Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
stands a hundred feet in splendor on a perpendicular cliff,four
hundred feet above the sky line of Jodhpur. Burnished red sand stone, imposing,invincible
and yet with a strange haunting beauty that beckons. Much has been written about
the Citadel of the Sun, for truly, it is one of the most impressive in all Rajasthan.
So colossal are its proportions that Rudyard Kipling called it " work of giants". Today, it is acknowledged as one of the best preserved fort in India. The most magnificent
fort in Jodhpur is the Mehrangarh Fort. It is situated on a 150m high hill. Rao
Jodha, the then chief of Rathore clan, constructed it in 1459. There are a number
of attractions within the fort like several palaces, galleries,a museum, temples
and so on.