Places To See In Jodhpur

Jodhpur - Destination

Places To See In Jodhpur

Jodhpur - Destination

  • Spoken Language
    English / Hindi
  • Founded by
    Rao Jodha
  • Build In
    1459
  • Area in km²
    78.6 km²

Jodhpur

Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state. It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name. Jodhpur has historically been the capital of the kingdom known as Marwar, which is now part of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert.

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, an epitome of glory and royalty, is amongst the largest and most beautiful forts of India. It is one of the major attractions frequented by tourists from all over the globe. Rudyard Kipling has aptly said that the fort is “a palace that might have been built by Titans and colored by the morning sun”.

Places To See In Jodhpur
Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is popularly known as 'Taj Mahal of Mewar'. It has a marvelous marble cenotaph which was constructed by Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The main memorial is built like a temple, with beautiful domes and finely carved sculptures. Visitors can see here beautiful portraits of the various rulers of Jodhpur. The complex also features a memorial of a peacock that flew into a funeral pyre. Magnificently carved gazebos, an exquisite multi-tiered garden and a small lake surround the cremation ground.

Places To See In Jodhpur
Mandore Garden

Mandore Garden is a beautiful tourist spot near Jodhpur which is 9 kms far away from the main city. The lawn, Royal cenotaphs, Hall of Heroes, a Temple of 33 crore gods, Government Museum are the major attractions of Mandore Garden.

Garden is the attractive one for tourists. The garden was planned in a nice manner with beautiful trees for a pleasant and peaceful environment. Garden of Mandore was spotted with small lakes which are filled with birds and fishes. People can feed the fishes. The feeling we get when roaming in this beautiful garden is so peaceful and away from the city life.