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    Best time to Visit Jodhpur: Jan,Feb,dec

    Category : History/heritage: History & Heritage

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Jodhpur is a city with historic grandeur with palaces, forts and temples. 
    This city in the Thar Desert has many buildings painted the city’s iconic shade of blue.

    Jodhpur is famously called the Sun City, as the sun is visible here first every morning.

    Bazaars in Jodhpur offer a range of beautiful textiles, embroidered leather goods, antiques, carpets, puppets and figurines.


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    Mehrangarh Fort

    Entry Fees :₹ 20 Time To Visit :09:00 AM TO 05:00 PM

    Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 410 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expensive courtyards. It was built around 1460.
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      Jaswant Thada

      Entry Fees :₹ 10 Time To Visit :09:00 AM TO 05:00 PM

      Jaswant Thada was built in 19th century in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, and later severed as the cremation ground for the royal family of Marwar. It is a white marble memorial, built out of intricately carved sheets of marble.
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        Umaid Bhawan Palace

        Entry Fees :₹ 10 Time To Visit :09:00 AM TO 05:00 PM

        Umaid Bhawan Palace also called Chittar Palace, is one of the world's largest private residences. The entire palace complex built with sandstone and marble is set in an area of 26 acres of land. A part of the palace still serves as a residence to the former royal family, while other two parts of the palace are converted into Taj Palace Hotel and museum.
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          Balsamand Lake / Balsamand Palace

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          Balsamand Lake situated 5 km from Jodhpur was built in 1159 AD. It was designed as a water reservoir to provide water to Mandore. The lake has a length of one km, breadth of 50 m and a depth of 15 m. The lake is surrounded by lush green gardens and you can find variety of animals and birds. The Balsamand Lake Palace was built later as a summer palace on its shore. It is now turned into a hotel.
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            Kaylana Lake

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            Kaylana Lake is located 8 km west of Jodhpur. It is an artificial lake, built by Pratap Singh in 1190. The lake spreads over an area of 84 square kms and is an ideal picnic spot for tourists. The lake offers a breathtaking view of the sunset. And offers boating facilities also.
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              Ghanta Ghar / Market

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              Ghanta Ghar, also known as the clock tower of Rajasthan was built in 19th century. You will find a vibrant Sardar market surrounding it; which offers an exciting shopping experience. You can shop here for the finest variety of spices, hand-embroidered fabrics, handicrafts, antiques and flavoured teas. Indulge in Makhania lassi (buttermilk), Shahi samosas.
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                Mandore Gardens

                Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

                Mandore is located about 5 miles north of Jodhpur. It belongs to the 6th century. The Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, a ‘Hall of Heroes’ and a temple to 33 crore Gods. The red sandstone cenotaphs of this garden resemble Hindu temples and have four storeys, elaborately designed columns and tall spires.
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                  Osian / Osiyan

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                  Osian is an ancient town located at a distance of 70 kms from Jodhpur. Osian is referred as an oasis in the Thar Desert, and is popularly known as the "Khajuraho of Rajasthan" for its beautiful temples. The beautiful sand dunes of Osian is popular for camel safaris and desert camps. Venturing out on camel one can meet the local tribes and watch the folk dance on the vast desert sands. Apart from the safaris, Osian is also famous for ruined Hindu and Jain temples of 8th to 11th centuries. Some of the famous ruined temples worth exploring at Osian are: Sachiya Mata Temple, Sun Temple, Kali temple, Harihara temple, and the cluster of Jain temples.
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                    Jodhpur to Jaipur distance is 337 kms