Jodhpur is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Jodhpur one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Jodhpur is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Jodhpur or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Jodhpur. Explore the historical monuments of Jodhpur with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Jodhpur guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Jodhpur page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Jodhpur landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Jodhpur.
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P.B No 165, The Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The charm of the Indian culture and vigor of the Rajput warriors is collectively reflected in this magnificent fort, one of the best in India. Standing tall and proud on a rocky hill in Jodhpur’s skyline, this fort is still run by the royal family of Jodhpur. A pocket-full-of history, legends and myths, this fort will enchant you in every way...
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Lawaran, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 la...
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Umaid Bhavan Palace, Circuit House Road, Jodhpur
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
A former palace and one of the most extravagant residences of the world, this palace is situated atop a hill and is also called Chittar palace 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 d&eac...
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Nai Sarak, Ghantaghar Market, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
The century-old clock tower is an old city landmark surrounded by the vibrant sounds, sights and smells of Sardar Market, which is marked by triple gateways at its north and south ends. The narrow, winding lanes of the old city spread out in all directions from here. Westward, you plunge into the old city’s commercial heart, with crowded alle...
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Mandore, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342007
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
This was the former capital of the Rathore clans of the Rajput’s and is an ancient town located near Jodhpur. In the Mandore garden, there are the dewals or cenotaphs of Jodhpur's former rulers. Instead of the usual chhatri-shaped cenotaphs typical of Rajasthan, the cenotaphs of the famous Mandore garden of Jodhpur, Rajasthan are built along ...
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Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001, India
07:00 am - 06:30 pm
While most of the Thar Desert is rocky, in this corner of Jodhpur lies a natural wonder of sandstone formed on layers of volcanic rock. With the Mehrangarh Fort soaring above, the seventy acres of Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park are a painter's palette of colors - purple and red and auburn. Get a handbook from the Visitor Centre to help you identify all...
Raj Ranchhodji Temple was constructed by Queen Jadechi Rajkanwar. After the death of her husband, Maharajah Jaswant Singh, she got the temple constructed. Red sandstone, of which the temple is made, has carvings with beautiful filigree work on stone. Made up of black marble, statue of Ranchhodji is located in the interior of the temple. Staine...
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Rai Ka Bagh, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
This adorable residence was built with the interest of Queen Hadiji, the wife of King Jaswant Singh-I. Adorned by lush gardens and spectacular Rajput design, this was the king’s favorite abode and the octagonal bungalow was where the king stayed most of the time.
Constructed in the 17th century, the palace grounds were also used as ...
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Near Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur, India
This is a statue of the founder of Jodhpur City sitting astride a horse. There's nothing particularly special about it, but the locals are very proud of it. It's dramatic location atop a hill makes for some very striking pictures at the right times of the day. So click your selfies and move on. You can't actually access the statue itself as it is b...
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1, Sutharo Ka Bass Rd, Gulab Sagar, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Built in 1740s, this historic structure was only recently excavated and restored. If you are unfamiliar, stepwells are water sources in which you descend down a trapezoid set of stairs to get water. They are most common in western india. The area around this one is quiet and contemplative, but there is not much to see, as the architecture is very u...