Mehrangarh fort Jodhpur History, Timings, Entry fees and Route info.
This fort was built during the reign of Rao Jodha in 1438 AD. The fort walls stand at a height of 118 ft and width 69 ft. There are 7 entry gates to the fort which were built by 7 rulers at different times. The museum inside the fort displays the artefacts from Rajasthan Royal families and Mughal emperors as well. Jaswant Singh renovated the fort during 1638 -1678. This fort stretches over an area of 5 Km and was built on a hilltop at 125 mt high.
Mehrangarh, Where Mihir means Sun God and Garh means fort which was derived from Sanskrit.
The fort is known for its beautiful latticed windows, shaped panels, intricately coloured windows.
Important Sightings inside Mehrangarh Fort
- Moti Mahal,
- Phool Mahal
- Sheesh Mahal
- Zenana Dude
- Takht Vilas and
- Jhanki Mahal.
- Chamundi Devi Mandir, dedicated to Goddess Durga.
- Nagnechiaji Mandir, dedicated to Kuldevi.
Mehrangarh fort Jodhpur Entry fees
|S.No||Entry for||Ticket Cost|
|1||Foreign Guest (Includes Audio)||Rs.600|
|2||Foreign Student with Valid ID Card||Rs.400|
|4||Indian Adult (Senior Citizen, Student with valid ID proof, Para-Military Personnel)||Rs.50|
|7||Elevator One Way||Rs.50|
|10||Audio Guide (Concession)||Rs.120|
Best Time to visit: Oct-Feb.
Tourists flow will be high during Nov, Dec, Jan and Feb months.
Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur Timings
9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Daily.
How to reach Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur?
- The nearest airport is at Jodhpur which is 9 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Rai Ka Bagh which is 5 Km away.
- The direct bus is available from Bus and Railway station.
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