"Mehrangarh Fort - Sheesh Mahal" Mehrangarh Fort Tip by Willettsworld

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur: 76 reviews and 251 photos


Mehrangarh's Sheesh Mahal, despite its relatively late date is a fine example of a typical Rajput Sheesh Mahal, very different from the Mughal, though no doubt originally inspired by that immensely popular Mughal fashion.

The mirror-work includes large, regular pieces, rather than an intricate mosaic of tiny fragments; another difference is the superimposition over the mirror-work of brightly painted religious figures made in plaster.

Address: Fateh Pol Rd, Sodagaran Mohalla, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006, India
Phone: +91 291 254 5083
Website: http://www.mehrangarh.org/

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  • Written Nov 14, 2007
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