Looking for a tourist destination to explore the historical forts in India? If so, the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, which is earnestly renowned as the ‘Land of Forts and Palaces’, is just for you. This state owns a great number of forts. Mehrangarh is the main one of them.
7 Places To Visit In Jodhpur
Jaswant Thada is a beautiful marble monument located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. It is counted among the famous tourist destinations of Rajasthan. The Mehrangarh Fort is built on a high hill in the foothills of the Jaswant Thada Fort, to the left of the complex.
Jodhpur is second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and has long been a popular destination among international tourists. However, surprisingly few visitors know the origins of its sobriquet, “the blue city”. The old town is a wonderful example of vivid colours providing a photogenic backdrop to everyday life.
Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the largest private residences in the world. This is only palace to have a working elevator in India. Located in Jodhpur, a part of this palace is a heritage hotel today. The palace has 347 rooms, which were occupied by the royal family of Jodhpur royals in the past.
Toorji ka Jhalra was built in the 1740s by Maharaja Abhay Singh's queen consort which was in keeping with the age old tradition of ladies of the royal family building Public water works. The Jhalra was primarily used by women, as fetching and storing water was one of their principal household chores.
Mandore Garden is one of the well preserved sites of the abandoned city Mandore which was the ancient capital of Marwar. The city is as old as the epic Ramayana. .
Ghanta Ghar or the Clock Tower is a prominent landmark in Jodhpur; it was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh between 1880 and 1911. More of a landmark in the market by the same name, it is more of an architectural delight. .