Jaswant Thada

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  • Address: Lawaran, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-7568130770
  • Ticket Price: 30 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Memorial

About Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur

This Milky-white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, sitting above a small lake 1km northeast of Mehrangarh, is an array of whimsical domes. It’s a welcome, peaceful spot after the hubbub of the city, and the views across to the fort and over the city are superb. Built in 1899, the cenotaph has some beautiful jalis (carved marble lattice screens) and is hung with portraits of the Rathore rulers going back to the 13th century. Look out for the memorial to a peacock that flew into a funeral pyre.  Jaswant Thada is one of the main tourist attractions to visit and should definitely feature in you Rajasthan Itinerary 2 Weeks

Jaswant Thada Information

  • The camera has separate charges.
  • The tour to fort in summer should be scheduled in the morning and in the evening for winters.
  • The Sadar market is a nearby local market, reflecting the colors and hustle-bustle of the town and stop here for souvenirs.
  • Guides are available.

Jaswant Thada Ticket Prices

  • Given are ticket prices for international guests.
  • International Guests: 30 INR
  • Domestic Guests: 15 INR
  • Still Camera Fee: 25 INR
  • Video Camera Fee: 50 INR
  • Guided tours are available and prices vary depending on number of people. Check official website before planning a visit.

How To reach Jaswant Thada by Public Transport

  • By renting or hiring a car/taxi/rickshaw.

Restaurants Near Jaswant Thada

  • White house Jodhpur restaurant
  • Kitchen and curry
  • Jharoka

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Things to Know Before Visiting Jaswant Thada

  • 95% of people who visit Jodhpur include Jaswant Thada in their plan

  • 41.07% of people start their Jaswant Thada visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Jaswant Thada

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

86.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jaswant Thada

People normally club together Meherangarh Fort and Mandore Garden while planning their visit to Jaswant Thada.

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Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur Reviews

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  • Worthy of spending some penny to enter this place. A rock garden along with a pristine lake has been core to the beauty. The place remains to the body of the departed kings and queens. Must visit place.

  • I managed to get here at 5:45pm as the sun was setting. There was still plenty of time to get a ticket and look around, despite the fact it's supposed to close at 6pm. The temple itself was quite nice but not the highlight for me. 50 rupees buys a ticket for a foreigner which is not too expensive. What was really nice was the way up the hill. Looking over the city with a view over the nearby fort is a great sight. There's also a simple but lovely pond where it's nice to watch the birds frolic in the water. There's a cafe, though it was closed when I was there.

  • Lovely place to visit. Gorgeous garden and cenotaph and a really nice break from the busy city centre. Relatively cheap entry fee for tourists compared to most places in Rajasthan.

  • Beautiful temple nestled right beside a river plenty of trees around .. Very well maintained.. It wasn't very crowded when I visited so it was a peaceful walk around the area.... The views are great from this place.

  • I had to give it 5 stars, beautiful funerary , with a scenic lake, and an excellent garden. Spotlessly clean and very less crowd make it a peaceful place which is rare nowadays. I would say it's more enjoyable than the fort. Entry tickets are just RS 30 per head. It's about 7 minutes walk from the Mehrangarh fort and the roads are well maintained. Go there for the sunset as it's truly spectacular with the sun setting just besides the fort. I say it's a must visit if you like monuments and gardens. There was also a sense of pride seeing how well maintained a tourist place is in my country. Well done Rajasthan Tourism .

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