If you want to take royal experience the deep history and culture of Jodhpur, Mehrangarh Fort will be the flawless destination for the same. The fort is perfect example of epitome of opulence, royalty and luxury.
Mehrangarh or Mehran Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is one of the largest forts in India. 1460, build by Rao Jodha, the fort is established 410 feet above the city and is appended by impressive thick walls. 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.
There are seven gates. The most famous gates are:
1) Jai Pol ("Gate of Victory"), built by Maharaja Man Singh in 1806 to celebrate his victory in a war with Jaipur and Bikaner.
2) Fateh Pol, built to celebrate a victory over the Mughals in 1707.
3) Dedh Kamgra Pol, which still bears the scars of bombardment by cannonballs.
4) Loha Pol, which is the final gate into the main part of the fort complex. Immediately to the left are the handprints (sati marks) of the ranis who in 1843 immolated themselves on the funeral pyre of their husband, Maharaja Man Singh.