Remember The Fort Where Bruce Wayne Was Kept In The Dark Knight Rises? It’s Here In India

Mehrangarh Fort
by Shreya Rathod

Marvel vs DC: That is the question. But who wouldn’t get the popcorn ready for a thrilling three hours of The Dark Knight Rises? The superhero film trilogy based on the DC comic series ‘Batman’ is a must-watch! And can we ever skip the ‘OG’ Bruce Wayne? But today, we are talking about one of the locations where the film was shot — Mehrangarh Fort. Do you remember? If not, then let’s refresh your memory!

Underground Prison For The Dark Knight

Mehrangarh Fort

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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ grossed one billion worldwide! But do you remember Bane’s betrayal and his insane dream of destroying Gotham City? Well, after breaking Batman’s back, Bane takes him to an underground prison in Jodhpur. That was the Mehrangarh Fort where the scene was shot! And you can see the beautiful fort in the film as well. If you are a Batman fan and love to travel, then the Mehrangarh Fort is your next stop!

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Mehrangarh Fort Of Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort

Credits: Wikimedia

In Jodhpur, there is a magnificent and ancient site called Mehrangarh Fort. A Rajputana symbol, this place is spread across 1,200 acres. The place is known for its expansive courtyards and intricate carvings. In addition to this, the fort houses palaces Sheesha Mahal, Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana. There is also a museum that houses antique collections of furniture, musical instruments, miniatures, etc.

If you want to see something unique, there is a turban gallery that has preserved different types of turbans. And a collection of the finest Marwar paintings. You can also see an extensive collection of armouries including sword hilts studded with rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other gems. The Daulat Khana houses some of the most precious paintings of the Mughal era. The fort has a series of seven gates — and each is significant. The Jai Pol is a symbol of victory and was built by Maharaja Man Singh. The origin of Jodhpur is credited to the ruler of the Rathore Clan — Rao Jodha.

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So, when are you planning a visit here? Comment below if you have visited the fort and share your experience.

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