Stare down from India's Mehrangarh Fort onto the city of Jodhpur far below. Perched 122 meters (400 feet) above the city, the first foundation for the fort was laid in the 15th century. The fort is surrounded by massive stone walls that are pitted and scored from centuries of attacks from invading armies. It is so massive that Rudyard Kipling called it "the work of giants". Mehrangarh houses the Maharaja's palace, a museum, several temples and, tucked away in the back, an extensive garden. Even though this is easily one of the best known and most photographed forts in all of India, it is perhaps best known for the view down to the city below, where virtually every rooftop has been painted different shades of blue, giving Jodhphur the moniker "Blue City". They city is well connected by road, rail and air to all major cities and towns. Mehrangarh is an amazing sight to behold and will no doubt draw you back again for yet another photograph.
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- Location: Jodhphur, India