View of Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur city in Rajasthan, India.
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A castle of centuries. Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur
As the sun sets, casting a warm glow on the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, a magical view unfolds. Amidst this scene stands Mehrangarh Fort, housed atop a rocky hill. This fort was the seat of power for the Rathore dynasty, witnessing both victory and challenges. The current architecture was developed over 500 years, starting with its foundation by then-ruler Rao Jodha in 1459.
This fort is not just a relic; it is a piece of Rajasthan's culture. Within the meandering depths of this fort, secrets of the past come to life within a chain of palaces: Moti Mahal, Sheesha Mahal, Sileh Khana, Phool Mahal and Daulat Khana. Each of these architectural gems carries its own story, a chapter from Rajasthan's illustrious history. Venturing further, the museum here features palanquins fit for royalty, ornate howdahs and musical instruments.