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Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India

Mehrangarh Fort

JODHPUR, NOV 30,(UITV): Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur is one amongst the biggest forts in forts. it's conjointly the foremost impressive fort in Jodhpur, in fact, within the whole Rajasthan. The fort is amongst the popular tourer places in the Republic of India. it's located on a one hundred fifty m high hill. Rao Jodha based it in 1459. The Mehrangarh Fort may be reached from the town, 5 km below, through a circular road.

Seven gates need to be crossed to succeed in the fort. The gates still bear the marks of the assorted battles fought within the bygone era. Its second gate still stands witness to canon ball hits by offensive armies of Jaipur throughout wars. one amongst the gates is Jayapol, which means triumph. it had been engineered by maharajah Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur and Bikaner armies. Another gate, Fattehpol, once more which means triumph, was engineered by maharajah Ajit Singh as a celebration for defeating the Mughals.

Other attractions of Mehrangarh Fort, Rajasthan embrace many palaces within the fort, with their sprawling and big courtyards. One amongst the fort's palaces, The Moti Mahal or the Pearl Palace, has the royal throne of Jodhpur, the Srinagar Chowki. The fort conjointly has galleries, temples, etc. To the left of the Mehrangarh Fort is that the Chhatri of a soldier, Kirat Singh Soda. it's the spot wherever he fell whereas defensive the fort against the armies of Amber.

The Mehrangarh Fort, with its beauty, is that exactly what somebody is talking about of the exertions and talent of the Jodhpuri sculptors.