Jodhpur is all about heritage and history; to experience a blend of the same, monuments of Jodhpur are worth a visit. Many a monuments here boast of legendary tales. Most popular monument of Jodhpur is the Mehrangarh Fort; a UNESCO World Heritage Site perched at a summit. When talking about the largest forts in India, Mehrangarh Fort is always found in the discussion. Rao Jodha built the fort in 1459 and today it houses a museum with an incredible collection of armors, paintings, palanquins and what not!
Jaswant Thada is yet another popular attraction of Jodhpur, notable for its striking architecture. It is built entirely of white-marble which gives off a marvelous luster in sunshine. Jaswant Thada was built in the memory of Maharaha Jaswant Singh II, by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh, in 1899. Umaid Bhavan Palace of Jodhpur too epitomizes brilliant architecture and grandiose. It was built by 1943 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and is one of world’s largest residences. The palace is divided into three parts each of which serve as residence for a royal family, Taj Palace Hotel and a museum. These are just some of the best monuments of Jodhpur you can visit to have a merry time. In order to get comprehensive tourist information of Jodhpur, browse through well-arrayed Jodhpur travel guide by Indian Holiday.