- Famous for: Rich Flora and Architectural Heritage.
- Entrance Fees: 100 per person.
- Visiting Time: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
- Duration of Visit: 90 to 120 minutes.
Jodhpur is known for its hot climate and its location of being right at the edge of the Thar Desert, and with the number of amazing things to see and do in this city, you just can’t miss the prominence of Mehrangarh Fort. This vast fort is one of the largest in Rajasthan, perched upon a hill at 400ft, spread across 5kms in the heart of the city. If you wish to explore the deep history and culture of Jodhpur, Mehrangarh Fort will be the ideal spot for the same, as it is a rather famous tourist destination in Rajasthan.
Rajasthan’s very own marble marvel is the Jaswant Thada mausoleum in Jodhpur, which is more commonly known as the Taj Mahal of Mewar. Hidden amidst lush green trees and perched tenderly on lakeside, Jaswant Thada is a monument a tourist would never want to miss while in Jodhpur. The cenotaphs and domes carved in intricate and traditional Rajasthani fashion make Jaswant Thada a charming sight to behold. Take a theoretical look at this pretty mausoleum before you plan your visit to Jodhpur.
How would it feel to be greeted by the first ray of sun in the morning, not through your window at your home but in a land where the sun seems to ‘rise’? Jodhpur is famously called the Sun City, as the sun is visible here first every morning. Jodhpur was founded in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha and the city earned its name after him. The second largest city in the state of Rajasthan is divided into old city and new city. The city is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces. Given below are the top 10 places to visit in Jodhpur that need a definite place in your itinerary.