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Places to Visit in Jodhpur

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the royal state of Rajasthan is Jodhpur, which is visited by many travelers worldwide every year. Also known as the 'Sun City,' Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha. It is segregated into the Old and New City and dotted with innumerable gems worth exploring. The page enlists the tourist attractions and best places to visit in Jodhpur. The city is a treasure house of manicured gardens, tranquil lakes, the expansive Thar Desert, ancient temples, magnificent palaces, regal forts, and more. Also, make sure to shop for great stuff in the local bazaars.

Best Places to Visit in Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort: At the top of the list of Jodhpur's "must-visit" locations is Mehrangarh Fort. One of the most prominent Indian forts is this one. This unbeatable fort majestically towers 400 feet above the city. The fort was built by Rao Jodha around 1459. Although the fort's construction attempts began in 1459, it took many centuries to finish it. As a result, the architecture's style reflects several eras.

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fee: INR 100 for Indians, INR 600 for Foreign Tourists

Umaid Bhawan Palace: The building of the Umaid Bhawan Palace began in 1929 and was finished in 1943. The palace is located at the city's highest point. The enormous palace, which has 347 rooms, is recognized as one of the most significant private residences in the world. The palace features an architectural fusion of Indian and European design. The erstwhile royal family still lives in one section of the palace, while the other two sections have been transformed into the Taj Palace Hotel and Museum. Additionally, you can explore this place in Jodhpur while experiencing the city's nightlife. Hence, it is one of the places to visit in Jodhpur in night. 

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Closed on Sunday)

Entry Fee: INR 30 for Adult and ₹ 10 for Child (Indians), and INR 100 for Foreign Tourists

Jaswant Thada: In 1899, the Maharaja Jaswant Singh II memorial, Jaswant Thada, was constructed. The Mehrangarh Fort is nearby. The serene design of the marble building is beautiful. The sculptures are detailed. The rulers of Rathore are depicted in the portraits inside Jaswant Thada. The Jaswant Thada property includes a pond, a gorgeous multi-level garden, and finely carved gazebos.

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fee: INR 30 for Indians and INR 50 for Foreign Tourists

Mandore Gardens: Before Jodhpur was founded, Mandore, which dates back to the sixth century, served as Marwar's administrative center. Mandore Gardens gets a sizable number of visitors here. A government museum, a "Hall of Heroes," and a temple dedicated to 33 crore gods are also located within the Mandore Gardens. The museum has a collection of statues and relics that were discovered nearby. Here, the magnificent architecture of a bygone age is vividly seen.

Timings: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

Entry Fee: INR 50

Kailana Lake: West of the city is where Kailana Lake is situated. This lake, which was also created artificially, was built in 1872 by Pratap Singh. This is one of Rajasthan's most famous lakes and a birdwatcher haven. If you want to add some gorgeous pictures to your collection. Moreover, you will experience tranquility and serene beauty. Hence, it is one of the best places to visit in Jodhpur for couples. They can enjoy the sunset and spend some quality time.

Timing: 24 Hours

Entry Fee: Free

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FAQs about Places to Visit in Jodhpur

Q: What Are The Top Attractions To Visit In Jodhpur?

Ans: Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Jodhpur Government Museum, Mandore Gardens, and Chamunda Mata Temple are some of the top tourist places in Jodhpur.

Q: What Are The Most Popular Things To Do In Jodhpur With Children?

Ans. Zip Lining, Desert Safari, Cycle Ride, and Camel Ride are some of the best activities that you can enjoy with your kids in Jodhpur.

Q: What Is The Most Famous Thing About Jodhpur?

Ans. Jodhpur is one of the most mesmerizing cities in Rajasthan. It has a fascinating past, a royal touch, and a vibrant culture. You can immerse yourself in sightseeing, shopping, and witness cultural programs. All these elements make Jopdhpur a famous holiday destination.

Q: Are 2 Days Enough For Jodhpur?

Ans. You can enjoy a great vacation in Jodhpur by choosing our well-curated 2 days Jodhpur tour. Places to visit in Jodhpur in 1 day would be forts and palaces. On the other hand, the day 2 would be dedicated to covering temples and gardens.

Q: Which Place Is Better, Jodhpur or Udaipur?

Ans. These holiday hotspots are known for majestic heritage sites, royal structures, deep culture, and regular opportunities to create lasting memories. Udaipur is primarily famous for its lakes and royal palaces, whereas Jodhpur has grand havelis, desert, and massive forts. You can choose any destination; the fun and excitement will be your companion throughout the tour.