The historical Jaswant Thada In Jodhpur

Jaswant Thada In Jodhpur, Rajasthan

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About Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is one of the most visited monuments in Jodhpur. It is a white marble mausoleum and a stunning piece of architecture and depicts the superiority of Indian craftsmanship. The domes and intricate wall ceilings define the Rajasthani culture very well and reflect the Indian art of architecture. The mausoleum also consists of several paintings of the rulers and Rajas of Mewar.

History of Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is a white marble mausoleum which was built in the year 1899 by Maharaja Sadar Singh in memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II and since then it has served as the cremation ground for all the rulers of Mewar. The Jaswant Thada is situated only a kilometer away from the majestic Mehrangarh Fort. Jaswant Thada Jodhpur is one of the most intricately carved and built white marble structures in the world. A cremation ground for a few kings of the royal family and a home to three more cenotaphs, this beautiful building is as an excellent place to get away from the city and contemplate.

Architecture of Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is a white marble mausoleum with intricate carvings of marble. The structure in its truest sense shows the brilliance of art and architecture of the Indian craftsman. The whole monument is carved out of white marble and has some stunning pieces of paintings and also the paintings of the Mewar rulers. The memorials inside the Thada depicts some beautiful art and designs and tells about the history of the rulers to whom they are dedicated to. The monument is made in the Rajasthani style with a hint of Mughal architecture to it. It sees a number of visitors throughout the year and is one of the most well-known attractions of this magnificent city. The way the Thada is built and the delicate carvings in the walls command the awe of all those who visit and is truly a fitting memorial for the proud Rajput kings.

The Jaswant Thada in Jodhpur is also home to some really interesting artwork, the highlights of which are portraits of kings of the Rathore clan dating back to the 13th Century. <readmore>This, coupled with the beautiful architecture and design of the Jaswant Thada, highlight the more nuanced aspects of the culture of the area and the time.

From 9 AM in the morning to 5 PM in the evening the daily Jaswant Thada timings in which tourists can visit the place. It is almost ironic that the memories of all the powerful and proud Rajput kings are represented by this small, whimsical and tasteful structure. A visit to Jaswant Thada, while pleasing on the eye can also induce some interesting insights into the history of these people.

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    Jitendra Chhetri

    Gasa

    Jitendra's 4 days trip to Jodhpur

    The trip was really well organised and at an affordable price. The driver, Mr Pradeep was so humble, honest, very punctual and honest person. He was more than just a driver. He was a friend and our guide. I'm so thankful to tourpedia for this wonderful friend during our journey. The trip organiser constantly contacted me throughout the trip to make sure everything was going okay. The Alleviate hotel in Agra and Hamston park hotel in Jaipur were really nice for a 3 star hotel. The hotel in Delhi, Rupam hotel was little below our expectation. The trip was really memorable and I hope to travel more via tourpedia in the future. India is an incredible place and we had an amazing time.

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    Sanjay Salve

    Pune

    Sanjay's 3 days trip to Jodhpur

    I recommended 3 star hotel...but I doubt...it didn't look like! Cab drivers n all travel was good!

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    Anita Subbu

    Chennai

    Anita's 6 days trip to Jodhpur

    The coordination by Aapka tripwala has been exemplary. They were always available whenever intervention was needed.They have a personalised approach which is commendable. Coming to hotels, we stayed at Souvenir Peppermint at Jaipur and they offered a very comfortable and hassle free stay with all needed amenities. Sri Ram Excellency was not to our satisfaction and they do not even provide basic requirements like a hair dryer and the place permanently smells of stale cigarette smoke. The breakfast though, was good. Heritage Juma camp was good and they took care of our requirements. The cab driver was good and he knew the terrain. The trip was generally good, but for a couple of hiccups, but that is not an issue, as the agent (Mr.Chirag Jain) of Aapka tripwala was quite proactive.

