Live It Up 10 Amazing Tourist Places in Jodhpur That You Must Add Immediately To Your Travel Bucket List Have you ever experienced the joy of watching the first rays of the rising sun? If you haven’t then you must visit Jodhpur, the second-largest city in Rajasthan also referred to as ‘Sun City’, because of the fact that the rising of the sun is prominent over here, and provides for a truly magnificent view. It is also one of the most popular hotspots for a number of tourists visiting India. Now, if you are a passionate traveller, you might wonder as to which are those truly worthy places to visit in Jodhpur? Here is a list of ‘The Top 10’ best places to visit in Jodhpur during your trip to the Rajasthani city. Mehrangarh Fort: Considered to be the largest in India, the Mehrangarh Fort stands at about 400 feet above sea level. The fort provides a picturesque bird’s eye view of the city and the area surrounding it. It was in the year 1459 that the construction of this fort first was first initiated by Rao Jodha. However, it took a couple of centuries to be completed. Apparently, such is its overall beauty that Hollywood classic ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ was shot over here. So, if you want to catch some splendid architecture then this is one among a few Jodhpur attractions that must be visited. Umaid Bhawan Palace: The Umaid Bhawan is a beautiful palace situated on the highest point of Jodhpur. Its construction was initiated in the year 1929 and was eventually completed about 14 years later in 1943. It is massive in terms of its overall size, and comprises a staggering 347 rooms, and is considered to be one of the world’s largest private residences. If you then intend to experience the true beauty that a combination of Indian and European architecture exudes then this magnificent palace is certainly one among a few Jodhpur tourist places truly worth exploring. 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Mandore Gardens: The 6th century was the time period when the Mandore Gardens was first established in this city known for its rising sun. Within its complex, there is a wonderful government museum, a hall of heroes, and a temple dedicated to 33 crore gods. It is a variety of artifacts and statues available in this Hindu shrine that is exhibited in the museum. Above all, it is the architectural beauty of this wonderful place which takes you back to the bygone era that makes it one of the best places to visit in Jodhpur. Kailana Lake: The Kailana Lake has been artificially created, and is located in the western part of ‘Sun City’. It was first developed in the year 1872 by Pratap Singh, and is considered to be an absolute paradise for genuinely passionate ‘birdwatchers’. At this most frequently visited Rajasthani Lake, a boat service is available which when used provides for a golden opportunity to click some breathtaking pictures of the beauty which surrounds it. If you then want to relax in the lap of ‘Mother Nature’ by enjoying the magnificent view of sunset then this is one of the many Jodhpur attractions which is truly worth visiting. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park: 14 years back, in 2006 the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park was first established in Jodhpur. Apparently, the motivation for building this wonderful park was to restore the rocky area located near the majestic Mehrangarh fort. It essentially comprises more than 80 native plant species that are from the Thar desert. So, if you want to enjoy a spic-and-span environment then this park is one of the several Jodhpur attractions which you need to visit. Clock Tower: ‘Maharaja Sardar Singh’ was the man responsible for constructing this renowned ‘Sun City’ landmark known as Clock Tower. It was first established during 1880 - 1911. It provides for a magnificent view of its surroundings including the Mehrangarh fort. Also situated nearby is the Sardar Market wherein a variety of items such as handicrafts, saris, spices, and vegetables are sold. Thus, if you intend to enjoy the bird’s eye view of this popular tourist destination then this one of the many places to visit in Jodhpur. Chamunda Mata Temple: The Chamunda Mata Temple is situated within the premise of the Mehrangarh Fort. It was constructed by Rao Jodha who coincidentally is also the founder of Jodhpur. According to popular folklore, this Hindu shrine was supposedly built to protect the fortress against a curse given by an old sage. More importantly, this temple is very popular and is revered by people in Rajasthan. If then you intend to enjoy ‘spirituality’ then this is one of the many Jodhpur tourist places that is worth a visit. The Mehrangarh Fort is surrounded by a number of small havelis and gharanas that now serve as boutique hotels and restaurants. To savour the best that the city has to offer, visit delights.intermiles.com and book a table at one of the most romantic restaurants in Jodhpur. Balsamand Lake Palace: The Balsamand, an artificial lake was constructed in 1159 AD. It is surrounded by beautiful lawns and lush gardens home to a large number of birds and peacocks. The palace located around this lake represents the beautiful Rajputana architecture, which is now converted into a heritage hotel. If you then want to experience the true joy of nature and beauty of Rajputana architecture then this is one of the best places to visit in Jodhpur. Masuria Hills Garden: The best adjective that could be used to describe views of Jodhpur you can acquire from the Masuria Hills Garden is ‘stunning’. Located at a high altitude in the middle of the Sun City, it is an ideal spot to relax in the beauty of nature. So, if you want to enjoy beautiful views of the setting sun then this spot is one among many Jodhpur tourist places worth travelling to. So if the Royal Rajasthaani History, architecture and the life of Rajasthan’s Royals excites you, then Jodhpur is just the best place for you to visit.