Jaswant Thada

jaswant thada

Jaswant Thada, Maharaja Jaswant’s memorial

Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial, was built by Sardar Singh in memory of his father Maharja Jaswant. It is now part of the Mehrangarh Museum Trust, which is responsible for its restoration and care.

Jaswant Thada the traditional cremation ground of Jodhpur rulers. The grounds also include exquisitely carved gazebos, a beautiful multilevel garden, and a small pond.

jodhpur attractions
Jaswant Thada

The grounds include exquisitely carved gazebos, a waterbody and a beautiful multi-tiered garden.

jodhpur attractions

The complex is within walking distance from the majestic Meharangarh Fort.

jodhpur attractions
Jaswant Thada

The main memorial has a facade similar to that of a temple.

jaswant thada jodhpur

This memorial is built out of intricately carved sheets of white marble.

jodhpur attractions

There is even a memorial to a peacock that flew into the funeral pyre.


Video Credit : Wolfgang Gegusch

Wikipedia Link

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply