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    Great View from the Ramparts

    by keeweechic Written May 13, 2006

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    There is an excellent view of the city from here. Looking down from the ramparts, there is a sheer drop of 37m. A large wooden wheel is at one end which used to help bring the water up to the fort.

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    Belgian Christmas Tree Balls

    by keeweechic Written May 13, 2006

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    Takhat Vilas, has wall paintings of Krishna Lila and dancing girls and its ceiling has strong wooden beams and Belgian Christmas tree balls.

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    The Zenana

    by keeweechic Written May 13, 2006

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    The upper storeys around the courtyard were part of the zenana from where the royal ladies could look down on the activities in the courtyard. Zenana’s are the women’s apartments where they secluded.

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    Hidden Balconies

    by keeweechic Written May 13, 2006

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    The Moti Mahal has five alcoves which lead onto hidden balconies. It was there that the five queens are believed to have listened to court proceedings. The wooden ceiling is adorned in gold leaf.

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    The Tomb

    by keeweechic Written May 11, 2006

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    As you approach the foot of the centotaph from the walkway alongside the lake you will see the tomb of Jaswant Thada on the left. There are three other memorials on the grounds.

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    Visit the Jaswant Thada

    by Luchonda Updated Jul 9, 2005

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    This is a cenotaph of many Marahadjas in the 19th century, a little bit on non beaten paths, the interior of the temple is super, the environment a beauty for your eyes of the camera.

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    Palace for Maharaja - JASWANT THADA

    by Vija_v Updated Jun 22, 2005

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    This was some small palace near to the fort and as i remember it is built in the honor of some Maharaja- King Jaswant.

    That was nice, quiet small building, and for 100% made from marble.

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    Mehrangarh Fort

    by Vija_v Updated Jun 22, 2005

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    Jodhpur also has a very big fort and it looks really beautiful. It takes some 15-20 minutes to walk there from the city center, but the view from there to the blue city is uunforgettable.

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    Jaswant Thadha

    by umashanker Written May 18, 2005

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    The beauty of Jaswant Thada gives you different pleasure from different angles.The stairs of this monument gives you different joy to see, ride and sit on it.

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    Carved Marble Piller

    by umashanker Written May 18, 2005

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    There are many small palaces in the Mehrangarh Fort.In this glass place the beauty of carved marble piller is marvellous.

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    First floor of Mehrangarh

    by umashanker Written May 18, 2005

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    This is multistory fort and you reach to this compound which is very spacious to have get together.From This compund we entered in big hall there was good collection of Palkis of medival times.

    beautifull carved Jharokhas
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    Sardar Bazaar

    by munki Updated Mar 17, 2005

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    The bazaar lies in the centre of the old town near the clock tower. Its small shops sell everything from local vegetables to silver jewellery.

    Sardar  Bazaar

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    Jaswant Thada memorial

    by munki Updated Mar 17, 2005

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    This pillared marble memorial is a 10- minute walk north of the fort or you can ask an auto-rickshaw driver for a lift for a few rupees.

    Jaswant Thada memorial

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    Mehrangarh Fort carved balconies

    by munki Updated Mar 17, 2005

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    The old palace is used as a museum now. The sandstone walls and balconies have been beautifully carved.

    Mehrangarh Fort carved balconies

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    Mehrangarh Fort old cannons

    by munki Updated Mar 17, 2005

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    The ramparts of the fort still contain the old cannons used to defend the city from invaders.

    Old cannon at Mehrangarh Fort

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