Jodhpur Tour Places
Jodhpur Tour: Jodhpur is also referred to as the gateway to the Thar Desert in Rajasthan because it is surrounded by the arid districts of Rajasthan like Jaisalmer and Barmer. If you are planning to visit the real beauty of Rajasthan, then it is incomplete without visiting the Jodhpur tour. The visit to Jodhpur is incomplete without seeing the blue houses from the Mehrangarh and the yellow sand dunes from the Camel. Jodhpur is the home of many historic monuments like– temples, Havelis, palaces, and a lot more. Each and every place is closely associated with some historic event and legend. If you are a nature lover, photographer by profession or passion, historian, or anything else then you should visit once to Jodhpur. There are many visiting places that are available in our Jodhpur one-day city tour package. Some Jodhpur City Tour Places lists are below.
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List of Places to visit in Jodhpur
- Mandore Garden
- Umaid Palace
- Mehrangarh Fort
- Balsamand Lake
- Clock Tower
Mehrangarh Fort, The Best place to visit in Jodhpur
This beautiful fort of Jodhpur was constructed by Rao Jodha in the fifteenth century. This fort is protected and surrounded by many thick walls. The height of this fort is about 125 meters. Mehrangarh Fort is the abode of many beautiful palaces, which are well-known for their beautiful carvings and courtyards. In Jodhpur, there are a lot of the best tourist places in Rajasthan. There are seven entrance gates of Mehrangarh fort like – Jayapol, Fattehpol, Chandpol, etc. Besides this, one of the main attraction centers is the chhatri of Kirat Singh Soda and Mehrangarh Fort Museum. The museum is one of the most well-stocked museums in Rajasthan. It holds the heritage of Rathore kings in the form of their costumes, paintings, and palanquin.
Umaid Bhawan Palace is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
Umaid Bhawan Palace, located in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world’s largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh. The palace has 347 rooms and is the principal residence of the former Jodhpur royal family. A part of the palace is a museum. Ground for the foundations of the building was broken on 18 November 1929 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and the construction work was completed in 1943. Recently, Umaid Bhawan Palace was awarded as the World’s best hotel at the Traveller’s Choice Award, which was organized by TripAdvisor
Ghanta Ghar is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
Ghanta Ghar, also known as the clock tower of Rajasthan, is in the Indian city of Jodhpur. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh (1880-1911) from whom the market takes its name. In fact, the tower dominates the entire scenario. Ghanta Ghar was constructed by the Late Shri Sardar Singh Ji of Jodhpur. Beside the tower, there is the Sadar Market which is frequented by tourists on a shopping spree. From this market, tourists can purchase Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines, miniature camels and elephants, marble inlay work, and classic silver jewelry.
Osiya Temple is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
Mandore is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
The Mandore gardens, with its charming collection of temples and memorials, and its high rock terraces, is another major attraction. The gardens house the Chhatris (cenotaphs) of many rulers of Jodhpur state. Prominent among them is the chhatri of Maharaja Ajit Singh, built in 1793. Ravan temple is another attraction at Mandore. It is believed to be the native plac e of Ravan’s wife Mandodari. Ravan is treated as a son-in-law among some local Brahmins. The Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, a ‘Hall of Heroes, and a Hindu temple to 33 crore gods. Various artifacts and statues found in the area are housed at the museum. The ‘Hall of Heroes’ commemorates popular folk heroes of the region. It contains 16 figures carved out of a single rock. Next door is a larger hall called “The temple of 33 crore gods” which houses images of various Hindu deities.
Ramdevra is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
The village is named after Baba Ramdevji, a Tanwar Rajput and a saint who took Samādhi in 1384 CE, at the age of 33 years. Ramdevji Maharaj took samadhi (conscious exit from the mortal body) in 1459 AD. Maharaja Ganga Singh of Jodhpur Bikaner constructed a temple around the samadhi in 1931 AD. Near the village, there is a tank known as Ramsagar Talab which is believed to have been constructed by Baba Ramdevji himself. A large step well, the Parcha Bavori is also situated nearby. A large fair known as Ramdevera Fair is held here from Bhado Sudi 2 to Bhado Sudi 10 (Aug – Sept). It is attended by a large number of devotees who come in large groups from far and wide. Irrespective of their caste, creed, or religious affiliations, these devotees throng the shrine dedicated to the saint. These groups organize night-long singing of bhajans and kirtans to pay homage to Baba. The birthplace of Baba has situated nearly 150 km from Ramdevra between Ramderiya Undu and Kashmir of Barmer district.
Nakoda Ji is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
Kaylana Lake is another Best place to visit in Jodhpur
Kaylana Lake is located 8 km west of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India. It is an artificial lake, built by Pratap Singh in 1872. The lake spreads over an area of 84 km2. In ancient times this region had palaces and gardens made by two rulers of Jodhpur – Bhim Singh and Takhat Singh. These were destroyed to make Kaylana Lake. The lake is situated between igneous rock land formations. It receives its water from Hati Nehar (translation: elephant canal), which is further connected to the Indra Gandhi canal. The natural vegetation here mostly consists of Babool trees (Acacia nilotica), and various migratory birds such as Siberian cranes are seen here in the winter season. The city of Jodhpur and all the surrounding towns and villages depend on Kaylana lake as a source of drinking water.
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