Mandore is spotted around 5 miles north of Jodhpur. It was the previous capital of Maharajas of Marwar. Later it was abandoned for security concerns with respect to the Mehrangarh fort.
The ‘Mandore gardens’, with its enchanting collection of temples and remembrances, and its high rock terraces, is an alternate significant attraction. The gardens house the Chhatris (cenotaphs) of numerous leaders of the erstwhile princely state of Marwar. Noticeable among them is the chhatri of Maharaja Ajit Singh, built in 1793. These cenotaphs are situated in wonderful landscaped gardens. The cenotaphs of the Maharani are situated on a rocky outcrop over the hill.
The Mandore Gardens additionally house a government museum, a ‘Hall of Heroes’ and a temple to 33 crore Gods. The ‘Hall of Heroes’ honors mainstream folk legends of the region. It contains 16 makes sense of cut of a solitary rock. Adjacent is a bigger hall called “The temple of 33 crore Gods” which houses pictures of different Hindu Gods. As you climb up the hill, you come to the ruined city of Mandore, with its old royal residence.
Useful for: Nature Lovers Photo Fanatics
Entrance fee: No charges
Timing: 8 am to 8 pm
Visit duration: Around 1 to 2 hours