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    SATHYANARAYANAN D

    Delhi

    Sathyanarayanan's 5 days trip to Jodhpur

    Not worthy for money spent. Mostly we are in car travel. Poor time management, planning . Tiger reserve Safari

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    Shrilatha Sp

    Bangalore

    Shrilatha's 6 days trip to Jodhpur

    I would like to start on a positive note , we did enjoy the trip and the best part of the trip was the desert camp at jaisalmer. I would agree that all the hotel rooms were neat and comfortable with our stay. On the other hand, we wasted time at Jaipur and the sightseeing at Jaipur recommended was worthless as all the 3 places were just ok roadside and could be covered easily in roughly one hour . The tripadvisor did not recommend that we visit amer fort which was worth place to visit at Jaipur . Moreover the cab drivers had some tieups with local shopkeepers at Jaipur and misguided is to shop first which took most of our time and they were really reluctant to get us to do sight seeing . In fact they took commission even at the restaurants. We could cover udaipur in half a days time and frankly there was nothing much to do there and it was just a city with a lake and not recommended at all not worth the 12 hours of travel from jaisalmer. The desert camp at jaisalmer was the best highlight of the trip and our families had a good time and taste of Rajasthan

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    Bhaktaranjan Mahato

    Kolkata

    Bhaktaranjan's 10 days trip to Jodhpur

    Thanks to Travel Triangle and his tour agents Ganesham tour and travels india ltd.for excellent trips arrangements by the team.I Will definitely recommend your travel agent to all my friends.Food quality to be improved in hotel Tokeyoo at jaisalmer.

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    Grkadekar

    Bengaluru

    Grkadekar's 6 days trip to Jodhpur

    The overall service was good. And all the arrangements made was good .hotels was very good.one comments about the hotels was the Vinayak desert camp though it was good , we were given tent with out geyser. We were not knowing about this. Even if we have to pay for tgat , the availability of the same should have been told to us. Once again over all experience was very good . I definitely recommend both travel triangle and asiago travels....govind

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    Babita Prabhu

    Mumbai

    Babita's 10 days trip to Jodhpur

    We booked our Rajasthan trip through Tourepedia in December 2019.I am very happy with over all experience and special thanks to Mr Pradeep singh he helped us in every moment they provided us with best hotels,best vehicle with very good driver.we really had a great time.

