Top 5 places to visit in Jodhpur

If you have a passion for travelling, you can never miss the attractive traditional touch of ethnicity and royally of Jodhpur by visiting the Jodhpur sightseeing. Jodhpur, the Sun City of India, is one of the most famous royal thrones, which is located in the Thar Desert, in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan.

By booking our hotel in Jodhpur, you can enjoy the charm of the historical places, architectural and cultural heritage sites, temples etc, in Jodhpur.

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort is one of the most majestic tourist’s spots in Jodhpur. It is situated at the height of 410 ft of an elevated hill with the boundary of a huge wall. It was built by Rao Jodha in the year 1459. You have to cross seven gates to reach the fort. The names of seven gates are like Victory Gate, Fateh Gate, Gopal Gate, Bhairon Gate, Dedh Kamgra Gate, Murti Gate and lastly Loha Gate. Loha Gate is very special because it has a sharp iron spike to resist the enemies.

Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is one of the most attractive architectural heritages in Jodhpur. It is a hollow commemorative tomb, which was constructed in 1899 with regarding honourable Maharaja Jaswant Singh. It is made of white marble. It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899. It is also called the Taj Mahal of Marwar.

Mandore Garden

Mandore Garden has located 9 km to the north of Jodhpur. This is full of natural and architectural beauty. It is a part of the massive Mehrangarh Fort and the protection of this fort. There is a museum, a ‘Hall of Heroes’ and a temple, which is dedicated to thirty-three hundred million of Gods. This garden has a high rock terrace, which is the greatest attraction of the tourists.

Kaylana Lake

Kayland Lake is an artificial lake, which is located in the west side of Jodhpur city. The area of the lake is 84 sq. km. and it is bounded by lush greenery and you can see some exotic species of birds here.

Clock Tower

Clock Tower is also known as Ghanta Ghar and it is an important landmark in the Old Jodhpur city. This classical tower was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh. This tower is in proximity to the well-known bazaar Sardar Bazar. In the evening, it is beautifully lit. Sardar Bazar is very popular for spices, handicrafts, tea, jewellery etc.

Finally, you can make the glorious and historical tour to Jodhpur with your families or a group and the booking options of our hotels are always available for giving you our services.

Shopping in Jodhpur: You Should Never Miss to Visit

Don’t forget to take a foldable empty bag when you are visiting the city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The markets here offer you a unique collection of bright coloured fabrics, beautifully crafted handmade jewellery, classic embroidered footwear and much more. A Rajasthan tour would be incomplete without experiencing the bazaars in Jodhpur.

The bustling markets exude the true essence of the local culture, and their wares reflect the very beauty of this regions. So let’s visit the best shopping places in Jodhpur and buy some things that will remind you of a wonderful holiday…

GhantaGhar (or Clock Tower Market)

If you are interested in the typical Jodhpur jewellery, this is the best place to visit because the prices are very affordable. Now that you have tasted Rajasthani cuisine, maybe you would like to take home some of the fresh whole spices, especially the local variety of red chilli? The market is also a collector’s delight. You will find some of the most artistic and beautiful antiques here.

Nai Sadak Market

If you are wondering what to buy in Jodhpur from among such a vast variety, then there is another market you must visit. The speciality here is the Rajasthani bandhej (tie and dye) fabric. They are available as double width material for gowns or small pieces to use as stoles. You will definitely wish to own at least one piece! Also, explore the curio shops to buy some puppets made by the local artisans.

Sojati Gate Market

While you are busily involved in Jodhpur sightseeing, keep some time to visit the Sojati Gate Market. This is a bustling hive of activity where you can get almost anything in one place. From handicrafts to jewellery, from exquisite fabrics to spices,you can buy something typically Rajasthani. So what’s so special about this market? There is a line of shops where you can get your hands tattooed with traditional Rajasthani henna designs!

Mochi Bazaar

Literally translated, the name means “shoe market”. But the Mochi Bazar sells a lot more than shoes. Of course, you won’t be able to stop yourself from buying more than one pair of shoes. These shoes, called mojris are made from soft leather. They are embroidered with colourful threads and sequins and look absolutely stunning. You can also buy some hand-crafted bangles. These are made of lacquer and are embellished with beads/sequins.

For those who are fond of horse-riding, you must not forget to buy the world-famous “Jodhpurs” or riding breeches. The reception staff of all the 5-star hotels in Jodhpur can advise you on the best place to buy breeches.

Whether you are staying at one of the budget hotels near Jodhpur or a heritage hotel, a visit to the colourful bazaars of Jodhpur will make your holiday a delightful experience.