Citadel of the Sun

“A palace that might have been built by Titans and colored by the morning Sun” – Rudyard Kipling

Jodhpur 9

Jodhpur 2

Mehrangarh Fort, is one of the largest forts in India and one of the most impressive in Rajasthan. Mehrangarh stands 400 feet above the ground and boasts of rich courtly history and religious pilgrimage. Rao Jodha (r. 1438-89) led the construction of the fort. The fort was named Mehrangarh, meaning ‘fort of the sun’ – a reference to the Rathore clan mythical descent from the sun god Surya. The mighty wall rises in places to a height of 120 feet and is 70 feet thick.

The timings for the visit are 9.00am to 5.00 pm and the ticket prices are as under:

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Travel more to find your surprise :)

Perception

The beauty of nature will never stop surprising you…. Go ahead give yourself a treat. We shot this pic on our bike ride from Mcleodganj to Dainkund Peak. The odd symmetry between trees and the view of the Dauladhar range seemed amazing 🙂

You can explore more on here https://untraveledroutes.wordpress.com/2015/01/17/adventure-ride-to-dainkund-peak/. In case you are planning a bike ride to the destination just have a glance at the link it certainly will help 🙂

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