Balsamand Lake and Garden in Jodhpur

Balsamand Lake and Garden Overview

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Balsamand Lake is one of the prominent picnic spots, located about 8 km away from the main city of Jodhpur. Surrounded by hills, this kilometre-long artificial lake was constructed in 1159 as a reservoir to supply water in the Mandore region. There is a picturesque garden alongside the lake that adds to its overall beauty. In this garden, you can see lovely rose beds and groves of pomegranate, mango and guava. Making the entire region all the more attractive is the cascading waterfall built to water the garden.

You can also see animals and birds like peacock, jackal and blue bull roaming in the area. Right next to the lake is the Balsamand Palace that was built by Maharaja Sur Singh in the 1936. Boasting of a grand architecture, this 8-pillared castle has 3 gates for the entrance purpose.

Tourists will thoroughly enjoy the cool wind blowing through the verdant garden making the environment romantic and serene. Visit this lake and spend some quality time with your friends and family for an unforgettable experience.

  • Opening Closing Time Sunrise – Sunset

    Open all days

  • Photo Opp

    Owing to its spectacular beauty, Balsamand Lake and Garden gives you ample opportunity to get some fabulous photographs. The garden, the lake and the magnificent palace together makes this place worth capturing in your camera. The sunrays falling on the calm waters of the lake make for a perfect click.
  • Entrance Fee Free

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Mandore Road, Jodhpur, 342007, Rajasthan ‎