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Visit Jaswant Thada

Situated around half a kilometre away from the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada is a beautifully constructed white marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Also known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar, it was built as a memorial for Maharaja Jaswant Singh II by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899. Showcasing architectural brilliance of Rajputana era, the monument is built like a temple with beautiful jalis(carved marble lattice screens).

Situated around half a kilometre away from the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada is a beautifully constructed white marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Also known as the Taj Mahal of Marwar, it was built as a memorial for Maharaja Jaswant Singh II by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899. Showcasing architectural brilliance of Rajputana era, the monument is built like a temple with beautiful jalis(carved marble lattice screens).

There is a terrace in front of the cenotaph that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The memorial has a multi-tiered garden and a small pond that adds up to its beauty. Visitors can also admire elegant paintings and portraits of the former rulers of Jodhpur which adorn the walls of the memorial.

Before you plan a visit to Jaswant Thada, keep in mind the following pointers:

  • It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Entrance fees: For Indians - Rs.10, For Foreigners - Rs.20
  • Photography Fees: Rs.25
  • Movie Camera: Rs.50





 

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Attractions near Jodhpur

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Heritage Places
  • Altitude

    231 m
  • STD Code

    0291
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    /342001
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi, English, Rajasthani