Jodhpur Sightseeing Places Tour

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If you want to go on a trip to Rajasthan then we will certainly recommend you visit Jodhpur. This is because Jodhpur is one of the famous tourist attractions in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is a historic city in Rajasthan, which was founded in the year 1459 by a Rajput prince called Rao Jodha. You can visit a powerful fort, palace, temples, memorials, step-wells, and bazaars in the Jodhpur Sightseeing Places Tour and Rajasthan Tours.

Top places in Jodhpur City Rajasthan

1. Mehrangarh Fort8. Ghanta Ghar
2. Jaswant Thada9. Mandore Garden
3. Umaid Bhawan Palace10. Toorji ka Jhalra
4. Mahamandir Temple11. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
5. Sardar Government Museum12. Balsamand Lake
6. Jodhpur Polo and Equestrian Institute13. Guda Bishnoi Village
7. Sardar Samand Lake14. Machiya Safari Park

1. Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur

This fort is so famous that Hollywood movie scenes were shot here. Rao Jodha built Mehrangarh Fort on top of a hill. You can view this fort from anywhere in Jodhpur. This is a colossal fort in which there are palaces, courtyards, temples, and a museum. The palaces have intricate carvings and magnificent architecture. One of the seven gates in this fort has cannon-ball marks.

2. Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada Jodhpur

Another famous place you can visit in Jodhpur is Jaswant Thada. This may look like a huge palace, but in reality, it is a cenotaph, or memorial, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Jaswant Thada looks amazing from the outside and amazes tourists. The construction is of marble and there are many paintings and portraits of former kings of Jodhpur. There are cremation grounds and a small garden near Jaswant Thada.

3. Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur

This palace is beyond doubt, the most famous tourist attraction in Jodhpur. Maharaja Umaid Singh built the Umaid Bhawan Palace in 1943. One of the most amazing things about Umaid Bhawan Palace is that the king employed farmers to provide them with employment and help them financially. The palace has around 347 rooms, and there are three sections of this palace. The world celebrities have chosen Umaid Bhawan Palace as one of the largest private residences in the world.

4. Mahamandir or Mahamandir Temple

Mahamandir Temple Jodhpur

This magnificent temple is famous for its 84 sculpted pillars. Mahamandir Temple is a temple of Lord Shiva. The artistically carved sculptures of gods and goddesses on the walls of the temple amaze tourists. The past rulers of Jodhpur built the Mahamandir Temple in 1812.

5. Sardar Government Museum

Sardar Government Museum Jodhpur

Maharaja Sardar Singh was a former ruler of Jodhpur, and authorities have named this museum after him. It has many galleries showcasing medieval Rajasthani artefacts and royal collections. You will find stone sculptures, miniature paintings, arms and armouries, inscriptions, coins, ornamental pillars, and decorative art.

6. Jodhpur Polo and Equestrian Institute

Jodhpur Polo and Equestrian Institute

Polo is a favourite sport of the kings of Jodhpur. They excelled at playing Polo on horseback. It is a very old sport, and it all started when the Maharaja of Jodhpur played in a tournament in England in 1897. It became the first Indian team to ever play polo in England. The authorities at the Jodhpur Polo and Equestrian Institute hold equestrian sports and polo championships every year in December.

7. Sardar Samand Lake

Sardar Samand Lake Jodhpur

The lake known as Sardar Samand Lake is a reservoir that came up when a dam was built on the Sukri River in 1906. This lake is a scenic attraction in Jodhpur that every tourist wants to visit. The main purpose of this dam is to use water for irrigation. Sardar Samand Lake Palace is a magnificent palace near the lake. It is a heritage hotel with Art Deco architecture. Sardar Samand Lake is a bird watchers paradise. You can spot blackbucks, chinkara, and nilgai in the forests near the lake.

8. Ghanta Ghar

Ghanta Ghar Jodhpur

This is a clock tower called Ghanta Ghar in Jodhpur. It is a magnificent structure that attracts tourists who visit Jodhpur. It is still operating and shows the correct time of day. Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur built this clock tower in the middle of the city of Jodhpur. Sardar Market is just next to Ghanta Ghar. It is a medieval-era bazaar where you will find shopkeepers offering textiles, spices, silver jewellery, garment shops, and vegetable and fruit sellers.

