jodhpur, set on the landscape of Thar Desert is deemed as one of the most beautiful cities in India with historic richness. The rich architectural and historical legacy of Jodhpur draws the attention of many tourists around the world. It also has a well-developed cottage industry producing glass bangles, cutlery, carpets, and marble products.
It is also known as the Sun City or the Blue city, one of the most favorite vacation destination of most of the tourists around the globe.
Here are the Attractions of Jodhpur:-
1 Mehrangarh Fort
Mehrangarh Fort, the major highlight of Jodhpur city whose imposing structure sits atop a hill, looking down at the blue-tinted city façade below It was constructed in the year 1459 and stands 150 meters above mean sea level. There are a number of things to see within the fort complex – several palaces, courtyards, gardens, galleries, a museum, temples and so on. Mehrangarh is a captivating experience. The museum in the Mehrangarh fort is one of the most well-stocked museums in Rajasthan.
2 Jaswant Thada Mausoleum
This white marbled architecture is a memorial site of a Rajput clan, which is also known as the Taz Mahal of Mewar. The Jaswant Thada is a cenotaph located in Jodhpur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur State in 1899 in memory of his father and serves as the cremation ground for the royal family of Marwar.
3 Umaid Bhavan Palace
Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the largest private residences in the world. This is the only palace to have a working elevator in India. The palace covers 26 acres of land and contains many interesting chambers like a throne room, private meeting hall, private dinner hall, public meeting hall, library, indoor swimming pool, marble squash court. The palace has 347 rooms, which were occupied by the royal family of Jodhpur royals in the past. The interior dome is one of the main attractions in the palace. It is the best example of art-deco. Jodhpur Car Rental Service provides you easy traveling in Jodhpur.
4 Kaylana Lake
The artificial lake constructed in 1872 sprawls over 84 square kilometers and is the best place to unwind in leisure after a sultry day of Jodhpur sightseeing. The sunsets behind the rocky hillocks at Kaylana Lake take ethereal form, with the skies draped in changing hues with every passing minute. Kaylana Lake also goes by the name Pratap Sagar and offers boating facilities. However, swimming is strongly discouraged in the bewitching waters.
5 Osian Temples
Popularly referred to as the ‘Khajuraho of Rajasthan’, the ancient town of Osian is an oasis in the middle of the Thar Desert. Osian is famously popular due to its oasis-like appearance. This town is a combination of Jain and Brahmanical temples and this is a famous religious place visited by many tourists from all around the country. Osian is accessible from Jodhpur that lies at a distance of 65 km in the north-west.