Jodhpur Top 9 Tourist Places to Visit

Jodhpur Tourist Places
Jodhpur Fort

Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Also known as Sun City, Jodhpur is a major tourist place for everyone alike in Jaipur. Jodhpur is famous for its palaces, forts as well as its natural scenery decorated with the Thar Desert. Jodhpur got the name ‘Sun City’ for its bright, sunny weather and ‘Blue City’ for its blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. Jodhpur is also known for its major tour operations and goods transportation.

Jodhpur was founded by a Rajput prince Rao Jodha from Rathore lineage. During the medieval time, it served Mughal Empire eventually followed by the British rulers. Jodhpur tourist guide is affordable provided to foreigners.

Jodhpur Quick Guide for the Help of Travellers

Country India
State Rajasthan
District Jodhpur
Elevation 231 m (758 ft)
Density 11,210/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Languages Hindi, Rajasthani
PIN 342005
Nearby Cities Jaipur
Ajmer
Bikaner
Udaipur

Climate: Jodhpur environment is hot and semi-arid with a rainy season from June to September. Yearly average rain is 24 millimeters. In summer Jodhpur suffers an extreme temperature above 45 degree Celsius while in winter it dips below 10 degree Celsius.

Jodhpur Famous Tourist Places Information

Mehrangarh FortMehrangarh Fort:

Magnificent fort & Biggest Fort, To reach the fort are done at Seven doors, so far the battles fought are marked here, this is a gate called Jaipal, which means victory, There is another gate here, its name is Fateh Gate, which also means victory, which was built by Maharaja Ajit Singh after defeating the Mughals, There are many other palaces in the Mehrangarh Fort, one of which is the Moti Palace, which is also called Pearl Palace. Here you can see the royal throne, Sardar Choki, and other historical heritage.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 100
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station:6 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 5 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 8 km

Umaid Bhawan PalaceUmaid Bhavan Palace

Umaid Bhawan Palace is a palace in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan, it is one of the largest private palaces in the world. brilliant architecture and boasts a wonderful melange of Rajput and Victorian styles. This Taj is an integral part of the hotel. In a survey, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is considered the best hotel in the world. Umaid Bhawan Palace was named after its founder Maharaja Ummed Singh, this Umaid Bhawan was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh in 1943. There were 347 rooms in this palace made of sandstone.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 25
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 3.5 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 4 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 3 km

Jaswant Thada MausoleumThe Jaswant Thada Mausoleum

In the Rajasthan state of India, there is a cenotaph located in Jodhpur, and it was built in 1899 in memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh Second, in 1899, Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur State. the white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Entry Fees: INR 15
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 5.6 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 3.6 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 8.5 km

MandoreMandore

It is an ancient town, There is Mandore Garden, In Mandor Garden there are the cenotaphs of the rulers of Jodhpur, which makes Mandor Garden a popular local attraction, it is dedicated to the Rajput heroes, and these are all made of cenotaphs, stones, and bright colors. The unique architecture makes this place famous among tourists.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Entry Fees: Free entry
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 8.9 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 9.0 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 11.7 km

Kaylana Lake JodhpurKaylana Lake and Garden

It is an artificial lake, built by Pratap Singh in 1872. The lake is located on Jaisalmer road, 8 kilometers from Jodhpur city To build this lake, old palaces gardens were broken; this lake is spread over 85 square kilometers and is an important tourist spot. Many species of birds can be seen here. The main attraction of the lake is the view of the sunset here. At this time the glorious colors in the sky can be seen together as the canvas.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: full day
  • Entry Fees: Free entry
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 8.8 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 12.8 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 10.1 km

Balsamand LakeBalsamand Lake

This lake is a popular picnic spot, built in 1300 AD by Rajasthan Royal Family, The construction of the area was made to needs of the surrounding water. Now the place has become a tourist destination, with the length of more than 1 kilometer and the depth of about 15 meters for people with the nature enjoying the surroundings Has become a perfect place to roam.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: Full Day
  • Entry Fees: No entry fee
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 11 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 8.9 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 12 km

Sardar Samad Lake PalaceSardar Samand Lake and Palace

Magnificent Art Deco hunting lodge-he palace has its own Oriental Garden, boat-house, swimming pool, tennis and squash courts and its large grounds along the lake make for delightful walks.

 

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: Full Day
  • Entry Fees: No entry fee
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 52.5 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 52km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 49.5 km

Masuriya HillMasuriya Hill

It has Asia’s largest TV tower, with a clear view of Jodhpur and green gardens. An idol of Rao Jodha is located in this garden with its horse and in which garden is the largest TV tower in Asia, it is the center of Jodhpur hill here. From here, every part of Jodhpur can be clearly seen in the 360-degree panoramic view of the city of Jodhpur.

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: Full day
  • Entry Fees: No entry fee
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 4.8 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 4.0 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 3.9 km

Veer Durgadas SmarakVeer Durgadas Smarak

Veer Durgadas Memorial is a famous monument in Jodhpur, it is a symbol of heroism, in history, this character is a symbol of Marwar’s independence and power, for which the city of Jodhpur is considered as the historical figure.

 

  • Best Time to Visit: January to April & October to December
  • Open and Closing Time: Full Day
  • Entry Fees: No entry fee
  • Distance from Jodhpur Railway Station: 4.8 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Bus Stand: 4.0 km
  • Distance from Jodhpur Airport: 3.9 km

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