Jaswant Thada in Jodhpur

A beauty in marble, Jaswant Thada

A beauty in marble, Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada Overview

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The Jaswant Thada is an architectural marvel with intricate carvings. Famed as one of the most beautiful white marble cenotaphs, it was built in 1899 by Maharaja Sardar Singh in commemoration of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. This white marble wonder of Rajasthan is often called the Taj Mahal of Marwar. The splendid edifice is a perfect example of Rajputana style of architecture. Its impeccable design and architecture is symbolic of the fine craftsmanship of the bygone era.

The main memorial is built like a temple, with beautiful domes and finely carved sculptures. Visitors can see here beautiful portraits of the various rulers of Jodhpur. The complex also features a memorial of a peacock that flew into a funeral pyre. Magnificently carved gazebos, an exquisite multi-tiered garden and a small lake surround the cremation ground.

  • Opening Closing Time 9 am to 5 pm (Daily)

  • Photo Opp

    The beautiful marble structure of Jaswant Thada is a fine example of immaculate work of art that is worth capturing through lens. Visitors can click several pictures of the splendid edifice, besides sharing a frame with it.
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 10 for Indians <br /> Rs. 20 for Foreigners <br /> Rs. 25 for Camera <br /> Rs. 50 for Movie Camera

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Location

Near Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur