RAJASTHAN is the “LAND OF MAHARAJAS ”.
Jodhpur is the second-largest city in Rajasthan.
Jodhpur is a famous city named, The blue city. Jodhpur is a city in the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. This is famously known as the sun city.
The founder of jodhpur was RAO JODHA in 1459 that’s why its name is jodhpur.
It’s famous for its forts. Jodhpur has many amazing visiting places but some top places are here to visit.
Top 11 best historical places list to visit Jodhpur:
- Mehrangarh Fort
- Umaid Bhawan palace
- Rohet Garh Fort
- Fort Chanwa
- Fort Khejarla
- Mandore Fort
- Toorji ka jhalra
- Jaswant Thada
- Kailana Lake
- Ghanta Ghar
- Sardar government museum
1 . Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur’s Most Historical Place
Mehrangarh fort covers approx 1200 across in jodhpur. This Fort is one of the largest and the Glory of jodhpur.
In this fort are 7 gates which are used for entering the fort and the gates victory.
In the Mehrangrah fort many places are located like : Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Zenana Dude, Jhaki Mahal and Takht Vilas.
And two temples also located in this fort : Chamundi devi mandir and nagnechi ji mandir which are the durga mata and Kuldevi.
This fort also has a museum, there is an amazing collection of Doodlie, Musical instruments, costumes, weapons, paintings and furniture.
You must visit this fort for an unforgettable experience.
ADDRESS : Sodagaran Mohalla, Jodhpur, Rajasthan-342006, India
TIMING: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Open on all days
2 . Umaid Bhawan Palace –
Umaid Bhawan Palace is the largest royal private residence in the world. The present Owner of this palace is Gaj singh. This Palace was constructed by the grandfather of the owner Maharaja Umaid Singh in 1943.
In 2018 actress Priyanka Chopra
And Nick Jonas are married at this Palace.
Guests feel the real taste of the king’s life by living at this Palace.
Umaid Bhawan Palace is built of yellow sandstone which is the attraction of the building.If you want a real taste of the king’s life you should come here to enjoy life’s moment.
Address: Circuit House Rd, Cantt Area, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006
3 . Rohet Garh Fort –
This fort is the largest fort in the world and thebest boutique ,charming luxury hotel and camp.
Rohat garh fort is located at river son on the upper course. It got the name of brave king Harishchandra ‘s son rohitasva.
The fort’s main gate got named hathiya pole and elephant gate.
Roaht garh fort has The aina mahal, Ganesh temple, the hanging house, and The Mihir mahal. When you stay at this hotel you enjoy Rohet wilderness camp which is amazing to experience.
Address: C/O Rohet House, P.W.D. Road, Jodhpur, Rajasthan – India. ·
4 . Fort Chanwa Luni-
The king and the ruler of Jodhpur, Mewar was “Maharaja Jaswant Singh” from 1876 to 1895.
Chanwa Luni is the amazing i.e. of beauty and charm of Indian tectonics of the 18 century.
The fort is the most valuable hotel in India. Where you get these facilities:
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The whole haveli is built of red sandstone and “Jharokhas” made the fort so beautiful. This is the most appreciated tourist place in Jodhpur.
Address: Luni, Jodhpur Rajasthan 342802
5 . Fort Khejarla –
Fort Khejarla was built in 1611 A.D. Hindu Rajput king Maharaja Gopal Das. When Mughals attacked on the fort the king wins the war and this is a big achievement opposite the Muslim Mughals of him. Mughals attacked the fort 3 times but each time the king won the war and reconstructed the fort.
Now, this is converted into a hotel and this is the most amazing touch of the past glimpse. Where you experience the Royal living like Maharajas.
-Fort divided into 4 Sections :
The main pole
ADDRESS : Fort Khejarla Rajasthan Khejarla, Distt. Jodhpur Rajasthan
6 . Mandore Fort –
Mandore Fort is the old fort of jodhpur and a tourist attraction. It is said that demon king ravana married to mandodari in this temple that’s why it is called mandore fort.
When you go on a trip to jodhpur don’t miss that ancient temple and make sure to visit a good collection of temples, memorials, and high rock terraces.
This destination makes your mind and heart “peaceful and joyful”.And go to the street market.
Must visit the place.
Address: Postmaster, Post Office MANDORE (SUB OFFICE), JODHPUR, RAJASTHAN, Pin Code:- 342304.
7 . Toorji ka Jhalra –
This is the historic landmark of jodhpur.
This is similar to Panna Meena ka Kund, Jaipur. It was built in 1740 by Queen Tanwar of Abhay Singh. That’s why It’s named toor ji ka jhalra.
Mostly women use this Jhalra for water.
Now, this is popular for pre-wedding shoots and destinations for pictures. Stepwell makes it attractive and adorable.
Address: Makrana Mohalla, Sutharo Ka Bass Rd, Gulab Sagar, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
8 . Jaswant Thada –
Jaswant Thada was built by Sadar Singh in 1899 after his father “JASWANT SINGH II ”.
It is made of white marble which looks attractive and its museum has paintings of brave kings of Mewar.
When you visit this place, never forget to look at these paintings.
Jaswant Thada is known as the Taj Mahal of Jodhpur. When you visit this place, never forget to click the pictures.
Indian visitors (adult/child) : Rs.15
Foreign visitors (adult/child) : Rs.30
Camera charges : Still Camera – 25
Video camera – 50
Address: Lawaran, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
9 . Kaylana Lake –
Kaylana Lake is located in jodhpur, 8 km west of Jodhpur. This is an artificial lake that was built in 1872 by PRATAP SINGH. Nearby this
the lake has regional palaces and Gardens which was built by 2 kings of jodhpur:
Now, this lake is the most popular and attractive visit spot of jodhpur. During summer it is very hot at noon but here’s sunset is very adorable to see. And the lake is the migratory bird’s home and their chirping with sunset make this spot more attractive.
Kaylana Lake Address: Kaylana Lake Rajasthan 342001, Jodhpur, India
Kaylana Lake Timing: 24-hrs
10 . Ghanta Ghar –
This is the world’s big-time watch.
Ghanta Ghar was built from 1880 to 1911 by SARDAR SINGH. It is also known as VICTORIYA CLOCK TOWER.
The vibrant Sardar Market is near Ghanta Ghar which is famous for its shopping zone and near narrow streets lead from here to the market of vendors like spices, Indian sweets, cloths, vegetables, handicrafts, and silver.
Address: Nai Sarak, Ghantaghar Market, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
11 . Sardar government museum –
The Sardar Government Museum is situated in ummed bagh public park, jodhpur. This is a state museum.
This is built by Maharaja Umed Singh after his father SARDAR SINGH who was the brave king of jodhpur.
The Sardar Government Museum was reconstructed by Smt. Vasundhara Raje, the past Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
The Museum houses approx 400 statues, 10 old petrographs, vintage coins, metal objects, stone petrographs, a well-stocked library and zoo, stuffed toys, and other miscellaneous objects. And a separate section of war weapons, memorials, bronze, and wooden models.
You must visit this museum when you plan a trip to Jodhpur.
ADDRESS: Behind Rajasthan High Court, Mali Street, Paota, Jodhpur, Rajasthan-342006, India
TIMINGS: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CLOSED: Friday and public holidays