Must-see attractions in Jodhpur

  • Mehrangarh Fort.



    Rising perpendicular and impregnable from a rocky hill that itself stands 120m above Jodhpur’s skyline, Mehrangarh is one of the most magnificent forts in…

  • Mehrangarh Museum


    The fort's museum encompasses its former palace, and is a superb example of Rajput architecture. The network of courtyards and halls features stone…

  • Jaswant Thada

    Jaswant Thada


    This milky-white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, sitting above a small lake 1km northeast of Mehrangarh, is an array of whimsical domes. It…

  • Mandore Gardens


    Situated 9km north of the centre of Jodhpur, Mandore was the capital of Marwar prior to the founding of Jodhpur. Its gardens, complete with rock terraces…

  • Umaid Bhawan Palace


    Gaj Singh II still lives in part of this hilltop palace, built in 1929 for Maharaja Umaid Singh. It was designed by the British architect Henry Lanchester…

  • Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park


    This 72-hectare park – and model of ecotourism – sits in the lee of Mehrangarh. It has been lovingly restored and planted with native species to show the…

  • Clock Tower


    The century-old clock tower is a city landmark surrounded by the vibrant sounds, sights and smells of Sardar Market. The market is bordered by triple…

  • Toorji Ka Jhalra


    This geometrically handsome step-well (also known as a baori or wav) has been rejuvenated after decades as a rubbish dump. Its clean lines and clear, fish…

  • Fateh Pol


    At the southwestern side of the fort, this gate was erected by Maharaja Ajit Singh to commemorate his defeat of the Mughals. You can enter the fort from…

  • Chamundaji Temple


    At the southwestern end of the fort, this temple is dedicated to the goddess Durga in her wrathful aspect.

  • Jai Pol


    The Jai Pol was built by Maharajah Man Singh in 1808 following his defeat of invading forces from Jaipur.

  • Chokelao Bagh


    Chokelao Bagh is a restored 18th-century Rajput garden featuring garden and rooftop restaurants.

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