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Mehrangarh, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is one of the largest forts in India. Construction began in 1459 and has continued into the 20th century. The fort is situated 125 m (410 ft) above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards, including galleries of paintings, textiles, and weapons.