was looted from Ahmedabad. The reign of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II Ragamala painting royal portraits and the palace were brought.
Glass palace is adorned with beautiful mirror work. Painted glass palace visitor can see the work of religious figures. The “Hall of Mirrors” is also known as. A Takht villa, which was built by Takhat Singh, also can be seen. The last ruler of Jodhpur and the Mehrangarh fort inhabitants. Both traditional and colonial architectural styles of villa displays.
Tableau palace, where the royal court are women saw the official proceedings, a beautiful palace. Currently, the palace is a vast collection of royal cots. Crib, gilt mirrors and birds, elephants, and are decorated with figures of fairies.
History of Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Fort-Jodhpur ,It was built on advice of a saint in 1459 to establish an impregnable head-quarter. This Fort is one of the best in India with its exquisitely latticed windows, carved panels, elaborately adorned windows and walls of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal. A collection of musical instruments, palanquins, royal costumes, furniture and the cannons on the fort’s ramparts are well preserved.