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    RADHA KRISHNA

    Kolkata

    Radha's 11 days trip to Jodhpur

    BOOKED A LUXURY TRIP TO RAJASTHAN FOR 2.35 LAK FOR 4 MEMBERS. THEY PROMISE ME A GUIDE AND A DRIVER FOR WHOLE TRIP INCLUDING STAY. STAY WAS TO INCLUDE 5 STAR HOTEL ONLY. PROS AND CONS OF THE TRIP PROS: 1. AMAZING PLACES TO VIEW 2.5 STAR HOTEL CONS: 1.ORDINARY ROOMS IN 5 STAR HOTEL ONLY 2.THROUGHOUT THE TRIP THE DRIVER WILL REEK OF TOBACCO 3.NEVER EAT IN THE PLACE WHERE THE DRIVER SAY SO 4.GUIDE ON THE FIRST DAY ONLY.REST U HAVE TO EXPLORE.AGENTS GIVE AN EXCUSE SAYING U DONT NEED A GUDIE BECAUSE EVERYHTING IS MENTIONED IN THE PLACE ITSELF.U CAN GO ,LOOK OUT AND TAKE LESS TIME. THIS IS TOTAL BULLSHIT BCOZ WITHOUT A GUIDE U WONT BE KNOWING ANYTHING.AT THE END OF MY TRIP WHEN I ASKED FOR A GUIDE THEY SAID THAT THEY DONT PROVIDE GUIDE.LOL 5.CHARGED FOR EVERYTHING EVERY SIGHT SEEING ENTRY EVERYTHING 6.AT THE END OF THE DAY U WILL KEEP ON GUESSING WHAT THE HECK DID I PAID THEM FOR. JUST FOR ROOM STAY AND DRIVER. ROOM STAY IN EVERY HOTEL GIVE YOU COMPLIMENTARY BUFFET WHICH THE AGENT SAYS IN PROUD THAT WE WILL BE GIVING U FREE BREAKFAST. OVERALL THE TRIP WAS HECTIC ONE.BCOZ ALL THE DAY WE WERE TRAVELLING ONLY BUT FOR THAT I AM RESPONSIBLE AS I ASKED TO COVER UP ALL CITIES.DRIVING WAS SMOOTH AND THE DRIVER WAS FRIENDLY(I HATE TOBACCO).I NOW WILL SHARE YOU MY HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE. I BOOKED A ROOM IN JAISALMER MARIOTT THEY GAVE ME VOUCHERS OF EVERY HOTEL INCLUDING THIS.AFTER 8 HRS OF JOURNEY I REACHED JAISALMER MARIOTT AT 8.15 P.M(NORMAL ROOM NOT THERE CHARGED EXTRA 4K FOR OASIS ROOM). I WAS EXCITED LOOKING HOTEL VIEW,WAS WAITING TO BARGE INTO MY ROOM HAVE A NICE SLEEP.BUT A NICE TWIST WAS WAITING.MANAGERS TALKING OVER PHONE KEPT ON WAITING.I ASKED THEM WHAT HAPPEN THEY SAID SIR YOUR ROOM WAS BOOKED FOR TOMORROW.I IMMEDIATELY CALLED MY AGENT AND TOLD HIM ABOUT THIS.SIR WAIT FOR 5 MINS U WILL GET A ROOM. THIS 5 MINS NEVER CAME AND 8.15 WENT TO 9.40.I ASKED MANAGER IF THERE WS ANY 5 STAR HOTEL HE SAID SURYAGARH PALACE AND COST WAS 27K FOR TWO ROOMS. THE AGENT GAVE AN EXCUSE SAYING SIR HE IS CHARGING HIGH I WILL BOOK U ANOTHER HOTEL AND BOOKED A ROOM IN 4 STAR HOTEL TWO SUITE ROOMS. WE RAECHED AT 10.00 P.M. WHEN WE ENTERED THE ROOMS WERE HUGE BUT WAS SO COLD THAT EVEN A HEATER IN THE ROOM COULD NOT GIVE YOU A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP.NEXT MRNING THERE WAS DESERT CAMP I STRAIGHT AWAY SAY NO AS STAYING HERE WAS SO COLD HOW COULD I STAY IN TENT.I TOLD THEM I HAVE BOOKING IN JAISALMER MARIOTT SO I WILL NOT GO FOR DESERT CAMP. THEN AFTER HE IS TELLING SIR U NEED TO PAY 16K EXTRA. AND WITH CURRENT OFFER THAT I STAYED IN DESERT PALACE HE WIL REFUND ME 8K. I SAID I DONT WANT REFUND I WONT GO SAFARI.AFTER LOT OF YELLING AND DISCUSSION AND ALSO GAVE COURT THREATENING HE AGREED AND I STAYED THERE. MORALE OF THE STORY NEVER GIVE FULL AMOUNT. AGENT IS SAYING DID U HAVE ANY INCONVENINCE BEFORE THIS JAISALMER MARIOTT ISSUE. HA HA HOW GUSTY OF HIM. U PLAN UR STAY.HOTEL STAYS BEFORE 2 MONTHS IN 5 STAR WILL ROUGHLY COME 140000 AND DRIVER 40K FOODING AND SIGHTSEEING INCL GUIDE 40K TOTAL 2.2LAK MAXIMUM. (12 DAYS TRIP) AGENTS CHARGED ME 2.39 LAKH INCLUDING DRIVER AND GUIDE(nO GUIDE LITERALLY) SIGHTSEEING AND FOODING COST ME 40 K . SO FOR 10 DAYS I LITERALLY SPEND 3LAKHS TO THESE CHEATERS.

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    Avinash Reddy

    Bangalore

    Avinash's 10 days trip to Jodhpur

    Kingsland Holidays was my best choice when it comes to Rajasthan tourism. They arranged the itinerary and trip beautiful without any trouble. The rooms given were amazing and we had an amazing time. Rohit and Mohit from the team were very helpful and was constantly in touch with me to make sure everything was going smoothly. Our driver Vikas was a smart localite who showed us around everywhere. 5 Starts for the whole team. Thank you guys for an amazing Trip. Thank you Rajasthan.:)

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    It is an architectural brilliance and is covered with sheets of marble, giving it an elegant look.

    The timings are 9am-5pm.

    Yes, there is an entry fee. INR 500 for Foreign Tourists and INR 190 for Indians.

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