Visit Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur with tuk tuk
On your tuk-tuk ride visiting the prominent tourist sites around the city of Jodhpur, the massive hill fort of Mehrangarh is definitely a must-visit place for any tourists when in here. Regared as one of the largest forts in India, the fort was built in around 1459 and situated 125 m above the city. Its architecture is highlighted by imposing thick walls surrounding the complex. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and extensive courtyards. Mehrangarh fort has seven gates and two of them are named with the meaning of "victory gate" to commemorate the victory over outer armies. The imprints of the impact of cannonballs fired by attacking armies of Jaipur can still be seen on one from these gates. The museum in the Mehrangarh fort is one of the most well-stocked museums in Rajasthan. The museum exhibits the heritage of the Rathores in arms, costumes, paintings and decorated period. Your visit here by tuk-tuk will be on a winding road connecting the fort and the city below before reaching the next stops and free time in the local markets for shopping.