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PLACES TO SEE
- Mehrangarh Fort: Constructed in 1459 by Rathore clan Chief Rao Jodha, holds a number of attractions including several palaces, galleries and a museum. Seven gates stand before the fort and tell of various battles in the region has seen. The Moti Mahal or Pearl Palace, within the fort, houses the royal throne of Jodhpur.
- Jaswant Thada: Is a stunning white marble building located close to the fort. The building was constructed by Jaswant Singh's Maharani, to honor the memory of her husband Maharaja Jaswant Singh. The building houses rare portraits of former rulers and is a shrine to the Rathore Dynasty. It is part of the Mehrangarh Museum Trust group of historical sites.
- Chittar Palace: A former palace and one of the most extravagant residences of the world, this palace is situated atop a hill, it has been named so because of the extensive use of the Chittar stone in its construction. Built during the early 20th century over a period for 15 years will marvel you with the Indo-Saracen architectural style and grand décor like none other.
- Umaid Gardens: On the High Court Road, this museum is named after Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur. The museum contains an arresting collection of 397 stone sculptures, more than 1900 miniature paintings, weaponry, coins and other arts and crafts belonging to different time periods. There is a separate historical section which gives information about the history of the city, the rules of Jodhpur, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and the Mehrangarh Fort. The zoo has a habitat of a variety of birds, ducks, rabbits, bears, foxes, Deer, lions and leopards from India, Australia and Africa. The zoo is a major attraction among the children.
- Achal Nath Shivalaya: A famous Shiv temple in Jodhpur. Nanak Devi, the queen of Rao Ganga, constructed Achal Nath Shivalaya temple of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The construction of the temple got completed on 21st May 1531. There is a large water reservoir called Bawari in the temple, which was made near the Shivlinga. It is known as Ganga Bawari.
- The temple consists of the following separate halls, including The Garbh Griha, Mandap Bhavan and Kirtan Bhawan. All these halls are made up of carved Chhitar stone and this temple is frequented by local devotees.
Below we have a list of things to do in Jodhpur and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Jodhpur getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Jodhpur with confidence.