MEHRANGARH FORT AND MUSEUM
The Jodhpur Fort, Sodagaran Mohalla, Jodhpur, RJ 342006 Directions
Treasures of Mehrangarh, Costumes and Textiles, Educational and Outreach Programme, Guided Tours, Events, Collections, Heritage Walks, Arms and Armour, Decorative Arts, Research and Conservation, Festivals, Tents and Furnishings, Paintings & Exhibitions
Mehrangarh Fort and Museum has a unique significance as a repository of the history of art and culture. The Mehrangarh Fort of the 15th century is an ancient fortress that is now a museum with cannons, paintings, and lavish royal palanquins. The walls of the fort are up to 36 m high and 21 m long and surround with beautifully carved red sandstone palaces and exquisite temple architecture. The museum displays one of the famous and best-preserved collections of excellence and applied techniques from the Mughal period of Indian history.
Price: Domestic Guests - ₹100
Domestic Guests (Sr. citizen, Student, Para Military personnel) - ₹50
Elevator (one-way) - ₹50
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UMAID PALACE MUSEUM
Umed Bhawan Palace Road, Jodhpur, RJ 342006 Directions
Car Collection, Marble Squash Courts, Vintage Cars, Architecture, Arms and Armour, Decorative Arts and Events, Textiles and Costume, Paintings, Kids Program, Palace & Heritage Walks
Umaid Bhawan Palace is a magnificent piece of heritage of Rajasthan, and a landmark of modern Jodhpur. The castle has one thing as familiar with the historic Taj Mahal in palm court marble from Agrathe used in its building. It holds exclusive hunting-themed furniture and a broad array of alcoholic beverages and cigars. You can take a heritage walk through historical monuments and relive a fascinating bygone period brought to life. And also, it offers a unique set of antique clocks and a large banner raised by Queen Victoria holds special interests for the visitors.
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SARDAR GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Maliyo Street, Baldev Ram Mirdha, Paota, Sri Ganganagar, Jodhpur, RJ 342001 Directions
Miscellaneous Objects, Stone Sculptures, Art, Craft, Terracotta, Coins, Collection, Archaeological Section, Armory and Historical, Architecture, Arms, Inscriptions & Miniature Paintings
Sardar Government Museum has displayed an extensive collection of 400 stone sculptures, thousands of paintings in miniature. The site is divided into four archaeological areas, armoury, arts and crafts show, and historical section. The exhibits history dates back to nearly the sixth century. The museum's pride is the paintings with different royalties and the Jain Tirthankaras. Convenient parking is also available.
Price: Entry Fees:
Indians - ₹20
Foreigners - ₹100