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The perfect touch of royalty, you can never miss out the best places to visit in Jodhpur. Jodhpur is known as the Sun City of India and is one among the many popular royal thrones situated in the Thar Desert Region of Rajasthan. With a number of historic attraction and cultural heritage sites, Jodhpur is one of the main tourist attractions of Rajasthan. The hotel is located in close proximity to various points of interest and transportation hubs in town. The hotel is just 7km from the airport, 1.5km from the bus stop and 100mts from the railway station. Check out some of the important places to visit around the city.

Explore Mehrangarh Fort

Impregnable Mehrangarh Fort, which rises above the city, is fourth largest forts of world. As impressive as it is, as a well preserved heritage structure, there's so much more to discover inside. One of the highlights is the museum, which houses an outstanding collection of fine and applied arts from the Mughal period of Indian history. The Fort's ramparts are lined with antique artillery and offer a panoramic view of the "Blue City". Don't miss the annual Rajasthan International Folk Festival in October and World Sufi Spirit Festival in February.
Opening Hours: 09:00 am Till 17:00 pm

Ride the Jodhpur Flying Fox

Adventure lovers can't pass up the unique opportunity to go zip-lining with Mehrangarh Fort as the backdrop. The circuit has six zip lines and takes around 1.5 hours to complete. Groups of up to 12 people depart at appointed times.
• Location: North side of Mehrangarh Fort.
• Opening Hours: Mid July until the end of May.
Tours start daily at 9.30 a.m., 10.30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 3.30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4.30 p.m., and 5.00 p.m.

Stunning View from Jaswant Thada

This intricately crafted cenotaph (empty commemorative tomb) was built in 1899, in honour of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It features white marble lattice screens and whimsical domes. The inside is adorned with portraits of Rathore rulers. It's a peaceful place to enjoy stunning views of the Fort and city.
• Location: Just northeast of Mehrangarh Fort.
• Opening Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. daily.

The Charm of Clock Tower and Old City Markets

A trip to Jodhpur wouldn't be complete without visiting the bustling Old City. The Old City's famous landmark, the clock tower, stands at the heart of it.
Next to it, Sardar Market retains a traditional village bazaar feel. It's chaotic and colourful, and sells almost everything (including handicrafts, spices, saris and fabric). If you feel uncomfortable in crowds, you might prefer to take a walking tour rather than explore the market area yourself, as the congestion can be overwhelming.

Marvel at Umaid Bhawan Palace

Magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace, completed in 1944, was one of the last great palaces to be built in India. The royal family of Jodhpur still occupies a section of it. Most of the remainder has been converted into a luxurious palace hotel and unfortunately, it's off-limits to anyone who's not staying there. The museum mostly displays old photos of the Maharaja and his family. There's a vintage watch and car collection as well.
• Location: Airport Road, Jodhpur.
• Opening Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. daily.

Mandore Garden

Mandore was the capital of the Marwar region before Jodhpur was founded but now it's in a neglected state. There's an old fort, an eclectic collection of temples and cenotaphs, and a small museum in the Mandore Gardens. The gardens are beautiful, albeit unkempt in places and used as a local picnic spot. They're worth visiting for the amazing architecture and history of a bygone era. The best time to go is during the week, when it's quietest.
• Location: Northern outskirts of Jodhpur.
• Opening Hours: Gardens, daily from sunrise to sunset. Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to Thursday. .

Sachiya Mata Temple

The initial structure of Sachiya Mata temple was built in the 8th century. However, the present temple was materialized during the 12th century. Sachiya Temple is dedicated to Sachiya Mata. The temple complex has two other shrines that are dedicated to Chandi Devi and Amba Mata respectively. Built in many phases, Sachiya Mata Temple can be entered through a series of wonderfully sculpted arches.
The interiors of the temple are decorated with beautiful img and sculptures of deities from the Hindu pantheon. In the north, a sculpture of Varaha (Incarnation of Lord Vishnu as Boar) embellishes the site, whereas an image of Lakshmi-Vishnu is visible in the east. This ancient temple is a perfect example of the medieval architecture. The artistic brilliance of the temple is worth seeing.
Travelling Distance and Time- 111kms (2 hrs 30 mins)

Ranakpur Temple

Ranakpur Temple is a beautiful structure carved in stone. Renowned for its fabulous architectural style, Ranakpur temple is situated in Ranakpur village that falls under Pali district of Rajasthan. For the followers of Jainism, Ranakpur temples are of great importance, as they make one of the five major pilgrimage sites. One can easily reach Ranakpur Temple from anywhere in Rajasthan. However, the nearest airport and railway station is made by the city of Udaipur. Acclaimed worldwide for its brilliant architecture, Ranakpur Temple is the largest and the most significant temples of the Jains.
Travelling Distance and Time- 165kms (2 hrs 30 mins)

