Mehrangarh fort is a maze of marvels, not knowing what the next
doorway might lead to. In front of a large gate of the Fort, there is
a local man of Jodhpur who has long beared and dressed in traditional
threads with sword, hookah, turban, and shield welcoming the tourists.
Also there are a lot of local musicians who are singing Rajasthani
Inside the Mehrangarh fort there are carefully preserved and well
maintained royal artifacts which are Jewel House, Ajit Vilas,
Durbar-e-Khash, Moti Mahal, Sukh Mahal and Phool Mahal.
Jewel House has a wonderful collection of jewellery including diamond
eyebrows held by hooks over the ears. There are also palanquins,
howdahs and ornate royal cradles, all marvelously preserved and
Phool Mahal upstairs was built by Akhai Singh as a hall of private
audience, it displays exhibits of 18th century.
Durbar-e-Khash is famous for the portraits of the former rulers, the
lavishly guilded ceiling and the jodhpur coat of arms displayed above
the royal couch.
Umaid Vilas exhibits Rajput miniatures.
Ajit Vilas has a fascinating collection of musical instruments and
Vilas, Khabka Mahal, Chandan Mahal, Long Balcony and the Moti Mahal
were constructed at the end of the 16th century. The
ceiling and the walls of the fort are gracefully decorated with
lattice work on the windows. Inside the fort a series of palaces and
courtyards welcome the visitor. Apartments of the palace has a
wonderful collection of the trappings of the Indian royalty. The fort
also exhibits large and unusual wooden statues which are wonderfully
decorated Through the various avenues and routes of the complex you
will reach at the roof of the fort. From the top of the roof amazing
view of the entire Jodhpur can be seen.