Garden is situated within the premise of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort and is
well-known for its appealing architecture, cenotaphs, and the lush greenery.
The garden is situated at a distance of about 10 km from the city of Jodhpur in
the adjacent town of Mandore. This town used to be under the rule of the
Pratihara Dynasty. There is also a temple of Three Hundred Million Gods,
Government Museum, and Hall of Heroes situated within the garden.
museum has antique artifacts belonging to the bygone era and Hall of Heroes
houses a single rock on which 16 figures of warriors are engraved. The most
remarkable feature about the garden is the cenotaphs, also known as ‘dewals’,
that are spread across the green expanse. Undoubtedly, the most beautiful and famous
of these cenotaphs is the one that belongs to Maharaja Ajit Singh.
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Cenotaphs at Mandore
The beauty of the Mandore Gardens is enhanced
by several cenotaphs that are scattered across the garden. These monuments are
different from the usual dome-shaped Rajasthani structures.
The cenotaphs here are built in a style that
resembles the architecture of a Hindu temple. These cenotaphs constitute four
stories which have been built in red sandstone, well-defined columns, and stylish
Hall of Heroes at Mandore Gardens
The Hall of Heroes is one of the most famous
tourist spots in Mandore gardens. This chamber is situated adjacent to
cenotaphs and houses a massive rock on which 16 brightly colored figures of
various Rajput warriors is carved. There are also carvings of various deities
on the rock.
Shrine of Three Hundred Million Gods at the Mandore Gardens
Another famous attraction that can be found in
the Mandore Gardens is the shrine that is dedicated to ‘Three Hundred Million
Gods’. This shrine is devoted to various Hindu gods, and here, you can find
their gleaming images which is, in turn, visually appealing to the visitors.
Government Museum at Mandore Gardens
You can visit Mandore Garden Government Museum
to enhance your knowledge about the history of the place. The government museum
exhibits various artifacts and relics that date back to the glorious past of
the Rajputs kings. The museum is open from Saturdays to Thursdays from 9:00 AM
to 6:00 PM.
Best Time to Visit Mandore Garden
The best time to visit the Mandore Gardens is
during the winter season i.e., during the months of October and March. The town
of Mandore is located quite close to the Thar Desert, and hence the heat can
become unbearable in the summer months.
Tips for Visiting Mandore Garden
trip to Mandore gardens involves a lot of walking, therefore, it is advisable
to wear comfortable footwear. Remember to remove your shoes before entering the
Carry sunglasses, umbrella, and wear a good sunscreen to protect
yourself from the scorching heat.
not forget to take your camera along, as the place has opportunities for
clicking some fantastic photographs.
Beware of the monkeys as they are sometimes the troublemakers.
How to Reach Mandore Garden
Mandore Gardens is well-connnected by various
means of transportation from Mandore city and Jodhpur. This place is about 10
km from the central bus stand of Jodhpur. You can also hire private taxis and
auto-rickshaws to reach the place.