Mehrangarh Fort is the best tourist places in Jodhpur city, as it is the most explored one by the tourists that visit Jodhpur. It hence tops the list of places to see in Jodhpur. This royal abode, earlier was one of the most majestic palaces in this city and is now turned into a museum that depicts the rich culture and heritage of Jodhpur. It is one among the largest forts in the country and accommodates several mahals within it.
Umaid Bhavan Palace is one of the last constructed places in India. It is hence also popular for it designs and architecture, which is of great attraction to the tourists of Jodhpur. Located within the city premises, this palace is a mirror to the princely era of Jodhpur. Currently, Umaid Bhavan Palace is divided into three areas, one of which is still owned by the royal family of Jodhpur city.
Mandore Gardens is one of the best parks to visit to relax on any given day. Mandore has a history dated back to the times of 6th century, even before Jodhpur was established. It accommodates great traditional values and is a masterpiece of architecture in its own. A true and pure form of gate away that will take tourists back to the glorious princely era of Jodhpur city. Mandore Gardens host a museum, a ‘Hall of Heroes’ and a temple dedicated to the 33 crore Gods..
Jaswant Thada is located next to the mighty Mehrangarh Fort. The location of Jaswant Thada itself is a well-equipped tourist spot as it gives a bigger and better picture of the mighty Mehrangarh fort. Among the many Jodhpur tourist places that are known for being artistic wonders, Jaswant Thada is one of its kind. It is a cenotaph or an empty commemorative tomb built in the honour of Maharaja Jaswant Singh.
This famous ‘kund’ or stepwell is among the most well-known places to visit in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. It is built keeping the spirit of the royal architecture prevalent across the state of Rajasthan, the Land of the Rajput. This stepwell has a deep history and has been a celebrated spot for the festival of Gangaur, which is solely for women.
Kaylana Lake is yet another artificial lake located in the west of Jodhpur city. It is considered to be one of the most visited lake destinations in Rajasthan state. This lake is spread over a land of 84 sq. kilometres and is a picturesque tourist place in Jodhpur every tourist must explore. This lake is surrounded with lush greens and is home for some of the exotic species of birds. Birdwatching is one of the best activities one can engage in at this location.