The Mehrangarh Fort, Situated at an altitude of about 125 metres, the Mehrangarh Fort is spread over an area of 5 sq.km in the heart of the city of Jodhpur. This is one of the largest forts in india.The fort has been a witness to the splendour of bygone era. The beauty and the grandeur of numerous palaces in the fort narrates a saga of hard sandstones yielding to the chisels of skilled Jodhpuri sculptures.The Mehrangarh Fort has seven gates of which the noted ones are the Jayapol - built by Maharaja Man Singh in 1806; Fatehpol or the Victory Gate - built by Maharaja Ajit Singh; and the Lohapol or the Iron Gate.
Inside the Mehrangarh fort, a series of courtyards and palaces greet the visitor. One can experience the royal ambience during their vacation in Jodhpur. The palace apartments house a splendid collection of the trappings of the Indian royalty. The Mehrangarh Fort is visited by thousands of tourists every year who come to have a glimpse of the artillery system of the Rajput warriors. You may also enjoy a bird's eye view of the Jodhpur city from the Mehrangarh fort.