Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur, All You Need to Know Before Visit

Mehrangarh Fort is the heart of the Jodhpur city. It is situated at an altitude of about 125 meters and the symbol of India’s rich past. Rao Jodha laid the foundations of the fort in the 15th century but Maharaja Jaswant Singh completed it. The fort has main four gates; generally, the fort has seven gates (pole), while the eighth is a secret door. There are countless turrets. Fort is surrounded by a high ten kilometers long wall. The fort is invisible from the outside but it is connected to the winding roads.

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur

The fort has wonderfully carved doors and latticed windows. Particularly Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Sileh food, Daulat Khana has a different focus. These palaces furnished in Indian dynasties and awesome collection of stuff. It has many Palkian, elephants sink, various styles, miniatures, musical instruments, costumes and furniture collection.

The fort is known as the morning bird. The Rao Jodha was the 24th child of the King Ranmal. He was the 15th ruler of Jodhpur. After some day of ruling he felt that Mondor fort is unsafe then he planned to make a new fort that will 9 kilometers far from the fort and the castle on the hill. May 12, 1459, by Rao Jodha, laid the foundation of the fort on the hill after Maharaja Jaswant Singh (1638-78) complete whole pending work. It has eight beautiful gates but only seven gates were opened. Now It has become a secret mystery. The first gate of the fort has sharp spikes that were saved from the elephant assault.

There are too many interesting stories behind creating these beautiful gates. History said that Maharaja Man Singh built Jaypol door after the victory of Jaipur and Bikaner in 1806. Maharaja Ajit Singh built Fateh Poll or Victory Gate after his victory over the Mughals. Mehrangarh Fort is the major tourist destinations of the country. Time magazine has listed it as the best fort of Asia in the 15th century, when you plan to visit Rajasthan tour then you should definitely see it with Kabira Tours.