Day 06-jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort

mehrangarhfortSituated on a steep hill, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest in India. 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. Mehrangarh Fort houses a beautiful museum inside the Fort.

Jaswant Thanda

jaswant-thada This white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II is a short distance from the fort road.  The cenotaph built in 1899 was followed by the royal crematorium and three other cenotaphs which stands nearby.  There is a very beautiful marble jali (lattice) work and a there is a fine view from the terrace in front of the cenotaph.