Ramdevra Temple

12 kilometers from Pokhran on Jodhpur – Jaisalmer road, Ramdevra Temple is sacred to the folk deity of Rajasthan, Baba Ramdevji. The temple marks the eternal resting place of Baba Ramdevji, a saint of the 14th century who Hindus regard as the incarnation of Lord Krishna, while Muslims venerate him as Ramshah Pir. Between August and September, people from all walks of life visit the temple to attend Ramdevra Fair.
Travelling Distance and Time- 190 kms (3hrs 30 mins)

Nakodaji Temple

Nakoda is a village in the Barmer District of Indian state of Rajasthan. The village name is Mewanagar in the Rajasthan state Government records. This village was known by the names of Nagara, Viramapura and Maheva at different times in the history. When Nakoda Parsvanatha Jain temple was made this village gained popularity by the name of Nakoda. Nakoda is a holy place of the Jains.
Nakoda pilgrimage is a center of worship for the masses due to its miraculous peril-preventing power. On remembering Nakoda, the Lord makes the path of life hurdle-free and paved. The common masses maintain that the 'Prasad' (offerings in the form of sweets, fruits etc.) dedicated here should be distributed within the precincts of the pilgrimage. Taking the 'Prasad' elsewhere from the parameter of the pilgrimage is not considered to be proper. Pilgrims start offering oil on the idol of Shri Bhairavji from 11.30 in the morning, which is available at Modi khana near the pedhi. The dadawadi of dada guru Jinkushal Suriji is built-up on a small hill near the temple. Pilgrims offers their homage to him by taking darshan of his pagaliyas of dada guru.
Travelling Distance and Time- 126 kms (2 hrs)


The name of the city means ‘The Hill Fort of Jaisal’. The Golden City of India is known mainly for the beautiful sand dunes, marvellous palaces and old bungalows, the tranquillity of the Jain Temples and of course the view of the Thar Desert. The state is full of color and is enriched with the love of art and culture. Not just the camel safaris, but sitting with the folk singers and enjoying their music about everyday life in Rajasthan is sheer bliss. The music of Jaisalmer is a mixture of folk and Indian Classical. The Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer Fort and the Desert National Park are among the many attractions in the beautiful city. The climate is extreme so cover your body whenever you are out to.
Travelling Distance and Time- 300kms (4hrs 30 mins)


Bikaner is said to be the most colourful of all the cities of Rajasthan. It is not as developed as the other tourist places and that's probably why it still holds the Rajasthani spirit in its true form and colour. A maze of narrow streets, fort walls and fine old Havelis outline this medieval city. The Karni Mata Temple is believed to be the holiest temple in the entire city. Thousands of rats, who are considered pious, flock and run about the temple and are protected, worshipped and even fed. Rajput art and architecture shines in all its glory in this desert city with forts, palaces and temples modelled with red and yellow sandstone. The many palaces, temples in the premises are now preserved as museums and uphold the grandiose lifestyle of the past Maharanas. There are also a couple of notable Jain temples, the famous most being Jain Temple Bhandasar. Starting from Kalbeliya and Ghoomar dances to the taste and aroma of Dal Baati Churma, lehsun ki chutney and the sweetness of ghevar and halwa, from camel rides to sand dune camping, Bikaner is an array of experiences.
Travelling Distance and Time- 250 kms (4 hrs)


Udaipur beckons tourists from all over the world with its romantic landscapes and ethereal monuments. Bordered by the crags of the hazy Aravallis, the city that was established in the 16th century by Maharaja Udai Singh, is now a major heritage tourism hotspot for India. With a seductive old-warm charm, opulent palaces and lively bazaars, tourists will never run out of places to visit in Udaipur city. Some enchanting attractions in the city include the filigreed walls of Bada Mahal, the mountain pass of Haldighati, the lavish gardens of Saheliyon ki Bari and the placid waters of the Jaisamand Lake. The shimmering Lake Pichola hosts numerous things to do in Udaipur city, such as a boat ride through the lake to the Jag Mandir Palace, from which you can witness the most stunning sunset. For those with a penchant for automobiles, the Vintage Car Museum in the Garden Hotel, hosts a fantastic exhibit of vintage vehicles.
Travelling Distance and Time- 260 kms (4hrs)


Rajasthan’s opulent capital is a magical land brimming with desert camps and lakeside palaces. Sitting on the edge of the Thar desert and surrounded by the Aravali hills, the Pink City boasts of hilltop forts, bustling bazaars. Among the places to visit in Jaipur city, the grandiose pink sandstone Palace of Winds, or Hawa Mahal, towering over the hustling streetscapes and the majestic City Palace are the ones attracting the most tourists. The 18th century old astronomical observatory of Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is a UNESCO world heritage site and a major tourist attraction. Perched proudly on the top of a hill is Amber Fort, dating back to the 16th century which has its own 600-year-old story to narrate, through its spectacular light and sound shows, cultural performances and folk music. For those interested in pampering their palates with the flavourful Rajasthani cuisine against the backdrop of a picturesque village should visit Chokhni Dani.
Travelling Distance and Time- 335kms (5 hrs)