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Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur in Jodhpur

Summer: March-May (24°C - 45°C)

Winter: November-February  (5°C - 20°C)

Monsoon: June-September

Best time to visit:  October – March

Opening Time: 09.00 a.m.
Closing Time: 05:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: N/A

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  60
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  100
Video Camera:  200
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  400
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  100
Video Camera:  200
Jodhpur in Rajasthan has often been called the artisan’s dreamland. The most exquisite of the architectural wonders of Jodhpur is Mehrangarh fort which is also one of the largest forts in India.
The fort is built at a height of about 400 ft. on a rocky hill overlooking Jodhpur city and was formerly the home to the Rajput ruling clan of Rathores. The fort has a rich history spanning over 5 centuries and houses a unique display of Rajput masterpieces. The fort has been constantly rated as a must-see by travellers all over the world and is the winner of the 2013 Travellers' Choice award.
The fort has incredibly designed structures and passageways dotted with intricate carvings. The majestic Jodhpur City with blue-painted houses can be seen from the fort. The galleries at the museum in the fort display unique Rajput history and culture. At one of the galleries, the famed sword of King Akbar is showcased along with ancient manuscripts, paintings and textiles. The second gallery displays a wide array of weaponry like swords, axes and daggers.
Beautiful Palaces like Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal (with inimitable mirror work), huge gates and open courtyards preserve the fort’s imperial charm.


Road: Located near NH 65 and State Highway 16, Mehrangarh Fort is easily accessible from all corners of the city. Prefer taxis and autos over public transport which is not very comfortable

Railway: Jodhpur Junction is only about 3 km. from the fort. Autos and cabs are easy to find outside the station.

Airway: Jodhpur Airport, about 6 km. away, offers excellent connectivity with Delhi and Mumbai. Taxis and autos are the preferred means of transport available outside the air terminal.