The Jaswant Thada is an architectural landmark spotted in Jodhpur. It is constructed by Maharaja Sardar Singh of Jodhpur State in 1899 in memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
Jaswant Thada is an illustrious mausoleum and classic example of the Rajputana style of architecture. With the forcing white marble and supreme magnificence, the landmark in Jodhpur abandons you awestruck. Jaswant Thada is enriched with its astonishing loftiness, lovely grandeur, unpredictably carved facades and a small lake.
The fundamental memorial has been constructed like a temple with unpredictably marble stone carvings, and great sculptures, frescos, domes and pillars. The carvings on the dedication and the slim and cleaned stones make the outside surface of the landmark gives out a warm brilliance when the sunrays fall on it. The cutting demonstrates the virtuoso of the stone workers. There is additionally delightful marble jali chip away at the cenotaph. You can have some nice views from the terrace in front of the cenotaph.
Inside this cenotaph, there are additionally two more tombs. The Jaswant Thada is a traditional cremation ground of Jodhpur rulers. The cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh shows representations of the rulers and Maharajas of Jodhpur. The main memorial has been built like a temple. To visit the Thada you need to experience the rocky hills. This additionally gives an otherworldly aura to the entire visit.
Useful for: History Buffs, Photo Fanatics, and Experience Seekers
Entrance fee: 15/- per person (Indians), 30/- per person (foreigner), 25/- per still camera, 50/- every camcorder
Timings: All days of the week 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Visit duration: Around 2 to 3 hours