Mehrangarh fort dominates the entire skyline of Jodhpur. This is one of the most popular historical forts in India. It is famous all over the world for its rich culture and history. The fort still holds its strong legends and the signs of the cannonball attacks on its second gate. The beautiful windows and panels and the decorated walls of the beautiful Moti Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal can also be seen.
Khejarla Fort is located in the rural area of Jodhpur. It is made up of red sandstone. Although it has now been converted into a hotel, it represents the true Rajput architecture. The setting of this fort is one of the special attractions for the tourists. The jharokha and the friezes are noteworthy over here.
Umaid Bhawan Palace
This beautiful palace was built by Umaid Singh. It is also popular by the name of Chittar Palace. It was designed by a British architect. It took 16 years to complete this palace. This palace was built of marble and sandstone. It is a combination of various styles like Indo-Saracenic. It is one of the most beautiful buildings built in Jodhpur.
It was the ultimate joint for all the royal families in Jodhpur. It has many high glass windows. There are also five nooks through which the queens used to listen to the proceedings going on in the main areas of the Moti Mahal.
Sheesh Mahal is the glass palace of Jodhpur. It is located in the area of the Mehrangarh Fort. This is a great piece of architecture which is popular for its beautiful mirror work. The ceilings and the floors of the palace are also filled with mirror work. The brightly painted interiors also make it look very beautiful.
Chamunda Mataji Temple
This temple is inside the Mehrangarh Fort itself. The goddess Chamunda Mata is worshipped over here. It is still worshipped by the royal families and by the Maharaja himself. It is the Isht Devi among the royal families.
Jodhpur Government Museum
Jodhpur Government Museum is located in the Umaid Garden. A huge collection of relics, like textiles, arts and crafts and many varieties of miniature paintings is housed inside this museum. There is also a zoo nearby where you can witness a wide variety of wildlife.
It is the clock tower of Jodhpur. It is located in Sadar Bazaar. This area is very popular among the tourists, as from here they can purchase Rajasthani textiles, silver jewelry, Clay figures. It is a great place from where you can shop for your family and friends.