Step into a world of delicately chiseled jalis, exquisite friezes, stain-glass windows with vibrant colorful mosaics, stunning Zenana palaces, sandstone porches, steep narrow stone stairs, interconnected hallways and corridors that lead to breathtakingly frescoed rooms at the imposing Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
Located atop a steep sandstone hillock, the 125-meter tall Mehrangarh Fort with its imposing turrets and battlements creates a breathtaking panorama that enthralls you into a dream trance. Each of the seven gates that lead to the massive Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India are brilliant and intimidating. The ones that deserve a special mention are the Lohapol with its historic palm prints of the maharanis of Jodhpur who committed sati and the Fatehpol or the gate of victory that was constructed by maharaja Ajit Singh.
Tour the Maan Vilas that displays a royal tent made of deep crimson decorated elaborately with gold embroidery that was seized by maharaja Jaswant Singh in a battle with Aurangzeb.
See the brilliant Moti Mahal with its delicate murals, palanquins, miniature paintings, regal costumes and more.
Be charmed at the glorious Phool Mahal with its wall painted with musical instruments and admire the Rajput taste for lavish luxury as you walk along the corridors of the Sukh Mahal that served as a summer palace for the Jodhpur royalty at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
Also see the magnificent Sileh Khana, Sheesh Mahal, Daulat Khana and the Chamunda Devi Temple during your Mehrangarh Fort tours with Indian Horizons.