Top 10 Stunning Places to Visit in Jodhpur


Places to Visit in Jodhpur– The city of Jodhpur, popularly known as the Blue City, is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan, which was founded in 1459 AD by the Rajput Maharaja Rao Jodha ji of the Rathor dynasty, after which the city was named Jodhpur. The city is famous as a popular tourist destination, where you get to see many beautiful palaces, forts, temples and gardens. This city is also called the Sanskrit capital of the state of Rajasthan. And the temples bring alive the historical pride of this place, let us tell you that due to the location of Jodhpur in the heart of Rajasthan, it is also called the heart of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is considered to be the best of the places to visit in India because there is more than one historical monument, garden, palace and lake worth visiting and seeing, in which Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Garden and Kaylana  clubs in jodhpur Lake are quite famous. Therefore, the tourists who come to visit Jodhpur must visit these famous places, this city is also called ‘Surya Nagri’ because the sunlight here lasts longer than other cities of Rajasthan tour.

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest fort in the country, this fort was built by Rao Jodha in the year 1459. This fort is situated on top of a hill, about 410 feet above the city and is spread over an area of ​​about 5 kms, which is situated in its own area. Surrounded by high walls on all sides, this fort has a total of 7 gates, inside which there are many other palaces like Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal and Phool Mahal, besides a museum in Jodhpur Fort which is considered to be one of the famous museums of Rajasthan. is | Mehrangarh Fort is considered to be the biggest main attraction center of Jodhpur, which attracts a lot of tourists coming here, usually Jodhpur is identified with Mehrangarh Fort, so if you have come to visit Jodhpur then it is absolutely a miss to see this fort. Don’t do it, without this your Jodhpur trip will be incomplete.

Umaid Bhawan

Located within the Jodhpur city complex, this palace is the residence of the royal family of Jodhpur, which was built by Maharaja Umed Singh from 1929 to 1943. This palace has a total of 347 rooms, which are divided into three parts, in which one part is the royal family. The second part has been given to the Taj Hotel Group, while the third part has been converted into a museum. Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the largest and most expensive hotels in the whole world. It is considered to be the best heritage hotel in the world, this palace is very famous for its amazing architecture made of sandstone, which enthralls the tourists a lot.

Ghanta tower

Ghanta Ghar is a clock tower which was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh, which is located in Sardar Market, this tower is more than 100 years old, if you want, you can also go on top of this tower whose rent is only 10rs from where You will be able to see the beauty of the surrounding market and the city, although earlier it was not allowed, but now in view of the tourists, permission has been given to go upstairs. Apart from this, you can shop for handcrafted things like Jodhpuri shoes, sarees, suits and bags etc., for this you will find many shops. The best time to shop is after sunset.

Mandore Garden

Mandore Garden is located in the ancient capital of Jodhpur, Mandore, which was once the former capital of the Maharajas of Marwar, which is about 8 kilometers away from Jodhpur, there are many ancient temples and monuments, which is a major attraction for tourists. So there are many monuments here, but the most attractive is the monument of Maharaja Ajit Singh, which is surrounded by beautiful gardens, apart from this, here you will get to see pictures of Hindu deities in a museum and a large hall, which has 33 crore deities. The temple of the gods is also called

Kaylana Lake

This very beautiful lake, located at a distance of about 8 kilometers towards the west in the city of Jodhpur, was built by Pratap Singh in the year 1872. There used to be a palace and garden garden at this place, which was built by the two rulers of that time, Bhim Singh and Tat Singh, breaking these palaces and building this lake. This is a very beautiful lake, its serene environment is liked by tourists very much, so it is a beautiful place for every tourist who comes to Jodhpur.

Venue Jaswant Thada

This grand monument is located just a short distance from the Mehrangarh Fort, which is a beautiful monument built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, which was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in the memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899. Jaswant Thada was built as the Taj Mahal of Marwar. It is also said that songs and music programs are often held here, due to which tourists from all over the country like to come here. Jaswant Thada is also the place of cremation for the royal family of Marwar.

Machia Organic Garden

This park is situated at a distance of about 9 km from Jodhpur city, which is a very big and beautiful park where you will be able to see wild cat, desert cat, fox, rabbit and monkey, if you want to see all these animals very close. And it’s a great cafe in jodhpur  nearby, it’s very famous. A lot of people come here, four wheelers will also be available on rent, in which one can sit and enjoy roaming in the whole area. There is also a fort in this park, from whose height one can see the beauty of the entire park and Kaylana Lake.

Chamunda Mata Temple

This is a very ancient and one of the oldest temples of Jodhpur, which was built in 1460 AD by Rao Jodha ji, the founder of Jodhpur, which is located very close to the Mehrangarh Fort, in this temple East Goddess is worshiped here. The people of this temple consider this temple to be a shield during Dussehra and Navratri, and at the same time most of the devotees also come here to visit the temple, the opening time of this temple is from 5 am to 12 noon. and lasts between 4 pm to 9 pm

Balsmand Jhil 

Balsamand Lake, located on Jodhpur Mandore Road, about 5 km from Jodhpur, is an artificial lake, which was constructed in 1159 AD by Gujjar Pratihar. There are many gardens near this lake, where there are types of fruit trees, which is also the center of its attraction. Balsamand Lake Palace, situated in the middle of this lake, where the royal family used to spend their time in summer, this palace reflects the Rajputana architectural style, you can also enjoy a boat ride in this lake.


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