Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan which is a famous tourist destination. During the visit to Rajasthan one can not miss to explore this beautiful city and its stunning monuments, palace, forts, temples and rich heritage. It is also called the ‘Blue City’ because of the houses around Mehrangarh fort that are painted in blue. Jodhpur city was founded by Rao Jodha, the Chief of Rathore Clan in 1459. Jodhpur is famous for its forts, museums, palaces, havelis and other splendid architectural buildings, because of this facts Jodhpur is indeed buzzing with tourists all year round. The city has a rich cultural heritage and a majority of the population speak in Rajasthani, Marwari and Hindi.
Umaid Bhawan Palace: Umaid Bhawan Palace was called Chittar Palace it is located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan. The construction was started in the year 1929 and it was completed in 1943. The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is one of the largest private residences in the world. This monument is divided into three areas, namely a heritage hotel, museum and the Maharaja’s royal residence. The palace and its surroundings are considered to be brilliantly constructed. There beautiful garden outside with lush greenery and different varieties of flowers.
Jaswant Thada: Jaswant Thada is located to the left of Mehrangarh fort complex, it was built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, the Second in the year 1899. The tranquility of the marble construction is very delightful. Jaswant Thada is a royal cenotaph built in white marble. The main memorial is built like a temple, with beautiful domes and finely carved sculptures. The grounds of Jaswant Thada has stunning multilevel garden, intricately carved gazebos and a pond.
Mehrangarh Fort: The Mehrangarh Fort, constructed by Rao Jodha in 1459 in Jodhpur, is one of the biggest forts in the country. This stunning fort stands magnificently 400 feet above the city. The fort is located at the centre of the city which covers an area of approximately 5 Kms of a hill. The intricate carvings on the walls of the fort, the sprawling courtyards and its impressive history makes this place must visit.
Kaylana Lake: Kaylana Lake located to the west of Jodhpur at a distance of around 8 km from the city. This lake is spread over a land of 84 sq. kilometres and is a picturesque spot for every Jodhpur tourist to explore. Built by Pratap Singh, this is one amongst the most frequented lakes in Rajasthan. This lake is a paradise for birdwatchers, as this lake is a home for some of the exotic species of birds.
Mandore Gardens: Mandore was the capital of Marwar prior to the founding of Jodhpur, this garden is located 9km north of the centre of Jodhpur. The Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, a Hall of Heroes and a temple to 33 crore Gods. Its gardens, complete with rock terraces which is a home for langurs.
Umed Garden Zoo: This place is a must visit if you are travelling with kids. At this zoo one can witness migratory birds and can spot animals like lion, tigers, zebras, ostriches, rabbits, foxes, and deer. There is also 1978 made ‘Walk-in Avery’ in the zoo where visitors can see Indian, African and Australian birds also in their natural environment.
Osian Temples: The ancient city of Osian is famous for its architectural temples that date back to medieval age. It is an oasis in the Thar Desert, and has been known as the "Khajuraho of Rajasthan" for its temples. Osian is famously popular due to its oasis-like appearance. There are fifteen temples which are beautifully sculpted from stone in the 8th and 9th centuries, the Osian Temples are some of the most outstanding architectural designs in India.
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