9. Mandore Garden

Mandore Garden Jodhpur

We will most certainly recommend you to visit Mandore Garden if you visit Jodhpur. This is not just a garden, but more importantly, is a memorial site for former Rajput kings who ruled over Jodhpur. There are numerous memorials and temples in the complex with incredible carvings and architectural finesse. You will find paintings, frescoes, murals, and cenotaphs in Mandore Garden. The garden is situated 9 km from Jodhpur.

10. Toorji Ka Jhalra

Toorji Ka Jhalra Jodhpur

It would help if you certainly visited this place during your trip to Jodhpur. Toorji ka Jhalra is a stepwell and was built in 1740. Tourists love the intricate design and construction of this stepwell. A queen built this stepwell and it was an important part of the water management system in those days. The symmetrical steps that lead to the bottom of the stepwell are a visual treat to the eyes.

11. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park

Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park Jodhpur

Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park was a wasteland in olden days. This park is just next to Mehrangarh Fort. It was developed into an ecological wonder where you will find rare desert plants and innumerable cacti plants. The rocky terrain of this park is perfect for a day’s hike from Jodhpur. You can walk on the many wild trails inside the park and visit various corners of this rock park.

12. Balsamand Lake

Balsamand Lake Jodhpur

The lake called Balsamand Lake was built as a water reservoir in 1159. Today it is a popular tourist attraction in the city of Jodhpur. Balsamand Lake Palace is a magnificent palace near the lake. The greenery and vegetation near the lake are a visual treat for onlookers. You can have a relaxing walk on the banks of the lake and spot peacocks and other birds.

13. Guda Bishnoi Village

Guda Bishnoi Village Jodhpur

There is a village near Jodhpur, called Guda Bishnoi Village. The local tribe known as Bishnoi lives in this village. They are protectors of nature and animals and take great care of them. You can go on a day’s trip to this village and spot Sarus cranes, blackbucks, peacocks, antelopes, and many other animals and birds. You will learn a great deal about the Bishnoi tribe who live here and their customs and rituals.

14. Machiya Safari Park

Machiya Safari Park

This wildlife park is known as Machiya Biological Park and is close to Kailana Lake. The park is a treat for bird-watching enthusiasts. You will find many migratory birds here, who visit the lake. If you are lucky you can spot lizards, mongoose, monkeys, raptors, wild cats, hare, nilgai, desert fox, and other such animals.

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Best time to visit Jodhpur sightseeing

You can make trip plans to visit Jodhpur between October and February. The temperatures are generally between 10 to 24 degrees Celsius. The weather is perfect for sightseeing, shopping, travelling, and outdoor activities.

Is Jodhpur worth visiting?

Jodhpur is worth visiting for its palaces, fort, bazaars, temple, havelis, museums, Rajasthani cuisine, and hospitality.

How many days are enough for Jodhpur sightseeing?

3-4 days are enough to visit Jodhpur. These days you can fully explore various tourist attractions of Jodhpur. You can go sightseeing in two days and spend the rest of the time shopping and relaxing in Jodhpur. The markets in Jodhpur are best for Rajasthani handicrafts and street food.

FAQs

Q1. Does Jodhpur have an airport?

Jodhpur has an airport, but flights are limited to and from Delhi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad.

Q2. What is the cost of packages for the Jodhpur trip?

Jodhpur Tour Packages start from Rs.7000/- onwards. You can contact us to get more info.

Q3. Can I go on a desert safari in Jodhpur?

Osian is a small town near Jodhpur where you can go for a desert safari tour.

Conclusion

Japji Travel Solution Provider Company offers Sightseeing by air-conditioned cars and other transportation options. It makes you sit back and enjoy your ride, ensuring the Doorstep Pickup services, Seasoned and professionally trained English-speaking chauffeurs have full knowledge about routes backed up with GPS Navigation and hassle-free payment options. These tours and travel options, provide us with an opportunity to transform the way you travel and concentrate on your touring extravaganza. You can bank upon us and head out during the early morning hours on a full-day sightseeing spree and tour of Jodhpur city.

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