Top Destination In Jodhpur

1. Mehrangarh Fort

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The Mehrangarh fort was built around 1459 by the Rajput ruler Rao Jodha, although most of the existing structure dates back to the 17th century. Inside its boundaries, there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and spacious courtyards, as well as a museum containing various relics. A winding road leads down to the city.

2. Jaswant Thada

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Jaswant Thada was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur in 1899 in memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, and serves as the cremation ground for the royal Rajput family of Marwar.

3. Umaid Bhawan Palace

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Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the largest private residences in the world. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. It is named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, the grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh. It is the main residence of the former royal family of Jodhpur. A part of the palace is not a residence. The foundation stone of the building was laid by Maharaja Umaid Singh on 18 November 1929 and the construction work was completed in 1943.

4. Mandor Garden

Mandor Garden was the cremation site of the royal family, which was spread over a large area. Quiet and peaceful, a little away from the city. There is a small museum inside the complex for which you need to buy a separate ticket. We spent a little time with one of those musical instrument players that you will find at almost every tourist destination in Rajasthan. A nice place to spend some time.

5. Ghantaghar

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The Ghantaghar of Jodhpur was built 200 years ago in the 19th century by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, Sardar Singh. It is said that this clock in the clock tower was bought from a company that built the clock tower in London. After the construction of the clock tower of Jodhpur, gradually the market was established here and around the clock tower, the market began to shine and Sardar Market was established here. This market was named after Maharaja Sardar Singh Ji of Jodhpur.

6. Toor Ji well step

Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well) was built in Jodhpur in the 1740s by a Queen, Maharaja Abhay Singh’s Consort, continuing an age-old tradition that Royal women would build public water works. Like all terraced wells, the steps follow a fluctuating water table to provide easy access throughout the year.

7. Kaylana Lake

Kaylana Lake is located 8 km west of Jodhpur. It is an artificial lake, which was built by Pratap Singh in 1872. In ancient times this area had palaces and gardens built by the two rulers of Jodhpur – Bhim Singh and Takht Singh. These were destroyed to form Kaylana Lake. The lake is situated between igneous rocky land formations.